Violence Girl

Author by : Alice Bag
Languange : en
Publisher by : Feral House
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Description : Against the colourful backdrop of an East L.A. childhood and the Hollywood punk scene, Violence Girl tells the hilarious, yet harrowing, coming-of-age story of Alice Bag, lead singer of The Bags. Sweeping two decades and a variety of social changes, Violence Girl is both a gripping memoir and a history of the L.A. punk scene through the eyes of one of L.A.'s most notorious punk stars.


Pipe Bomb For The Soul

Author by : Alice Bag
Languange : en
Publisher by : Alice Bag
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Total Read : 49
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Description : "Alice Bag Publishing. Printed in Los Angeles."--Preliminaries.


The City Beneath

Author by : Susan A. Phillips
Languange : en
Publisher by : Yale University Press
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Description : A sweeping history of Los Angeles told through the lens of the many marginalized groups--from hobos to taggers--that have used the city's walls as a channel for communication Graffiti written in storm drain tunnels, on neighborhood walls, and under bridges tells an underground and, until now, untold history of Los Angeles. Drawing on extensive research within the city's urban landscape, Susan A. Phillips traces the hidden language of marginalized groups over the past century--from the early twentieth-century markings of hobos, soldiers, and Japanese internees to the later inscriptions of surfers, cholos, and punks. Whether describing daredevil kids, bored workers, or clandestine lovers, Phillips profiles the experiences of people who remain underrepresented in conventional histories, revealing the powerful role of graffiti as a venue for cultural expression. Graffiti aficionados might be surprised to learn that the earliest documented graffiti bubble letters appear not in 1970s New York but in 1920s Los Angeles. Or that the negative letterforms first carved at the turn of the century are still spray painted on walls today. With discussions of characters like Leon Ray Livingston (a.k.a. "A-No. 1"), credited with consolidating the entire system of hobo communication in the 1910s, and Kathy Zuckerman, better known as the surf icon "Gidget," this lavishly illustrated book tells stories of small moments that collectively build into broad statements about power, memory, landscape, and history itself.


Transforming Bodies

Author by : H. Steinhoff
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Total Read : 87
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Description : At the turn of the twenty-first century, American media abound with images and narratives of bodily transformations. At the crossroads of American, cultural, literary, media, gender, queer, disability and governmentality studies, the book presents a timely intervention into critical debates on body transformations and contemporary makeover culture.


Sociology In Our Times

Author by : Diana Kendall
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Total Read : 96
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Description : This best-selling comprehensive book conveys the relevance of sociology by including a timely collection of theories, research, and examples, including its signature first-person accounts that open chapters. Experiences represented in the chapter openers accurately mirror the richness and complexity of society itself while also establishing the themes that are carried throughout the chapters. The author's vivid, inviting writing style, emphasis on applications, eye for the most compelling current examples, and use of assignable photo-essays and companion video engages readers and further highlights sociology relevance to all students. Kendall's text is acclaimed in the field for being the first textbook to integrate race, class, and gender issues, and for its thorough presentation of sociological theory, including contemporary perspectives such as feminism and postmodernism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The American Magazine

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Languange : en
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Total Read : 47
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American Magazine

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Languange : en
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Total Read : 99
Total Download : 257
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Who S Who In America

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Languange : en
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Total Read : 13
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