Hip, the history /
by Leland, John.Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2004Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 405 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Subject(s): Hip-hop | Counterculture -- History. -- United States | Popular culture -- History. -- United States | United States -- Civilization -- African American influences | United States -- Civilization
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Epoka University Library
|E 169.1 .L528 2004 (Browse shelf)||Available|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -386) and index.
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 -- Where the ladies at? Revel girls, riot grrrls and the revenge on the mother -- Behind the music: the drug connection -- "It's like punk rock, but a car": Hip sells out -- Do geeks dream of HTML sheep? A digressive journey through digital hip -- Everybody's hip: superficial reflections on the white caucasian.