The Creation of Youth - 1875-1945
By (author) Jon Savage
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Teenage by Jon Savage
Book DescriptionThis is a history never described before - the century and a half of ferment, folly and angst that created a separate Teen Age in Europe and America. We roam London, New York, Paris and Berlin with hooligans and Apaches; explore free love with Rupert Brooke and eternal youth with Peter Pan; we meet flappers and zootsuiters and the Bright Young Things, the unemployoed and the Lost Generation. Meanwhile the book rings with music, from Ragtime to Swing, and the stories come fast and furious, comic, poignant, painfully moving. In 1945, 'the teenager' arrived. This is the story of how we got to that moment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845951467
(235mm x 155mm x 42mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The first book telling Iggy Pop's story of The Stooges from his own words. Features a treasure-trove of unseen photos
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1966, Paperback (July 2016)
The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. Exploring canonical artists like The Beatles, The Byrds, Velvet Underground, The Who and The Kinks, this book goes much deeper into the social and cultural heart of the decade through unique archival primary sources.
England's Dreaming, Paperback (February 2016)» View all books by Jon Savage
Tells the sensational story of the meteoric rise and rapid decline of the last great rock'n'roll band and the cultural moment they came to define. The critical reputation of England's Dreaming has grown over the past decade and a half, and now it joins the Faber Modern Classics list.
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Author Biography - Jon Savage
Jon Savage is a critic and writer, author of the acclaimed history of punk, England's Dreaming. He now lives in North Wales.
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