The Garifuna Music Reader
The reader is a compilation of new and previously published research by ethnomusicologists, historians, and anthropologists representing both Garifuna and non-Garifuna scholars. It includes website data, musical transcriptions, peer-reviewed journal articles, and chapters from books and dissertations. To aid in retention and comprehension and to meet the needs of scholars, professors, and students, questions follow each article. These questions address key content points, objectives and issues for contemplation, and encourage critical thinking and theoretical analysis.
The Garifuna Music Reader is designed to be used with the Garifuna page of the author's website, Music and Ritual in the African Diaspora, which includes audio-visual examples referenced in each chapter as well as answers to the chapter questions. Although the reader is designed for scholars and students of world music it is of value to research and courses in cultural anthropology, Caribbean studies, and African diaspora studies.