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  • Taking Popular Music Seriouslyby Simon Frith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 200.00

    As a sociologist Simon Frith takes the starting point that music is the result of the play of social forces, whether as an idea, an experience or an activity. The essays in this important collection address these forces, recognising that music is an effect of a continuous process of negotiation, dispute and agreement between the individual actors who... more...

  • On Recordby Simon Frith; Andrew Goodwin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    Classic sociological analyses of 'deviance' and rebellion; studies of technology; subcultural and feminist readings, semiotic and musicological essays and close readings of stars, bands and the fans themselves by Adorno, Barthes and other well-known contributors more...

  • The Archers Archivesby Chris Arnot; Simon Frith

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 36.65

    The Archers Archives celebrates 60 years of the nation's favourite radio drama - looking back at the most dramatic events to happen over 16,000 episodes, complete with cast and crew interviews. Relive the defining moments in Archers history, from the devastating 1955 stables fire and the 1957 Tom Forrest manslaughter charge to the shocking imprisonment... more...

  • A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenantby Simon Garner; Alexandra Frith

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99

    The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and... more...

  • Music and Copyrightby Lee Marshall; Simon Frith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    "First Published in 2004, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Art Into Popby Simon Frith; Howard Horne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon and Eric Clapton begin to play their own versions of... more...

  • Sound and Visionby Simon Frith; Andrew Goodwin; Lawrence Grossberg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95

    Sound and Vision is the first significant collection of new and classic texts on video and brings together some of the leading international cultural and music critics writing today. Addressing one of the most controversial forms of popular culture in the contemporary world, Sound and Vision confronts easy interpretations of music video - as promotional... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rockby Simon Frith; Will Straw; John Street

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00

    Maps the world of pop and rock: its history, its stars and its controversies. more...

  • The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume I: 1950-1967by Simon Frith; Matt Brennan; Emma Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The social history of music in Britain since 1950 has long been the subject of nostalgic articles in newspapers and magazines, nostalgic programmes on radio and television and collective memories on music websites, but to date there has been no proper scholarly study. The three volumes of The History of Live Music in Britain address this gap, and do... more...

  • Rock and Popular Musicby Tony Bennett; Simon Frith; Larry Grossberg; John Shepherd; Graeme Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Rock and Popular Music examines the relations between the policies and institutions which regulate contemporary popular music and the political debates, contradictions and struggles in which those musics are involved. International in its scope and conception, this innovative collection explores the reasons for and ways in which governments have... more...