Book Review: Encyclopedia of Punk Music and Culture

O'Brien, Terry (2007) Book Review: Encyclopedia of Punk Music and Culture. Reference Reviews, 21 (1). pp. 46-47. ISSN 0950-4125

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Rancid, Iron Prostate, Vibrators, Chumbawamba, 4-Skins, Flesh Eaters, Devil Dogs are just some of the entries that can be found in Brian Cogan's Encyclopedia, brought to us by award winning publishers Greenwood Press. Cogan, a New York professor and self-avowed punk scene member for over 20 years, has presented us with a fascinating overview of the punk world from its origins in the early 1970s until the present day. Written from the perspective of an “insider”, writing about “outsiders”, this is a considerable and comprehensive resource that well captures the spirit and influence of punk and its manifold cultures and subcultures. It is a timely contribution, most commentators agreeing that punk is now 30 years old [...]

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