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Published: 16 April 2020

464 Pages | 43 illus.


ISBN: 9780190928056

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After the Dance, the Drums Are Heavy

Carnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti

Rebecca Dirksen

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • First substantial musical ethnography of Haiti since the earthquake
  • The most in-depth study of Haitian carnival to date
  • Detailed analysis of high-profile musicians and their music, including extensive interview material

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