Through the words of those who embraced the lifestyle and fantastic illustrations letting the whole lifestyle hang out, this book immerses you in the Hippie movement of the late 60s and early 70s. The book takes the reader through the fashion, philosophy, music, literature, films, and politics of the Hippie ideal tracing its growth from the Beats in the 1950s (and with a brief nod to the Bloomsbury Set of the 1920s), to the peace-demanding flower children of the Vietnam years. Portraits of the main men and women sit alongside the tales of those who hugged and those who shrugged at this culture and its preaching of colour, calm and happiness. Reminiscences and experiences are provided by (among others) Jack Kerouac, Timothy Leary, Ossie Clark, Tariq Ali, Peter and Jane Fonda, Janis Joplin, Richard Branson, Germaine Greer, Jerry Garcia, De La Soul, Ben and Jerry and Reverend Jesse Jackson.
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Barry Miles is a respected chronicler of the Beat generation and 1960s culture. His autobiography in The Sixties was published in October 2002. He has written biographies of, among others, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. He also recently wrote Paul MacCartney's Blackbird and the UK section of Let Me Take You Higher for Chronicle (in association with the Rock Music Hall of Fame). He worked for The Beatles Apple organisation in the late 1960s and was the founder of the international Times.
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Book Description Cassell Illustrated, 2004. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78840042
Book Description Cassell, 2004. Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. VG+ 2004 1st edition large format paperback, end-flaps to cover, impressive photos. Single light spine crease else near fine and bright. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Music; ISBN: 1844032698. ISBN/EAN: 9781844032693. Inventory No: 041135. Bookseller Inventory # 041135
Book Description Cassell Illustrated, 2004. Taschenbuch. 384 Seiten ungelesen - Cover lagerbedingt ganz leicht berieben - innen wie neu 19245 Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 1261. Bookseller Inventory # 13797
Book Description Cassell Illustrated, UK, 2003. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fair. First Edition. 'Learn how from the ashses of war rose a great, multi-coloured, free-flying, mind-expanding movement that changed the world by preaching only LOVE and PEACE and dressing in olde worlde clothes' covering years 1965 - 1971 with lots of colourful pictures and illustrations. Cover has a few dents and scratches on front, same on back. Edges clean but slightly scuffed. Inside very good. Bookseller Inventory # 000414
Book Description Book Condition: Used: Good. Good solid copy; name and dedication within; binding sound, pages appear unmarked thereafter; despatched from UK within 2 working days (Julia). Bookseller Inventory # EV-VTY0-R5CC