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ʿAtābā and Mījānā

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...ʿAtābā and mījānā are two vocal folk genres of Arabic-
speakers in the Eastern Mediterranean Levant region that are particularly popular in Lebanon and Palestine. Unlike other vocal genres in the region, such as dalʿūna...

Liberation hip hop: Palestinian hip hop and peaceful resistance

The Organic Globalizer : Hip hop, political development, and movement culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...Editors’ note Several chapters up until now (Boggs, Schur, and Pecou in particular) have drawn on the rich scholarship that has acknowledged hip hop’s origins in black culture in the United States. With Denise DeGarmo and E. Duff Wrobbel’s...


Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 2,300,000 (1997) According to international law, ‘Palestine’ is the whole of the territory west of the Jordan River handed to a British mandate by the League of Nations after World War I. This area comprises 2,470 sq...