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Author Weight, Richard, author

Title Mod! : a very British style / Richard Weight
Published London : Bodley head, 2013
London : Bodley Head, 2013


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 W'PONDS  306.1094209046 Wei/Mav  AVAILABLE
Description x, 478 pages with 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: The Simple Things You See Are All Complicated -- Part One -- 1.Clean Living under Difficult Circumstances -- The Birth of Modernism -- 2.I'm a Mocker -- Class, Consumerism and the Triumph of Mod -- 3.I Took the MI -- Mod and the Reclamation of British Pop Culture -- 4.Never Let the Music Get in the Way of the Act -- The Marketing of Modernism -- Part Two -- 5.Ecstatic Exaggerations -- Northern Soul, Glam Rock and the Strange Survival of Mod -- 6.A Pack of Weasels Squeaking for Blood -- Recession, Skinheads and Prole Mod -- 7.Tears of Rage Roll Down Your Face -- Mod in the Punk Era -- 8.Substance Wrapped in Chequerboard -- Post-Punk Mod and the Making of Multiracial Britain -- 9.There's a Great Big Crack in the Union Jack -- Britpop, Mod and the Rebranding of Britain -- 10.As English as Fish and Chips -- Mod and the Explosion of British Dance Culture -- Conclusion -- A Heritage of Modernism
Summary Tells the story of Britain's biggest and most influential youth cult. This title charts the origins of Mod in the Soho jazz scene of the 1950s, set to the cool sounds of Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. It explores Mod's heyday in Swinging London in the mid-60s
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mod culture (Subculture) -- Great Britain.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Youth -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Author Weight, Richard.
LC no. 2013376999
ISBN 0224073915 (hbk.)
Other Titles Mod : a very British style