Rhythm, Blues and Rock

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Rhythm, Blues and Rock

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ANTHRO 103 or 106 or 60 points passed

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    African-American popular music and culture from the mid-1930s through the early 1960s, including styles such as blues, R 'n' B, and early Rock 'n' Roll. Considers issues of racial and gendered representation, creativity, the popular music industry, the place of music in the development of 'youth culture' and stylistic trends. Individual performers, recordings and performances, are also examined.

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