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    DescriptionAs publisher of the satirical magazine "OZ" - the hippies' handbook and monument to psychedelia - Richard Neville was at the centre of a cyclone of radicals, rock musicians, artists and hustlers. "OZ" was at the forefront of the '60s underground movement, featuring articles by Germaine Greer, groundbreaking design by pop artist Martin Sharp and cartoons by Robert Crumb. When the magazine was tried for obscenity at the Old Bailey, John Lennon and Yoko Ono marched in protest and John Peel, George Melly and Edward de Bono were among its defendants. Now updated to include a chapter on the legacy of flower power a generation later, Richard Neville demythologises the 1960s in this hilarious, colorful and provocative memoir of the times.


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    Title
    Hippie Hippie Shake
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Neville
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 416 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715637807
    ISBN 10: 0715637800
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: BT
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 3JJPK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    DC22: 306.409046
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, DNX
    Illustrations note
    16pp integrated b/w, 8pp f/c insert, f/c endpapers
    Publisher
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    26 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Richard Neville is an author, social commentator and futurist. He was publisher and editor of OZ in the UK and Australia in the 1960s and 70s. His books include "Playpower" and the international bestseller, "The Life and Crimes of Charles Sobhraj". He lives in Australia.
    Review quote
    'Utterly unputdownable' - Sunday Times. 'More dopers, visionaries, groupies, loonies, con artists and sharks than you can wave a spliff at... Hugely enjoyable' - Time Out. 'An entrancingly wicked account of the greatest decade ever' - Marie Claire. 'Fascinating, vivid, frank, foul-mouthed. Very amusing' - The Times. 'Brilliant... hilarious... a wonderfully funny account of the decade... a comic masterpiece' - Literary Review. 'The perfect sixties book... the definitive guide to the sex and drugs shebang' - Independent on Sunday.