Lullabies and Battle Cries

Music, Identity and Emotion among Republican Parading Bands in Northern Ireland
 
 
Berghahn Books (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Februar 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 316 Seiten
978-1-78533-921-9 (ISBN)
 
Set against a volatile political landscape, Irish republican culture has struggled to maintain continuity with the past, affirm legitimacy in the present, and generate a sense of community for the future. Lullabies and Battle Cries explores the relationship between music, emotion, memory, and identity in republican parading bands, with a focus on how this music continues to be utilized in a post-conflict climate. As author Jaime Rollins shows, rebel parade music provides a foundational idiom of national and republican expression, acting as a critical medium for shaping new political identities within continually shifting dynamics of republican culture.
  • Englisch
  • New York, NY
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
20 illustrations
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
978-1-78533-921-9 (9781785339219)
1785339214 (1785339214)
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Jaime Rollins holds a doctorate from Queen's University Belfast, and has published multiple articles on music and parading in Northern Ireland and the expression of republican identity through music.
Preface

List of Illustrations

List of Abbreviations

Introduction: Entering the Field

Chapter 1. Theoretical Overview

Chapter 2. Historical Background

Chapter 3. The Bands: History, Context and Methodology

Chapter 4. Parading Identities

Chapter 5. Defining Communities by How They Sound: Rebel Music and Republican Politics

Chapter 6. It Was Music That Kept Their Spirits Free: Emotion and Memory in Rebel Music

Chapter 7. Memorializing Immortality: Commemoration, Narrative and Political Ritual

Chapter 8. The Musical Construction of Remembrance

Conclusion

Appendices

Bibliography
"Rollins offers an insightful account of the changing landscape of republican identity politics in post-Peace Process Northern Ireland, illuminating a surprisingly neglected topic and reshaping our thoughts of what the future of Northern Ireland may look like." Richard Jenkins, University of Sheffield

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