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Call for Papers: Ethnomusicology Review Volume 21

Call for Papers:
Ethnomusicology Review is now accepting 

Review | Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt. By Daniel J. Gilman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. [256 pp. ISBN 978-0-8166-8928-6. Paperback $25.00, cloth $75.00].

 

Reviewed by Darci Sprengel  / University of California, Los Angeles

Review | The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts

The Anglo-Scottish Ballad and its Imaginary Contexts. By David Atkinson. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2014. [228 pp. ISBN 978-1-78374-027-7. Paperback £17.95].

Reviewed by Lucy Wright / University of Sheffield

 

Review | ¡Corrido!: The Living Ballad of Mexico’s Western Coast

¡Corrido!: The Living Ballad of Mexico’s Western Coast. By John H. McDowell. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015. [456 pp. ISBN:978-0-8263-3743-6. Hardcover $55.00].

 

Reviewed by Alejandro García Sudo / University of California, Los Angeles

Review | We, the Multitude of Losers: Saul Williams’ Martyr Loser King

We, the Multitude of Losers: Saul Williams’ Martyr Loser King

Reviewed by Ben Dumbauld / City University of New York

 

Review| Longing for the Past: The 78 rpm Era in Southeast Asia

Longing for the Past: The 78 rpm Era in Southeast Asia, Edited by David Murray with Essays and Annotations by Jason Gibbs, David Harnish, Terry E. Miller, David Murray, Sooi Beng Tan, and Kit Young. Atlanta: Dust-To-Digital, 2013. [272 pp. ISBN-13: 9781938922572, Hardcover: $57.50].

 

Reviewed by Meghan Hynson / Duquesne University

 

Thank you and Goodbye to our Associate Editor, Dean Reynolds

Greetings everyone! I hope May is coming to a fruitful end for all of you. 

Review | Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War

Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War. By Jonathan Pieslak. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009. [240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-253-22087-5. Paperback: $21.95; EBook $18.65].

Reviewed by Matthew Sumera / University of Minnesota

 

Introducing the 2016 Editorial Team

Greetings everyone and Happy March! 

 

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