By John Connell, Chris Gibson

Sound Tracks is the 1st complete e-book at the new geography of well known song, studying the complicated hyperlinks among areas, song and cultural identities. It presents an interdisciplinary point of view on neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music', and explores the varied meanings of track in quite a number nearby contexts.
In an international of intensified globalisation, hyperlinks among area, song and identification are more and more tenuous, but areas provide credibility to tune, now not least within the 'country', and track is usually associated with position, as a stake to originality, a declare to culture and as a advertising equipment. This publication develops new views on those relationships and the way they're located inside cultural and geographical proposal.

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