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The Accordion in the Americas music in american life A list of books in the series appears at the end of this book. The Accordion in the Americas Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More! Edited by helena simonett university of illinois press Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield © 2012 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America 1 2 3 4 5 c p 5 4 3 2 1 ∞ This book is printed on acid-free paper. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data The accordion in the Americas : klezmer, polka, tango, zydeco, and more! / edited by Helena Simonett. p. cm. — (Music in American life) Includes index. isbn 978-0-252-03720-7 (cloth) isbn 978-0-252-07871-2 (pbk.) 1. Accordion—United States—History. 2. Accordionists—United States. 3. Accordion music—United States—Social aspects. 4. Immigrants—United States—Music—History and criticism. I. Simonett, Helena, editor. ml1083.a23   2012 788.8'6097—dc23   2012008976 ...