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"Chosen for the 2005 Amelia Bloomer Recommended List of the American Library Association."―

"The stories are touching, personal, gritty, real, and political. . . . It gave me a sense of a legacy, that we have grandmas who've been building these bridges for us. It's a powerful thing to be written into being, to illuminate the hidden stories with joy."―Clamor

"An exploration of women as musicians, their relationship to the music industry, and the way women construct their identities as girls who rock."―Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times

"Combines feminist analysis, history, and developmental theory to describe women's journey on the rock 'n' roll road."―Eugene (OR) Register-Guard

"Treats female rockers with the depth and seriousness that they deserve and have all to often been denied."―Iola (WI) Goldmine

"Manages to avoid the conflation of popular music to pop stars and instead to incorporate lesser-known musicians into the history of rock."―Journal of Material Culture

"Sets out to find out how women develop identities as rock 'n' roll musicians. It's not a book about women and rock; rather, Girls Rock! Discusses women's relationship to rock."―Portland Oregonian

"Carson, Lewis, and Shaw have written a book that fills a significant gap in the current discourse on women in popular music. They examine the connection between selfhood and music-making in a way that both validates and honors the unique experience of women in rock-and-roll. These girls rock!"―Teresa Reed, author of The Holy Profane: Religion in Black Popular Music

About the Author

Mina Carson, associate professor of history at Oregon State University, is the author of Settlement Folk: Social Thought and the American Settlement Movement, 1885-1930.

Tisa Lewis, professor of human development and Christian education at Montreat College, is the author of Faith Influences: Gospel Responsibilities in a Changing World.

Susan M. Shaw, director of the Women Studies Program at Oregon State University, is the coauthor of Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: University Press of Kentucky (July 23, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813123100
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813123103
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #721,327 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Laira on January 18, 2013
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Although it is a used book, it looks new. It is hardcover and it has no markings. I have yet to read it, but concerning the state of the item, I am very pleased with it.
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0 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Phatchick on January 16, 2010
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I bought this book for my rocker niece and she loved it. I was a hit. Made her happy, makes me happy.
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0 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Caryn M. Houseworth on February 18, 2010
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I recieved it when I was suppose to and it came in the condition described.
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