Imagine Nation The American Counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s

ISBN-10: 0415930405

ISBN-13: 9780415930406

Edition: 2002

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Covering topics such as feminism, guerrilla theatre, the New Left, communal living, underground comics and avant-garde film, this book offers interpretations of how the counterculture of the 1960s irrevocably changed American society.
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List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Braunstein is a journalist and cultural historian based in New York City. He received his M.A. from New York University.

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 received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and is currently Assistant Professor of History at Ball State University.

Introduction: Historicizing the American Counterculture of the 1960s and '70s
Section Introduction
The Intoxicated State/Illegal Nation: Drugs in the Sixties Counterculture
From "Consciousness Expansion" to "Consciousness Raising": Feminism and the Countercultural Politics of the Self
Cultural Politics
Section Introduction
Staging the Revolution: Guerrilla Theater as a Countercultural Practice, 1965-68
"The Revolution Is about Our Lives": The New Left's Counterculture
The White Panthers' "Total Assault on the Culture"
Section Introduction
Counterculture Indians and the New Age
Voodoo Child: Jimi Hendrix and the Politics of Race in the Sixties
Gay Gatherings: Reimagining the Counterculture
Pop Culture and Mass Media
Section Introduction
Forever Young: Insurgent youth and the Sixties Culture of Rejuvenation
"The Movies Are a Revolution": Film and the Counterculture
Sex as a Weapon: Underground Comix and the Paradox of Liberation
Alternative Visions
Section Introduction
The Sixties-Era Communes
"Machines of Loving Grace": Alternative Technology, Environment, and the Counterculture
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