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Global Hiphop, World Hiphop

Street Dreams and Hip-hop Barbershops

Author
First Name: 
Weiss
Last Name: 
Brad
Subtitle: 
Global Fantasy in Urban Tanzania (Tracking Globalization)
Publish City: 
Indiana
Publish Company: 
Indiana University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
253325945
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2009

For young men in urban Tanzania, barbershops are sites of the struggle to earn a living amid economic crisis. With names like Brooklyn Barber House and Boyz II Men, these workplaces are also nodes in an explosion of popular culture that appropriates images drawn from the global circulation of hip hop music, fashion, and celebrity.

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Hip-Hop Had a Dream

Author
First Name: 
Morgan
Last Name: 
Damien
Subtitle: 
Volume 1, The Artful Movement
Publish Company: 
AuthorHouse
ISSN/ISBN: 
1438902042
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2008

The book deals with the rise of Hip Hop as a culture and what things have come with it. The emergence of Hip Hop is the main focus for this book, and American/world history has played a big part in the development of this artform, whether it is involving politics, race and gender, education, media, etc.

Pages: 
380


Kwaito

Collaborators: 
Various Artists
Subtitle: 
South African Hiphop
Publish Company: 
Earthworks
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2000

Kwaito is the South African equivalent of hip-hop-the authentic street music of township youth. But it's no mere imitation of African-American sounds: Its pulsing dance beat evolved from such styles as mbaqanga and dancehall, as well as house and disco.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Kwaito-South-African-Hip-Hop/dp/B00004WF17
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Rhythm of Resistance

Subtitle: 
Black South African Music
Publish Company: 
Shanachie Entertainment
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
1990

Rhythm of Resistance takes you across forbidden boundaries of aparthied to experience the authentic joy and sorrow of Black South African music.  Music that has been ignored, suppresses or ghettoized comes alive in unforgettable moments, often filmed clandestinely.  Featured are performances, interviews and intimate moments with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Malombo, Johnny Clegg/Sipho Mchunu of Julu

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Rhythm-Resistance-Black-South-African/dp/B00004YA70
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The Black Muslims in America

Author
First Name: 
Eric
Last Name: 
Lincoln
Publish Company: 
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISSN/ISBN: 
802807038
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1994

This classic sociological study gives a concise, accessible introduction to Islam for Americans whose knowledge of religion is limited primarily to Judeo-Christianity.  The book succinctly details the formation and development of the Black Muslim movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, a movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, a movement born as

Pages: 
324
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Black-Muslims-America-Eric-Lincoln/dp/0802807038/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248104754&sr=1-1
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Blackening Europe

Author
First Name: 
Heike
Last Name: 
Raphael-Hernandez
Collaborators: 
Paul Gilroy
Subtitle: 
The African American Presence
Publish City: 
New York City
Publish Company: 
Routledge
ISSN/ISBN: 
41594399
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2003

This collection explores the social products and meaning of Europe's fascination with African America. After a historiographical review, the volume divides into three parts. Part I examines early, classic influences (jazz, Josephine Baker, Katherine Dunham) through an Afro-centric perspective.

Pages: 
336
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Blackening-Europe-American-Presence-Crosscurrents/dp/041594399X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248103822&sr=1-1
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Parodies of Ownership

Author
First Name: 
Richard
Last Name: 
Schur
Subtitle: 
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Publish Company: 
University of Michigan Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
472050605
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2009

What is the relationship between hip-hop and African American culture in the post--Civil Rights era? Does hip-hop share a criticism of American culture or stand as an isolated and unique phenomenon? How have African American texts responded to the increasing role intellectual property law plays in regulating images, sounds, words, and logos?

Pages: 
256
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Parodies-Ownership-Aesthetics-Intellectual-Property/dp/0472050605/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248103478&sr=1-1
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Other Germans

Author
First Name: 
Campt
Last Name: 
Tina
Subtitle: 
Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender, and Memory in the Third Reich
Publish Company: 
University of Michigan Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
472031384
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2005

It's hard to imagine an issue or image more riveting than Black Germans during the Third Reich. Yet accounts of their lives are virtually nonexistent, despite the fact that they lived through a regime dedicated to racial purity. Tina Campt's Other Germans tells the story of this largely forgotten group of individuals, with Important distinctions from other accounts.

Pages: 
296
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Other-Germans-Politics-History-Popular/dp/0472031384/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1248103083&sr=1-1
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A Divine Revelation of Hip Hop

Author
First Name: 
Kelly
Last Name: 
Johnson
Publish Company: 
Xulon Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
1604778881
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2008

Have you ever wondered if incorporating hip hop into a youth ministry is wise? It does seem to be a last resort if your goal is to attract young people. However, A Divine Revelation of Hip Hop gives caution to those who have invited this form of music in because of its popularity, and call it worship. A Divine Revelation of Hip Hop explodes with insight into the stronghold of this music.

Pages: 
112


Afro-Asian Encounters

Author
First Name: 
Heike
Last Name: 
Raphael-Hernandez
Collaborators: 
Shannon Steen
Subtitle: 
Culture, History, Politics
Publish Company: 
NYU Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
814775813
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2006

How might we understand yellowface performances by African Americans in 1930s swing adaptations of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Paul Robeson's support of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop by Asian American youth culture?

AfroAsian Encounters is the first anthology to look at the mutual influence of and relationships between members of the African and Asian di

Pages: 
342
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