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Published: 13 August 2013

336 Pages | 15 illustrations and 2 music examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199939916

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Sound and Music in Hip Culture

Phil Ford

  • Conceives of hipness as a part of the intellectual and cultural history of the United States from the 1940s through the 1960s
  • Considers the reasons for the central role music plays in hip culture
  • Draws on a wide range of sources including musical recordings, films, radio shows, novels, poems, essays, illustrations, jokes, letters, and political manifestos