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Book Launch

We’ve organised an informal book launch at 7pm on Wed 6th December at: Housmans Bookshop 5 Caledonian Road King’s Cross London N1 9DX Sharif and Brian will be reading passages from the book, and copies will be available to buy. … Continue reading

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Updated book cover and new video

Manchester University Press have decided to release the book with a full dust jacket instead of a simple image printed onto the book cover. See pic. They’ve also released a promotional video on YouTube [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S-5G2VKy74&feature=youtu.be ].  

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The Hippie Trail: now available to pre-order on Amazon UK

The Hippie Trail: a history, 1957-78

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Easy Jet in-flight magazine article on the Hippy Trail

Sharif provided some help and info for Andy Hill’s Easy Jet in-flight magazine article on the Hippy Trail (click link for pdf file) Hippytrail

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Ain’t Going to Goa by Alabama Three

This song has been around for a while but it has only just been brought to my attention. It’s an anti-hippie song which reflects a more conservative approach to the 1960s, to spirituality etc. Posted here for info only. I … Continue reading

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Book Cover

It looks very much like this will be the cover of our book! 🙂

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British Academy workshop on interdisciplinary research

History researcher Dr Maria Nita (left) displays our poster at yesterday’s British Academy workshop on interdisciplinary research. We’ve achieved much of what we set out to do on the Hippy Trail. We interviewed dozens of really interesting and lovely people. … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution? (exhibition at the V&A)

You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970 What : Exhibitions When : 10 September 2016- 26 February 2017 Where :  Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL EXHIBITION: This major exhibition will explore the era-defining … Continue reading

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New book forthcoming

Good news! Manchester University Press have offered Sharif and I a contract to publish our hippy trail book in HC with a follow-up PB version. It’s likely the HC will be published late this year or early next year. The … Continue reading

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Tourists, travellers and the hippy trail — a talk by Prof Sharif Gemie

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