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High Sixties: The Summers of Riot and Love

by Roger Hutchinson

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This is an anecdotal and analytical, biographical and autobiographical account of the social revolution that swept through Britain and Europe in the decade now known nostalgically as th Swinging Sixties. It spans the era from the recognition of the end of old colonialism (Harold Macmillan's famous winds of change blowing across Africa), the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial and the Profumo affair to the Old Bailey and the prosecution for obscenity of Oz magazine in the autumn of 1971. As author Roger Hutchinson writes, the Chatterley trial Had as much resemblance to, say, the trail of Oz magazine 10 years later as did a medieval joust to the Battle of the Somme.… (more)
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This is an anecdotal and analytical, biographical and autobiographical account of the social revolution that swept through Britain and Europe in the decade now known nostalgically as th Swinging Sixties. It spans the era from the recognition of the end of old colonialism (Harold Macmillan's famous winds of change blowing across Africa), the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial and the Profumo affair to the Old Bailey and the prosecution for obscenity of Oz magazine in the autumn of 1971. As author Roger Hutchinson writes, the Chatterley trial Had as much resemblance to, say, the trail of Oz magazine 10 years later as did a medieval joust to the Battle of the Somme.

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