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The Resource Voices of drought : the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil, Michael B. Silvers

Voices of drought : the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil, Michael B. Silvers

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Voices of drought : the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil
Title
Voices of drought
Title remainder
the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil
Statement of responsibility
Michael B. Silvers
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Voices of Drought, Michael B. Silvers proposes a scholarship focused on environmental justice to understand key questions in the study of music and the environment. His ecomusicological perspective offers a fascinating approach to events in Ceará, a northeastern Brazilian state affected by devastating droughts. These crises have a profound impact on social difference and stratification, and thus on forró music in the sertão (backlands) of the region. At the same time, the complex interactions of popular music and social conditions also help create the environment. Silvers offers case studies focused on the sertão that range from the Brazilian wax harvested in Ceará for use in early wax cylinder sound recordings to the drought- and austerity-related cancellation of Carnival celebrations in 2014-16. Unearthing links between music and the environmental and social costs of drought, his daring synthesis explores ecological exile, poverty, and unequal access to water resources alongside issues like corruption, prejudice, unbridled capitalism, and expanding neoliberalism [Publisher description]
Cataloging source
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Silvers, Michael B
Dewey number
306.4/842098131
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3917.B6
LC item number
S59 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Droughts
  • Ecomusicology
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Droughts
  • Ecomusicology
  • Music
  • Northeast Brazil
  • Brazil
  • 15.85 history of America
  • 24.45 sociology of music
Label
Voices of drought : the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil, Michael B. Silvers
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Hills, Dales, and the Jaguaribe Valley: Carnauba Wax at the Dawn of Recorded Sound; Chapter 2. "Help Your Brother": Drought Songs as Protest; Chapter 3. The Secret of the Sertanejo: Listening to Forró, Hearing Drought; Chapter 4. Sounding the Real Backlands: Raimundo Fagner and the Soundscape of Orós; Chapter 5. Real or Plastic Forró: Soundscapes of a Changing Economy; Chapter 6. Forró, or Bread and Circuses: Carnival in Times of Drought; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
1065537573
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252050831
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctv806c5t
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1065537573
Label
Voices of drought : the politics of music and environment in Northeastern Brazil, Michael B. Silvers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. Hills, Dales, and the Jaguaribe Valley: Carnauba Wax at the Dawn of Recorded Sound; Chapter 2. "Help Your Brother": Drought Songs as Protest; Chapter 3. The Secret of the Sertanejo: Listening to Forró, Hearing Drought; Chapter 4. Sounding the Real Backlands: Raimundo Fagner and the Soundscape of Orós; Chapter 5. Real or Plastic Forró: Soundscapes of a Changing Economy; Chapter 6. Forró, or Bread and Circuses: Carnival in Times of Drought; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
1065537573
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252050831
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv806c5t
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1065537573

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