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You are currently browsing 1–6 of 6 new and published books in the subject of Asian Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Music and Identity in Postcolonial British South-Asian Literature

    By Christin Hoene

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines the role of music in British-South Asian postcolonial literature, asking how music relates to the construction of postcolonial identity. It focuses on novels that explore the postcolonial condition in India, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom: Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, Amit...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Popular Music of Vietnam

    The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting

    By Dale A. Olsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    Based on the author’s research in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and other urban areas in Vietnam, this study of contemporary Vietnamese popular music explores the ways globalization and free market economics have influenced the music and subcultures of Vietnamese youth, focusing on the conflict...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia

    2nd Edition

    By Henry Spiller

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia is an introduction to the familiar music from Southeast Asia's largest country - both as sound and cultural phenomenon. An archipelago of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia is a melting pot of Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Portuguese, Dutch, and British influences. Despite...

    Published April 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music

    Edited by Terry Miller, Sean Williams

    Series: Garland Handbooks of World Music

    The Garland Handbook of Southeast Asian Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 4, Southeast Asia (1998). Largely revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Southeast Asia and examine the...

    Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Speak it Louder

    Asian Americans Making Music

    By Deborah Wong

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 28th 2004 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea: Sounding Out K-Pop
    By Michael Fuhr
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  2. Routledge Handbook of Asian Music
    Edited by Tong Soon Lee
    To Be Published June 14th 2015
  3. Focus: Music in Contemporary Japan
    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  4. Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music
    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin
    To Be Published September 30th 2015

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