That Half-Barbaric Twang: The Banjo in American Popular Culture

By: Linn, Karen

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The book has only very light shelf wear along with a stamped black star on the ffep and stab holes in the gutter of that page that show the stitching. These holes appear to be a minor printing error. The dustjacet has some edge, corner and surface wear with small scuffs, tears and chips. Still quite presentable in it Mylar protector. The book is a comprehensive survey of the banjo in American music, beginning with instrument'a African origin through it use in early African-American music through its trasition to white country music and bluegrass. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 185 pages

Title: That Half-Barbaric Twang: The Banjo in American Popular Culture

Author Name: Linn, Karen

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 1991

ISBN Number: 0252017803

ISBN Number 13: 9780252017803

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 15683

Keywords: Music Country Music Ragtime Minstrel Bluegrass American Roots Music African - American Black Negro