The Chrysanthemum and the Song: Music, Memory, and Identity in the South American Japanese Diaspora
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The Chrysanthemum and the Song: Music, Memory, and Identity in the South American Japanese Diaspora

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Music helps form and nurture ethnic identity for large populations of people of Japanese descent in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, and Paraguay. In a story never before told, Dale Olsen offers a musical history and ethnography of this vibrant Asian diaspora, the largest population of overseas Japanese in the world and one of the most successful subcultures in South Amer...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by University Press of Florida (first published 2004)
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Apr 29, 2007 Lauren Lastrapes rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who's interested in diasporas
I'm still reading this. Okay! I'm done! It was okay. I am reviewing this for a journal, so maybe I'll just post that on here when I get to it. Which has to be, like, by Friday!
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