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  The Sixties - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Sixties in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969 (see: 1960s), but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past 20 years.
But the term Sixties has become a convenient shorthand for all the new, exciting, radical, subversive and/or dangerous (according to one’s viewpoint) events and trends of the period.
Most conservative Republicans know that the Sixties students and their children are now a powerful middle-class constituency whose residual social liberalism cannot be infringed on too far without provoking a political response.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /sixties.htm   (2309 words)

  
 TAP: Vol 7, Iss. 26. Straight From the Sixties. Todd Gitlin.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The savagers are the sixties' shadow, the negative double of that decade, energized by its hideous memory, dependent upon it for self-definition.
The absolutist passions of the late sixties inevitably relented in the press of practical exigency, in the flush of semi-success, or the afterglow of defeat.
The crippling irony is that one of the strongest legacies of sixties movements is distrust of the very government, however "reinvented," that used to be liberalism's preferred vehicle for reform.
www.prospect.org /print/V7/26/gitlin-t.html   (3102 words)

  
 spiked-politics | Article | The Sixties myth
Hostility towards the Sixties was driven by a powerful sense of confusion and fear that afflicted sections of the Western elites in the postwar period.
The durability of the Sixties myth is fuelled by the traumatic memories of a period when the empty and meaningless character of ruling-class values stood exposed.
The acceptance of the Sixties myth is not merely confined to the conservative intelligentsia.
www.spiked-online.com /Articles/0000000CA63F.htm   (2315 words)

  
 The sixties, 1960s
The Sixties in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past 20 years.
Sixties Design is a documentation and analysis of that era during which belief in modernist design began to crumble.
As modernism--the foremost design mode of the 20th century--reached its golden years, it came to be considered by many an autocratic, almost fascistically impersonal movement that strove to raise the standards of large groups by ignoring the peccadilloes of individuals.
www.jahsonic.com /Sixties.html   (2650 words)

  
 A Tribute from Havana to John Lennon and the Sixties
It will also be a permanent homage to a generation that wanted to transform the world, and to the rebellious spirit, innovative, of the artist who helped forge that generation and at the same time is one of its most authentic symbols.
The Sixties were much more than a period in a century that is ending.
Before their impetus fell dogmas and fetishes, they broke the molds of pharisee and banality, they turned back the dull mediocrity of an unjust and false society that reduces humanity to merchandise and converts everything into false gold.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/alarcon-lennon.html   (1336 words)

  
 The Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sixties, with all its claims of ignoring the status quo, was more about fitting in than anything else.
This was a generation (the first in modern history) to glorify all the things that are considered perverse and wrong by any enlightened society.
And so, to fit in, people pretended that what they were doing was challenging the "establishment" when in fact the hippie movement became the establishment for a significant portion of society.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /Dshaffer/_hist1221/00000237.htm   (104 words)

  
 In the Sixties: Richard Grayson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Sixties I was accused of being an anti-Semite because I was quoted in our school newspaper of saying at a meeting, "I went to Hebrew school and all that shit." My parents' rabbi called me in for a talk.
In the Sixties I once visited a commune where a sad-eyed girl in a granny dress told me the outside world was based on lies.
In the Sixties I babysat for a woman in the Seattle 8 when she jumped bail to visit her old mother in Brooklyn.
www.wilmingtonblues.com /num_26/52_rgsixties.html   (1621 words)

  
 The Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The children of the sixties seem to be joined together in a special bond that seems to be non existent in our, so to speak, generation x children of the nineties.
The people of the sixties in my opinion, came together as a group, they supported each other and new what each other was going through.
In reading this book The Sixties I really feel that the people of the sixties had a lot more hardships than people do in the nineties.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /Dshaffer/_hist1221/00000227.htm   (153 words)

  
 California in the Sixties
By the late Sixties, however, the hippest city in California was undoubtedly San Francisco.
By the early Sixties all the major labels were centred on LA, some such as Columbia and Warner Bros being offshoots of film companies.
During the fifties and early Sixties, the United States was the breeding-ground for every genre and progression in popular music and the San Francisco Bay Area, as a hotbed of bohemianism, played a major part in this development.
www.nicke.abelgratis.com /usa_calif_sixties.html   (3807 words)

  
 The 1960s - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Known retrospectively as the Swinging Sixties, the decade to many is a decade of childhood memories - as much about Matchbox Cars as Vietnam; equal parts Captain Scarlet and Thunderbirds as well as Woodstock and Hendrix.
In the United States, the Sixties were also a period of great unrest, and dramatic change.
The 60s also saw the most spectacular technical achievement of the 20th Century when America won the Space race and man landed on the moon in July 1969 - but the greatest shock of the decade was the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /sixties.htm   (607 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result, the story of the Sixties is biased by its focus, and misses the opportunity for making more interesting comparisons.
Those who were the counterculture icons of the age could tell us a lot about the sixties by describing how they have changed.
If you were alive during the sixties, I suggest that you create your own annotated scrapbook of that period to share with your children and grandchildren.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679409238?v=glance   (1921 words)

  
 Backdate - The Sixties and Seventies, music, hits and arts
The Sixties and Seventies music makers were in keeping with the period - revolutionaries and conservatives, weird, wild and wonderful.
It is a mistake to think that life at the beginning of the Sixties was similar to that at the end of the Seventies.
The Sixties and Seventies - a period of larger than life people rocking every boat they could find and competing with establishment figures determined to stop change at all cost.
www.backdate.co.uk   (351 words)

  
 Teenagers in the Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sixties was a decade of real change, during these ten years a wall went up across Europe, wars were fought in most of the continents, political leaders were imprisoned for their beliefs, England won the World Cup and man went to the moon.
Flower power, peace and the drug culture were a large part of Sixties society with the phrase ‘Turn on, tune in and drop out’ being the buzz word for the end of the decade.
The centre of youth culture had changed during the Sixties from the Merseybeat from Liverpool at the start of the decade to the Swinging Sixties of London and in particular Carnaby Street by the end.
www.rainford.org.uk /europe/030/teens60.html   (521 words)

  
 The Sixties
Classic memoir of the Sixties, by a co-founder of the Diggers and one of the important figures of the counterculture.
Sixties Rock offers a provocative look at these artists and their innovations in two pivotal rock genres: garage rock and psychedelic music.
A thought provoking account of what it was like to be young, loving and hopeful in the late sixties, the death of the dream, and the struggle required to survive the fall.
www.sfheart.com /sfsixties.html   (6761 words)

  
 Independent Gay Forum: Varnell, Paul. "Gays and the Sixties."
The examples showed that the pace of gay activism accelerated rapidly in the second half of the decade, virtually assuring a thriving gay movement in the 1970s whether Stonewall happened or not.
The Sixties were the shaking; Stonewall simply pulled the tab.
For instance, the 1960s fl civil rights movement demonstrated how unjust some laws were and how irrational were the social prejudices behind those laws.
www.indegayforum.org /authors/varnell/varnell16.html   (1039 words)

  
 THE SIXTIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Then for each year in the decade of the sixties find out what was happening in the realm of popular culture for that week.
One feature of the sixties was the exploration of a variety of identities by young people searching for "self." There was play-acting and role-playing galore.
Still, you will benefit from an interview with some member of the Queens community who was in college in the sixties, or maybe a bit younger but aware of the events of the time.
campus.queens.edu /depts/english/sixties.htm   (1615 words)

  
 Lost in the Sixties
It offers a voyage into the past for those who lived in the Sixties or just wish they had.
First let's go back to some of the lyrics of the Sixties, some written by the great poet-songwriters of that time and some from folk songs.
Sixties -- l Aug 94 Archive: Re: Woodstock...
www.angelfire.com /md/dotsplace/sixties.html   (179 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The Sixties : Years of Hope, Days of Rage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At Berkeley in the Sixties: The Education of an Activist, 1961-1965 by Jo Freeman
Though this group was to be at the center of the late sixties rebellion, the title is a bit deceiving--this isn't an overview of the decade, per se but rather the decade as Todd Gitlin saw if from his perch in SDS.
The Sixties is a vivid account of a turbulent era by one of the leaders of the "New Left" who played an important role in the anti-war movement.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0553372122?v=glance   (2167 words)

  
 Decade
The decade of the sixties has long been considered a decade of rebellion.
One of the famous sayings from the time was "don't trust anyone over 30." From flower power to Vietnam protests, the sixties were contradictory.
Students: write a two-three page persuasive essay addressing the topic: The most significant person to have lived during the sixties was (select a person who in your judgment had the greatest impact on the sixties).
www.spa3.k12.sc.us /Cyberinquiry/decadeCyberInquiry.htm   (978 words)

  
 Echoes of the Sixties
Their stories are told in Echoes of the Sixties, an entertaining and insightful book that reveals what each of these artists did with their lives following the end of their reign on the pop music charts.
Many of the artists of the sixties have remained in the recording industry, some still performing while others have moved into production, talent management, background singing, commercial jingle recording, concert booking, or executive positions.
Echoes of the Sixties is written for those of you who want to know more about the artists you hear on the oldies radio stations.
www.editpros.com /echoes.html   (741 words)

  
 20th Century Decades: 1960-1969 Decade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Emphasis is on the artistic and literary influences on the American Sixties.
Statements and goals in the words of the groups and organizations that worked for social and political change are available here.
Many rock stars and groups, as well as historic events of the Sixties, are shown in the photos of photographer Robert Altman.
dewey.chs.chico.k12.ca.us /decs6.html   (984 words)

  
 American Cultural History - 1960-1969
Architecture in the sixties was undergoing a refinement of Modernism and a move to an even more streamlined contemporary look.
As in the fifties, art in America of the sixties was influenced by the desire to move into the modern age or future which the space age seemed to forecast.
70 million teenagers for the sixties, and these youth swayed the fashion, the fads and the politics of the decade.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade60.html   (3712 words)

  
 HIST A300 9501 "The Sixties"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A300 9501 "The Sixties" 1:30-4:30 D BH 330 McGerr Above section meets intensive V only.
An intensive examination of the decade that tore apart post-World War II American society.
The class will read a textbook, (David Farber, The Age of Great Dreams), but most assigned readings are from primary sources in Alexander Bloom and Wini Breines, eds.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blsu297/hist/hist_a300_9501.html   (208 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: In the Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the beginning of the sixties Barry Miles was at art school in Cheltenham; at the end he was running the Beatles' Zapple label and living in New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel.
In the Sixties is a memoir by one of the key figures of the British counterculture.
This is the book that everyone interested in the sixties counterculture has been waiting for.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0224062409   (580 words)

  
 The Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sixties were the time of the hippies.
People in the sixties thought that hemlines should be low on the legs, but Mary didn't.
In the late sixties, another hip print was the psychedelic print.
www.davidson.k12.nc.us /friedberg/fashion/sixties.htm   (265 words)

  
 Special Collection: The Sixties
From Lenin to Lennon: A Memoir of Russia in the Sixties by David Gurevich (1991): A Russian émigré shares his memories of everyday life in the Soviet Union during the Sixties.
At the beginning of the Sixties the music of such performers as Frankie Avalon, Paul Anka, Connie Francis and Mitch Miller ruled the airwaves, as well as the record charts.
But the Sixties witnessed a rebirth of folk music, and soul music also gained a wide following, especially the “Motown sound.” Rock, however was the most powerful musical presence of the decade and would come to be seen as a genuine cultural and political force.
www.cantonpl.org /specialc/sixties2.html   (3734 words)

  
 The Sixties Project
The Sixties Project began as a collective of humanities scholars working together on the Internet to use electronic resources to provide routes of collaboration and make available primary and secondary sources for researchers, students, teachers, writers and librarians interested in the Sixties.
We are developing a holistic approach to the study of the Sixties, using available technology, and exploiting innovative information technologies--particularly the interactive and multimedia opportunities provided by the Internet.
The coordinator of the Sixties Project is Kalí Tal, a Lecturer in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies at the University of Arizona.
lists.village.virginia.edu /sixties/HTML_docs/Sixties.html   (305 words)

  
 TV Westerns of the Sixties
Westerns were popular as the Sixties began, Gunsmoke was number one in 1960 and Bonanza on NBC dominated the ratings for almost the entire decade.
Westerns grew in popularity until the genre started to go bust in the latter part of the decade.
Here is a small sampling of some horse operas from the Sixties - most made it to a second season, some didn't.
www.tvparty.com /actwest.html   (1144 words)

  
 Are You Experienced? - A Trip Through the Sixties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Yeah, the sixties, far out man, let’s go, this is gonna be great.
Except for sex, the new millenium is shaping up like another sixties, which is why I have personally come back from the sixties to remind you about what really went on.
What we thought in the sixties was that anything ending with an “ist” was wrong.
www.disinfotainmenttoday.com /darenet/ru.htm   (1817 words)

  
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