Palestinian Music & Song: Expression & Resistance since 1900 edited by Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsen, & co.

Palestinian Music & Song: Expression & Resistance since 1900 edited by Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsen, & co.

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Watan offers a curated selection of used Palestinian books, ranging from works of non-fiction to prose, poetry to novels, and more. This offering is an extension of our Palestinian Women's Library (available for free use at our Orland Park location).

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Drawing from a long history of indigenous traditions and incorporating diverse influences of surrounding cultures, music in Palestine and among the millions of Palestinians in diaspora offers a unique window on cultural and political events of the past century. From the perspective of scholars, performers, composers, and activists, Palestinian Music and Song examines the many ways in which music has been a force of representation, nation building, and social action. From the turn of the 20th century, when Palestine became an exotic object of fascination for missionaries and scholars, to 21st-century transnational collaborations in hip hop and new media, this volume traces the conflicting dynamics of history and tradition, innovation and change, power and resistance.

BOOK CONDITION: New, Hardcover