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Le Jazz Jazz and French Cultural Identity by Matthew F. Jordan

Le Jazz Jazz and French Cultural Identity


Le Jazz Jazz and French Cultural Identity by Matthew F. Jordan

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This illuminating study of cultural discourses on jazz makes an original contribution to French popular music studies. Jordan scrutinizes an impressively wide range of texts, with perceptive and astute analyses. --David Looseley, author of Popular Music in Contemporary France: Authenticity, Politics, Debate [A] fascinating book. --All-About-Jazz

About the Author

Matthew F. Jordan is an assistant professor of film, video, and media studies at The Pennsylvania State University.

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Publication date

30th March 2010


Matthew F. Jordan

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University of Illinois Press


312 pages


Cultural studies



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