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Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe
Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe. Thomas Turino. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. ix. 401 pp., photographs, notes, references, discography, index.
Rumba Rules: The Politics of Dance Music in Mobutu’s Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) from 1965 until 1997, was fond of saying “happy are those who sing and dance,” and his regime energetically promoted theExpand
Talk about School: Education and the colonial project in French and British Africa (1860-1960)
As a study in comparative colonialism, this research attempts to identify similarities and differences in the French and British models of colonial education in Sub-Saharan Africa. Differences inExpand
Modernity's Trickster: "Dipping" and "Throwing" in Congolese Popular Dance Music
During a recent trip to Kinshasa, I was surprised to see a high-level minister in the newly formed Kabila government walking aro u n d the airplane shaking hands and chatting with the otherExpand
Congolese Rumba and Other Cosmopolitanisms
In this paper I will look briefly at how Afro-Cuban music came to be imported and distributed in the Belgian Congo and I will discuss some of the stylistic borrowing that has given Congolese music aExpand
Franglais in a post-rap world: audible minorities and anxiety about mixing in Québec
ABSTRACT In the summer of 2014, the release of an album by a Montreal-based hip-hop group whose lyrics systematically combine words and phrases from English and French activated fears among theExpand
Modernity's Trickster: "Dipping" and "Throwing" in Congolese Popular Dance Music
Personnage venere et en meme temps marginalise, l'atalaku est un element essentiel de la musique populaire de danse a Kinshasa et au Congo. L'A. tente de montrer que, compte tenu de sa positionExpand