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Woodstock Transnational

Kramer’s Woodstock Transnational: Final Reflections on the The Republic of Rock

This is the third and final entry in my short series on Michael J. Kramer’s Republic of Rock. In the first entry I reviewed Kramer’s Introduction, looking at his thesis, themes, and assumptions. The second entry took a long look at chapters 1-3, wherein Kramer applies his thesis to happenings and events San Francisco. Michael Kramer has commented on both posts, so I hope this one also proves engaging. Part two of Republic of Rock moves the story to Vietnam. This is where Kramer’s story turns transnational, demonstrating that rock enabled the transfer of a certain critical and profane spirit Read more