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The 60"s Communes Hippies and Beyond (Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution) by Timothy Miller

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious communities & monasticism,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Social Organization,
  • U.S. History - 1960s,
  • United States - 20th Century/60s,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1960-1980,
  • Communal living,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049387M
ISBN 100815628110
ISBN 109780815628118

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The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond - Timothy Miller - Google Books The greatest wave of communal living in American history crested in the tumultuous s era including the early s.   Based on more than five hundred interviews conducted for the 60s Communes Project, among other sources, it preserves a colorful and vigorous episode in American history. The book includes an extensive directory of active and non-active communes, complete with dates of Cited by: The 60s communes: hippies and beyond User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict As a historian of both the counterculture and non-mainline spirituality, Miller (religious studies, Univ. of Kansas; Reviews: 3. Books shelved as hippies-communes: Drop City by T. Coraghessan Boyle, Can't Find My Way Home: America in the Great Stoned Age, by Martin Torgof.

What is A commune?? Characteristics of Communes A sense of common purpose, and of separation from society. Pursuing the common good. Geographic proximity. Personal interaction. Economic sharing Positive qualities Survival members obtained jobs pooling of tools, income and assets.   Ewan Morrison's top 10 books about communes Everyone on board a hippie family rests on the psychedelic bus of the Hog Farm commune in Woodstock, New York (c late 60s Author: Ewan Morrison. This is a list of books and publications related to the hippie includes books written at the time about the counterculture of the s and early s, books that influenced the culture, and books published after its heyday that document or analyze the culture and period. The list includes both nonfiction and fictional works, with the fictional works including novels about the.   This iconic photograph captures the Bray Family reading bedtime stories at the Mystic Arts commune in Sunny Valley, Oregon in Photograph by John Olson. Source: View Liner ltd. Throughout the late s and s, a deep-seated social discontent developed among young people in the United States. These were men who’d been forced to fight Author: All That's Interesting.

  Nov. 29, -- intro: If you thought communes had gone the way of the tie dye shirt, think again. New, non-hippy ones are springing up. The oldest, The Farm —still hippyish and still going.   The first covers communes from till the 60's, the last book will cover the commune movement from the late 70's to the present. It's like going home again. Published by User, 16 years agoCited by: This book is the last word on the alternative life communities that flourished in the 60s and early 70s. I lived in an urban commune for 5 years and I have visited 4 other communes listed in this book for varying periods of time/5(10). Based on more than five hundred interviews conducted for the 60s Communes Project, among other sources, it preserves a colorful and vigorous episode in American history. The book includes an extensive directory of active and non-active communes, complete with dates of origin and dissolution.