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Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity

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The quintessential book on Dominican dance music examines the historical and contemporary contexts in which merengue is performed, as well as the symbolic, racial and class significance, and social and political function of the dance. From rural folk roots to international mass music, the author presents the complex history and cultural career of merengue through ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 22nd 1997 by Temple University Press
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