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Youth Culture in Modern Britain, c.1920-c.1970

From Ivory Tower to Global Movement - A New History

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This book traces the history of youth culture from its origins among the student communities of inter-war Britain to the more familiar world of youth communities and pop culture. Grounded in extensive original research, it...

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This book traces the history of youth culture from its origins among the student communities of inter-war Britain to the more familiar world of youth communities and pop culture. Grounded in extensive original research, it explores the individuals, institutions and ideas that have shaped youth culture over much of the twentieth century.

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Offers a new interpretation of the subject based on extensive new research
Highly approachable for students and research scholars
 Includes tables, illustrations, chronologies and a select bibliography to aid study

List of Tables
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Edwardian Cults of Youth: Boy Labour; the Folk Dance Craze; the Cult of Rupert Brooke
Rolf Gardiner, Cambridge and the Birth of Youth Culture Between the Two World Wars
The Flapper Cult in Interwar Britain
Youth Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Ireland
Juvenile Delinquency in Northern Ireland, 1945-c.1970
From the Juke Box Boys to Revolting Students: Richard Hoggart and the Study of Youth Culture
The Mod Culture in Swinging Britain, 1964-1967
From Danny the Red to British Student Power: Labour Governments and the International Student Revolts of the 1960s
Youth Culture and Pop Culture: From Beatlemania to the Spice Girls
Conclusions
Notes
Appendices
Bibliography
Index.

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DAVID FOWLER teaches Modern British History at The University of Cambridge, UK, and is Senior Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK.

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DAVID FOWLER teaches Modern British History at The University of Cambridge, UK, and is Senior Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK.

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