Institute of Modern Languages Research

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Peter Stein
November 12, 2009
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K. C. King and volume editor John L. Flood and A. T. Hatto
December 1, 1975
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Naomi Segal and University of London
October 1, 1981
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Frederick Norman
December 1, 1973
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Edited by Anja Hill-Zenk and Karin Sousa
February 10, 2005
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Edited by S. S. Prawer
January 1, 1970
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Edited by John L. Flood and Martin Swales
October 1, 1991
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Volume editor C.V. Bock and V.J. Riley
May 1, 1980
Marissa Munderloh
September 1, 2017
German hip-hop culture is best known for its rap music and rappers’ portrayal of their life in Germany’s urban centres. Not many studies have looked at German hip-hop’s other main art forms, such as graffiti art, dance and music, in conjunction with rap, or considered their joint contribution to the creation and development of German popular culture and contemporary identity. This book breaks new ground by offering a comparative analysis of rappers, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and their practices in the German cities of Hamburg and Oldenburg. In so doing, it reveals a variety of individual narratives on what it means to be German and to understand how German identities are managed and expressed through hip-hop’s different...