HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Nicholas Saunders (1) [1938–1998]

This page covers the author of Ecstasy: Dance, Trance, and Transformation.

For other authors named Nicholas Saunders, see the disambiguation page.

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
1432112,425 (3.63)10
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Nicholas Saunders was as a British figure in the 'alternative' movement from the 1970s.  He researched, self-published and distributed a series of editions of Alternative London aimed at young people squatting, living on low income etc.  After traveling around the country in his van he also published the larger 'Alternative England and Wales' guide in the same vein. Topics included improvising plumbing, electricals, telecommunications (including phreaking), and other services, dealing with the legal and social security systems, sex, health, drug information, transport, food and spiritual religious and mystical systems.  
In 1976 Saunders moved into a warehouse in Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, where he opened a wholefood shop.  This enterprise was successful and enabled him to start other businesses in the Yard including a dairy, cafe, the 'Apothecary' and therapy rooms.
Saunders died in a car crash in South Africa in 1998.

Member ratings

Average: (3.63)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 5
3.5 1
4 7
4.5 1
5 1

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

"Nicholas Saunders" is composed of at least 3 distinct authors, divided by their works. You can edit the division.

Name disambiguation

Go to the disambiguation page to edit author name combination and separation.

Includes

Nicholas Saunders is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 151,666,699 books! | Top bar: Always visible