Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand Studies in popular music

Dr Geoff Stahl has co-edited this collection of work on the history, sociology and musicology of 20th Century popular music of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, including a chapter by Dr April Henderson: 'Giving Back in Wellington: Deep Relations, Whakapapa and Reciprocity in Transnational Hip Hop.'

Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century popular music of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. The volume consists of chapters by leading scholars of Australian and Aotearoan/New Zealand music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. Each chapter provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure or genre under discussion is of lasting significance to Australian or Aotearoan/New Zealand popular music. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music in these countries, followed by chapters that are organized into thematic sections: Place-Making and Music-Making; Rethinking the Musical Event; Musical Transformations: Decline and Renewal; and Global Sounds, Local Identity.

Available from Routledge.