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Author Reuss, Richard A.

Title American folk music and left-wing politics, 1927-1957 / Richard A. Reuss ; with JoAnne C. Reuss.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.773 REU    Available
Description xviii, 297 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series American folk music and musicians series ; no. 4
American folk music and musicians; no. 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-282) and index.
Contents Politics and folklore -- Early Marxism and folklore -- The communist search for a proletarian music culture -- The growth of communist interest in folklore -- Communist encounters with American unions -- Communist "folk" culture and the Popular Front -- The Almanac Singers: proletarian "folk" culture in microcosm -- People's Songs, Inc.: proletarian "folk" culture in microcosm -- People's Artists and the decline of the American Communist Party -- The folk music legacy of the American communist movement.
Subject Folk music -- Political aspects -- United States.
Added Author Reuss, JoAnne C., 1942-
ISBN 081083684X (cloth : alk. paper) : $55.00

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