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Published: 07 May 2013

304 Pages | 40 illus.

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

ISBN: 9780195384864


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The Republic of Rock

Music and Citizenship in the Sixties Counterculture

Michael J. Kramer

  • Focuses on the deep context of musical reception using a wide range of multimedia sources and connects it to democratic citizenship.
  • Draws on new archival evidence and interviews, telling new stories that have been silenced by the typical, clichéd tale of rock in the sixties.
  • Transnational study that connects US popular culture to military in Vietnam and then to Vietnamese.
  • Author was music editor for New York Times.com, and has written about music, culture, and history for Salon, Sonicnet, Newsday, VH1.com, Jazziz, First of the Month, The Point, and other outlets.