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Resources for Scholars


una introducción al género


una breve historia

Dance Bachata

aprendiendo el baile

Una lista de reproducción de videos de la Academia

Publicaciones académicas sobre la bachata

Austerlitz, Paul. Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity. Temple University Press, 1997. Print.


Araújo, Samuel, and Cambria, Vincenzo. Sound Praxis, Poverty, and Social Participation: Perspectives from a Collaborative Study in Rio de Janeiro. Yearbook for Traditional Music, vol. 45. Cambridge University Press, 2013. 


Arnold, David. The Problem of Nature: Environment and Culture in Historical Perspective. Blackwell Pub., 1996. Print.


Davis, Martha Ellen. Afro-Dominican Religious Brotherhoods: Structure, Ritual, and Music. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, 1976.


García-Peña, Lorgia. Anti-Haitianism and the Global War on Blackness in The Borders of Dominicanidad. Duke University Press, 2016. Print.


Hernandez, Deborah Pacini. Bachata: A Social History of Dominican Popular Music. Temple University Press, 1995. Print.


Hernandez, Deborah Pacini. Oye Como Va!: Hybridity and Identity in Latino Popular Music. Temple University Press, 2010. Print.


Hernandez, Ramona. The Mobility of Workers Under Advanced Capitalism: Dominican Migration to the United States. Columbia University Press, 2002. Print.


Hunt, Laura. Imagining Amazonia: The Construction of Nature in the Latin American ‘Novela de La Selva’. Hispanic Journal 34, no. 1, 2013. 


Johnson, Ryan. European Cloth and ‘Tropical’ Skin: Clothing Material and British Ideas of Health and Hygiene in Tropical Climates. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 83, no. 3, 2009.


Myers, Megan Jeanette. Mapping Hispaniola: Third Space in Dominican and Haitian Literature. University of Virginia Press, 2019. Print.


Paulino, Edward. Featured on podcast published by Garsd, Jasmine. Cradle of Black Pride: Haiti, Dominican Republic And The Music In Between. Alt. Latino, NPR Music, February 2014.


Pierre-Pierre, Garry. A Crescendo in Steel. The New York Times, December 1998.


Polyné, Millery. From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 1870 – 1964. University Press of Florida, 2010. Print.

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