Facebook X YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

Parameters and Peripheries of Culture (Paperback)

Interpreting Maroon Music and Dance in Paramaribo, Suriname

Hobbies & Lifestyle > Music

Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Series: Music/Culture
Pages: 250
Illustrations: 25 images, 15 tables and graphs
ISBN: 9780819579553
Published: 2nd June 2020
Casemate UK Academic

in_stock

£19.95


You'll be £19.95 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase Parameters and Peripheries of Culture. What's this?
+£4.99 UK Delivery or free UK delivery if order is over £40
(click here for international delivery rates)

Order within the next 7 hours, 16 minutes to get your order processed the next working day!

Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates



How do people in an intensely multicultural city live alongside one another while maintaining clear boundaries? This question is at the core of Parameters and Peripheries of Culture, which illustrates how the Maroons (descendants of escaped slaves) of Suriname, on the northern coast of South America, have used culture-representational performance to sustain their communities within Paramaribo, the capital. Focusing on three collectives known locally as “cultural groups,” which specialize in the music and dance traditions of the Maroons, it marks a vital contribution to knowledge about the cultural map of the African diaspora in South America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!

Other titles in the series...

Other titles in Wesleyan University Press...