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eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-0904-1
Published: February 2013
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Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for the Study of the American South
The South meets Senegal as hip-hop goes Trans-Atlantic.
Hawaiian steel guitar sways the Southern musical landscape.
Poet Allen Ginsberg and bluesman James “Son” Thomas trade verses.
Aussie Elvis impersonators keep the king alive.
A U.K. scholar offers a new perspective on the study of the blues.
Music pirates keep alive another tradition of bootlegging in the South.
And much more.
Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South.
About the Authors
Harry L. Watson is Atlanta Alumni Distinguished Professor in UNC’s Department of History and is cofounder, with John Shelton Reed, of Southern Cultures.
For more information about Harry L. Watson, visit the Author Page.
Jocelyn Neal is director of UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South and teaches music theory, analysis, and popular music courses. She regularly presents her research at national conferences on American music, popular music, music theory, and cultural studies.
For more information about Jocelyn Neal, visit the Author Page.
“The rich array of photographs and graphics, and the sincere and effective attempt at readerly appeal, go well beyond what is attempted by most… Southern Cultures is truly impressive.”--The Council of Editors of Learned Journals