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Derks, Scott
Working Americans, 1880-2011. Volume 12, Our history through music [electronic resource] / by Scott Derks
Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., 2011
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Subject(s) Music -- United States -- History and criticism
Working class -- United States -- History
Labor -- United States -- History
Occupations -- United States -- History
Social classes -- United States -- History
Immigrants -- Employment -- United States -- History
Subject United States -- Economic conditions
Physical Description 1 online resource (xvii, 514 p.) : ill
Note "A universal reference book."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1880-1889 -- 1900-1909 -- 1910-1919 -- 1920-1929 -- 1930-1939 -- 1940-1949 -- 1950-1959 -- 1960-1969 -- 1970-1979 -- 1980-1989 -- 1990-1999 -- 2000-2011
Summary This volume examines America's history through music, from the Civil War to the present time. Profiles range from professional musicians and singers, composers, record executives and talent agents, theater performers, composers, instrument salesmen, radio personalities, record producers, along with the musical hobbyist, to offer a thought-provoking and interesting look at how music helped shape this country
Series Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Gale Group

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