Hipbillies (Kobo eBook)

Hipbillies By Jared M. Phillips, Crescent Dragonwagon Cover Image
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Counterculture flourished nationwide in the 1960s and 1970s, and while the hippies of Haight–Ashbury occupied the public eye, a faction of back to the landers were quietly creating their own haven off the beaten path in the Arkansas Ozarks. In Hipbillies, Jared Phillips combines oral histories and archival resources to weave the story of the Ozarks and its population of country beatniks into the national narrative, showing how the back to the landers engaged in “deep revolution” by sharing their ideas on rural development, small farm economy, and education with the locals—and how they became a fascinating part of a traditional region’s coming to terms with the modern world in the process.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781610756594
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 2019