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Author Plageman, Nate, 1978-
Title Highlife Saturday night [electronic resource] : popular music and social change in urban Ghana / Nate Plageman.
Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series African expressive cultures.
Ethnomusicology multimedia.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Contents Introduction: the historical importance of urban Ghana's Saturday nights -- Popular music, political authority, and social possibilities in the southern Gold Coast, 1890-1940 -- The making of a middle class: urban social clubs and the evolution of highlife music, 1915-1940 -- The friction on the floor: negotiating nightlife in Accra, 1940-1960 -- "The highlife was born in Ghana": politics, culture, and the making of a national music, 1950-1965 -- "We were the ones who composed the songs": the promises and pitfalls of being a bandsman, 1945-1970.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Dance music -- Social aspects -- Ghana.
Highlife (Music) -- Ghana -- History and criticism.
Ghana -- Social conditions.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780253007254 0253007259 9780253007292 0253007291 025300733X (DLC) 2012026045
ISBN 025300733X (electronic bk.)
9780253007339 (electronic bk.)
9780253007254 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253007259 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253007292 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253007291 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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