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Fukuoka

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,341,489 (2000) Fukuoka, the capital of Fukuoka Prefecture and the largest city on the southern island of Ky^shô, has been important as the political, economic and cultural center of northern Kyôshô since...

Tôhoku and Hokkaidô

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Sendai: 1,024,000 (2003); Sapporo: 1.858.0 (2003) Hokkaido, which was inhabited by the aboriginal people Ainu, is the second-largest of the four major islands in Japan, being located at the northern end...
...Considered by many to be the father of Egyptian popular music, Sayed Darwish’s contribution to the country’s musical culture is virtually unmatched. He was born in Alexandria in 1892 and his family sent him to a religious school, after...

Western Canada (Francophone)

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Francophone Population: Manitoba – 49,100; Saskatchewan – 19,901; Alberta – 52,290; British Columbia – 56,755 (1999) The four provinces that lie west of Ontario constitute Canada’s largest land mass. Manitoba...

Cantabria

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 530,281 (1991) Cantabria is a coastal region in the north of Spain. It borders Asturias, Castilla y León and País Vasco (the Basque country). Cantabria’s main economic activities are fishing...

Cork

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 123,062 (2000) Cork is the second-largest city in the Republic of Ireland and, while it does not enjoy Dublin’s international fame, at the beginning of the twenty-first century a vibrant local music scene...

Genova (Genoa)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 610,307 (2003) Genova (Genoa), capital city of Liguria, is situated on the coast of the Ligurian Sea in the northwest of Italy. The fifth most populous city of the country, it was one of the first harbors...

Euskal Herria (The Basque Country)

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 2,902,962 (2001) Euskal Herria (The Basque Country) is situated between France and Spain, at the western end of the Pyrenees mountain range, and is politically divided between these two states. Basques are considered...

Bowie’s Covers: The Artist as Modernist

Enchanting David Bowie : Space/Time/Body/Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...Introduction: Hunky Dory Hunky Dory (1971), David Bowie’s highly regarded third album, may perhaps best be viewed as a kind of ground-clearing operation, the opening up and making available of the space for Bowie’s extraordinary...

Bern

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

The Continuum International, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 129,900 (2004) Bern, the capital of Switzerland, is located in the west-central region of the same name on the Aare River. With its 129,900 inhabitants, it is the fourth- largest city of Switzerland....