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Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Celia Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Young Lives on the Left is a unique social history of the individual lives of men and women who came of age in radical left circles in the 1960s. Based on a rich collection of oral history ... More


Hotel Mexico: Dwelling on the '68 Movement

George F. Flaherty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291065
eISBN:
9780520964938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1968 a street and media-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in Mexico City. The 68 Movement was targeted in a state-sponsored massacre at a massive new housing complex ten days ... More


One plus one (p.m.)

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the work of Jean-Luc Godard during 1968, and examines his interest in the radical potential of a new alliance or cultural front involving cinema and other contemporary visual ... More


Architectures of vision

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hiroshi Teshigahara's documentaries, especially his 1985 film, Antonio Gaudí. The chapter examines how that film elucidates instances of convergence between documentary ... More


After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies

Judy Kutulas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632919
eISBN:
9781469632933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632919.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book looks at how the lives of everyday Americans changed because of the civil rights movement, the sexual revolution, the women’s movement, the counterculture and other “revolutionary” Sixties ... More


Comin’ Back to the Sixties: Mobilizing Music and Performing Politics, 1988–1990

Christopher D. Stone

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

American filmmakers have used the rich musical legacy of the 1960s to help frame, historicize, and market the “Celluloid Sixties,” the Sixties as imagined, interpreted, and invoked by filmmakers. ... More


Everything Then Made Sense: Bridging the Neighborhood and Women’s Movements

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains how federally funded community organizing programs directed Williamsburg-Greenpoint residents' anger against the city government, allowing the neighborhood to evade the violent ... More


Realism, Victorian Material Culture, and the Enduring Caricature Tradition

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

By the mid-nineteenth century, the aesthetics of the Victorian illustrated book were changing. The public desired artistic book illustration that could simulate the lifelike quality of photography. ... More


Hip Sensibility in an Age of Mass Counterculture

Phil Ford

in Dig: Sound and Music in Hip Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939916
eISBN:
9780199354467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939916.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Chapter 4 considers the hip sensibility as it enjoyed its breakout success in the 1960s. While chapter 2 considers the early Cold War style of hip intellectualism—ironic, skeptical, literary, ... More


‘Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out’ … Drop Back in: 1960s ex-Radicals1

Ashley Lavelle

in The politics of betrayal: Renegades and ex-radicals from Mussolini to Christopher Hitchens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088162
eISBN:
9781781706169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088162.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The decade of the 1960s was one of heightened radical political activity in crucial centres of capital accumulation. The Vietnam war, in particular, provided the impetus for the explosion of ... More


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