Sound alignments : popular music in Asia's cold wars /

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Duke University Press,, Durham, United States, p.1 online resource (vi, 295 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01030444, (OCoLC)fst01071422, (OCoLC)fst01071452, 20th century, Asia, Asia., bisacsh, Cold War., fast, HISTORY / Asia / General, History and criticism., Music, Music., Political aspects, Political aspects., Popular music, Popular music., Social aspects, Social aspects.


Description based on print version record.Includes index.Musical travels of the Coconut Isles and the socialist popular / Jennifer Lindsay -- Vehicles of progress : the Kerala rikshawala at the intersection of communism and social realism / Nisha Kommattam -- East Asian pop music and an incomplete regional contemporary / C. J. W.-L. Wee -- Searching for youth, the people (Minjung), and "another" West while living through anti-communist Cold War politics : South Korean "folk song" in the 1970s / Hyunjoon Shin -- Cosmopolitanism, vernacular cosmopolitanism, and sound alignments : covers and Cantonese cover songs in 1960s Hong Kong / Hon-Lun Yang -- Sonic imaginaries of Okinawa : Daiku Tetsuhiro's cosmopolitan "paradise" / Marié Abe -- Translated fronts : popular songs of socialist cosmopolitanism in Cold War India / Anna Schultz -- Yellow music criticism during China's anti-rightist movement / Qian Zhang -- Afterword: Asia's soundings of the Cold War / Christine R. Yano."The contributors to Sound Alignments explore the myriad forms of popular music in Asia during the Cold War, showing how it took on new meanings and significance as it traveled across the region and forged and challenged alliances, revolutions, and countercultures."--