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Shock and awe

Simon Reynolds

Shock and awe

glam rock and its legacy from the seventies to the twenty-first century

by Simon Reynolds

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glam rock music,
  • Rock music,
  • Glam rock musicians,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSimon Reynolds
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 687 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages687
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27220346M
    ISBN 100062279807
    ISBN 109780062279804
    OCLC/WorldCa923561668

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      Two New York Times bestselling authors, Gregg Olsen and M. William Phelps, with nearly 3 million books in print between them, team up for the first time to package their first novels, two complete, full-length books, equally as shocking and awe-inspiring, into one, bargain-priced box set that will not only have you turning pages all night, but /5.   From the book "D When two soldiers wounded in Iraq attempted to climb Mt. Rainier, it was my honor to climb beside them and do my best to tell their stories.

    "Shock and awe" is the term the Bush administration uses for its massive hi-tech air strikes on the a military strategy, it is discussed at length in a book published by the Command and Control Research Program (CCRP) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense of the United States. Titled Shock and Awe: Achieving Rapid Dominance, the book describes shock and awe as. America attempted to Shock and Awe Iraq in But the doctrine was more deliberately and effectively applied to the United States on 9/11/ With a minuscule force size and war chest, America's attackers were able to deal a compounding.


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Thank you Simon, Nicholas and Audible for bringing this to us. Cheers Kevin. Shock and Awe offers a fresh, in-depth look at the glam and glitter phenomenon, placing it the wider Seventies context of social upheaval and political disillusion.

It explores how artists like Lou Reed, New York Dolls, and Queen broke with the hippie generation, celebrating illusion and artifice over truth and authenticity. Shock & Awe—The Book The National Defense University, published Shock & Awe in As an Air Force explains, it advocated a Rapid Dominance doctrine using shock and awe to "replace or complement" the strategy of overwhelming force by exploiting the "revolutionary potential" of existing and emerging ld chose the "replace" option, but as the reviewer warned: "Shock and.

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Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century () is a non-fiction book by British music journalist Simon Reynolds charting the history and the ongoing legacy of the musical genre known as “glam rock,” focusing loosely on the career of David Bowie.

Shock and Awe exists exclusively to exploit a market for journalism movies whittled down into easily digestible, unchallenging chunks, à la James Vanderbilt’s clunker heavy 4/ For all that, Shock and Awe is a slim, at-times too-obvious portrayal of an important story, as well as the fundamental calling of journalism when it comes to holding the powerful to account%.

SHOCK AND AWE Glam Rock and Its Legacy, From the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century By Simon Reynolds Illustrated. Dey Street/William Morrow Publishers.

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Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century User Review - Book Verdict. Rather than from outer space, glam rock emerged out of the ashes of the s rock underground.

Lost in that scene, performers Marc Bolan and David Bowie each broke away from their s obsessions Read full review5/5(1).

What Scott's Shock & Awe has revealed to me, along with the "joy" of the sessions & puddles of sweat, has been all kinds of tension leakages [esp core/ abs], and some movement restrictions [left ankle, left shoulder, t-spine, neck, etc].

I'm looking forward to finishing the program next week and picking single KB's back up!! SHOCK AND AWE a book about glam rock and art pop - s mostly - but also tracking its echoes and reflections through the 80s, 90s and into the 21st Century - footnotes to follow here soon.

Monday, May 4, "it doesn't take much to persuade an Englishman to dress in women's clothing". “Shock and Awe,” a drama directed by and co-starring Rob Reiner, would have received only two stars from this reviewer but for something that happens in its last couple of often occurs in movies based on real events, the filmmakers conclude their drama and then, under the end credits, show us news footage of the events’ actual people.