Assignment: Please read one of the ethnographies listed below and write a 2-3 page paper answering the following questions. Briefly describe the ethnography. Who is the ethnography about? From what point of view is the ethnography written? Do you feel the author was biased in any way? Describe the music and its impact on this particular society? Give at least one specific example. Do you understand this society better after reading about its music? Why?Please compose a well-written essay. Take time to proof-read it for grammar and sentence structure. Don’t worry about answering the above questions in order or in any kind of list form. Just use these to construct your reaction to the book.
Booth, Gregory D. 2008. Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai’s Film Studios. Oxford University Press.
Bohlman, Philip. 2008 Jewish Music and Modernity. Oxford University Press.
Dudley, Shannon. 2007. Music from Behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago. Oxford University Press.
Madrid, Alejandro 2008. L. Nor-tec Rifa! Electronic Dance Music from Tijuana to the World. Oxford University Press.