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The Guitar: Tracing the Grain Back to the Tree by Chris Gibson and Andrew Warren (2021)

The Guitar: Tracing the Grain Back to the Tree by Chris Gibson and Andrew Warren (2021)

There is no other instrument that so profoundly influenced contemporary popular music, than the guitar. In its electrified version it has coined modern pop, and naturally rock music from the 1950s onward. Authors Gibson and Warren – who are neither music historians, luthiers nor professional musicians, but geographers and economic geographers from the University of […]

Tarzan, Jungle King of Popular Culture by David Lemmo (2017)

Tarzan, Jungle King of Popular Culture by David Lemmo (2017)

Some writers of fiction seemingly are blessed with a fathomless imaginative power, which is the basis for many science fiction and adventure stories. In the case of Tarzan (of the Apes), it is also owed to the very adventurous and at times fast-paced biography of the author of the Tarzan tales, Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875 […]