We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > History Revealed > August 2017 > Snapshots

Snapshots

1980 ALL MOD CONS

Police detain parka-clad youths in parcel trucks before putting them on a train straight out of Brighton. The south coast resort had been relatively quiet after the mods and rockers clashes of the 1960s, until the 1979 Brightonbased film Quadrophenialed to a mod revival. But they had a new enemy – the skinheads, who donned braces and

Dr Martens boots. To the skinheads’ dismay, the real-life fashion police soon stepped in with an easy way to keep the peace: officers made them remove their bootlaces, making kicking a much less effective fighting move.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of History Revealed - August 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - August 2017
$5.99
Or 599 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.14 per issue
SAVE
63%
$4.49
Or 449 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.31 per issue
SAVE
28%
$55.99
Or 5599 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.31 per issue
SAVE
22%
$27.99
Or 2799 points

View Issues

About History Revealed

Discover the daring escapes and rescue missions of the Dunkirk evacuation, find out how the Victorians revolutionised British summers with the creation of the seaside holiday, and meet the exotic dancer-turned-World War I spy, Mata Hari.
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points