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Timothy Leary By Robert Greenfield

Timothy Leary
by Robert Greenfield

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A psychologist, Dr Timothy Leary became first intrigued and then obsessed by the effects of psychedelic drugs in the 1960s while teaching at Harvard, where he not only encouraged but instituted their experimental use among students and faculty. This biography discusses about this man.
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Timothy Leary by Robert Greenfield

To a generation in full revolt against any form of authority, "Tune in, turn on, drop out" became a mantra, and its populariser, Dr. Timothy Leary, a guru. A charismatic and brilliant psychologist, Leary became first intrigued and then obsessed by the effects of psychedelic drugs in the 1960s while teaching at Harvard, where he not only encouraged but instituted their experimental use among students and faculty. What began as research into human consciousness turned into a mission to alter consciousness itself. Leary transformed himself from serious social scientist into counterculture shaman, embodying the idealism and the hedonism of an age of revolutionary change."Timothy Leary" is the first major biography of one of the most controversial figures in post war America.

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Timothy Leary Reviews


"Compulsively readable." - The New York Observer"

About Robert Greenfield


ROBERT GREENFIELD is the author of a biography of Jerry Garcia and a book about rock impresario Bill Graham, which won a Ralph J. Gleason Award and the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for Excellence. He lives in California.

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GOR004995732
Timothy Leary by Robert Greenfield
Robert Greenfield
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Harvest Books
2007-07-12
704
0156032066
9780156032063
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