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Edited by Colin Larkin, "this encyclopedia's 30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music."
Volume 2, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
Volume 3, The United States and Canada
*Volume 4, Southeast Asia
*Volume 5, South Asia, the Indian subcontinent
Volume 6, The Middle East
Volume 7, East Asia : China, Japan, and Korea
Volume 8, Europe
Volume 9, Australia and the Pacific Islands
*Vol 10, The world's music,: general perspectives and reference tools
This encyclopedia has a wealth of good information, but article arrangement is not typical. Coverage in sections entitled "Issues and Processes" is not clear. Begin by using the index in each volume as well as the general index in volume 10. Also use the subsections in the Table of Contents at the front and the index at the back of each volume.