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- DescriptionAt the height of the antagonism of the Cold War, the US State Department unleashed an unexpected tool in its battle against Communism: jazz. From 1956 through the late 1970s, America dispatched its finest jazz musicians to the far corners of the earth, in order to win the hearts of the Third World and to counter perceptions of American racism.
- Author BiographyPenny M. Von Eschen is Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Michigan.
- PrizesRunner-up for John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the Best Book in American Studies 2005.
- Author(s)Penny M. Von Eschen
- PublisherHarvard University Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2006
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University Press
- Content Note20 halftones
- Weight424 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Trade paperback (US)
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