Book tip: Music and Dance in Eastern Africa

This collection of articles takes a multidisciplinary angle to address the control and contest of entertainment from the colonial to the postcolonial periods in Eastern Africa, also showing how much music and dance are deeply political, as they both reflect and shape the relations between citizens and with the state.

Editors: Kahithe Kiiru & Maina wa Mũtonya. With contributions from: Inge Brinkman, Kenedid A. Hassan, Kahithe Kiiru, Hassan H. Kochore, Maina wa Mũtonya, Bettina Ng'weno, Gordon Onyango Omenya, Christina Woolner. Published 2018 by Twaweza Communications & IFRA Nairobi.

This book is available via interlibrary loan. See here for the full library record. Music and Dance in Eastern Africa

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