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Author Thoms, Albie, 1941-2012, author

Title My generation / Albie Thoms
Published The Rocks, N.S.W. : Media21 Publishing Pty Ltd, 2012
The Rocks, NSW : Media21 Publishing Pty Ltd, 2012
©2012

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 MELB  791.43023092 Thoms Tho/Mge  AVAILABLE
Description 480 pages : some colour illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Prologue -- Part I : the seedbed (1960-64) -- Part II : the underground (1965-68) -- Part III : the counter culture (1969-72) -- Epilogue
Summary An amazing technicolour journey through 60s Sydney, My Generation is late filmmaker Albie Thoms' definitive account of a major turning point in the cultural life of Australia. The Sydney Push. The Iconic Yellow House. UBU Films. Oz Magazine. All were the launching pad for a new generation to challenge the conservative, stultified monoculture
This is the quintessential reference to the decade in which Australia shed the cultural cringe. The Sydney Push. The Iconic Yellow House. UBU Films. Oz Magazine. All were the launching pad for a new generation to challenge the conservative, stultified monoculture. Set in the context of the sexual revolution, Women's and Gay Liberation, Aboriginal Rights to Struggles, the anti-Vietnam war movement, hippies, drugs, psychedelic parties and Happenings, this book is Albie Thoms' definitive account of a major turning point in the cultural life of Australia
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Subject Thoms, Albie, 1941-2012.
Counterculture -- Australia -- History.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Australia -- Biography.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Australia.
Protest movements -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- Social life and customs -- 1960s
Australia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780987449801 (paperback)