About this book
A ride through the moped-riding years of the quintessential British culture of the mod, and what it continues to mean for us today. Mod was the DNA that formed the music, fashion, art and architecture of the latter half of the 20th century. Traces its life from its origins in the Soho jazz scene of the 1950s through its explosion in the 1960s, to its influence in the 21st century. From the author of "Patriots" and "Modern British History".
Tells the story of Britain's biggest and most influential youth cult. This title charts the origins of Mod in the Soho jazz scene of the 1950s, set to the cool sounds of Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. It explores Mod's heyday in Swinging London in the mid-60s.
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