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Sound and Sentiment: Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression (Conduct and Communication) Paperback – January 1, 1990

ISBN-13: 978-0812212990 ISBN-10: 0812212991 Edition: Second Edition

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Product Details

  • Series: Conduct and Communication
  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press; Second Edition edition (January 1, 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0812212991
  • ISBN-13: 978-0812212990
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,213,416 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A major theoretical contribution to ethnomusicology. . . . Steven Feld has accomplished what is all too rare yet fundamentally needed, . . . a compelling account of how music and culture are inextricably wedded."--Ethnomusicology



"A milestone in ethnomusicology that has implications for research on all types of music."--Popular Music



"An undisputable success and a masterpiece. . . . Feld's 'ethnography of sound' is a major contribution to our understanding."--Language in Society



"This original, insightful, informative, and intellectually exciting book deserves a wide audience."--Anthropological Linguistics



"A landmark in first presenting in detail the idea of an ethnography of sound."--American Ethnologist



"This work is a unique, moving, valuable synthesis. . . . Readable, original, complete."--Choice

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