Publisher description for Soul, country, and the USA : race and identity in American music culture / Stephanie Shonekan.

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Soul music and country music propel American popular culture. Using ethnomusicological tools, Shonekan examines their socio-cultural influences and consequences: the perception of and resistance to hegemonic structures from within their respective constituencies, the definition of national identity, and the understanding of the 'American Dream.'

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Soul music -- History and criticism.
Country music -- History and criticism.
Music and race -- United States.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.