The eighties are known as the era of the post-modern individualist. These are the years of Thatcher, Reagan, the yuppies (young urban professionals), computerisation and mediatisation. The decade of nouvelle cuisine, cold wave and advertising, the Walkman and aerobics, IKEA, Michael Jackson, but also of Joy Division and The Beastie Boys. Read more.
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