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Bachata and Dominican identity = La bachata y la identidad dominicana / Julie A. Sellers ; foreword by Darío Tejeda.

Sellers, Julie A. (Author).

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 781.64 SELLERS (Text) 34706001522731 Spanish Language Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780786476732
  • ISBN: 0786476737
  • Physical Description: viii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Darío Tejeda -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Situating Bachata : naming and claiming a genre -- 2. Interpreting Dominicanidad -- 3. Dictatorship and nation-building : the era of Trujillo -- 4. The dawn of Bachata -- 5. Bachata's many faces : from the red-light district to rose-colored Bachata -- 6. Romantic Bachata -- 7. The Dominican transnational community and Bachata Típica -- 8. United States and mainstream modern Bachata -- 9. Las Bachateras -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: "Bachata--a guitar-based romantic music that debuted in Santo Domingo's urban shantytowns in the 1960s--is today one of the hottest Latin genres. This book interweaves bachata's history and development with the socio-political context of Dominican identity in both the national and international community. Research is enriched with interviews conducted with bachata musicians and producers, radio announcers, and experts."-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note: English and Spanish.
Subject: Bachata > Dominican Republic > History and criticism.
Popular music > Social aspects > Dominican Republic.
Genre: Spanish language materials.

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