Cultures of Darkness
Night Travels in the Histories of Transgression [From Medieval to Modern]
Palmer, Bryan D.
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Year Published: 2000
Pages: 609pp ISBN: 1-58367-026-2
Library of Congress Number: HM646.P35 2000 Dewey: 306'.1--dc21
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX24707
Peasants, religious heretics, witches, pirates, runaway slaves, prostitutes and pornographers, frequenters of taverns and fraternal society lodge rooms, revolutionaries, blues and jazz musicians, beats, and contemporary youth gangs -- those who defied authority, choosing to live dangerously outside the defining cultural dominations of early insurgent and, later, domanant capitalism are what Bryan D. Palmer calls people of the night.
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