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Author Rosen, Gary A.
Title Adventures of a jazz age lawyer : Nathan Burkan and the making of American popular culture / Gary A. Rosen.
Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2020]
©2020
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 Stack 7  92 B9591 R    IN LIBRARY
Description 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "Simpson imprint in the humanities."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-383) and index.
Contents Prologue: Nathan the wise -- Immigrant passages -- The Pittsburgh troubles -- To Victor belong the spoils -- Tin Pan Alley -- Canned music -- Mr. Burkan goes to Washington -- The two-cent solution -- Entr'acte -- The lone star -- Charlie in the harem -- The price of a good time -- The gospel of performing rights -- Shanley's cabaret extraordinaire -- The music tax -- The ether toy -- The silent screen -- The jazz singer -- Rum runners -- The bindlestiff -- New York's spotlight lawyer -- Love's undertaker -- Nightstick censorship -- The big bankroll and the little flower -- Modern times -- New Deal days -- Gloria -- Blue bloods meet the hoi polloi -- Twilight of the music trust -- Exeunt.
Subject Burkan, Nathan.
Copyright -- Music -- United States -- History.
Copyright -- Performing rights -- United States -- History.
Copyright -- Artistic performance -- United States -- History.
Performing arts -- United States -- 20th century -- History.
Added Title Nathan Burkan and the making of American popular culture
ISBN 9780520297371 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0520297377 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
9780520969759 (e-book)
Standard No. 40029682972