Popular Music and Public Diplomacy

In the early years of the Cold War, Western nations increasingly adopted strategies of public diplomacy involving popular music. While the diplomatic use of popular music was initially limited to such genres as jazz, the second half of the 20th century saw a growing presence of various popular genre...

Full description

Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bielefeld, Germany transcript Verlag 20190315
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
LEADER 01741nmm a2200373 u 4500
001 EB001882029
003 EBX01000000000000001045396
005 00000000000000.0
007 cr|||||||||||||||||||||
008 191110 ||| eng
020 |a 9783839443583 
020 |a 9783837643589 
245 0 0 |a Popular Music and Public Diplomacy  |h Elektronische Ressource 
260 |a Bielefeld, Germany  |b transcript Verlag  |c 20190315 
653 |a Music 
653 |a History of the 20th Century 
653 |a Theory of music & musicology 
653 |a International Relations 
653 |a Cultural History 
653 |a Politics 
653 |a Musicology 
653 |a Pop Music 
653 |a Arts 
653 |a Popular Culture 
041 0 7 |a eng  |2 ISO 639-2 
989 |b OAPEN  |a OAPEN 
028 5 0 |a http://dx.doi.org/10.14361/9783839443583 
856 |u http://www.oapen.org/download?type=document&docid=1004723  |3 Volltext 
082 0 |a 900 
082 0 |a 320 
082 0 |a 700 
082 0 |a 780 
520 |a In the early years of the Cold War, Western nations increasingly adopted strategies of public diplomacy involving popular music. While the diplomatic use of popular music was initially limited to such genres as jazz, the second half of the 20th century saw a growing presence of various popular genres in diplomatic contexts, including rock, punk, reggae, and hip-hop. This volume illuminates the interrelation of popular music and public diplomacy from a transnational and transdisciplinary angle. The contributions argue that, as popular music has been a crucial factor in international relations, its diplomatic use has substantially impacted the global musical landscape of the 20th and 21st centuries.