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Teenage : the creation of youth culture

Author: Jo Savage
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2008.
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In 1945, just as the war was ending, the 'teenager' arrived. This is the story of how we got to that moment. Jon Savage goes back to 1875 (when the first bestselling teenage memoir appeared and the first teenage mass murderer was tried), and takes us all the way through to the death of Anne Frank in 1945.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Savage
ISBN: 9781845951467 1845951468
OCLC Number: 271900451
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2007.
"The creation of youth 1875-1945"-- Cover.
Description: xviii, 549 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jon Savage.

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Tells the history of a century and a half of ferment, folly and angst that created a separate Teen Age in Europe and America. In this title, we roam London, New York, Paris and Berlin with hooligans  Read more...

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"Savage has produced a book that may well change how people think about teenagers - and prompt other youth culture writers to embark on revisionist epics of their own" -- Andy Beckett Guardian, Book Read more...

 
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