What do you take to be Farber’s overarching argument about the 1960s and why? What evidence does it use to construct its interpretation?As Ireland prepares for the centenary of its ‘founding act’, the 1916 rebellion, this volume makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Ireland that we have.’ Brigid Laffan - European University Institute, Florence 'Sixties Ireland is great history. Anyone who is interested in why [Ireland] is as it is needs to read this book.' Dan O'Brien 'A valuable study based on the author’s own extensive archival research and synthesis of many recent books and articles by other historians … Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Note you can select to send to either the @free.or @variations.‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi.While the counter-culture stressed drug use as a means to attain a higher consciousness, Manson used psychedelic drugs to control and influence his followers.Similarly, the counter-culture’s ideal of sexual freedom was bastardized by Manson through his sexual exploitation of women in the Family.Mary Daly's brilliant analysis will be essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how a fast-growing, dynamic and open society could emerge from the chrysalis of De Valera's Ireland.’ Eugenio F.Biagini - University of Cambridge ‘This is a history of ‘the long 1960s’ - from the beginning of Whitaker’s work on Economic Development and de Valera’s departure from active politics to the explosion of the Northern troubles and Ireland’s accession to the EEC.Rising living standards, external events and the encroachment of ‘the modern’ inevitably forced change.This book is an invaluable documentation of how traditional values, core institutions and vested interests continued to shape these changes.’ Frank Barry - Trinity College Dublin ‘This is a book about transition that provides a compelling narrative about the evolution of Ireland though the long 1960s.Even more shocking than the murder scenes was the fact that Manson did not perpetrate any of the murders himself, but instead convinced others to commit the crimes: the murderers came from a Manson-led cult commonly known as the Manson Family.Manson’s total control over his followers marked him as a manipulative and cunning psychopath, but the development of his cult was largely due to the 1960s counter-culture in which it began.