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Author Brasseaux, Ryan A.

Title Cajun breakdown [electronic resource] : the emergence of an American-made music / Ryan André Brasseaux.

Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 317 p.) : ill.
Series American musicspheres
American musicspheres.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 'Cajun Breakdown' examines the social and cultural roots of Cajun music's development through 1950. The idiom's synthetic nature suggests an extensive and intensive dialogue with popular culture that extinguishes the myth that Cajuns were an insular folk group astray in the American South.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Cajun music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Cajuns -- History.
ISBN 9780199866977 (ebook) : No price