Notes from Underground

Notes from Underground : Rock Music Counterculture in Russia

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Notes From Underground offers the first Western sociological study of rock music and counterculture in Russian society. Based on participant observation, in-depth interviews, and life-history analysis, the author provides a detailed ethnographic examination of the origins and local meanings of rock music and the countercultural way of life of rock musicians in St. Petersburg during the socialist period of Russian history.
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  • Paperback | 427 pages
  • 148 x 228 x 30mm | 579.99g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791425444
  • 9780791425442

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Notes From Underground offers the first Western sociological study of rock music and counterculture in Russian society. Based on participant observation, in-depth interviews, and life-history analysis, the author provides a detailed ethnographic examination of the origins and local meanings of rock music and the counter cultural way of life of rock musicians in St. Petersburg during the socialist period of Russian history.
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"Not only is this book's argument brilliant, but it is also extremely well written. It is a delight to read. Outstanding." -- Stjepan Mestrovic, Texas A&M University
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About Thomas Cushman

Thomas Cushman is Associate Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College and a Fellow at the Harvard Russian Research Center.
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