The Resource West of Eden : communes and utopia in northern California, edited by Iain Boal [and others], (ebook)

West of Eden : communes and utopia in northern California, edited by Iain Boal [and others], (ebook)

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West of Eden : communes and utopia in northern California
Title
West of Eden
Title remainder
communes and utopia in northern California
Statement of responsibility
edited by Iain Boal [and others]
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, a large portion of the population had become disenchanted with the American way of life that they did not feel they belonged to. While some openly revolted in the streets, others took to turning away from the mainstream and headed toward a new world. Utopian visions, manifesting themselves in the form of communes, were aimed at breaking the bonds of capitalism, big business, and the reigning oligarchy and were popping up throughout the country. The San Francisco Bay Area was the hotbed of these communes, and from the Height-Ashbury in San Francisco, east to Berkeleys protest hub at Sproul Plaza, and south to Oaklands Black Panthers communal households, this is an exploration of this unique cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. The history and vision of communal living is investigated in a series of essays aimed at explaining just what these communes were, how lives were lived within them, and what their goals entailed
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Midwest
Dewey number
307.77/409794
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Boal, Iain A
  • hoopla digital
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  • Communal living
  • Utopias
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adult
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West of Eden : communes and utopia in northern California, edited by Iain Boal [and others], (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781604867169
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330179
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remote
Stock number
11330179
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MWT11330179
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
West of Eden : communes and utopia in northern California, edited by Iain Boal [and others], (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604867169
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330179
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11330179
System control number
MWT11330179
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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