By W. J. Rorabaugh

ISBN-10: 1107049237

ISBN-13: 9781107049239

ISBN-10: 1107627192

ISBN-13: 9781107627192

within the past due Sixties and early Seventies millions of white middle-class American youths without warning turned hippies. This brief evaluation of the hippie social circulate within the usa examines the movement's ideals and practices, together with psychedelic medications, informal intercourse, and rock song, in addition to the phenomena of religious looking, hostility to politics, and communes. W. J. Rorabaugh synthesizes how hippies strived for authenticity, expressed individualism, and yearned for group. Viewing the tumultuous Sixties from a brand new attitude, Rorabaugh exhibits how the counterculture resulted in next social and cultural alterations within the usa with legacies together with informal intercourse, traditional meals, or even the private computer.

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