By Martin Klimke, Joachim Scharloth
A concise reference for researchers at the protest routine of the Sixties and Seventies, this ebook covers the historical past of many of the nationwide protest pursuits, the transnational elements of those hobbies, and the typical narratives and cultures of reminiscence surrounding them. www.1968ineurope.com
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Extra resources for 1968 in Europe: A History of Protest and Activism, 1956-1977 (Palgrave MacMillan Transnational History)
Viewed as increasing human passivity. In traditional art, the viewer stood in a contemplative way in front of the work of art, and any form of activity was suppressed. Situationists also Situationism 25 believed that capitalism suppressed individual activity. In The Society of the Spectacle, published in 1967, Guy Debord criticized the modern phenomena of capitalism and Soviet and Chinese Socialism. The Situationists saw in the spectacle a negation of life and the principle of passivity. ”3 In the Situationists’ opinion, in a society of consumption art existed only as a commodity of the spectacle.
This concept of a “Third Camp” roused great hopes in countries without allegiance to either block: There are in Western Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, peoples who live ‘in between’ the two atomically armed power blocks. Of necessity, 36 Michael Frey their prime objective is to keep from being drawn into either block and engulfed in the wars for which these leviathans are arming. . There are in non-committed areas groups seeking to deal with the problems of economics and politics in a broader way and at a deeper ethical level.
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1968 in Europe: A History of Protest and Activism, 1956-1977 (Palgrave MacMillan Transnational History) by Martin Klimke, Joachim Scharloth