Nationalizing Blackness (Pitt Latin American)

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Using the music of the 1920s and 1930s, this text examines Cuban society as it began to embrace Afrocuban culture. It demonstrates how music can function as the centre of racial and cultural conflict during the formation of a national identity.

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Robin Moore is an Associate Professor in the School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.  He has received awards including fellowships from the Rockfeller Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Humanities Center and is currently editor of the Latin American Music Review.  His written work includes articles in the Cuban Studies, Ethnomusicology , Encuentro de la cultura cubana, and other journals and book anthologies.

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“Moore’s fascinating and well-written study is intellectually daring in its argument, thorough in its social-historical research, and deserving of a wide audience in the social sciences.”-
--Cristobal Diaz, Fundacion Musicalia, Puerto Rico

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