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Author Jones, Steven T.

Title The Tribes of Burning Man : How an Experimental City in the Desert Is Shaping the New American Counterculture / by Steven T. Jones, aka Scribe
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco, CA : Consortium of Collective Consciousness, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Prologue: setting our intention -- Introduction: welcome home -- Foreword: defining my terms -- Rebirth (2004-05) -- Baptism (2005-06) -- Renewal (2006-07) -- Striving (2007-08) -- Evolving (2008-09) -- Metropolis (2010-the future)
Summary From its anarchic early days to its present dreams of world domination, this is the untold story of Burning Man--the most popular, unique, and enduring countercultural event of recent times in which alternative lifestyle enthusiasts erect a giant statue and construct a temporary city to live in for about a week in the Nevada desert. Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world have made the dusty pilgrimage to Black Rock City to take part in this experiment in participatory art, gift culture, and bacchanalian celebration--and many say their lives were fundamentally changed by the .
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Burning Man (Festival)
Alternative lifestyles -- Nevada -- Black Rock Desert.
Counterculture -- Nevada -- Black Rock Desert.
Black Rock Desert (Nev.) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1888729430 (electronic bk.)
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9781888729436 (electronic bk.)
9781888729450 (electronic bk.)