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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 8 is one of six volumes within the ‘Genre’ strand of the series. This volume discusses the genres of North America in relation to their cultural, historical and geographic origins; technical musical characteristics; instrumentation and use of voice; lyrics and language; typical features of performance and presentation; historical…

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Five hundred years ago an Italian whose name, translated into English, meant Christopher Dove, came to America and began a process not of discovery, but incursion — “a ruthless, angry search for wealth” that continues to the present day. This provocative and superbly written book gives a true assessment of Columbus’s legacy while taking the…

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A rich and revelatory memoir of a young woman reclaiming her courage in the stark landscapes of the north. By the time Blair Braverman was eighteen, she had left her home in California, moved to arctic Norway to learn to drive sled dogs, and found work as a tour guide on a glacier in Alaska.…

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