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Hip : the history / John Leland
Bib ID 3309427
Format BookBook
Author
Leland, John
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, c2004 
405 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0060528176
Full contents
  • In the beginning there was rhythm: slavery, minstrelsy and the blues
  • The O.G.'s: Emerson, Thoreau, Melville and Whitman
  • My black/white roots: Jazz, the Lost Generation and the Harlem Renaissance
  • Would a hipster hit a lady? Pulp Fiction, Film Noir and Gangsta Rap
  • The golden age of Hip, Part 1: Bebop, cool jazz and the cold war
  • The golden age of hip, part 2: The beats
  • The tricksters: signifying monkeys and other hip engines of progress
  • Hip has three fingers: the miseducation of Bugs Bunny
  • The world is a ghetto: Blacks, Jews, and Blues
  • Criminally hip: Outlaws, gangsters, players, hustlers
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Popular culture -- United States -- Historiography.  |  Subculture -- United States -- History.  |  United States -- Social life and customs

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