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Women and music in America since 1900 : an encyclopedia

Author: Kristine Helen Burns
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-volume reference describes the role of women in all types of music in the U.S. since 1900. The alphabetically-arranged entries cover important individuals (chosen for the significance of their contributions rather than for their popularity), biographical overviews, gender issues, education, music genres, honors and awards, organizations and professions. Entries (ranging from half a page to several pages in  Read more...
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Women and music in America since 1900.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)607142696
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristine Helen Burns
ISBN: 157356267X 9781573562676 1573563080 9781573563086 1573563099 9781573563093
OCLC Number: 48163396
Notes: "An Oryx book."
Awards: Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source, 2002 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2 2002 (United States)
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Kristine H. Burns.

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This two-volume reference describes the role of women in all types of music in the U.S. since 1900. The alphabetically-arranged entries cover important individuals (chosen for the significance of their contributions rather than for their popularity), biographical overviews, gender issues, education, music genres, honors and awards, organizations and professions. Entries (ranging from half a page to several pages in length) conclude with a short list of further readings, and about 100 are accompanied by a b & w photograph. A historical overview and a chronology are also included. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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