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Struggling to Define a NationAmerican Music and the Twentieth Century$
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Charles Hiroshi Garrett

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780520254862

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520254862.001.0001

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Sounds of Paradise

Sounds of Paradise

Hawaiʻi and the American Musical Imagination

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(p.165) 5. Sounds of Paradise
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Struggling to Define a Nation
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Charles Hiroshi Garrett

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520254862.003.0006

This chapter reviews the project of musical nation building and racial representation during the early twentieth century, centering on the craze for the Hawaiian and Hawaiian-themed music that arrived in the United States during the 1910s and 1920s. It also notes that the multifaceted relationship between the Hawaiian Islands and the mainland shows how the varying processes of cultural collision, cooptation, and crossover play out in musical culture.

Keywords:   musical nation building, racial representation, Hawaiian music, Hawaiian-themed music, cultural collision, cultural crossover, cultural cooptation, musical culture

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