9780131121072

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131121072

  • ISBN 10:

    0131121073

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For undergraduate courses in Popular Music, Music History, Recent American History, Sociology, and American Ethnic Studies. This text offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll. Rockin' in Time emphasizes several main themes, including the importance of African-American culture in the origins and development of rock music, the economy, technology, and the changing demographics of the youth market. Tracing rock from its inceptionfrom American blues to the presentthis book shows how rock-and-roll has reflected and sometimes changed American and British culture over the last fifty years.

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