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Swing Changes

Big-Band Jazz in New Deal America

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$45.50 • £36.95 • €41.00

ISBN 9780674858268

Publication Date: 10/01/1996

Short

299 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 illustrations

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David W. Stowe is Associate Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures and Director of American Studies at Michigan State University.

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