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The Cambridge Companion to Pop & Rock

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This Companion provides a broad overview of the world of pop and rock. It introduces the most important and significant moments in its history and the key issues involved in understanding popular culture's most vital art form. This Companion maps the world of pop and rock, pinpointing the most significant moments in its history and presenting the key issues involved in understanding popular culture's most vital art form. Expert writers chart the changing patterns in the production and consumption of popular music, the emergence of a vast industry with a turnover of billions and the rise of global stars from Elvis to Public Enemy, Nirvana to the Spice Girls. They trace the way new technologies - from the amplifier to the internet - have changed the sounds and practices of pop and they analyse the way maverick entrepreneurs have given way to multimedia corporations. In particular they focus on the controversial issues concerning race and ethnicity, politics, gender and globalisation. Contains full profiles of a selection of figures from the pop and rock world.

In very good used condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Simon Frith , Will Straw & John Street
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
175 mm x 245 mm x 540 g
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521556600
ISBN-13:
9780521556606
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Pop & Rock

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This Companion provides a broad overview of the world of pop and rock. It introduces the most important and significant moments in its history and the key issues involved in understanding popular culture's most vital art form. This Companion maps the world of pop and rock, pinpointing the most significant moments in its history and presenting the key issues involved in understanding popular culture's most vital art form. Expert writers chart the changing patterns in the production and consumption of popular music, the emergence of a vast industry with a turnover of billions and the rise of global stars from Elvis to Public Enemy, Nirvana to the Spice Girls. They trace the way new technologies - from the amplifier to the internet - have changed the sounds and practices of pop and they analyse the way maverick entrepreneurs have given way to multimedia corporations. In particular they focus on the controversial issues concerning race and ethnicity, politics, gender and globalisation. Contains full profiles of a selection of figures from the pop and rock world.

In very good used condition.

Author(s):
Simon Frith , Will Straw & John Street
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
175 mm x 245 mm x 540 g
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521556600
ISBN-13:
9780521556606
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Pop & Rock

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