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"It is a brilliant and highly original thesis. I commend Roszak for writing the book." - Tom Pochari, World Affairs Monthly

"...sense of optimisim that comes out in this book, where Roszak champions the possibility of restoring that lost commitment to the ideals of libertion." Tom Hartley



The Summer of Love. Vietnam. Woodstock. These are the milestones of the baby boomer
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by New Society Publishers (first published 2009)
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Jan 13, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Roszak has written a very useful and interesting book on the movement of the Boomer age cohort into the senior population. His information on the progressive aging of America as Boomer seniors comprise a larger and larger percentage of the total population requires serious consideration not only by those in government and health care industries but by all who will live in a world dominated by the concerns of elders. Roszak's assessment of how the Boomer experience of growing up in the sixties ...more
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Recommends it for: conscious aged thinkers
Brilliant. A manifesto worth following, well presented, researched and described.
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Mar 16, 2010 rated it it was ok
I actually learned some things from this book and gained some new perspectives but at times it was painful. I think he could have made this flow better.
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such an optimist ...
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Theodore Roszak was Professor Emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay. He is best known for his 1969 text, The Making of a Counter Culture.

Roszak first came to public prominence in 1969, with the publication of his The Making of a Counter Culture[5] which chronicled and gave explanation to the European and North American counterculture of the 1960s. He is generally credited
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