Africa (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 1) by Ruth M. Stone

By Ruth M. Stone

Explores key topics in African song that experience emerged in contemporary years-a topic often overlooked in country-by-country coverage
emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike experiences that supply static interpretations remoted from different appearing traditions
presents the clean insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of various nationwide origins-African, Asian, ecu, and American
Charts the circulate and effect of musicThe Encyclopedia also charts the musical interchanges that the circulation of individuals and ideas around the continent, together with:
cross-regional musical impacts all through Africa
* Islam and its impact on African song
* unfold of guitar song
* Kru mariners of Liberia
* Latin American affects on African tune
* musical interchanges in neighborhood contexts
* crossovers among renowned and standard practices. Audio CD incorporated.

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The change in government seemed to signal the collapse of the views of German philosopher Karl Marx (1818–1883) as well. The title page of the original German-language version of The Communist Manifesto. Reproduced by permission of Hulton Archive. In the United States, Marx and his philosophy were feared and detested for most of the twentieth century. For forty-six years following World War II (1939–45), the United States was in the forefront of an international struggle between communism and capitalism (the system of private ownership of business).

In the meantime, laws were passed designed to address the huge gap in income between business owners and workers. A federal income tax was imposed in 1913, originally paid primarily only by very wealthy citizens, and in 1916 a federal tax on estates was passed. At the same time, government programs were established to provide money for people who lose their jobs. Carnegie probably would have opposed modern welfare payments, insisting that people who cannot Andrew Carnegie 43 find work need to be educated or trained in order to get jobs.

Did you know . . As a person, Karl Marx was impatient and sometimes disagreeable. He alienated people with his sarcastic wit and 32 Industrial Revolution: Primary Sources blunt way of speaking. But at the same time, he was a devoted family man. He married his childhood sweetheart, and the couple had seven children, of whom four died as infants or children. Marx was devoted to his children. Of his surviving children (all three of whom were daughters), two married French Socialist politicians who became members of Parliament.

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