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The Spirit of '69 is a phrase used by apolitical or Anti-racist Skinheads to remind other Skinheads of the subculture's heyday in 1969 when reggae music was at its most popular, and as a reminder of its multicultural Jamaican and British working class roots. Anti-racism, like other general social attitudes, ideas and movements, has many variations and faces. ... Skinheads, named after their shaven heads, are members of a subculture that originated in Britain in the 1960s, where they were closely tied to the Rude boy of the West Indies and the Mods of the UK. English Skinhead on cutdown circa 1991 Categories There are a number of different... As understood in sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, a subculture is a set of people with a distinct set of behaviour and beliefs that differentiate them from a larger culture of which they are a part. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica. ... Multiculturalism or cultural pluralism is a policy, ideal, or reality that emphasizes the unique characteristics of different cultures in the world, especially as they relate to one another in immigrant receiving nations. ... The term working class is used to denote a social class. ...

It is also the name of a book published in the early 1990s by the author George Marshall, a former Glasgow skinhead. // Events and trends The 1990s in its most obvious sense refers to the years 1990 to 1999, but has held a strong influence into the 2000s. ... Glasgow (or Glaschu in Gaelic) is Scotlands largest city and unitary council, situated on the River Clyde in the countrys west central lowlands. ...

The Glasgow Spy Kids coined the phrase, and its use as a title for the book, Spirit Of 69 - A Skinhead Bible, meant skinheads the world over adopted it.

See also

Skinhead - Ska - Reggae - Oi! - Northern Soul - Punk - Streetpunk - Ska Punk - Hardcore - Skinhead Films - Punk Films - Mods - Punks - Trojan Skinhead - Scooterboys - Scooters - Vespa - Lambretta - Trojan Records - Doctor Martens - Levi's - Ben Sherman - Nazi-Skinheads - Gay skinhead - Bonehead - SHARP - Chelsea girl

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