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Author Chikowero, Mhoze, 1972- author.

Title African music, power, and being in colonial Zimbabwe / Mhoze Chikowero.

Publication Info. Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (364 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series African expressive cultures
Ethnomusicology multimedia
African expressive cultures.
Ethnomusicology multimedia.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography and index.
Contents Introduction: cross-cultural encounters: song, power, and being -- Missionary witchcrafting African being: cultural disarmament -- Purging the "heathen" song, mis/grafting the missionary hymn -- "Too many don'ts": reinforcing, disrupting the criminalization of African musical cultures -- Architectures of control: African urban re/creation -- The "tribal dance" as a colonial alibi: ethnomusicology and the tribalization of African being -- Chimanjemanje: performing and contesting colonial modernity -- The many moods of "Skokiaan": criminalized leisure, underclass defiance, and self-narration -- Usable pasts: crafting Madzimbabwe through memory, tradition, song -- Cultures of resistance: genealogies of Chimurenga song -- Jane Lungile Ngwenya: a transgenerational conversation -- Epilogue: postcolonial legacies: song, power, and knowledge production.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Popular music -- Social aspects -- Zimbabwe -- History -- 20th century.
Popular music -- Political aspects -- Zimbabwe -- History -- 20th century.
Missions -- Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Zimbabwe -- Colonial influence.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Chikowero, Mhoze. African music, power, and being in colonial Zimbabwe. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015] xiii, 346 pages ; 23 cm. African expressive cultures 9780253017680
ISBN 9780253017680 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253018038 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780253018090 (e-book)

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