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Bamako SoundsThe Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music$
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Ryan Thomas Skinner

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816693498

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

A Sense of Urban Africa

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Bamako Sounds
Author(s):

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0001

The Introduction presents theoretical perspectives on the concepts of “morality,” “ethics,” and “Afropolitanism.” This chapter elucidates the social positions and existential projects that exemplify the book’s approach to ethico-moral personhood in Bamako’s Afropolitan music culture.

Keywords:   Mali, Music, Ethics, Afropolitanism, African Studies, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Ethnomusicology

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