2011, Vol. 38, no. 2-3, Mapping the Merry Ghetto: Musical Counter-Cultures in Eastern Europe, 1960-1990

Thematic issue

Guest Editors:Gábor Klaniczay and Balázs Trencsényi


  • Gábor Klaniczay and Balázs Trencsényi
    Mapping the Merry Ghetto: Musical Countercultures in East Central Europe, 1960–1989



  • Sándor Horváth
    “Wild West,” “Gangster,” and “Desperado” Feelings: The Perception of the “West” in Youth Subcultures in Hungary in the 1960s
  • Tamás Szőnyei
    Kept on File: The Secret Service’s Activities against Popular Music in Hungary, 1960–1990
  • Martin Machovec
    Czech Underground Musicians in Search of Art Innovation
  • Vladimir Trendafilov
    The Formation of Bulgarian Countercultures: Rock Music, Socialism, and After
  • Caius DobrescuThe Phoenix that Could Not Rise: Politics and Rock Culture in Romania, 1960–1989
  • Grzegorz Piotrowski
    Jarocin: A Free Enclave behind the Iron Curtain
  • Trever Hagen
    Converging on Generation: Musicking in Czechoslovakia
  • Gëzim Krasniqi
    Socialism, National Utopia, and Rock Music: Inside the Albanian Rock Scene of Yugoslavia, 1970–1989
  • Ljubica Spaskovska
    Stairway to Hell: Th e Yugoslav Rock Scene and Youth during the Crisis Decade of 1981–1991
  • Oskar Mulej
    “We Are Drowning in Red Beet, Patching Up the Holes in the Iron Curtain”: The Punk Subculture in Ljubljana in the Late 1970s and Early 1980s




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