H-1960s is a forum for the discussion of the history, politics, culture, and legacy of the 1960s.

Recent Content

Author: 
Michael Schumacher
Reviewer: 
Thomas B. Weyant

Weyant on Cohen, 'American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division' and Schumacher, 'The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul'

Michael A. Cohen. American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division. Pivotal Moments in World History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-977756-3.Michael Schumacher. The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018. Illustrations. xix + 540 pp.

Author: 
Sara K. Eskridge
Reviewer: 
Daniel S. Pierce

Pierce on Eskridge, 'Rube Tube: CBS and Rural Comedy in the Sixties'

Sara K. Eskridge. Rube Tube: CBS and Rural Comedy in the Sixties. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2018. 254 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2165-0.

Reviewed by Daniel S. Pierce (UNC--Asheville) Published on H-1960s (April, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

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Author: 
Peter B. Levy
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Huff

Huff on Levy, 'The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s'

Peter B. Levy. The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 344 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43403-4.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Huff (Beacon College) Published on H-1960s (March, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Timothy J. Lombardo
Reviewer: 
Seth Blumenthal

Blumenthal on Lombardo, 'Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics'

Timothy J. Lombardo. Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-9543-6.

Reviewed by Seth Blumenthal (Boston University) Published on H-1960s (February, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

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