Nineteen scholars from five countries explore significant issues in the history of ethnomusicology and its methodological and theoretical foundations, while providing a critique of the discipline. "This is a useful and enriching collection of articles of interest to musicologists and ethnomusicologists. . . . The authors manage to cover much ground, presenting fascinating insights into the history of the discipline while also exploring new directions in both theory and analysis. . . . the most sweeping work of this kind to be published since the 1960s."--L. D. Loeb, University of Utah, for ChoiceNettl, Bruno is the author of 'Comparative Musicology and Anthropology of Music Essays on the History of Ethnomusicology' with ISBN 9780226574097 and ISBN 0226574091.