Christopher Ballantine. 2012. Marabi Nights: Jazz, ‘Race’ and Society in Early Apartheid South Africa, 2nd edn. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press. 280pp. ISBN 978-1869142377 (pbk)

Authors

  • Jostine Loubser University of Salford

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.v3i2.28305

Keywords:

apartheid, gender, jazz, marabi, social history, South Africa

Abstract

Christopher Ballantine. 2012. Marabi Nights: Jazz, ‘Race’ and Society in Early Apartheid South Africa, 2nd edn. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press. 280pp. ISBN 978-1869142377 (pbk)

Author Biography

Jostine Loubser, University of Salford

Lecturer in Ethnomusicology, World Music and Popular Music Composition

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Published

2017-01-04

How to Cite

Loubser, J. (2017). Christopher Ballantine. 2012. Marabi Nights: Jazz, ‘Race’ and Society in Early Apartheid South Africa, 2nd edn. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press. 280pp. ISBN 978-1869142377 (pbk). Journal of World Popular Music, 3(2), 289–294. https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.v3i2.28305

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Cultural Trajectories of Popular Music