Music in Diasporic Context: The Case of Curaçao and Intra-Caribbean Migration

  title={Music in Diasporic Context: The Case of Curaçao and Intra-Caribbean Migration},
  author={Rose Mary Allen},
  journal={Black Music Research Journal},
  pages={51 - 65}
  • R. Allen
  • Published 22 September 2012
  • Art
  • Black Music Research Journal
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