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Musical Truth : A Musical Journey Through Modern Black Britain

Musical Truth : A Musical Journey Through Modern Black Britain

Publisher : Faber & Faber
SKU: 9780571366491
R 170,00
This extraordinary retelling of black British history will dazzle readers of all ages.
March, 2022
Music can carry the stories of history like a message in a bottle. Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormzy . . . Groundbreaking musicians whose songs have changed the world. But how? This exhilarating playlist tracks some of the key shifts in modern British history, and explores the emotional impact of 28 songs and the artists who performed them. This book redefines British history, the Empire and postcolonialism, and will invite you to think again about the narratives and key moments in history that you have been taught up to now. Thrilling, urgent, entertaining and thought-provoking, this beautifully illustrated companion to modern black music is a revelation and a delight. 'Engaging and accomplished . . . perfectly judged for young readers.' Guardian
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780571366491
Publisher Faber & Faber
Contributor By (author) Jeffrey Boakye, Illustrated by Ngadi Smart
Publication Date 2022-04-07
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 249
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Music can carry the stories of history like a message in a bottle. Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormzy . . . Groundbreaking musicians whose songs have changed the world. But how? This exhilarating playlist tracks some of the key shifts in modern British history, and explores the emotional impact of 28 songs and the artists who performed them. This book redefines British history, the Empire and postcolonialism, and will invite you to think again about the narratives and key moments in history that you have been taught up to now. Thrilling, urgent, entertaining and thought-provoking, this beautifully illustrated companion to modern black music is a revelation and a delight. 'Engaging and accomplished . . . perfectly judged for young readers.' Guardian
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780571366491
Publisher Faber & Faber
Contributor By (author) Jeffrey Boakye, Illustrated by Ngadi Smart
Publication Date 2022-04-07
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 249
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