The Hippie Dictionary
The Hippie Dictionary: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s. Sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, civil rights, religion, and antiwar protest. Published by Random House, Crown Press, and Ten Speed Press.

A 700-page reference book, history book, and social statement about the '60s counterculture. Six thousand entries on ecology, civil rights, music, drugs, free love, the women's movement, gay liberation, esoteric philosophy, alternative medicine, and Eastern and alternative religions. The book is available in most bookstores.

ISBN # 1-58008-547-2

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Written by John Bassett McCleary, edited by Joan Jeffers McCleary.

John is also quoted extensively in the article, “40 Years On From 1967: Like It Or Not, You’re A Hippy!” (the British spelling), in the June 2007 issue of Reader’s Digest United Kingdom (

Marianne Costantinou of the San Francisco Chronicle says, “The Hippie a must for any bookcase, whether you experienced the times or not.”

Duncan Campbell in an article in the Guardian about The Hippie Dictionary says, “although the term 'hippie' is lodged in a particular era, it is interesting to see how often it still crops up.”