Popular Music and Society
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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Social Science,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Music / Popular,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Popular music,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10208592M
ISBN 100415954096
ISBN 109780415954099

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