Retreat

Wellness and the Counterculture
Product Number: EB00768340
Released: Jun 09, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781912248797
Publisher: Repeater
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Description

What have the hippies ever done for us? Matthew Ingram explores the relationship between the summer of love and wellness, medicine, and health. The counterculture of the Sixties and the Seventies is remembered chiefly for music, fashion, art, feminism, computing, black power, cultural revolt and the New Left. But arguably more important than all of these, both to its core identity and in terms of its ongoing significance and impact, is its relationship with health. In this popular and illuminating cultural history of the relationship between health and the counterculture, Matthew Ingram connects the dots between the beats, yoga, meditation, psychedelics, psychoanalysis, Eastern philosophy, sex, and veganism, showing how the hippies still have a lot to teach us about our wellbeing.

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Author(s): Matthew Ingram
Original Publish Date: Jun 09, 2020

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