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The Summer of Love/The Counter Culture: Toward an Intellectual History

Note to readers: this is the final essay in our Summer of Love Roundtable. (Follow these links to read the first, second, third, and fourth instalments.)  Richard H. King is Professor of American Studies (emeritus) at the University of Nottingham. The Summer of Love/The Counter Culture: Toward an Intellectual History By Richard H. KingThere is something counter-intuitive about  trying to identify the intellectual and cultural roots of The Summer of Love and the counter culture. And yet counter cultural thinkers and writers drew upon the very traditions they sought to undermine for their ammunition against the established cultural order. The Read more