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Rock music in American culture : the sounds of revolution

Author: Robert G Pielke
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"From its roots in the black and white "under classes" through its clash with the broader culture to its multifaceted incarnation today, rock and roll has fostered and reflected a genuine cultural revolution which has gone on to influence the world. This critical text investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Pielke
ISBN: 9780786448654 0786448652
OCLC Number: 760293897
Description: x, 255 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. One Music and Culture --
1. Rock Music and Contemporary American Culture --
2. What Is Rock Music? --
3.A Suggested Typology --
pt. Two Medium and Message --
4. Radio: The Creation of a New Community --
5. Records: The Newest Testament --
6. Film: A Creative Tension --
7. Television: Bringing It All Back Home --
8. The Internet: You Say You Want a Web-o-lution --
pt. Three Revolution and Revelation --
9. Elvis and the Negation of the Fifties --
10. The Beatles and the Affirmation of the Sixties --
11. Dormancy and the Re-creation of the Interim --
12. The Counter-Reaction and Defense --
13. The Re-actualization and Rebirth.
Responsibility: Robert G. Pielke.

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"From its roots in the black and white "under classes" through its clash with the broader culture to its multifaceted incarnation today, rock and roll has fostered and reflected a genuine cultural revolution which has gone on to influence the world. This critical text investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature"--Provided by publisher.

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