Michael J. Kramer is a historian and writer. He is the author of The Republic of Rock: Music and Citizenship in the Sixties Counterculture (Oxford University Press, 2013; paperback, 2017). His new historical research explores the relationship between technology and tradition in the US folk music revival from the early twentieth century to the present. He teaches at Northwestern University and writes about history, the arts, politics, digital humanities, and other topics for numerous publications. He blogs at michaeljkramer.net.
(Oxford University Press, 2013; paperback, 2017)