Promise of a Dream

Promise of a Dream : Remembering the Sixties

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Sheila Rowbotham's wryly humerous and honest memoir about growing up in the 'sixties was universally praised by critics when published in hardcover. It contains all the sex, drugs and rock-and-roll that you'd expect from the period. But Sheila writes with charm and candour to reveal a more complex cultural moment that proved to be such a break from the first fifty years of the century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 17mm | 225g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8pp b&w illustrations
  • 0140291148
  • 9780140291148

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"As Julie Christie said, 'If you want to know what the sixties were like, read this book'."
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About Sheila Rowbotham

Sheila Rowbotham has been writing books and lecturing on feminist history for thirty years. Her previous books include A CENTURY OF WOMEN and THE PAST IS BEFORE US. She recently moved to Manchester where she has a teaching and reseaarch post at Manchester University.
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