Beneath the Diamond Sky: Haight-Ashbury, 1965-1970

Beneath the Diamond Sky: Haight-Ashbury, 1965-1970

by Barney Hoskyns

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Beneath the Diamond Sky: Haight-Ashbury, 1965-1970 by Barney Hoskyns

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780788167584
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/28/1999
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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