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The Precursors of the Counter-Culture

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Abstract

Even though part of a world-wide phenomenon in the industrialised, Western societies, the British counter-culture of the 1960s required an intellectual heritage in which it could ‘take root’. Arguably, and to switch the metaphor, the nineteenth-century Romantics provided some intellectual — spiritual, even — links with the essentially romantic and messianic blend of anarchism and diverse interpretations of socialism so important to the counter-culture.1

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Delinquent Behaviour British Society Civil Disobedience Labour Party Nuclear Disarmament 
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