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Poland

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 VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 38,542,000 (2002) Poland is a country in central and northern Europe with a land area of 120,000 sq miles (304,420 sq km). It has northern borders with Russia and Lithuania, eastern borders with Belarus...

Jewish Diaspora

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: ca. 9,000,000 total; largest groups: United States (5,800,000), France (600,000), Russia (550,000), Ukraine (400,000), Canada (360,000), United Kingdom (300,000), Argentina (250,000) The question as to what is Jewish...

Ethnic Music

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term ‘ethnic music’ usually refers to the music of European immigrants in North America, with particular reference to recordings made during the first half of the twentieth century. Such recordings were commonly marketed under...

Folk Music (North American)

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 VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...As a dimension of popular music in North America, folk comprises three distinct but overlapping components: music regarded as the traditional product of various ethnic groups, the music specific to the folk revival of the mid-twentieth...