Living the Counter-Culture: Play, Drugs, Festivals, Communes and Revolution

  • Elizabeth Nelson

Abstract

The counter-culture of the 1960s was much less unique than it supposed, and given that Anthony Esler has suggested (with considerable plausibility) that French Bohemian society of the 1830s was the first counter-culture in modern history, the proud trail-blazers of the 1960s may be said to have been following in a highly venerable tradition.

Keywords

Europe Income Cocaine Expense Lution 

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Notes

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© Elizabeth Nelson 1989

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