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Historic Photos of San Francisco in the 50s, 60s, and 70s
     

Historic Photos of San Francisco in the 50s, 60s, and 70s

by Rebecca Schall, Turner Publishers Company Staff
 

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The 1950s, 60s, and 70s were defining moments in our nation’s history, and San Francisco was at the forefront of the avant-garde artistic, intellectual, and cultural movements of the time. San Francisco gave rise to the most significant countercultural revolutions of the century, including the Beatniks of the 1950s, the hippies in the 1960s, and the gay

Overview

The 1950s, 60s, and 70s were defining moments in our nation’s history, and San Francisco was at the forefront of the avant-garde artistic, intellectual, and cultural movements of the time. San Francisco gave rise to the most significant countercultural revolutions of the century, including the Beatniks of the 1950s, the hippies in the 1960s, and the gay rights movement in the 1970s. This volume, Historic Photos of San Francisco in the 50s, 60s, and 70s, captures the revolutionary and tumultuous spirit of these historic times in stunning black-and-white photography. The book provides a retrospective view of ordinary citizens enjoying their daily lives in an extraordinary city, and illustrates the participants, protests, riots, triumphs, and tragedies of this extraordinary period in San Francisco and American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596525979
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
996,419
Product dimensions:
10.54(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Schall is a historian, author, and teacher. She grew up in the Sea Cliff District of San Francisco and has always been fascinated by the city's rich culture and history. After completing her graduate studies in history, Rebecca spent time studying and researching in Paris. Rebecca now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she teaches history and continues to participate in various historical associations to preserve and educate people about the history of San Francisco. Other titles by Rebecca Schall available through Turner Publishing include Historic Photos of San Francisco, Historic Photos of Paris, and Historic Photos of the Presidio. For more information about the author, visit www.rebeccaschall.com.

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