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Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture

Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture

Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture

$45.00

Kaplan, Geoff. Power to the People: The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture

Cl. University of Chicago. 2013

SKU  93390

Though we think of the 1960s and the early 70s as a time of radical social, cultural, and political upheaval, we tend to picture the action as happening on campuses and in the streets. Yet the rise of the underground newspaper was equally daring and original. Thanks to advances in cheap offset printing, groups involved in antiwar, civil rights, and other social liberation issues began to spread their messages through provocatively designed newspapers and broadsheets. This vibrant new media was essential to the counterculture revolution as a whole - helping to motivate the masses and proliferate ideas.

264 pp.