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Author Tranquada, Jim.

Title The 'ukulele : a history / Jim Tranquada and John King.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    787.8919 TRA    Available
Description ix, 282 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note "A latitude 20 book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-270) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. These Little Instruments, of Which They Are So Fond -- Chapter 2. The Sound of Pa, Ko, Li -- Chapter 3. The National Instrument of Hawaii -- Chapter 4. Have You Seen the Bouncing Flea? -- Chapter 5. A Landscape Set to Music -- Chapter 6. A Craze of the Frisco Exposition -- Chapter 7. The Height of Its Popularity -- Chapter 8. Made of a New Gleaming Plastic Material -- Chapter 9. The Growing Underground Movement -- Appendix A. Chronological List of Early Hawaiian Luthiers -- Appendix B. Annotated Checklist of Selected 'Ukulele Methods and Songbooks, 1894-1920 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Ukulele.
Ukulele -- Hawaii -- History.
Added Author King, John, 1953-2009.
ISBN 0824836340 paperback alkaline paper
9780824835446 hardcover alkaline paper
0824835441 hardcover alkaline paper
9780824836344 paperback alkaline paper
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