Sites of Popular Music Heritage: Memories, Histories, Places

Editor: Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard and Les Roberts

Publication date: 2014

Routledge Studies in Popular Music


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This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ‘places' in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space made possible by the internet. Contributors from a broad range of disciplines such as archive studies, popular music studies, media and cultural studies, leisure and tourism, sociology, museum studies, communication studies, cultural geography, and social anthropology visit the specialized locus of popular music histories and heritage, offering diverse set of approaches.
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