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

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

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Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 70's by Peter Braunstein

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: 9780415930390
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/19/2001
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Peter Braunstein is a journalist and cultural historian based in New York City. He writes about fashion, film, celebrity, the 1960s, music, technology, and pop culture for such publications as the Village Voice, Forbes, American Heritage, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Women's Wear Daily, W, and culturefront. He received his M.A. from New York University in 1992, having written a thesis on the Haight-Ashbury counterculture.
Michael William Doyle worked in the new-wave food co-op movement during the 1970s while living communally on an organic farm he helped found in Wisconsin. He went on to earn a B.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1989), and a Ph.D. at Cornell University (1997). He is currently Assistant Professor of History at Ball State University at Muncie, Indiana. He is the author of Free Radicals: The Haight-Ashbury Diggers and the American Counterculture in the 1960s.

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