REVIEW I Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context


  • Nico Thom University of Music Lübeck (Germany)


Production, Distribution, Reception, Eastern Europe, History, Present Age


Review of Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context: Beyond the Borders (Palgrave European Film and Media Studies), edited by Ewa Mazierska and Zsolt Győri,Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

Author Biography

Nico Thom, University of Music Lübeck (Germany)

Musicologist (Senior Scientist) at University of Music Lübeck and Local Coordinator of the Network of German Universities of Music


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