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Highlife Saturday Night: Popular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana
Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana--when musicians took to the stage and dancers took to the floor--in this penetrating look at musical leisure during a time of social, political, and cultural change. Framing dance band "highlife" music as a central medium through which Ghanaians negotiated gendered and generational social relations, ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 1st 2012 by Indiana University Press
(first published November 21st 2012)
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