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Between Marx and Coca-Cola
In the 1960s and 1970s, Western Europe's "Golden Age," a new youth consciousness emerged which gave this period its distinctive character. Offering rich, new material, this volume challenges and moves beyond the easy conflation of European youth culture and "Americanization." It instead sets out to show, for the first time, how international developments fused with nationa ...more
Paperback, 436 pages
Published December 15th 2006 by Berghahn Books
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Jun 23, 2013 Michael rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: European Historians, Grad students, 68ers
Recommended to Michael by: Karen Hagemann
This is a very interesting anthology of historical essays that reflect the importance of “1968” to scholars of Europe and especially Germany. I put “1968” in quotes, because that is not just a year, it is a phenomenon, almost a myth, among cultural scholars, a signifier as they would say that carries far more meaning than just the information carried in its alpha-numerical representation. Part of the problem with studying “1968,” and things that come just before and after it, is that so many of ...more