Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 70's / Edition 1

Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 70's / Edition 1

by Peter Braunstein, Michael William Doyle, Marilyn B. Young
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415930405

ISBN-13: 9780415930406

Pub. Date: 10/19/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Amidst the recent flourishing of Sixties scholarship, Imagine Nation is the first collection to focus solely on the counterculture. Its fourteen provocative essays seek to unearth the complexity and rediscover the society-changing power of significant movements and figures.

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Amidst the recent flourishing of Sixties scholarship, Imagine Nation is the first collection to focus solely on the counterculture. Its fourteen provocative essays seek to unearth the complexity and rediscover the society-changing power of significant movements and figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415930406
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/19/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
412
Sales rank:
1,179,852
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword1
Introduction: Historicizing the American Counterculture of the 1960s and '70s5
Section 1Deconditioning
Section Introduction15
1.The Intoxicated State/Illegal Nation: Drugs in the Sixties Counterculture17
2.From "Consciousness Expansion" to "Consciousness Raising": Feminism and the Countercultural Politics of the Self41
Section 2Cultural Politics
Section Introduction69
3.Staging the Revolution: Guerrilla Theater as a Countercultural Practice, 1965-6871
4."The Revolution Is about Our Lives": The New Left's Counterculture99
5.The White Panthers' "Total Assault on the Culture"125
Section 3Identity
Section Introduction157
6.Counterculture Indians and the New Age159
7.Voodoo Child: Jimi Hendrix and the Politics of Race in the Sixties189
8.Gay Gatherings: Reimagining the Counterculture215
Section 4Pop Culture and Mass Media
Section Introduction241
9.Forever Young: Insurgent youth and the Sixties Culture of Rejuvenation243
10."The Movies Are a Revolution": Film and the Counterculture275
11.Sex as a Weapon: Underground Comix and the Paradox of Liberation305
Section 5Alternative Visions
Section Introduction325
12.The Sixties-Era Communes327
13."Machines of Loving Grace": Alternative Technology, Environment, and the Counterculture353
Contributors379
Index383

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