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  1. The Activist Cookbook
    A Hands-on Manual for Organizers, Artists and Educators who want to get their message across in powerful, creative ways

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Spicy recipes for fighting economic injustice.
  2. Alternate Society
    Volume 2, Number 2 - November 1969

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1969
  3. Alternate Society
    Volume 2, Number 3 - July 1970

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
  4. Alternate Society
    Volume 3, Number 7 - October - November 1971

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1971
  5. Anarchism's Mid-Century Turn
    A Review & Response: Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century,

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    No matter how one feels about it, the current state of anarchism has represented something of a mystery: What was once a mass movement based mainly in working class immigrant communities is now an archipelago of subcultural scenes inhabited largely by disaffected young people from the white middle class.
  6. The Big Ripoff
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  7. Carnival: Resistance Is the Secret of Joy
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    Reinventing tactics of resistance has become a central preoccupation for the movement of movements. How do we make rebellion enjoyable, effective, and irresistible? Who wants the tedium of traditional demonstrations and protests - the ritual marches from point A to B, the permits and police escorts, the staged acts of civil disobedience, the verbose rallies and dull speeches by leaders?
  8. The Conquest of Cool
    Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
  9. Counterculture
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Sociological term used to describe the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day.
  10. Counterculture of the 1960s
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A cultural movement that mainly developed in the North America and England and spread throughout much of the western world between 1960 and the mid-1970s as a reaction against the political conservatism and social repression of the 1950s.
  11. Do It
    Scenarios of the Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
  12. Dream Tower
    The Life and Legacy of Rochdale College

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
  13. Dream Tower
    Resource Type: Film
    Published: 1994
    Follows the history Rochdale College, a famous experiment in co-operative living and self-directed education in 1960's Toronto.
  14. Film as a Subversive Art
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    Analyzes how aesthetic, sexual and ideological subversives use film to change and demystify.
  15. Hello, I'm Special
    How Individuality Became the New Conformity

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
  16. Hippies
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A subculture which was originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the early 1960s and spread around the world.
  17. A History of Underground Comics
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    Examples of the work of the underground cartoonists of the 1960s, with accompanying text that sets the historical context and analyzes the works and their times.
  18. Long Way From Home
    The story of the Sixties generation in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    An account of the upheavals and transformations experienced by those who came of age in the 1960s, a time when international currents of change intersected with specifically Canadian events and circumstances.
  19. The Making of a Counter Culture
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    Roszak examines some of the leading influences on the youthful counter culture of the late 1960s - Herbert Marcuse and Norman Brown, Allen Ginsberg and Alan Watts, Timothy Leary and Paul Goodman -- and shows how each has helped call into question the conventional scientific world view and in so doing has set about undermining the foundations of the technocracy.
  20. Our Generation
    Volume 7 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
  21. The Party of Eros
    Radical Social Thought and the Realm of Freedom

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    King looks at radical theorists -- Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich, Paul Goodman, Herbert Marcuse, and Norman O. Brown -- who have attempted to deal with the intersections of eros and power.
  22. Rebel Sell
    Why the Culture Can't be Jammed

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    Released in the U.S. under the title Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture, the book is a critique of the underlying theory of counterculture Heath and Potter note that the capitalist system thrives not on conformity -- as so many 'culture jammers' believe -- but rather on individualism and a quest for distinction.
  23. Reinterpreting 1968: Mythology on the Make
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1988
  24. Revolution for the Hell of It
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
  25. The Sixties
    Years of Hope, Days of Rage

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
    One of the best books on the Sixties in the U.S., bringing to life the political and cultural currents, including especially the music, which raged during that decade, and setting them in historical context.
  26. '68: The Year of the Barricades
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening around the world.
  27. Smoking Typewriters
    The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    Describes the emergence of an underground press in the 1960s. Writers and participants reflected the spirit of cultural and political protest and encouraged the development of the New Left's highly democratic "movement culture".
  28. Steal This Book
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
    A guide to fighting government and corporations. The book is divided into three sections, "Survive!", "Fight!" and "Liberate!"
  29. The Uncomfortable Pew: Christianity, the New Left, and the Hip counterculture in Toronto, 1965-1975
    PhD Thesis, York University, 2011

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
  30. Uncovering the Sixties
    Life and Times of the Undergound Press

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered themselves in print.
  31. We Are Everywhere
    Resource Type: Book
  32. Woodstock
    The Oral History

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  33. The Youth Communes
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    A short survey of American youth communes of the late 1960s.

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