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Renegades; The history of the renegades steel orchestra of Trinidad and Tobago.

Bellour, Helene; Chock, Jeffrey; Johnson K ; Riggio, Milla

Published by Macmillan Caribbean, 2002
ISBN 10: 1405009527 / ISBN 13: 9781405009522
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Title: Renegades; The history of the renegades ...

Publisher: Macmillan Caribbean

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good

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Very good plus hardcover in a very good dust wrapper. Book is clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 17282

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The steel pan is not only the great success story of modern acoustic musical instruments, but also the sound of the Caribbean. All over the world steel pan resonates at carnivals, bringing the sound of the Caribbean to a wider audience. This is the story of pan, through one of its famous Trinidadian orchestras, showing their development from youth street gangs rooted in conflict to large, and peaceful orchestras.

About the Author: Helene Bellour teaches French and works as a freelance translator and editor in Chicago. She collaborated on the issue of The Drama Review devoted to Trinidad Carnival (1998) and currently pursues research on the same subject. Jeffrey Chock is a professional photographer in Trinidad where he was born. His photographs have been published internationally and he has exhibited his work in Canada and the USA. Kim Johnson, a journalist, is the features editor at the Trinidad Express newspaper. His most recent book is The Fragrance of Gold: Trinidad in the Age of Discovery, a history of the sixteenth century search for E1 Dorado. Milla Cozart Riggio is James J Goodwin Professor of English at Trinity College, Hartford, CT. She co-ordinated the first and second World Conferences on Carnival in 1996 and 1998 and edited a special edition of The Drama Review on Trinidad and Tobago Carnival. She is currently editing Culture in Action: Trinidad and Tobago Carnival (Routledge) and co-editing with Gordon Rohlehr Mas: From La Trinite to Trinity College

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