Retro: The Culture of Revival
Bell-bottoms are in. Bell-bottoms are out. Bell-bottoms are back in again. Fads constantly cycle and recycle through popular culture, each time in a slightly new incarnation. The term “retro” has become the buzzword for describing such trends, but what does it mean? Elizabeth Guffey explores here the ambiguous cultural meanings of the term and reveals why some trends just never seem to stay dead.
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My only problem with this book is that it totally needs more pictures, especially colour plates and maybe like, side-by-side images of the original movement and the retro revival version. I mean, I ... Read full review
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