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FSEM 1020-02 : Fight the Power: Music and Social Justice (Sumera): Find Books - HamCAT

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  • AIDS (Disease) - Africa - Songs and Music
  • Apartheid
  • Civil Rights
  • Feminism and Music
  • Genocide
  • Music - history and criticism
  • Music - social aspects
  • Music - political aspects
  • Nationalism
  • Patriotism
  • Political Ballads
  • Protest songs -- History and criticism

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Types of Content you will Find in HamCAT

Ebooks
McDonald, D. A. (2013). My Voice Is My Weapon : Music, Nationalism and the Poetics of Palestinian Resistance. Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9780822378280

Moore, R. D. (2006). Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba (1st ed., Vol. 9). University of California Press. https://doi.org/10.1525/j.ctt1ppkc2

Print Books
Phull, H. (2008). Story behind the protest song : a reference guide to the 50 songs that changed the 20th century. Greenwood Press. (@ Bush Library)
Peddie, I. (2006). The resisting muse : popular music and social protest. Ashgate. (@ MnPALS partner school)
Reynolds, S., & Press, J. (1995). The sex revolts : gender, rebellion, and rock “n” roll. Harvard University Press. (@ Bush Library)
Cook, S. C., & Tsou, J. S. (1994). Cecilia reclaimed : feminist perspectives on gender and music. University of Illinois Press.(@ Bush Library)
Barkin, E., Hamessley, L., & Boretz, B. (1999). Audible traces : gender, identity, and music. Carciofoli. (@ MnPALS partner school)

Articles (magazine, newspaper, journals)
Mwambari, D. (2020). Music and the politics of the past: Kizito Mihigo and music in the commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Memory Studies, 13(6), 1321–1336. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750698018823233

Hobson, J. (2008). Everybody’s Protest Song: Music as Social Protest in the Performances of Marian Anderson and Billie Holiday. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 33(2), 443–448. https://doi.org/10.1086/521057

Video and Audio resources
Go Down, Moses Folk "War Songs." (2015). Pop Twist Entertainment. (video)
Voices of the civil rights movement Black American freedom songs, 1960-1966. (1997). Smithsonian Folkways.(audio)

Capstones/Theses
Westad, Sarah. Effective and Engaging Ways of Teaching the Civil Rights Movement to K-2 Students. (2020) MAT Capstone, Hamline University.