Mitchell, Gillian: The North American Folk Music Revival: Nation & Identity in the United States & Canada, 1945–1980 (A


Catalogue No: 9780754657569

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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

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Contents: Introduction; Defining the people's songs: national identity and the origins of the North American folk revival to 1958; Visions of diversity: cultural pluralism and the 'great boom' of the folk revival, 1958–65; Folk music and community in 'the village': Greenwich village and Yorkville in the 1960s; The post-revival folk: Canadian dreams and American nightmares in the Late 1960s and 1970s; Folk since the 1970s: diversity and insularity; Conclusion; Bibliography; Selected discography; Index.