Alt. Culture: An A-to-z Guide to the '90s : Underground, On-line, and Over-the-counter

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HarperPerennial, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 297 pages
The authors presents an authoritative guidebook to all things alternative, covering the music scene, drugs, fashion, politics, technology and plenty more. Each of the entries, arranged from A to Z, is a capsule commentary on a defining act of the cultural fringe, with Internet locations for finding information on the topic. Photos.

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The subtitle of this book should really read 'Guide to the late '80s and early '90s' as, published in 1995, it does not encapsulate anything that came into popular culture post-publication. That said ... Read full review

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I first found this book in 2007-8 from the library and it has some great essays in it, like about Infantilisation and Zines.
Many of the shorter entries and pictures are great. They capture a time.

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DAVID KAMP has been a writer for" Vanity Fair and" GQ for over a decade, and began his career at" Spy, the satirical New York monthly. STEVEN DALY is a "Vanity Fair contributing editor, and in a previous life was a rock musician in his native Glasgow, playing drums for the band Orange Juice. Kamp and Daly live in New York City.

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