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Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Perspectives on modern world history.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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"Woodstock: historical background on Woodstock; Controversies surrounding Woodstock; Personal narratives"--
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 9780737757989 0737757981
OCLC Number: 707965471
Description: 227 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Historical background on Woodstock --
1. Woodstock Music and Art Fair 1969 : three days of peace and music / Douglas Cooke --
2. Woodstock's unconventional festival security / Wes Pomeroy [and others] --
3. The festival site moves to Max Yasgur's farm / Michael Lang --
4. Woodstock as a coming-out party for hippies / Steve Lerner --
5. Dire prophecies before, and high spirits during, Woodstock / Alistair Cooke --
6. The impact of weather on the Woodstock Festival / Sean Potter. ch. 2. Controversies surrounding Woodstock --
1. The Woodstock generation and rock music are dangerous to American culture / Wall Street Journal --
2. Woodstock participants were peaceful and community-minded / Barnard L. Collier --
3. Woodstock planted seeds of activism that persist today / Stephen Dalton --
4. The fans at Woodstock were outcasts looking for belonging / Joseph Sobran --
5 . Some festivalgoers continue to promote the ideals of the Woodstock generation / Paul Lieberman --
6. The Woodstock Festival is now more myth that reality / Jacob Bernstein --
7. Woodstock was more complex than the myth to which it has been reduced / Maurice Isserman --
8. The Woodstock Festival site has historical and cultural significance worth commemorating / Michael William Doyle --
9. Views on the legacy of Woodstock vary significantly / Jerry Shriver --
10. Advertisers use Woodstock nostalgia to target Baby Boomers / Amy Jacques --
11. The spontaneity of Woodstock cannot be reproduced / Jason Laure --
12. The Woodstock 1994 Festival reflects cultural changes / Stephen Rodrick. ch. 3. Personal narratives --
1. A woman shares her Woodstock experience as a teen / Susan Reynolds --
2. A Woodstock musician recounts the experience / David Crosby --
3. A French visitor recalls his favorite Woodstock moments / Francis Dumaurier --
4. A photographer and his subjects recall an iconic Woodstock moment / Timothy Dumas --
5. A Woodstock festivalgoer explains why the experience cannot be reproduced / Pip Klein.
Series Title: Perspectives on modern world history.
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, editor.

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