The Resource 1966 : the year the decade exploded, Jon Savage

1966 : the year the decade exploded, Jon Savage

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1966 : the year the decade exploded
Title
1966
Title remainder
the year the decade exploded
Statement of responsibility
Jon Savage
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics -- often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature -- the 'Sixties', as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak. A unique chemistry of ideas, substances, freedom of expression and dialogue across pop cultural continents created a landscape of immense and eventually shattering creativity. After 1966 nothing in the pop world would ever be the same. The 7 inch single outsold the long-player for the final time. It was the year in which the ever lasting and transient pop moment would burst forth in its most articulate, instinctive and radical way. Jon Savage's 1966 is a monument to the year that shaped the pop future of the balance of the century. Exploring canonical artists like The Beatles, The Byrds, Velvet Underground, The Who and The Kinks, 1966 also goes much deeper into the social and cultural heart of the decade through unique archival primary sources
Cataloging source
UKWOH
Dewey number
781.6609046
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
1966 : the year the decade exploded, Jon Savage
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1966 : the year the decade exploded, Jon Savage
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn930767429
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xii, 653 pages
Isbn
9780571277629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)930767429

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