Tells the story of Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, in the years 1965-1970, the years the Haight emerged as the mecca of the countercultural scene. Hoskyns begins his history of this 8-block-wide area during the Beat period, which created the aesthetic for the psychedelic period that followed. He goes on to document the eras end with the defining moment of Altamont. Between these signal events, he analyzes the place & the people that became the catalyst for the greatest social revolution of 20th-century America. Includes more than 100 repros. of the great bands, the fashions, & the psychedelic posters/artwork.
|Publisher:||DIANE Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||7.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)|