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The sixties unplugged : a kaleidoscopic history of a disorderly decade

Author: Gerard J De Groot
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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[This text] restores to an era the prevalent disorder and inconvenient truths that longing, wistfulness, and distance have obscured. In [The text, the author] offers an object lesson in the distortions nostalgia can create as it strives to impose order on memory and value on mayhem.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard J De Groot
ISBN: 9780674034631 0674034635
OCLC Number: 495863096
Description: xi, 508 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preludes --
Premonitions --
Hard rain --
All gone to look for America --
Call out the instigators --
Universal soldiers --
And in the streets --
Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll --
Everybody get together --
Turn, turn, turn --
Gone to graveyards --
You say you want a revolution --
Wilted flowers --
Meet the new boss --
No direction home --
Epitaph: It's life's illusions I recall.
Responsibility: Gerard J. DeGroot.
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[This text] restores to an era the prevalent disorder and inconvenient truths that longing, wistfulness, and distance have obscured. In [The text, the author] offers an object lesson in the distortions nostalgia can create as it strives to impose order on memory and value on mayhem.-Dust jacket.

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