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Title Balkan popular culture and the Ottoman ecumene : music, image, and regional political discourse / edited by Donna A. Buchanan.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 441 pages) : music.
Series Europea ; no. 6
Europea ; no. 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-416), discography (p. 417-421) , filmography (p. 423-424) , and index.
Contents "Oh, those Turks!" : music and interculturality in the Balkans and beyond / Donna A. Buchanan -- Post-1989 culture industries and their nationalist icons. Bosnian and Serbian popular music in the 1990s : divergent paths, conflicting meanings, and shared sentiments / Ljerka Vidić Rasmussen ; Muzica oriental : identity and popular culture in postcommunist Romania / Margaret H. Beissinger ; Bulgarian chalga on video : oriental stereotypes, mafia exoticism, and politics / Vesa Kurkela ; Regional voices in a national soundscape : Balkan music and dance in Greece / Kevin Dawe -- Beyond nation : regionalisms in a cosmopolitan frame. Ottoman echoes, post-Byzantine frescoes, and musical instruments in the Balkans / Gabriela Ilnitchi ; Bulgarian ethnopop along the old Via Militaris : Ottomanism, orientalism, or Balkan cosmopolitanism? / Donna A. Buchanan ; Ottoman successor musics and Albanian identities in the 1990s / Jane C. Sugarman ; Shedding light on the Balkans : Sezen Aksu's Anatolian pop / Martin Stokes ; Trafficking in the exotic with "Gypsy" music : Balkan Roma, cosmopolitanism, and "world music" festivals / Carol Silverman.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Summary Since the early twentieth century, "balkanization" has signified the often militant fracturing of territories, states, or groups along ethnic, religious, and linguistic divides. Yet the remarkable similarities found among contemporary Balkan popular musicreveal the region as the site of a thriving creative dialogue and interchange. The eclectic interweaving of stylistic features evidenced by Albanian commercial folk music, Anatolian pop, Bosnian sevdah-rock, Bulgarian pop-folk, Greek ethniki mousike, Romanian muzica orientala, Serbian turbo folk, and Turkish arabesk, to name a few, points to a.
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Subject Popular music -- Social aspects -- Balkan Peninsula.
Popular music -- Political aspects -- Balkan Peninsula.
Popular music -- Balkan Peninsula -- Turkish influences.
Popular culture -- Balkan Peninsula.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1990-2000
Geschichte 1950-2000
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Buchanan, Donna Anne.
Other Form: Print version: Balkan popular culture and the Ottoman ecumene. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007 (DLC) 2007026089 (OCoLC)145431815
ISBN 9780810866775
9780810860216 (alk. paper)
081086021X (alk. paper)