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Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Rise of America's 1960s Counterculture
Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n Roll: The American Counterculture of the 1960s offers a unique examination of the cultural flowering that enveloped the United States during that early postwar decade. Robert C. Cottrell provides an enthralling view of the counterculture, beginning with an examination of American bohemia, the Lyrical Left of the pre-WWII era, and the hipsters. He ...more
Paperback, 452 pages
Published November 10th 2017 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published March 19th 2015)
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Cottrell's Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll is a look back at the rise of the "counterculture" of the 1960's in the United States and the major figures that influenced it. While Cottrell's work does a good job of extensively covering major players like Kesey, its nothing particularly new and doesn't add any focus on the parts of the counterculture other than what you typically see on Wikipedia or a MTV documentary. Cottrell has a lot of great information here, but organizing it by type of ...more
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