Rockin' in Time

Rockin' in Time : A Social History of Rock and Roll

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For undergraduate courses in Popular Music, Recent American History, Sociology, and American Ethnic Studies. The only study of its kind, this well-organized, illustrated text offers an in-depth examination of the social history of America and Britain through rock-and-roll. Tracing rock from its inception--from American blues to the present--the book shows how rock-and-roll has reflected and sometimes changed American and British culture for several generations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 349 pages
  • 152.9 x 229.6 x 16.8mm | 439.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 4th edition
  • illustrations, bibliog , index
  • 013022636X
  • 9780130226365

Table of contents

1. The Blues, Rock-and-Roll, and Racism. 2. Elvis and Rockabilly. 3. Dick Clark, Don Kirshner, and the Teen Market. 4. Surfboards and Hot Rods: California, Here We Come. 5. Bob Dylan and the New Frontier. 6. The British Invasion of America. 7. Motown: The Sound of Integration. 8. Acid Rock. 9. Fire from the Streets. 10. Militant Blues on Campus. 11. Soft Sounds of the Seventies. 12. The Era of Excess. 13. Punk Rock and the New Generation. 14. I Want My MTV. 15. The Promise of Rock-and-Roll. 16. The Generation X Blues. 17. The Rave Revolution 18. The Many Faces of Hip Hop. Bibliography. Index.show more

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