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Book Review #2 November 17, 2010 The book, The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond, by Timothy Miller, was a great book. It covers a lot about communes. It explained things that I never knew. Communes tend to have a negative appearance. However I learned this is not true for all of them. I learned how they got started and how they ended. The book also explains the problems that went along with the communes and really made me understand why other people did not want communes. The stereotype of a typical commune was a free being, sexual and drug filled area with large amounts of people all causing chaos. However this is not really what was happening. There were many communes that were not bad at all. The commune consisted of people who just believed in the same ideas and wanted to show them to others and they hoped for a change. They weren’t violent and they lived peacefully in the house that they did. No one knows about these communes. This is because everyone who fought against communes knew that this type of commune would hurt their case. The existence of these communes was not spread around, more
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