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Title Music and war in the United States / edited by Sarah Mahler Kraaz
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I Military and Domestic Music -- 1 The Revolutionary War: The Continental Army and its Music Raoul F. Camus -- 2 The Revolutionary War and War of 1812: Music for the Young Republic David Hildebrand -- 3 The Mexican American War: Music of Manifest Destiny Elizabeth Morgan -- 4 The Civil War: Music in the Armies Christian McWhirter -- 5 The Civil War: Popular Music in the North and South Bruce Kelley -- 6 The Spanish American War: Beginnings of Empire Sarah Mahler Kraaz -- 7 World War I: Music "Over Here" for "Over There" Jeffrey Wood -- 8 World War I: Marching into No Mans Land with James Reese Europe and the -- Harlem Hellfighters Michael D. Dinwiddie -- 9 World War II: Music as Propaganda and a Weapon of War Annegret Fauser -- 10 World War II: Swinging and Singing Gina Bombola -- 11 Korea 1950-1953: From World War to Cold War Ivan Tribe -- 12 Vietnam: Popular Music in the Field Doug Bradley -- 13 Vietnam: Music of Patriotism and Protest James Deaville -- 14 The War on Terror: Beyond 9/11 Kip Pegley -- 15 The War in Iraq Jonathan Pieslak -- Part II Remembering: Music and Memory -- 16 The Civil War Memorialized Thomas J. Kernan -- 17 American Composers Respond to the Holocaust Ben Arnold -- 18 Music Therapy for Service Members and Veterans William Davis and Barbara Else
Summary Music and War in the United States introduces students to the long and varied history of music's role in war. Spanning the history of wars involving the United States from the American Revolution to the Iraq war, with contributions from both senior and emerging scholars, this edited volume brings together key themes in this vital area of study. The intersection of music and war has been of growing interest to scholars in recent decades, but to date, no book has brought together this scholarship in a way that is accessible to students. Filling this gap, the chapters here address topics such as military music, commemoration, music as propaganda and protest, and the role of music in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), enabling readers to come to grips with the rich and complex relationship between one of the most essential arts and the conflicts that have shaped American society
Subject Music and war -- United States
Music and war.
Music -- Political aspects -- United States -- History
Music -- Political aspects
American Revolution.
American music.
Civil War.
Korean War.
Music and war.
Music -- Political aspects.
PTSD.
Vietnam War.
War on Terror.
World War II.
memorialization.
memory studies.
military music.
music and politics.
music and war.
music history.
political music.
war music.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Kraaz, Sarah Mahler, editor.
ISBN 1351762699
9781351762694