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Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century
Identifying music as a vital site of cultural debate, Struggling to Define a Nation captures the dynamic, contested nature of musical life in the United States. In an engaging blend of music analysis and cultural critique, Charles Hiroshi Garrett examines a dazzling array of genres—including art music, jazz, popular song, ragtime, and Hawaiian music—and numerous well-known ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published October 12th 2008 by University of California Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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