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Mapping Out Utopia #3: 1970s Boston-area Counterculture, Surrounding Communities

Mapping Out Utopia #3: 1970s Boston-area Counterculture, Surrounding Communities

by Tim Devin

Published by Free the Future Press

5.5"x8.5", 80p, 17 illustrations + 10 hand-drawn maps. Blue cardstock cover, with off-white interior pages.

$8.50

Book 3 in the series, this one focusing on Boston's surrounding communities (including Somerville, Brookline & Newton).

 

MAPPING OUT UTOPIA is a three-part look at the Boston area's 1970s counterculture, based on listings found in old countercultural directories and magazines.

 

Each volume of MAPPING OUT UTOPIA maps out a different part of the city. This thrilling conclusion to the series examines ten communities on the urban fringe: SOMERVILLE, BROOKLINE, NEWTON, WALTHAM, MEDFORD, MALDEN, CHELSEA, ARLINGTON, BELMONT and WATERTOWN.

 

This volume offers overviews of about 100 orgs, ten hand-drawn maps, and a number of articles on topics such as environmentalism, the peace movement, and food coops.

 

From the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers' Movement to the Institute for Psychoenergetics, it's all in here.

 

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