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Songs About Work: Essays in Occupational Culture for Richard A. Reuss Archie Green

Songs About Work: Essays in Occupational Culture for Richard A. Reuss

Archie Green

Published December 22nd 1993
ISBN : 9781879407046
Paperback
384 pages
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... an impressive collection... this book marks a milestone in the study of labor an occupational songs. --Journal of American FolkloreThis is an important contribution to Ameican history, saluting those who built the country with their labor.More... an impressive collection... this book marks a milestone in the study of labor an occupational songs. --Journal of American FolkloreThis is an important contribution to Ameican history, saluting those who built the country with their labor. --Come-All-YeThe remembrances are sensitive and perceptive, the essays are insightful and thought-provoking... --Sonneck Society BulletinThese essays offer striking portraits of working environments where song arose in response to prevailing conditions. Included are the protest blues of African American levee workers, the corridos of Chicano farm workers, and the European songs of immigrant lumber workers in the Midwest.