The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music
Ryan Thomas Skinner is assistant professor of ethnomusicology at the Ohio State University. He is the author and illustrator of a childrens book, Sidikibas Kora Lesson, and an accomplished kora player.
Contents Introduction: A Sense of Urban Africa 1. Representing Bamako 2. Artistiya 3. Ethics and Aesthetics 4. A Pious Poetics of Place 5. Money Trouble 6. Afropolitan Patriotism Conclusion: An Africanists Query Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index