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Botswana

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,573,267 (2003) The Republic of Botswana is a landlocked country in southern Africa of some 220,000 sq miles (569,800 sq km), encircled by Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Formerly the British protectorate...

Nagaland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,209,546 (2001) Nagaland is a state in northeast India, of which the capital city is Kohima. Nagaland is comprised of a disparate group of tribes, the major ones being Angami, Ao, Sema, Lotha, Konyak and Chakhesang....

Gospel Hymn

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The gospel hymn is a type of hymn characterized by personal, emotional lyrics, usually including a repeated refrain, and usually with one tune written for one text rather than with interchangeable tunes. The tunes are diatonic...

Chad

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 8,390,000 (2002) The landlocked Republic of Chad is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon to the west and the Central African Republic to the south. The northern part...

Christchurch

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 334,000 (2001) Situated on the east coast of the South Island, Christchurch is New Zealand’s third-largest metropolitan center. The city was one of the original ‘Wakefield Company planned settlements’ of the 1850s...

Gospel Music, White

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The definition of white gospel music can be attempted from a macro or micro perspective. In the macro view white gospel is a term that embraces a number of genres and practices, and the designation ‘white’ refers broadly to white Americans,...

Lagos

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 15,000,000 (2004) Lagos is one of the larger and highly populated cities in Nigeria and also one of the country’s 36 regional states. The city is located in the low-lying coastal...

Belo Horizonte

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,238,526 (2000) Belo Horizonte was founded in 1898 to replace Ouro Preto (old Vila Rica) as the planned capital of the state of Minas Gerais. Located...

Ghana

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 20,467,747 (2003) The Republic of Ghana is situated in West Africa, adjoining Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and Côte D’Ivoire in the west. The capital, Accra, is situated on the southern coastline....

Jamaica

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,695, 867 (2003) Jamaica is an island of 4,411 sq miles (11,425 sq km) located in the northern Caribbean. Its nearest neighbors are Cuba and Haiti. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston. ‘Kingston’ usually...