Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Slaves to the Rhythm 1. Beating Back Darkness: Rhythm and Revolution in Haiti 2. Rhythm, Creolization, and Conflict in Trinidad 3. Rhythm, Music, and Literature in the French Caribbean 4. James Brown, Rhythm, and Black Power Conclusion: Listening to New World History Notes References Index
Martin Munro is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Literatures at Florida State University.
"A compelling interdisciplinary exploration of rhythm and sound in the circum-Caribbean." -- Kaima L. Glover Oxford Journal "Examining Black music in the western hemisphere since slavery, this book makes clear the essential role it has played in culture, politics and social change." B.l.a.c.