Jon Savage



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England's Dreaming: Anarchy...

4.04 avg rating — 5,996 ratings — published 1991 — 24 editions
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Teenage: The Creation of Yo...

3.96 avg rating — 371 ratings — published 2007 — 17 editions
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1966: The Year the Decade E...

4.10 avg rating — 287 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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This Searing Light, the Sun...

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Punk: An Aesthetic

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The England's Dreaming Tape...

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Time Travel: From the Sex P...

3.56 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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The Kinks: The Official Bio...

3.69 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Joy Division. Placeres y de...

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Beatles To Bowie: The 60s E...

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“in 1762, Rousseau argued that puberty had such fundamental emotional and mental effects that it represented “a second birth.”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Prehistory of Youth Culture: 1875-1945

“To ignore those who stand out as harbingers in favor of those cleave to the status quo is to refuse engagement with the future if not to misunderstand the nature of youth itself”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture

“Social control through consumerism might have been more benign than through more totalitarian methods, but it set up different kinds of distortions that were increasingly enacted in the deep oscillation between hedonism and puritanism.”
Jon Savage, Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture

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