Sonic histories of occupation : experiencing sound and empire in a global context /

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Bloomsbury Academic,, London, United Kingdom; New York, United States, p.1 online resource (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01021341, (OCoLC)fst01030414, Aspect politique, bicssc, Colonialism & imperialism., fast, General & world history., Histoire., History., Military occupation, Military occupation., Music, Musique, Occupation militaire, Political aspects, Political aspects., Sound


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction. Sonic Histories of Occupation / Russell P. Skelchy and Jeremy E. Taylor -- Part I. Voice and Occupation. Introduction to Part One. Voice and Occupation ; Jeremy E. Taylor ; The Vocal Apparatus's Colonial Contexts: France's Mission Civilisatrice and (Settler) Colonialism in Algeria and North America / Iris Blake ; The Hush Arbour As Sanctuary : African American Survival Silence During British/American Slavery / Maya Cunningham ; Music and Sound in Weihsien Internment Camp in Japanese-occupied China / Sophia Geng -- Part II. Memory, Sound and Occupation. Introduction to Part Two. Memory, Sound and Occupation / Jeremy E. Taylor ; Occupying New Sound Worlds : Debordering Sonic Imaginaries in StoryMaps / Fiona Magowan and Jim Donaghey, with Annette McNelis ; Loud Town, Quiet Base : Olongapo City, Subic Bay and the US Navy, 1950-1970 / Kevin Sliwoski ; Registering Sonic Histories in a Multiply Occupied Place : Sound and Survivance in Mangota'ay, Taiwan / DJ Hatfield -- Part III. Auditory Responses to Occupation and Colonialism. Introduction to Part Three. Auditory Responses to Occupation and Colonialism / Jeremy E. Taylor ; The Sonic Occupation of Central Asia : Sound Culture and the Railway in Chingiz Aitmatov's The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years / Dimitri Smirnov ; Auditory and Spatial Regimes of United States Colonial Rule in Baguio, Philippines / Russell P. Skelchy ; Soundscapes of Diversity in the Port Cities of British Malaya : Cultural Convergences and Contestations in the Early Twentieth Century / Tan Sooi Beng."This open access book asks how have auditory environments in different contexts contributed to understanding imperial occupation, and how has it given rise to historical music cultures? How are sound and music implicated in the state control and discipline of people? Exploring case studies of foreign occupation from around the world, Visual Histories of Occupation seeks to answer these questions and more. Examining how an emphasis on auditory culture adds complexity and nuance to understanding the relationship between occupation and the bodily senses, this book is structured around three conceptual themes; voice and occupation, memory, sound and occupation, and auditory responses to occupation. Highlighting case studies in Asia, the Middle East, North America and Europe contributors employ a range of theoretical approaches to examine histories of imperialism and the auditory legacies they created, and contribute to a wider dialogue about the relationship between sound and imperial projects across political and temporal boundaries. The open access edition of this book is available under a CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license on Open access was funded by the European Research Council"--Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.