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Product Description: Bob Dylan is the prince of self-reinvention and deflection. Whether it's the folkies of Greenwich Village, the student movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Born Again Christians, the Chabad Lubavitch community, or English Department postmodernists, specific intellectual and sociopolitical groups have repeatedly claimed Bob Dylan as their spokesperson...read more

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9780199313471 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Bob Dylan is the prince of self-reinvention and deflection.

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Product Description: Since 1997, the war in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has taken more than 6 million lives and shapes the daily existence of the nation's residents. While the DRC is often portrayed in international media as an unproductive failed state, the Congolese have turned increasingly to art-making to express their experience to external eyes...read more

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9780190499570 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Since 1997, the war in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has taken more than 6 million lives and shapes the daily existence of the nation's residents.

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9780190499587 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since 1997, the war in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has taken more than 6 million lives and shapes the daily existence of the nation's residents.

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Product Description: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be? Ronald D...read more

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9781469630465 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be?

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9781469628813 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be?

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Product Description: “These poems erupted in the East Greenlanders heart–the human sea at the outer limit of the north–on Earth's most desolate and rugged shores. They were found in the living tradition of a small, recently discovered Eskimo people that I (Thalbitzer) had gone to study...read more
By Torben Hutchings (trans)

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9780996193825 | Intl Polar Inst, September 6, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “These poems erupted in the East Greenlanders heart–the human sea at the outer limit of the north–on Earth's most desolate and rugged shores.

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Product Description: “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —Annie ProulxThere’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map...read more

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9780756753764 | Diane Pub Co, December 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: There's a musical kingdom in the American South that's not marked on any map.
9781559704182, titled "The Kingdom of Zydeco" | Arcade Pub, September 6, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A history of the birth and development of zydeco music documents the many aspects that encompass the artform, including African-Caribbean rhythms, French-English lyrics, and dance styles, and details the popular and influential zydeco artists of today and yesterday
9780571199143, titled "The Kingdom of Zydeco" | Faber & Faber, September 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: There's a musical kingdom in the American South that's not marked on any map.

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9781628726923, titled "The Kingdom of Zydeco" | Arcade Pub, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.
9780380732388, titled "The Kingdom of Zydeco" | Spike, November 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A rich history of zydeco music spans the prairies of Louisiana to the oil towns of East Texas, searching for the origins of this uniquely American blend of African-Caribbean rhythms, Creole-French-English lyrics, and intoxicating dance beats.

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9780613218658 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $23.90 | About this edition: There's a musical kingdom in the American South that's not marked on any map.

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Product Description: Timothy E. Wise presents the first book to focus specifically on the musical content of yodeling in our culture. He shows that yodeling serves an aesthetic function in musical texts. A series of chronological chapters analyzes this musical tradition from its earliest appearances in Europe to its incorporation into a range of American genres and beyond...read more

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9781496805805 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Timothy E.

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Product Description: The second of two volumes, this companion to every song that Bob Dylan ever wrote is the most comprehensive book on the words of America’s greatest songwriter. Clinton Heylin is the world’s leading Dylan biographer and expert, and he has arranged the songs—including a number that have never been performed—in a continually surprising chronology of when they were actually written rather than when they appeared on albums...read more

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9781613736760 | Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The second of two volumes, this companion to every song that Bob Dylan ever wrote is the most comprehensive book on the words of America’s greatest songwriter.

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Product Description: In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature...read more

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9780571328765 | Faber & Faber, August 9, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.
9780517596470 | Clarkson Potter, February 1, 1994, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: From the Great Poets series--exquisite small-format collections of classic poetry enhanced by full-color reproductions of period art, and readable, scholarly introductions.

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9780192819314 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $24.95 | also contains Mel Bay Presents Medieval & Renaissance Music for Folk Harp | About this edition: Originally trained in medicine and becoming a pharmaceutical salesman at twenty-one, Keats soon abandoned the profession in order to live for and by his poetry.
9780289277454 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 1, 1963, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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Product Description: Throughout Spanish colonial America, limpieza de sangre (literally, "purity of blood") determined an individual's status within the complex system of social hierarchy called casta. Within this socially stratified culture, those individuals at the top were considered to have the highest calidad-an all-encompassing estimation of a person's social status...read more

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9780190236816 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Throughout Spanish colonial America, limpieza de sangre (literally, "purity of blood") determined an individual's status within the complex system of social hierarchy called casta.

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Product Description: A musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009) spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine...read more
By Joe Geoffrey (narrator)

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9781522687344 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A musician, documentarian, scholar, and one of the founding members of the influential folk revival group New Lost City Ramblers, Mike Seeger (1933-2009) spent more than fifty years collecting, performing, and commemorating the culture and folk music of white and black southerners, which he called "music from the true vine.

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Product Description: Despite its isolation on the western edge of Europe, Ireland occupies vast amounts of space on the music maps of the world. Although deeply rooted in time and place, Irish songs, dances and instrumental traditions have a history of global travel that span the centuries...read more

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9780199380084 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 14, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Despite its isolation on the western edge of Europe, Ireland occupies vast amounts of space on the music maps of the world.

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Product Description: Judy Dyble is a legend. The original female singer for Fairport Convention she left the band after their first album aged only 19, thinking her world had ended. The other members felt that her style of singing wasn’t powerful enough (Judy does have a very ethereal voice)...read more

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9780993212031 | Scb Distributors, July 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Judy Dyble is a legend.

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Product Description: One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan “went electric” at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event’s fiftieth anniversary.On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at Newport Folk Festival, backed by an electric band, and roared into his new rock hit, Like a Rolling Stone...read more

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9780062366689 | Harpercollins, July 14, 2015, cover price $26.99

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9780062366696 | Reprint edition (Dey Street Books, June 14, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan “went electric” at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event’s fiftieth anniversary.
9780395697245, titled "Fuentes: Activities Manual" | Lab manual edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, June 1, 1999), cover price $39.96 | also contains Fuentes: Activities Manual

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Product Description: (Book). The banjo is emblematic of American country music, and it is at the core of other important musical movements, including jazz and ragtime. The instrument has been adopted by many cultures and has been ingrained into many musical traditions, from Mento music in the Caribbean and dance music in Ireland...read more

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9781495011245 | Ill edition (Backbeat Books, May 1, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: (Book).

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Product Description: Revival movements aim to revitalize traditions perceived as threatened or moribund by adapting them to new temporal, spatial, and social contexts. While many of these movements have been well-documented in Western Europe and North America,those occurring and recurring elsewhere in the world have received little or no attention...read more
By Juniper Hill (editor)

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9780199765034 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 29, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Revival movements aim to revitalize traditions perceived as threatened or moribund by adapting them to new temporal, spatial, and social contexts.

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9780190618810 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Revival movements aim to revitalize traditions perceived as threatened or moribund by adapting them to new temporal, spatial, and social contexts.

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Product Description: Francis James Child's English and Scottish Popular Ballads, published in ten parts from 1882 to 1898, contained the texts and variants of 305 extant themes written down between the thirteenth and nineteenth centuries. Unsurpassed in its presentation of texts, this exhaustive collection devoted little attention to the ballad music, a want that was filled by Bertrand Harris Bronson in his four volume Traditional Tunes of the Child Ballads...read more

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9780691643885 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Francis James Child's English and Scottish Popular Ballads, published in ten parts from 1882 to 1898, contained the texts and variants of 305 extant themes written down between the thirteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Product Description: This is the musical counterpart to the famous Francis James Child collection of English and Scottish ballads from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Professor Child's canon established the texts; Professor Bronson's work provides both tunes and texts...read more

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9780691652634 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $172.50 | About this edition: This is the musical counterpart to the famous Francis James Child collection of English and Scottish ballads from the 13th to the 19th centuries.
9780691651828 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $202.50 | About this edition: Continuing the monumental work begun in Volume I, Bertrand Bronson presents here the words and music for Child Ballads 54 through 113.

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9780691625379 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: Continuing the monumental work begun in Volume I, Bertrand Bronson presents here the words and music for Child Ballads 54 through 113.
9780691626345 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: This is the musical counterpart to the famous Francis James Child collection of English and Scottish ballads from the 13th to the 19th centuries.

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Product Description: In 1941, Woody Guthrie wrote 26 songs in 30 days--including classics like "Roll On Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty"--when he was hired by the Bonneville Power Administration to promote the benefits of cheap hydroelectric power, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam...read more

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9781570619700 | Sasquatch Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1941, Woody Guthrie wrote 26 songs in 30 days--including classics like "Roll On Columbia" and "Pastures of Plenty"--when he was hired by the Bonneville Power Administration to promote the benefits of cheap hydroelectric power, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam.

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