Podium: Glen O'Hara: It's Time to Take the Swing out of the Sixties ; from a Lecture by the Graduate Scholar of University College, London, on Conflict and Consensus in Britain in the Sixties
Glen O'Hara, The Independent (London, England)
TO JUDGE by newspapers, magazines, books and television programmes, the Sixties were a libertine heaven, a social revolution of cheap and easily available contraception, pornography and drugs bursting over a traditional and conservative society.
Traditional party politics has been similarly caricatured, represented as a world of agreement and co-operation in which harmony reigned, entrenching a shared commitment to social services that had been born in the wartime coalition and had weathered all the storms since. Taken together, social change and political harmony constitute the myth of the British Sixties.
When these myths and legends press too close, it is …
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Publication information: Article title: Podium: Glen O'Hara: It's Time to Take the Swing out of the Sixties ; from a Lecture by the Graduate Scholar of University College, London, on Conflict and Consensus in Britain in the Sixties. Contributors: Glen O'Hara - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: December 6, 1999. Page number: 4. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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