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

Recent Content

Author: 
Whitney Strub
Reviewer: 
Timothy Hodgdon

Hodgdon on Strub, 'Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right'

Whitney Strub. Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 382 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14886-3; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-14887-0.

Reviewed by Timothy Hodgdon Published on H-1960s (January, 2014) Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

For Want of a Nail, A Shoe Was Lost

Author: 
Michael Vinson Williams
Reviewer: 
Hayden McDaniel

McDaniel on Williams, 'Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr'

Michael Vinson Williams. Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011. 453 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-973-5.

Reviewed by Hayden McDaniel (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-1960s (January, 2014) Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Author: 
David Chalmers
Reviewer: 
Kelley Rouchka

Rouchka on Chalmers, 'And the Crooked Places Made Straight: The Struggle for Social Change in the 1960s'

David Chalmers. And the Crooked Places Made Straight: The Struggle for Social Change in the 1960s. Second Edition. The American Moment Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. xviii + 208 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-0822-4.

Reviewed by Kelley Rouchka (University of Northern Iowa) Published on H-1960s (December, 2013) Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Author: 
Blake Slonecker
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Varon

Varon on Slonecker, 'A New Dawn for the New Left: Liberation News Service, Montague Farm, and the Long Sixties'

Blake Slonecker. A New Dawn for the New Left: Liberation News Service, Montague Farm, and the Long Sixties. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. xiii + 267 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-28082-4.

Reviewed by Jeremy Varon (The New School) Published on H-1960s (October, 2013) Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Rethinking the Underground Press and New Left Declension    

Author: 
Robert Cohen, David J. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ryan Kirkby

Kirkby on Cohen and Snyder, 'Rebellion in Black and White: Southern Student Activism in the 1960s'

Robert Cohen, David J. Snyder, eds. Rebellion in Black and White: Southern Student Activism in the 1960s. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 368 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0849-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-0850-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Kirkby (University of Waterloo) Published on H-1960s (September, 2013) Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Student Activism, Southern Style

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