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Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Patrick Barr-Melej

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book illuminates modern Chilean history with an unprecedented chronicle and reassessment of the sixties and seventies. During a period of tremendous political and social strife that saw the ... More


Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Jack Reid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. ... More


Introduction: beginning the trail

Sharif Gemie and Brian Ireland

in The Hippie Trail: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526114624
eISBN:
9781526132437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114624.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

A survey of the travellers introduces this book. It includes reference to a database concerning 80 journeys out to the east. The chapter explores the historical context of the 1960s, the ... More


Drugs and the trail

Sharif Gemie and Brian Ireland

in The Hippie Trail: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526114624
eISBN:
9781526132437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114624.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Was a search for drugs the main motivation that inspired travellers to go to the East? The chapter begins by considering one addict’s experience: however, the argument presented is that this was not ... More


Desbunde

Christopher Dunn

in Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focusing on Rio de Janeiro, the epicenter of the countercultural scene in Brazil, the first chapter analyzes the emergence of a local hippie movement, known by the neologism desbunde, in the late ... More


The Sweetest Barbarians

Christopher Dunn

in Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The third chapter discusses the northeastern state of Bahia, particularly its capital Salvador, which emerged as something of a mecca for Brazilian and other South American youth, who identified with ... More


Afterword: The Counterculture’s Looking Glass

David Farber and Beth Bailey

in Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and American Counterculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226372884
eISBN:
9780226373072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226373072.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Sixties-era counterculture had its share of stoned, indolent hippies but it also had a productive wing that included a range of tech-savvy, scientifically minded visionaries. These ... More


The Opening Set: Young Jorge and the Criollo Woodstock

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book’s opening chapter takes the reader to the Piedra Roja rock music festival. It focuses on the voices and agency of those who gathered—many of them hippies—at that landmark event in Greater ... More


Contesting Hippismo: Bad Vibes and the Politics of Incrimination

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the highly politicized moral panic that exploded onto the scene in response to hippismo—beginning with the public outcry over Piedra Roja—and emphasized such matters as sexual ... More


Elective Poverty and Postwar Politics

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the rise of voluntary poor dress and its links to a middle-class rejection of inherited class positions often rooted in political protest—against widespread poverty, the Vietnam ... More


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