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Professor Mhoze Chikowero Publishes New Book on Music, Colonialism and Self-liberation: “African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe”

"African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe" book cover

Professor Mhoze Chikowero‘s new book, African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe, reveals the role of music in the subjugation and liberation of African culture.

“It’s not just a book about music,” Chikowero said. “It’s more of a history through music. As a historian I’m interested in archives, I’m interested in sources, I’m interested in how we can use indigenous knowledge systems to write history, and this is a good example of that.”
Professor Mhoze Chikowero

See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2016/016408/songs-key-colonialism