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Bossa Mundo chronicles how Brazilian music has been central to Brazil's national brand in the U.S. and U.K. since the early 1960s. Through in-depth historical and ethnographic analyses of watershed moments of musical breakthrough, it explores not just what the music may have represented at that moment, but details its deeper cultural impact.
About the Author
K. E. Goldschmitt is Assistant Professor of Music (ethnomusicology) at Wellesley College. They specialize in the music in the global media industries, sound studies, and music of the Portuguese-speaking world. They previously taught at University of Cambridge, New College of Florida, and Colby College.