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By William Washabaugh

Flamenco tune and nationwide identification in Spain explores the efforts of the present executive in southern Spain to set up flamenco track as an important patrimonial image and marker of cultural identification. additional, it goals to illustrate that those Andalusian efforts shape a part of the bold undertaking of rethinking the countryside of Spain, and of reconsidering the character of nationwide identity.

A salient subject matter during this ebook is that the advance of notions of fashion and id are mediated by means of social associations. particularly, the booklet files the advance of flamenco's musical type by means of tracing the genre's improvement, among 1880 and 1980, and demonstrating the way during which the now traditional characterization of the flamenco variety used to be mediated through krausist, modernist, and journalist associations. simply as importantly, it identifies fresh institutional forces, that of audio recording and cinema, that advertise an idea of musical type that sharply contrasts with the traditional suggestion. via emphasizing the significance of forward-looking notions of favor and identification, Flamenco tune and nationwide id in Spain makes a robust case for advancing the Spanish scan in nation-building, but in addition for re-thinking nationalism and cultural id on an international scale.

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