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Satchmo Blows Up the World

Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War

by Penny M. Von Eschen

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • History,
  • World - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Travel,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Music and state,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Music and the war,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671160M
    ISBN 100674015010
    ISBN 109780674015012

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