Journal of World Popular Music, Vol 3, No 2 (2016)

Bart Barendregt, ed. 2014. Sonic Modernities in the Malay World: A History of Popular Music, Social Distinction and Novel Lifestyles (1930s–2000s). Leiden: Brill. 375pp. ISBN 978-9-00-425986-7 (hbk)

Jun Zubillaga-Pow
Issued Date: 4 Jan 2017


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DOI: 10.1558/jwpm.v3i2.29489


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