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Music and History: Bridging the Disciplines Hardcover – June 10, 2005
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*Argues the value of harmony between two specialties of study
*Offers contributions from Michael A. Antonucci (University of IllinoisChicago), Donald Burrows (The Open UniversityMilton Keynes, UK), James A. Davis (State University of New YorkFredonia), Charles Freeman (Independent), Helen Marsh Jeffries (University of London), Michael J. Kramer (University of North CarolinaChapel Hill), Lawrence W. Levine (George Mason University), Sandra Lyne (University of AdelaideSouth Australia), Laura Mason (University of Georgia), Burton W. Peretti (Western Connecticut University), Dorothy Potter (Lynchburg College), William Weber (California State UniversityLong Beach)
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In 2011, Jackson won the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research, Rhodes College's highest honor for faculty. During the fall of 2007, Jackson was a Fellow-in-Residence at the Columbia University Institute for Scholars at Reid Hall in Paris. Also in 2007, the History News Network named Jackson a "Top Young Historian" in the US.
He has published on a range of topics, beginning with his first book "Making Jazz French: Music and Modern Life in Interwar Paris" (2003). Based on this work, Jackson was invited to be a consultant for a documentary entitled "Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story" for "Great Performances" on PBS. He is also the co-editor of a collection of essays entitled "Music and History: Bridging the Disciplines" (2005).
Jackson received his B.S. in history summa cum laude with High Honors from Vanderbilt University in 1993 and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1999. At Rhodes College, he teaches courses in modern European history, cultural history, French history, and interdisciplinary Humanities. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Historical Association, and the Sinfonia Foundation.
For more information, visit: jeffreyhjackson.blogspot.com and www.ParisUnderWater.com.