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The Steelband Movement: The Forging of a National Art in Trinidad and Tobago

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"The Steelband Movement" examines the dramatic transformation of pan from a Carnival street music into a national art and symbol in Trinidad and Tobago. By focusing on pan as a cultural process, Stephen Stuempfle demonstrates how the struggles and achievements of the steelband movement parallel the problems and successes of building a nation.

Stuempfle explores the history
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312 pages
Published February 19th 1996 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published 1995)
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Nicole Festa
Mar 03, 2008 Nicole Festa rated it it was amazing
Discussing the history of "pan" in Trinidad and Tobago: focusing on culture, interviewing the different generations of steelband players, and also showing the growth of this grass-roots movement.
this is a drama showing how Trinidadians have constructed various visions of national identity.
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