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By Gina Misiroglu

Counterculture, whereas prevalent to explain youth-oriented events through the Sixties, refers to any try to problem or switch traditional values and practices or the dominant life of the day. This interesting three-volume set explores those events in the USA from colonial instances to the current in colourful element. "American Countercultures" is the 1st reference paintings to check the influence of countercultural routine on American social heritage. It highlights the writings, recordings, and visible works produced through those events to coach, encourage, and incite motion in all eras of the nation's heritage. A-Z entries offer a wealth of data on personalities, areas, occasions, suggestions, ideals, teams, and practices. The set contains quite a few illustrations, a subject finder, fundamental resource files, a bibliography and a filmography, and an index.

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