Brimful of Asia (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754606772

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Subtitle: Negotiating Ethnicity on the UK Music Scene Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Negotiating difference: ethnicity and identity in contemporary Britain; Music, culture and identity; Asian influences on pop and rock in the UK; Marketing the exotic: Asian bands and the novelty effect; Politics or pleasure? Asianness and the burden of representation; Old and new identities: music, ethnicity and syncretism; Conclusion: Then and now: Asian bands in the 21st century; Appendices; Discography; Bibliography; Index.