By Martin Klimke, Joachim Scharloth

ISBN-10: 0230606202

ISBN-13: 9780230606203

A concise reference for researchers at the protest events of the Sixties and Seventies, this e-book covers the historical past of some of the nationwide protest pursuits, the transnational points of those events, and the typical narratives and cultures of reminiscence surrounding them. www.1968ineurope.com

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Paris: Albin Michel, 1968. Briegleb, Klaus. 1968: Literatur in der antiautoritären Bewegung. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1993. Hecken, Thomas. Gegenkultur und Avantgarde 1950–1970. Situationisten, Beatniks, 68er. Tübingen: Francke, 2006. Hecken, Thomas. Avantgarde und Terrorismus. Rhetorik der Intensität und Programme der Revolte von den Futuristen bis zur RAF. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2006. Hollstein, Walter. Der Untergrund. Zur Soziologie jugendlicher Protestbewegungen. Neuwied: Luchterhand, 1969. Hussey, Andrew.

This became obvious in 1958–1959, during the highly dramatic CNVA actions against the testing and deployment of intercontinental ballistic missiles. The most widely covered action occurred in 1958 when activists tried to sail their ships Golden Rule and the Phoenix of Hiroshima into the Pacific Ocean bomb-testing area. Although both crews were arrested, CNVA did not stop protesting and received broad news coverage in the American media. Another protest action at the construction site of a strategic missile base in 1958 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, went a step further to more confrontational tactics and acts of obstruction.

Ohrt, Roberto. Phantom Avantgarde. Eine Geschichte der Situationistischen Internationale und der modernen Kunst. Hamburg: Nautilus, 1990. Ohrt, Roberto, ed. Das grosse Spiel. Die Situationisten zwischen Politik und Kunst. Hamburg: Nautilus, 1999. Plant, Sadie. The Most Radical Gesture: The Situationist International in a Postmodern Age. London: Routledge, 1992. Zimmer, Hans Peter. Selbstgespräch. Bilder 1958–84. München: Karl & Faber, 1984. We thank Jessica Chronowski who assisted with the stylistic finish of this essay.

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