By Micah Lee Issitt
This identify explores how hippies, and Nineteen Sixties counterculture more often than not, built and motivated pop culture in the US. masking the years among 1961 and 1972, this can be the 1st quantity concentrated completely at the emergence, progress, and lasting legacy of hippie tradition, on every little thing from garments, hair types, and tune to attitudes towards intercourse and medication, and anti-war, anti-establishment activism.
HippieS≪/i> incorporates a chronology, topical chapters on hippie tradition, biographies, fundamental files, and a thesaurus. insurance levels from an exam of hippie involvement in drug use, politics, sexual habit, and track, and a latest standpoint on lasting effect of hippies on glossy American existence. Readers will come upon recognized icons of the period, from Abbie Hoffman to Timothy Leary, whereas getting a true feel of what existence contained in the hippie counterculture used to be like.