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[KINDLE] ❁ Droppers ❄ Mark Matthews – Kdglass.co.uk Sex drugs and rock ’n’ roll In popular imagination these words seem to capture the atmosphere of 1960s hippie communes Yet when the first hippie commune was founded in 1965 outside Trinidad ColoraKINDLE Droppers Mark Matthews Kdglasscouk Sex drugs and rock ’n’ roll In popular imagination these words seem to capture the atmosphere of 1960s hippie communes Yet when the first hippie commune was founded in 1965 outside Trinidad Colora Sex drugs and rock ’n’ roll In popular imagination these words seem to capture the atmosphere of s hippie communes Yet when the first hippie commune was founded in outside Trinidad Colorado the goal wasn’t one long party but rather a new society that integrated life and art In Droppers Mark Matthews chronicles t

He rise and fall of this utopian community exploring the goals behind its creation and the factors that eventually led to its dissolutionSeeking refuge from enforced social conformity the turmoil of racial conflict and the Vietnam War artist Eugene Bernofsky and other founders of Drop City sought to create an environment that would promote both euality and personal autonomy These high ideals became increasingly hard to sustain however in the face of external pressures and internal divisionsIn a rollicking fast paced style Matthews vividly describes the early enthusiasm of Drop City’s f

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droppers epub Droppers ePUBHe rise and fall of this utopian community exploring the goals behind its creation and the factors that eventually led to its dissolutionSeeking refuge from enforced social conformity the turmoil of racial conflict and the Vietnam War artist Eugene Bernofsky and other founders of Drop City sought to create an environment that would promote both euality and personal autonomy These high ideals became increasingly hard to sustain however in the face of external pressures and internal divisionsIn a rollicking fast paced style Matthews vividly describes the early enthusiasm of Drop City’s f

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  • Kate Lawrence

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBI saw this book in a museum store during a recent visit to Trinidad CO near where the Drop City community was located I've long been interested in intentional communities and so picked it up The author based the book on multiple interviews with those who had been the community's leadersUnlike many such communities this one didn't want to make the world a better place or follow any particular set of beliefs Good news they welcomed everyone shared food and came together to build shelters for newcomers free of charge because they had scrounged building materials unwanted by anyone else Bad news they engaged in theft of supplies and food when necessary and practiced illegal drug use The all male leadership treated women as inferior Basically they just wanted to live apart from mainstream society this was the Vietnam era and create artIncluded in the narrative are descriptions of a few other communities and


  • Rick

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBIt has been said that the hippie era had a dubious influence on American culture But if anything positive came from it the promotion of spontaneous and individual creativity must be recognized Hippies challenged paradigms of thought and conformity used creative means to make art and life a meaningful gesture For this I applau


  • Jill Frederickson

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBInteresting to me for the detail on zome and dome building It disappoints me that most communes seem to exist and thrive for such short periods


  • Jake Goretzki

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBNow I'm grateful for the focus of this book I've long been fascinated by the idea of Drop City and went to the TC Boyle novel for precisely that reason but this sure is one very peculiar piece Oddly Boyle hinself is dismissed as a hardfaced neoconservative whose account is er fictional yet it did a better job of spotting hubris and cos


  • Mark

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBThree stars off For all its good points a couple of editorial errors threw me into a fit of cynical smirky laughter when I got to a certain page The Merry Pranksters may have held a dozen or Acid Tests but they only held ONE Acid Test Graduation event And most of us around in the era will remember the SF Mime Troupe manager who went on to fame and glory as a rock concert promoter as BILL not Phil Graham Historical revisionism does not work when so many remember the era accurately despite the stupid cliche if you can remember the sixties you weren't there Actually if you can't remember the sixties you probably did nothing worth remembering back then or you weren't even born yet Mathews gets my goat here because he calls the Sixties an embarrassment I don't know what he's talking about since I personally don't feel like apol


  • Catherine

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBThis book tells about an arts focused commune that originated outside Trinidad Colorado in 1965 The author conducted extensive interviews with among others the founder Eugene Barnosky who is kind of a bs er but very interesting The strongest parts were the descriptions and photos of building the geodesic and other types geometry is not my friend of domes that housed the community and freuent excerpts from Time magazine that provided historical context I also liked the synopses of other communes that formed during the era As all good communes seem to do this one eventually disintegrated because of differing viewpoi


  • Kate

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBLATWIDNO


  • Missy

    Epub kdglasscouk ç DroppersePUB ì droppers epub, Droppers ePUBblah


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