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978-0-8108-8699-5 • Hardback • July 2013 • $131.00 • (£101.00)
978-0-8108-8817-3 • eBook • July 2013 • $124.50 • (£96.00)
Dafni Tragaki is the author of Rebetiko Worlds: Ethnomusicology and Ethnography in the City (2007). She is currently editing a book on popular music in Greece.
[Empire of Song] will definitely interest a wide group of scholars and students of European music, history, culture, and popular music. . . .Most importantly, the authors demonstrate that whether tasteless or seriously sensitive, the Eurovision Song Contest is a praxis in which European modernities, ever shifting mindsets, and expanding borders are celebrated.