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The Resource Breaking rocks : music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa, Joe Trapido, (electronic resource)

Breaking rocks : music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa, Joe Trapido, (electronic resource)

Label
Breaking rocks : music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa
Title
Breaking rocks
Title remainder
music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa
Statement of responsibility
Joe Trapido
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on fieldwork in Kinshasa and Paris, "Breaking Rocks" examines patronage payments within Congolese popular music, where a love song dedication can cost 6,000 dollars and a simple name check can trade for 500 or 600 dollars. Tracing this system of prestige through networks of musicians and patrons - who include gangsters based in Europe, kleptocratic politicians in Congo, and lawless diamond dealers in northern Angola - this book offers insights into ideologies of power and value in central Africa's troubled post-colonial political economy, as well as a glimpse into the economic flows that make up the hidden side of the globalization
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Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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Trapido, Joe
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Dislocations
Series volume
volume 19
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  • Popular music
  • Popular music
  • Music patronage
  • Congolese (Democratic Republic)
Label
Breaking rocks : music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa, Joe Trapido, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-248) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Bars, music, gender and politics -- Exchange, music, patronage -- Potlatch migrants : travelling to Europe, arriving in Kinshasa -- Rights, piracy and producers -- The president as gatekeeper, patronage as a class relationship. Elders and cadets Rey reproduced now -- Mikiliste economies -- Love and money -- Charismatic fetishism -- Conclusion
Control code
ssj0001786512
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 259 pages ; $c 24 cm.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781785333989
Lccn
2016053211
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001786512
Label
Breaking rocks : music, ideology and economic collapse, from Paris to Kinshasa, Joe Trapido, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-248) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Bars, music, gender and politics -- Exchange, music, patronage -- Potlatch migrants : travelling to Europe, arriving in Kinshasa -- Rights, piracy and producers -- The president as gatekeeper, patronage as a class relationship. Elders and cadets Rey reproduced now -- Mikiliste economies -- Love and money -- Charismatic fetishism -- Conclusion
Control code
ssj0001786512
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 259 pages ; $c 24 cm.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781785333989
Lccn
2016053211
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001786512

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