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Shaʿbī

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The term shaʿbī (shaabi, chaâbi) refers to a modern popular music phenomenon that emerged in the twentieth century in Algeria, Egypt and Morocco. While shaʿbī is an Arabic word that is commonly translated as ‘popular,’ it is also...

Lebanon

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population. 3,614,000 (2002) Situated on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south, and has a land area of approximately 4,000 sq miles (10,230 sq km)....

Casablanca

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. 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

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...Population: 3,292,100 (2000) Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city, is the country’s main economic center and its largest port. As the country’s hub for international commerce in technology, information and media...

Algeria

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

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...Population: 31,403,000 (2003) Algeria is an Islamic North African (Maghrebian) country bordered by Tunisia and Libya to the east; Niger and Mali to the south; Mauritania, Western Sahara and Morocco...

Morocco

Richard C. Jankowsky

Richard C. Jankowsky is Associate Professor of Music in Ethnomusicology and Director of Graduate Studies at Tufts University, USA. 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

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...Population: 30,988,000 (2002) The Kingdom of Morocco is situated at the northwest corner of the African continent, occupying a land area of 278,938 sq miles (446,300 sq km). Its rich history of intercultural exchange...

Egypt

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 74,718,797 (2003) Egypt stretches over approximately 400,000 sq miles (1,000,000 sq km) in North Africa. Its inhabitants are concentrated along the banks of the river Nile and in the delta, since most...