Juke Box Britain: Americanisation and Youth Culture, 1945-60

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British teenagers witnessed immense cultural change in the period following the second world war. There were fewer than 100 juke boxes in Britain in 1945 and over 15,000 by 1958. Over the same period there was a similar unprecedented expansion of casual youth venues in the form of cafes, snack, milk and coffee bars where young people could hear the sounds of hot American jazz and rock 'n' roll. It has been a common assumption among academics and cultural historians alike that British youth between 1945 and 1960 underwent a ...

Juke Box Britain: Americanisation and Youth Culture, 1945-60 2010, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719083662

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Juke Box Britain: Americanisation and Youth Culture, 1945-60 2009, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719079078

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