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In township tonight! : South Africa's Black city music and theatre / David Coplan.

Author/Creator:
Coplan, David B. (David Bellin)
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series:
Chicago studies in ethnomusicology
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 455 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Blacks -- South Africa -- Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- South Africa -- History and criticism.
Black theater -- South Africa.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Intellectual life.
Contents:
Introduction : in township last night
City life and performing arts in nineteenth-century South Africa
Black Johannesburg, 1900-1920
Black performance culture between the world wars : the 'rank and file'
Black performance culture between the world wars: the 'situations'
Sophiatown : culture and community, 1940-1960
Township music and musicians, 1960-1980
Twenty years of Black theatre : the struggle for Black city culture
The darkness and the dawn : Black popular music since 1980
Jazz and other (con)fusions since 1990
Out of the townships tonight : emerging South African theatre
Conclusion : in township tomorrow night.
Notes:
"First published by Longman, Inc. and Ravan Press in 1985"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226115665 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226115672 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226115666 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226115674 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
172521731
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