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Courses - Summer 2019
HIST
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HIST329K
History of Rock and Roll, 1950 - 2000
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SH
This inter-disciplinary course will trace the development of American rock 'n' roll and popular music in the second half of the 20th century. Popular music will be studied both in terms of what it sounds like, and in terms of what it meant to the societies in which it was made and consumed. Special attention will be paid to the role of African-American cultural influences, as well as contributions made by European (mainly British) performers over the years.