Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Lost ParadiseAndalusi Music in Urban North Africa$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jonathan Glasser

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226327068

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226327372.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CHICAGO SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.chicago.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Chicago Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use.date: 18 October 2019

The Politics of Patrimony

The Politics of Patrimony

Chapter:
(p.205) 7 The Politics of Patrimony
Source:
The Lost Paradise
Author(s):

Jonathan Glasser

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226327372.003.0010

This chapter considers the relationship of musicians, aficionados, the state, and the concept of patrimony in Andalusi musical practice in the modern period. While the state has been closely involved in Andalusi musical revival since the beginning of the twentieth century, revival has rarely been a top-down project. Instead, state officials and agencies have generally been drawn into musical revival through the inroads made by aficionados into the state orbit, in some cases through their creation of para-state archives and institutions. This chapter examines several fraught instances of state interaction with non-state musical actors in the colonial and postcolonial periods to argue that the concept of Andalusi musical patrimony constitutes a special kind of subject: impassive yet powerful, simultaneously national and profoundly other, continually shifting its locus between the centers of power and its margins.

Keywords:   patrimony, state, politics, archive, revival, hoarding, aficionados, public sphere, authorship, shaykh

Chicago Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.