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England s Dreaming

England s Dreaming Book
Author : Jon Savage
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2011-02-17
ISBN : 0571261191
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Jon Savage's Ralph Gleason Award-winning England's Dreaming is the ultimate book on punk, its progenitors, the Sex Pistols, and their time: the late 1970s. Full of anedcote, insight, and exclusive interviews, it 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. This updated edition includes an introduction focusing on the legacy of punk twenty-five years on, an account of the Sex Pistols 1996 reunion, and a comprehensively updated discography.

England s Dreaming Revised Edition

England s Dreaming  Revised Edition Book
Author : Jon Savage
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2002-01-18
ISBN : 9780312288228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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England's Dreaming is the ultimate book on punk, its progenitors, the Sex Pistols, and the moment they defined for music fans in England and the United States. Savage brings to life the sensational story of the meteoric rise and rapid implosion of the Pistols through layers of rich detail, exclusive interviews, and rare photographs. This fully revised and updated edition of the book covers the legacy of punk twenty-five years later and provides an account of the Pistols' 1996 reunion as well as a freshly updated discography and a completely new introduction.

The England s Dreaming Tapes

The England s Dreaming Tapes Book
Author : Jon Savage
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0816672911
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The essential companion to England's Dreaming, the seminal history of punk.

England s Dreaming

England s Dreaming Book
Author : Jon Savage
Publisher :
Release : 1991-01
ISBN : 9780571139750
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

England's Dreaming is the ultimate book on punk, its progenitors, the Sex Pistols, and the moment they defined for music fans in England and the United States. Savage brings to life the sensational story of the meteoric rise and rapid implosion of the Pistols through layers of rich detail, exclusive interviews, and rare photographs. This fully revised and updated edition of the book covers the legacy of punk twenty-five years later and provides an account of the Pistols' 1996 reunion as well as a freshly updated discography and a completely new introduction.

We Got the Neutron Bomb

We Got the Neutron Bomb Book
Author : Marc Spitz,Brendan Mullen
Publisher : Crown Archetype
Release : 2010-05-05
ISBN : 9780307566249
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Taking us back to late ’70s and early ’80s Hollywood—pre-crack, pre-AIDS, pre-Reagan—We Got the Neutron Bomb re-creates word for word the rage, intensity, and anarchic glory of the Los Angeles punk scene, straight from the mouths of the scenesters, zinesters, groupies, filmmakers, and musicians who were there. “California was wide-open sex—no condoms, no birth control, no morality, no guilt.” —Kim Fowley “The Runaways were rebels, all of us were. And a lot of people looked up to us. It helped a lot of kids who had very mediocre, uneventful, unhappy lives. It gave them something to hold on to.” —Cherie Currie “The objective was to create something for our own personal satisfaction, because everything in our youthful and limited opinion sucked, and we knew better.” —John Doe “The Masque was like Heaven and Hell all rolled into one. It was a bomb shelter, a basement. It was so amazing, such a dive ... but it was our dive.” —Hellin Killer “At least fifty punks were living at the Canterbury. You’d walk into the courtyard and there’d be a dozen different punk songs all playing at the same time. It was an incredible environment.” —Belinda Carlisle Assembled from exhaustive interviews, We Got the Neutron Bomb tells the authentically gritty stories of bands like the Runaways, the Germs, X, the Screamers, Black Flag, and the Circle Jerks—their rise, their fall, and their undeniable influence on the rock ’n’ roll of today.

Teenage

Teenage Book
Author : Jon Savage
Publisher : Viking Adult
Release : 2007
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A history of teen culture documents how its twentieth-century foundations were established in the urban youth cultures of America and Europe during the 1890s, in a social analysis that considers such influences as Peter Pan, Oscar Wilde, and Anne Frank.

A Dream of England

A Dream of England Book
Author : John Taylor
Publisher : Manchester University Press
Release : 1994
ISBN : 9780719037245
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This superbly-illustrated new book explores English society and its relationship to the landscape, as seen through photography and tourism over the last hundred years. All the major tourist venues are covered including Stonenhenge, National Trust houses, the Lake District and Shakespeare country. A wide variety of stunning photographs are included in the book from Victorian pastoral scenes and Emerson's views of Norfolk, to contemporary photography including Martin Parr's wry images of end of the century society ...

Nick Drake

Nick Drake Book
Author : Nathan Wiseman-Trowse
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release : 2013-10-15
ISBN : 178023211X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since his death in 1974 at the age of twenty-six, singer-songwriter Nick Drake has gained a huge international audience and come to be thought of as the epitome of English romanticism. But while his small body of work has evoked poetic comparisons with Blake and Keats, closer inspection of Drake’s music reveals many global and cosmopolitan influences that confound his status as an archetypal English troubadour. In this book, Nathan Wiseman-Trowse unravels the myths surrounding Drake and his work and explores how ideas of Englishness have come to be intimately associated with the cult musician. Probing deeply into Drake’s music for clues, Wiseman-Trowse finds hints of the English landscape that Drake would have wandered through during his lifetime, but he also uncovers traces of blues, jazz, and eastern mysticism that hint at a broader conception of English national identity in the late 1960s, one far removed from parochial nostalgia. Wiseman-Trowse then looks at how Drake’s music has been framed since his death, showing how Drake has been situated as a particular kind of English artist that integrates American counterculture, the English class system, and a nostalgic reimagining of the hippie era. An appealing story of folk music and English national identity, this book is essential reading for any fan of Nick Drake.

Every Boy s Dream

Every Boy s Dream Book
Author : Chris Green
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2009-08-03
ISBN : 1408132095
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Short listed for the Best Football Book in the 2010 British Sport Book Awards The way Britain develops its top football talent is a hot topic of debate. The failure of all four of the UK's national teams to reach the 2008 European Championships and the ever-increasing reliance of England's top clubs on foreign talent underlines an undisputable fact: that Britain now lags well behind the world's top countries in producing the best footballers, despite having the wealthiest league in the world and untold riches at the game's disposal. Every Boy's Dream: England's Football Future on the Line investigates why - despite unprecedented expenditure on a huge overhaul of youth development in the past decade - British football continues to fail to nurture top-class football talent. With some 10,000 boys in the system at any time - and less than one per cent of those boys likely to make it as professional footballers - there is a real need for a long, hard look at our domestic football development system. Who funds the system? How are the boys recruited? Who is responsible for their coaching and what qualifications do they have for the job? Who looks after their welfare, ensuring they are enjoying the sport and still keeping up with their schooling while under the clubs' stewardship? What happens when the boys don't make the cut and are released by the clubs? Every Boy's Dream does not pull any punches. It lays the blame at the doors of the authorities in charge of youth football. But, rather than just listing the faults of system - which are many, as the hard-hitting real-life examples demonstrate - it provides tales of inspiration and a blueprint for the future of the national game. It is the most thorough book ever written about football youth development, and cracks through the age-old veneer of perceived wisdom that has stifled debate on the subject.

Utopia Ltd

Utopia Ltd Book
Author : Matthew Beaumont
Publisher :
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781608460212
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Uncovers the preconditions for the explosive revival of utopian literature