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Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants
by Mark Slobin
University of Illinois Press, 1982
Cloth: 978-0-252-00893-1 | Paper: 978-0-252-06562-0
Library of Congress Classification ML3776.S6 1982
Dewey Decimal Classification 784.50089924

"An excellent addition to . . . ethnomusicological studies of nontraditional music in America."
-- Choice
"A well-deserved look at the musical world of immigrant Jews, who, in finding and creating an expressive medium for self-identity, helped shape and give life to American popular culture."
-- Ethnomusicology
"Employing the tools of the ethnomusicologist and the social historian, Slobin has produced an important and highly readable account of the formation and function of a little-studied aspect of American popular culture."
-- Journal of American Studies

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