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Hip : The History
by John Leland


Overview - Hip: The History is the story of how American pop culture has evolved throughout the twentieth century to its current position as world cultural touchstone. How did hip become such an obsession? From sex and music to fashion and commerce, John Leland tracks the arc of ideas as they move from subterranean Bohemia to Madison Avenue and back again.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Hip: The History is the story of how American pop culture has evolved throughout the twentieth century to its current position as world cultural touchstone. How did hip become such an obsession? From sex and music to fashion and commerce, John Leland tracks the arc of ideas as they move from subterranean Bohemia to Madison Avenue and back again. Hip: The History examines how hip has helped shape -- and continues to influence -- America's view of itself, and provides an incisive account of hip's quest for authenticity.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060528188
  • ISBN-10: 0060528184
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: August 2005
  • Page Count: 405
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Popular Culture - General
Books > History > Modern - 20th Century

 
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