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Música norteña : Mexican migrants creating a nation between nations /

Cathy Ragland.

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Main Author: Ragland, Cathy.
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2009.
Series: Studies in Latin American and Caribbean music.
Topics: Conjunto music - History and criticism. | Folk music - Mexican-American Border Region - History and criticism. | Music - Social aspects - Mexican-American Border Region - History. | Tex Mex Music.
Regions: USA / Südstaaten. | Mexiko <Nord>
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Physical Description: xvi, 251 p. : ill., maps, music ; 23 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-223), discography (p. [225]-227), and index.
ISBN: 9781592137466 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1592137466 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781592137473 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592137474 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Summary: Música norteña, a musical genre with its roots in the folk ballad traditions of Northern Mexico and the Texas-Mexican border region, has become a hugely popular musical style in the U.S., particularly among Mexican immigrants. Featuring evocative songs about undocumented border-crossers, drug traffickers, and the plight of immigrant workers, música norteña has become the music of a "nation between nations." Música norteña is the first definitive history of this transnational music that has found enormous commercial success in Norteamérica.
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