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Ethnic Recordings in America

A Neglected Heritage (Studies in American Folklife, No. 1)

by American Folklife Center.

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by American Folklife Center Library of Congress .
Written in English

  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Folk music,
  • Music,
  • Congresses,
  • Sound recordings,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8244217M
    ISBN 100844403393
    ISBN 109780844403397

    The music history of the United States includes many styles of folk, popular and classical music. Some of the best-known genres of American music are blues, rock and roll, and country. The history began with the Native Americans, the first people to populate North music of these people was highly varied in form, and was mostly religious in purpose. The Organised persecution of ethnic Germans refers to systematic activity against groups of ethnic Germans based on their ethnicity.. Historically, this has been due to two causes: the German population were considered, whether factually or not, linked with German nationalist regimes such as those of Imperial Germany or Nazi was the case in the World .

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Ethnic recordings: an introduction / Pekka Gronow --Commercial ethnic recordings in the United States / Richard K. Spottswood --Early field recordings of ethnic music / Joseph C.

Hickerson --Irish ethnic recordings and the Irish-American imagination / Mick Moloney --Lydia Mendoza, an enduring Mexican-American singer / James S.

Griffith --La. Ethnic America was written in the mid s and it has a wonderfully optimistic American attitude. Today it remains an open question about how positive change can occur while professional race baiters and cynical politicians exacerbate racial and ethnic by: : Ethnic Music on Records: A Discography of Ethnic Recordings Produced in the United States, Vol.

1: Western Europe (Volume 1) (Music in American Life) (): Spottswood, Richard K.: BooksAuthor: Richard K. Spottswood. Like the rest of Dr. Sowell's books, Ethnic America is superbly researched and written in the kind of lucid prose that makes Sowell's work's at once highly accessible and precise.

The premise of the book is itself informative - that ethnic groups differ greatly demographically and in the way their cultural histories shape their present opportunities/5(84).

Featuring essays by leading historians, including Carol Berkin, Andrew Heinze, Earl Lewis, and Mai M. Ngai, Race and Ethnicity in America is a timely introduction to the interrelated themes of race, ethnicity, and immigration in American history and a first-stop resource for students and others exploring the historical roots of today's identity politics.

Spanning from to /5(4). Racial and Ethnic Groups in America 5th Edition by GONZALES JUAN L (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings/5(6).

The book examines the origins, past and present of a handful of larger ethnic groups in America. Although these facts and conclusions are local to the United States, one might derive some interesting and universal conclusions about topics such as culture, society, immigration, integration, subcultures, economics, education, politics, racism /5.

For Professor Sowell (Sociology, UCLA) ethnic America presents a story of many very different heritages the story of the human spirit in its many guises.

Yet underneath the story lies the moral—never clearly stated—that America is truly the land of opportunity. In his all-too-rapid summarizing of ethnic histories (Jewish Americans Today receives less than two pages).

About the Author. Edwin Black is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling and international investigative author of 80 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 65 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and by: The authors present historical information and contemporary examples of the largest ethnic and minority groups in the United States.

They This text uses a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on sociology, history, psychology, and other social sciences to focus on the factors that contribute to the merger or separation of different racial and /5.

One of the greatest dramas in all of modern times involves the peopling of America. In Ethnic America, Thomas Sowell provides a useful and concise record tracing the history of nine ethnic groups: the Irish, the Germans, the Jews, the Italians, the Chinese, the Japanese, the Blacks, the Puerto Ricans, and the Mexicans.

Sowell offers perspective-building facts—there are more. Welcome to the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a database of master recordings made by American record companies during the 78rpm era. It is part of the American Discography Project (ADP)—an initiative of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Packard Humanities Institute that is edited by a team of.

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In the early years of this. In Richard. century, the nascent record­ Spottswood began to com­ ing companies-Columbia. pile a discography surveying Records, the Victor Talking.

the entire field of foreign­ Machine Company, the Edi­ language audio recordings son Company, and others. Ethnic America, written by economist and historian Thomas Sowell, is a history of nine ethnic groups that immigrate to the United States.

Sowell's aim is to illustrate important points about history, economics, social science, social philosophy and social policy in these histories in order to draw certain lessons towards the end of the book. Ethnic Recordings in America also features essays on Irish records, the great Mexican-American singer Lydia Mendoza, and yes, “The Sajewski Story: Eighty Years of Polish Music in Chicago.” Each essay is illustrated by rare photos of record labels.

Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers.

("Ballad" is a term also used in the recording industry for slow, romantic songs, but these should not be confused with traditional or folk. Popular Ethnic Books Showing of 1, The Help (Hardcover) by. Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author) (shelved 20 times as ethnic) The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (Hardcover) by.

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Subtitle: A History. One of the National Review’s Best Nonfiction Books of the Century. One of the greatest dramas in all of modern times involves the peopling of America. In Ethnic America, Thomas Sowell provides a useful and concise record tracing the history of nine ethnic groups: the Irish, the Germans, the Jews, the Italians, the Chinese, the Japanese, the Blacks.

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Ethnic Groups and Popular Songs. Characters from several ethnic groups appear repeatedly in songs of the period.

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Reilly?" is in fact by Irish-American comic Pat Rooney).The two groups that appear most often are Irish and Irish. The Ethnic Dimension in American History is a thorough survey of the role that ethnicity has played in shaping the history of the United States. Considering ethnicity in terms of race, language, religion and national origin, this important text examines its effects on social relations, public policy and economic development.

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Bean and Stephanie Bell-Rose T his book examines the intersection of immigration and race or ethnicity in the United States in the latter part of the twentieth century.

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Hillbilly music was at one time considered an acceptable label for what is now known as country label, coined in by country pianist Al Hopkins, persisted until the s. The "hillbilly music" categorization covers a wide variety of musical genres including bluegrass, country, western, and gospel.

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Sound Recording Tape Inventory. Photo Inventory & Inventory of Mailing Packets sent to AFC. Notes on relevant materials in W.P.A. files. Miscellaneous copies of photos. from miscellaneous sources. Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection (AFC /) American Folklife Center, Library of CongressFile Size: 2MB.

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