African Soundscapes

African music has been a topic of considerable scholarly and general interest. The books in this new interdisciplinary series will highlight contemporary African music in its cultural contexts and the contributions of African expressive culture to global music traditions. The series will include works by scholars based in Africa.
2018 reg

The Dance of Politics

Gender, Performance, and Democratization in Malawi

Lisa Gilman

268 pages
6 x 9
2 maps 2 figures 10 halftones


PB: 978-1-59213-986-6 $30.95
HC: 978-1-59213-985-9 $71.50
Ebook: 978-1-59213-987-3 $30.95

1816 reg

Masters of the Sabar

Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal

Patricia Tang

224 pages
6 x 9
22 figs., 15 halftones, 2 maps


PB: 978-1-59213-420-5 $35.95
HC: 978-1-59213-419-9 $91.50
Ebook: 978-1-59213-421-2 $35.95

2083 reg

Sonic Spaces of the Karoo

The Sacred Music of a South African Coloured Community

Marie Jorritsma

224 pages
6 x 9
14 figs., 8 halftones


HC: 978-1-4399-0237-0 $66.50
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0239-4 $66.50

2035 reg

Sounding Off

Rhythm, Music, and Identity in West African and Caribbean Francophone Novels

Julie Huntington

256 pages
6 x 9



PB: 978-1-4399-0032-1 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0031-4 $51.50
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0033-8 $51.50