Social Defiance and Liberation Won with a Musical Front: The Salvadoran Struggle

Thomas, Kaitlin E.
August 2015
Delaware Review of Latin American Studies;8/31/2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
This essay examines the production of protest music and its unique role in El Salvador during the Salvadoran Civil War as an outlet for activist inspiration, communal education, and clandestine propaganda. It will discuss how protest music was created and distributed with calculated ambitions in mind, an aspect of the socio-musical and socio-cultural experience little considered in regards to contemporary El Salvador


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