Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

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In the two decades after World War II, Germans on both sides of the iron curtain fought vehemently over American cultural imports. Uta G. Poiger traces how westerns, jeans, jazz, rock 'n' roll, and stars like Marlon Brando or Elvis Presley reached adolescents in both Germanies, who eagerly adopted the new styles. Poiger reveals that East and West German authorities deployed gender and racial norms to contain Americanized youth cultures in their own territories and… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (February 02, 2000)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 346 pages

File size: 3.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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