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African pop roots

Collins, John

African pop roots

the inside rhythms of Africa

by Collins, John

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Published by W. Foulsham in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Africa, West -- History and criticism.,
    • Folk music -- Africa, West -- History and criticism.,
    • Musicians -- Africa, West -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Collins ; contributing editor, Sylvia Moore.
      ContributionsMoore, S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3502.5 .C64 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2757196M
      ISBN 100572011504
      LC Control Number86111112

        The 10 best contemporary African books When she’s hired to find a missing teenage pop star, it’s almost certain that her shavi (a compulsion or talent with a bitter cost) will bring. Trace, document, record, and write your family's history with this easy-to-read, step-by-step authoritative guide. Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, Black Released on: Febru

      The Roots of the Blues: An African Search by Samuel Barclay Charters (via UK, via Europe) Traditional African and Oriental Music by Otto Karolyl (via UK, via Europe) The World of African Music (Stern's Guide to Contemporary African Music, Vol.2) by Ronnie Graham. Pygmy Music. Bayaka: The Extraordinary Music of the Babenzele Pygmies. Stubborn Roots Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools Prudence L. Carter. The only book that offers a comparative, cross-national study of racial, class, and cultural dynamics in schools in the United States and South Africa.

      Alex Haley's 'Roots' is an epic story in which he traces his ancestry back to Africa and the slaves of the American South. In the fall of , the book "Roots: The Saga of an African Family" hit No. 1 on the bestseller list, and ABC was hoping that the miniseries would share the same success.   Alex Haley wrote “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” (), in collaboration with its subject, and “Roots: The Saga of a Family” (), two of the most important books by an African.


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