Punk Rock and German Crisis: Adaptation and Resistance after 1977

Punk Rock and German Crisis: Adaptation and Resistance after 1977

by C. Shahan
     
 
1977 is usually associated with West German terrorism, but it witnessed another cultural watershed: punk music. A new reckoning with the legacy of political and aesthetic spaces, this book argues the centrality of punk music for understanding crises of state and terrorist violence, American racism and German fascism, and aesthetic production.

Overview

1977 is usually associated with West German terrorism, but it witnessed another cultural watershed: punk music. A new reckoning with the legacy of political and aesthetic spaces, this book argues the centrality of punk music for understanding crises of state and terrorist violence, American racism and German fascism, and aesthetic production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137343666
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
12/05/2013
Series:
Studies in European Culture and History Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Cyrus M. Shahan is Assistant Professor of German at Colby College, USA.

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