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Author Ligeti, Andrew Ernest, author.
Title Spatial empowerment and the Los Angeles counterculture, 1965-1967 : the search for hallowed ground in the city of angels / by Andrew Ernest Ligeti.
Published [Northridge, California] : California State University, Northridge, 2012.

 Electronic Book  D16.25 .Z95 2012 L54eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xi, 91 pages) photographs, charts, some color.
Content Type still image
Format online resource
File Characteristics text file PDF
Thesis M.A. California State University, Northridge 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 84-[92]).
Summary A little more than a century before thousands of young adults faced off against helmeted riot officers on the Sunset Strip our sixteenth President delivered an address about freedom and sacrifice on hallowed ground that he consecrated as a spatial haven for the fallen. Lincoln's powerful sentiment about the sacrament of space for a "New Birth of Freedom" was never more evident than during several weekends in November of 1966 when young adults defended their right to a strip of Los Angeles they called their own. The true measure of this thesis is to discover the value and meaning that the space held for an emerging Los Angeles counterculture. In order to fully appreciate how space influenced young Angelenos, the research concentrated on several unique spatial zones where the counterculture flourished.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on January 02, 2013).
Subject Counterculture -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century.
Public spaces -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Local Subject Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- History.
OCLC number 849959563