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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 that has gone on to influence the world. This critical work investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature. Topics 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 that has gone on to influence the world. This critical work investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature. Topics include a definition of rock music and a suggested typology; an examination of rock on radio and in television and film; and a depiction of what is to come. Of particular interest is how rock's shifting mores have mirrored the complex changes experienced by American society as it has undergone almost continuous turbulence. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.


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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 that has gone on to influence the world. This critical work investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature. Topics 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 that has gone on to influence the world. This critical work investigates rock music from a philosophical perspective, an approach rarely seen in the literature. Topics include a definition of rock music and a suggested typology; an examination of rock on radio and in television and film; and a depiction of what is to come. Of particular interest is how rock's shifting mores have mirrored the complex changes experienced by American society as it has undergone almost continuous turbulence. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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    REVIEWER: GARETH LONG [FEB 2, 2012] "LIKE A MOTH TO FLAME" http://www.uncustomarybookreview.com/... Full Title: Rock Music in American Culture: The Sounds of Revolution Author: Robert G. Pielke Publisher: McFarland & Company (2012) (Second edition) Number of Pages: 242 How long it took me to read: 3 weeks Where I got this book: Uncustomary Book Submission ISBN: 978-0-7864-4865-4

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