E–pub/E–book [Rites Rights and Rhythms]
Colombia has the largest black population in the Spanish speaking world but Afro Colombians have "Long Remained At The Nation's "remained at the nation's Their recent irruption into the political social and cultural spheres is tied to appeals to cultural difference dramatized by the traditional music of Colombia's majority black Southern Pacific region often called currulao Yet that music remains largely unknown and unstudied despite its complexity aesthetic appeal and social importanceRites Rights Rhythms A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in. Of currulao that are also *Struggles Over The Meanings Of *over the meanings of in ColombiaMoving from the eighteenth century to the present Rites Rights Rhythms asks how musical meaning is made maintained and sometimes abandoned across historical contexts as varied as colonial slavery twentieth century national populism neoliberal multiculturalism "what emerges is both a rich portrait of "emerges is both a rich portrait of of the most important and understudied black cultures and a theory of history traced through the performative practice of currul.
Michael Birenbaum-Quintero ↠ 2 Free readColombia's Black Pacific is the
First Book Length Academic Studybook length academic study currulao inuiring into the numerous "WAYS IT HAS BEEN USED TO "it has been used to the saints to rapple with modernization to dramatize black politics to perform the nation to enerate economic development and to provide social amelioration in a context of war Author *MICHAEL BIRENBAUM UINTERO DRAWS ON BOTH *Birenbaum uintero draws on both and ethnographic research to trace these and other understandings of how currulao has been understood illuminating a history of struggles over the meanings.