Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude (FOCI)

Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude (FOCI)Cool Rules introduces the reader to a new cultural category. While the authors do not claim to have discovered Cool, they believe they are the first to attempt a serious, systematic analysis of Cool’s history, psychology, and importance.The contemporary Cool attitude is barely 50 years old, but its roots are older than that. Cool Rules traces Cool’s ancient origins in European, Asian, and African cultures, its prominence in the African-American jazz scene of the 1940s, and its pivotal position w…

[(Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude)] [Author: Dick Pountain] published on (September, 2000)

[(Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude)] [Author: Dick Pountain] published on (September, 2000)Cool Rules introduces the reader to a new cultural category. While the authors do not claim to have discovered Cool, they believe they are the first to attempt a serious, systematic analysis of Cool’s history, psychology, and importance.The contemporary Cool attitude is barely 50 years old, but its roots are older than that. Cool Rules traces Cool’s ancient origins in European, Asian, and African cultures, its prominence in the African-American jazz scene of the 1940s, and its pivotal position w…

Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude (FOCI) by Dick Pountain (2000-09-24)

Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude (FOCI) by Dick Pountain (2000-09-24)Cool Rules introduces the reader to a new cultural category. While the authors do not claim to have discovered Cool, they believe they are the first to attempt a serious, systematic analysis of Cool’s history, psychology, and importance.The contemporary Cool attitude is barely 50 years old, but its roots are older than that. Cool Rules traces Cool’s ancient origins in European, Asian, and African cultures, its prominence in the African-American jazz scene of the 1940s, and its pivotal position w…