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The Hippies and American Values
Harvard professor Timothy Leary and his infamous "tune in, turn on and drop out" speech, delivered at the Human Be-In at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco in 1967. My least favorite part about the book was that it didnt show much of other peoples opinions. Someone that does not understand the effect the hippie culture had on America and people that find hippie culture interes The book the hippies and American values is a must read book. From the Publisher, most Helpful Customer Reviews, see All Customer Reviews.
Filled with illustrations from alternative publications, along with posters, cartoons, and photographs, The Hippies and American Values provides a graphic look at America in the 1960s. The hippies of the late 1960s were cultural dissenters who, among other things, advocated drastic rethinking of certain traditional. American values and standards.
That person was usually highly literate, preferred jazz, hung out in coffee shops and maintained a bohemian lifestyle that often included smoking marijuana. And how the counterculture picked up followers and developed its own morals and set of ethics. Miller focuses primarily on the cultural revolutionaries rather than on the political radicals of the New Left. The Hippies and American Values.79. Published December 19th 2011 by Univ Tennessee Press. And many did, creating a counterculture built on drugs, rock music, sexual liberation, and communal living. "The sixties' political agenda may have been ground down to ambiguity at best, but moral and spiritual America will never again be quite what it was before the coming of the hippies, and Miller has shown how and why."-Robert. Product Details, iSBN-13:, publisher: University of Tennessee Press, publication date: 12/19/2011. Practicing Hippie Beliefs, whether it was from Zen detachment, experimentation with mind-altering drugs or simply an innate need to push beyond cultural mores, many hippies were drawn to the teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism. Eschewing money, materialism, and politics, they repudiated the mainstream values of the times. Many American Zen and yoga centers, acupuncture and ayurveda clinics and kirtan and bhajan performances are flowers that have bloomed from seeds sown by hippies during the hippie era. Nonconfomity and pacifism are qualities that characterize hippies.
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