Journal article

Music Piracy: a Rich but Narrow History (Book review)

C De Beukelaer

Cultural Studies | Taylor and Francis | Published : 2016


Barry Kenfeld provides a welcome addition to the intellectual property rights debate in music. His book addresses the historical linkages between music piracy and the music business, and how both are deeply entangled. The fact that the author is a staff member at the special collections library at Pennsylvania State University is clear. The archival data used throughout this book is the result of a very thorough engagement with material spanning nearly a century.