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Inna Jamaican Stylee

Usages et discours des musiques jamaïcaines
The Uses and Discourses of Jamaican Music
Edited by Thomas Vendryes
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Credits : Matthieu Saladin
210 x 210mm - 240 p. - 19 €
ISBN 978-2-913169-42-5

This special issue of Volume! is dedicated to Jamaican music. Its nine texts, along with a dozen reviews of major recent books, offer a description and an analysis of the main features of these musics, through their uses – from riddims to sound sytems – and discourses – from culture to slackness. Gathering works from leading scholars in the field, this survey sheds new light on the main debates that stem from Jamaican popular music.

Editor's notes

Ce numéro paraît à l’occasion de l’exposition « Jamaica Jamaica! De Marley aux deejays » qui se tient à la Philharmonie de Paris du 4 avril au 13 août 2017.

Published on the occasion of the “Jamaica Jamaica! De Marley aux deejays” exhibit, at the Philharmonie de Paris, April 4th to August 13th, 2017.

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