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Hô Chi Minh

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 5,378,100 (2001) Hô Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, was known as Saigon prior to 1975. It is located on the Saigon River, a tributary of the Dong Nai River. Founded in the late eighteenth century, it has been...

North Korea

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 22,466,481 (2003)Music in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea) is by definition popular music. Kim Il Sung, who ruled the northern state from its founding in 1948 until his death in 1994, filtered...

Albania

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 3,582,205 (2003) The Republic of Albania is a southeastern European state with an Adriatic Sea coast and borders with Greece to the south and east, Macedonia...

Bangladesh and West Bengal (India)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Bangladesh: 138,448,210 (2003); West Bengal: 80,220,000 (2003) The geographical area now called Bangladesh was in the Indian state of Bengal until partition in 1947, when it became part...

România (Romania)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 22,332,000 (2002) The Republic of România is located in Central Europe with a land area of 90,000 sq miles (230,340 sq km). România is bordered by the Black Sea to the east, Ukraine to the east and north, the Republic...

Maritime Provinces

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Prince Edward Island – 137,781 (2001); New Brunswick – 750,594 (2001); Nova Scotia – 936,025 (2001) The Maritimes region of Canada consists of three provinces located in the easternmost part of the country...

Tajikistan

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 6,177,000 (2002) The Republic of Tajikistan is the only Persianspeaking state of Central Asia. It shares borders with Kyrgyzstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, China to the east and Afghanistan to the south....

Kolkata (Calcutta)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 3,305,000 (1998); metropolitan area – 12,000,000 (2000) Calcutta, renamed Kolkata in 2000, is the capital of the state of West Bengal, and India’s largest city and port. Located 80 miles (130 km...

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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 IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 654,151 (2000) Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland and a major port on the northeast coast of the United States. It was founded in 1729 and by 1850 it contained over 25,000 ‘free blacks,’ 15...

Nepal

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 24,702,119 (2000) Nepal is a country located in the Himalayan Mountains, to the north and east of India and to the south of Xizang Zizhiqu (Tibet) and the People’s Republic of China. Its primary religion is Hinduism...