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              Books by Alwyn W. Turner

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              Glam Rock: Dandies in the Underworld

              Glam Rock: Dandies in the Underworld (Hardback)

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

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              Drawing on the collections of the V&A, GLAM ROCK narrates the story of glam and explores its impact on fashion, theatre and film in the early 1970s.

              ISBN 9781851777648
              Released AU 30 Oct 2013
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              Rejoice! Rejoice!: Britain in the 1980s

              Rejoice! Rejoice!: Britain in the 1980s (Trade Paperback / Paperback, PB Reissue)

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

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              The Eighties may seem to many of us like yesterday, but in many ways the Britain of thirty years ago was a thoroughly foreign country.

              ISBN 9781781310724
              Released AU 1 Nov 2013
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              Halfway to Paradise
               

              Halfway to Paradise (Hardback)

              By Turner, Alwyn W.; By (photographer) Hammond, Harry

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              Tells the story of Britain's embrace - and ultimate domination - of rock 'n' roll, from the earliest days with Bill Haley and the Comets to the emergence of the Beatles and Merseybeat, illustrated with photographs by photographer Harry Hammond.

              ISBN 9781851775538
              Released AU 1 Oct 2012
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              A Classless Society: Britain in the 1990s
                

              A Classless Society: Britain in the 1990s (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

              'Superb NICK COHEN, author of What's Left? Tremendously entertaining DOMINIC SANDBROOK, Sunday Times Like his previous histories of the Seventies and Eighties, A Classless Society is an extraordinarily comprehensive work. Turner writes brilliantly, creating a compelling narrative... of the decade, weaving contrasting elements together with ...
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              ISBN 9781459677814
              Released AU 2 Apr 2014
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              Rejoice! Rejoice!: Britain in the 1980s
                

              Rejoice! Rejoice!: Britain in the 1980s (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

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              When Margaret Thatcher became prime minister in 1979 she promised to bring harmony where once there had been discord. But Britain entered the 1980s bitterly divided over its future. At stake were the souls of the great population boom of the 1960s. Would they buy into the free - ...market, patriotic agenda of Thatcherism? Or the anti - racist, anti...
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              ISBN 9781459677593
              Released AU 27 Mar 2014
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              The Last Post: Music, Remembrance and the Great War
                

              The Last Post: Music, Remembrance and the Great War (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

              At eleven o'clock on the morning of the 11th November 1919 the entire British Empire came to a halt to remember the dead of the Great War. During that first two - minute silence all transport stayed still, all work ceased and millions stood motionless in the streets. The only hum...an sound to be heard was the desolate weeping of those overcome by ...
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              ISBN 9781459691131
              Released AU 24 Dec 2014
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              Pin-ups, 1972-82: Ten Years of Classic Posters from the Punk, New Wave, and Glam Era

              Pin-ups, 1972-82: Ten Years of Classic Posters from the Punk, New Wave, and Glam Era (Paperback)

              By Crimlis, Roger; Turner, Alwyn W.

              • RRP: $49.99
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              This collection of over 200 posters from the 1970's onwards celebrates a decade's music and design. Drawing on scores of personal interviews with stars, artists, photographers and fly-posting mafiosi, Alwyn Turner and Roger Crimlis tell the stories behind the pictures from a gold...en age of rock 'n' roll.
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              ISBN 9781999862701
              Released AU 29 Oct 2018
              Publisher Cadiz Music Ltd
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              Drummer
               

              Drummer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Illustrated by Carlile, Rick; Foreword by Turner, Alwyn W.; By Carlile, Richard

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Available for the First Time in Forty Years - the Rock Horror Cult Classic Featured in MOJO Magazine's Paperback Rioters article (MOJO #290, January 2018) A hell of a ride... The closest parallel is probably David Bowie's Diamond Dogs album. - From the Foreword by Alwyn W. Turner.... A WILD NEON-LIT NIGHTMARE CITY - A BAND ON THE EDGE OF SANITY ----- ...At the first moment of their appearance in the stadium the constant screaming of the fans swelled to a great bestial chaos of sound. Malk held up his arms and appealed for quiet, shouting into his mike in a futile attempt to make himself heard. --Okay, here we go. A-four, a-three, a-two, a-one! They launched into the act. No-one heard them. Like figures in a silent movie they plucked their guitars, mouthed and gaped, stamped, shook, gesticulated. When Sonny smashed his instrument to pieces and hurled away the bits, began to tear off his clothes and scratch his face, the fans took it all as part of the performance. They smelled blood, and howled for more... ----- ...PSYCHEDELIC, PSYCHOTIC... TOO OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD TO BE FACT, TOO TRUE-TO-LIFE TO BE FICTION A future world dominated by vast discrepancies in wealth and power, and shaped by sex, drugs and rock and roll, with lashings of violence, riots and revolution, not to mention transvestites and deviant sex. ...There's barely a pulp fiction button left unpressed. - From Girl Gangs, Biker Boys, and Real Cool Cats. ABOUT DRUMMER In 1971, Scottish author Richard Carlile's novel DRUMMER was first published. A delirious nightmare journey melding rock-'n'-roll madness, bloody ultraviolence, and unnerving psychological horror, it was a visceral reaction to the recent Manson Family murders, deaths at the Altamont festival, and other savage cultural flashpoints at the forefront of society's consciousness. The novel's unique immediacy and impact earned it a dedicated cult following. Now, DRUMMER returns to print after more than four decades, published by Carlile's son and with a n
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              ISBN 9781949117004
              Released AU 31 May 2018
              Publisher Carlile Media
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              The Leader
                

              The Leader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Freeman, Gillian; Introduction by Turner, Alwyn W.

              • RRP: $56.50
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              'Brilliant study of neo-Nazi anti-Semitism ... Gillian Freeman is among the finest contemporary novelists.' - Brigid Brophy, New Statesman 'Undoubtedly the best of her novels ... an exact and finely observed account of the lunatic right-wing fringe in Britain. I recommend this ve...ry strongly.' - Oxford Mail 'Gillian Freeman's perception of psychological and sociological drives is combined with an ability to communicate them in suspenseful entertainments.... The implications grip the imagination.' - Kirkus Reviews 'Horrifying reconstruction of how a new Hitler might arise.' - Times Literary Supplement Vincent Wright is a failure. Now in his mid-thirties, he's stuck in a dead-end job as a bank clerk and still lives with his mother. But he knows who is to blame for the shortcomings in his life: blacks, Jews, and immigrants, who are responsible for most of what's wrong with Britain today. After meeting a retired army officer who shares his passion for collecting Nazi paraphernalia, Vincent has a brilliant idea: the nation needs a new leader to rescue it from its decline - why not him? As he travels the country, giving speeches and using his charisma and oratorical gifts to recruit like-minded followers to his new Britain First party, we watch in horror while Vincent begins his terrifying and seemingly inexorable rise to power.... With the recent surge in popularity of far-right political parties across Europe, Gillian Freeman's sixth novel, The Leader (1965), remains as chillingly relevant today as when first published. This edition, the first in more than 40 years, includes a new introduction by Alwyn W. Turner. Freeman's classics The Liberty Man (1955) and The Leather Boys (1961) are also available from Valancourt Books.
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              ISBN 9781939140906
              Released AU 28 Jan 2014
              Publisher Valancourt Books
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              Biba: The Biba Experience
               

              Biba: The Biba Experience (Hardback, New title)

              By Turner, Alwyn W.

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              Showcases not just Biba clothing, but also all the Biba memorabilia and merchandising, presenting an entire history of the company, focusing on the largest collection of Biba in the world.

              ISBN 9781851494668
              Released AU 1 Jan 1999
              Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
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