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Author Askew, Kelly Michelle.

Title Performing the nation : Swahili music and cultural politics in Tanzania / Kelly M. Askew.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  780.967822 ASKE {Bund68 20181203}    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CD M  6079  disc  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 417 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (CD).
Series Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-375), discography (p. 377-402), and indexes (p. 403-417).
Contents Arts of governance -- Tanga, Tanganyika, Tanzania -- Of ginger ale and orange soda -- Weighty gestures, significant glances : taarab performance and the constitution of social relations -- Cultural revolution in Tanzania? -- Competing agendas : the production of Tanzanian national culture -- Of mwanyas and multipartyism : taarab performance and the Tanzanian state.
Subject Swahili-speaking peoples -- Tanzania -- Music -- History and criticism.
Taarab -- Tanzania -- History and criticism.
Tanzania -- Cultural policy.
ISBN 0226029808 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226029816 (paperback : alk. paper)