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A concise reference for researchers at the protest pursuits of the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, this publication covers the background of a few of the nationwide protest hobbies, the transnational points of those routine, and the typical narratives and cultures of reminiscence surrounding them.

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16. Richard Neville, Hippie Hippie Shake. The Dreams, the Trips, the Love Ins, the Screw Ups . . the Sixties (London: Bloomsbury, 1996), 148. ” Situationist International, “The Beginning of an Era,” in Knabb, Situationist International Anthology, 226. 17. Theodore Roszak, The Making of a Counter Culture. Reflections on the Technocratic Society and Its Youthful Opposition (London: Faber and Faber, 1970), 22. 18. , Counter Culture. Creation of an Alternative Society (London: Owen, 1969), 197. 32 Thomas Hecken and Agata Grzenia 19.

Because even these positions were hard to unite, cooperation with the World Peace Council seemed impossible, even though organization with a clearly Communist leadership had many sections all over Europe (in both West and East) and could have offered a good logistical base for international cooperation. However, as a result of these unbridgeable differences, the The International Peace Movement 37 early 1960s saw not only a deeply divided nonaligned peace movement but also a competing Communist-led movement.

I officially disbanded. I. was the publication of articles and pamphlets against commodity-centered society. In addition, Situationist slogans were disseminated through the use of posters and comics. I. fervently rejected. The radical Situationists also added verbal and violent attacks against critics and professors to their Situationism 27 repertoire. Some of their more conventional activities included declaring solidarity with revolutionary groups all over the world and organizing international conferences.

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