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By Lee Marshall

'A invaluable and precise contribution to the penumbra debate, refreshingly laying off mild on many of the clichés of copyright, and alerting readers to the extra-legal elements that can't be missed in any socially-embedded learn of copyright' - Stuart Hannabuss, Aberdeen enterprise School

'Bootlegging is a brilliant, provocative and hugely readable research of the excessive thought and occasional practices of track copyright and its transgressors. it truly is such a lot clean to learn a sociological research of a subject often left to attorneys and apologists. a vital booklet for somebody who desires to comprehend the modern tune industry'

Simon Frith - Professor of movie and Media experiences, college of Stirling.

Bootlegs - reside live performance recordings or studio outtakes reproduced with no the permission of the rights holder - carry a admired place within the pantheon of well known tune. also they are a lot misrepresented and this attention-grabbing booklet constitutes the 1st complete size educational therapy of the subject.

By studying the centrality of Romantic authorship to either copyright and the song undefined, the writer highlights the mutual dependence of capitalism and Romanticism, which situates the person because the key artistic strength whereas tough the commodification of paintings and self.

Marshall finds how the will for bootlegs is pushed via a similar beliefs of authenticity hired by means of the valid in its copyright rhetoric and perform and demonstrates how bootlegs exist as an adversarial yet priceless portion of an that does a lot to avoid them.

This e-book could be of serious curiosity to researchers and scholars within the sociology of tradition, social thought, cultural reviews and law.

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