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

Recent Content

Author: 
Michael F. Flamm
Reviewer: 
Timothy N. Thurber

Thurber on Flamm, 'Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s'


Michael F. Flamm. Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. ix + 296 pp. $34.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11512-4.

Reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber (Department of History, Virginia Commonwealth University)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

It's Security, Stupid

Author: 
Daniel Marcus
Reviewer: 
David Cullen

Cullen on Marcus, 'Happy Days and Wonder Years: The Fifties and the Sixties in Contemporary Cultural Politics'


Daniel Marcus. Happy Days and Wonder Years: The Fifties and the Sixties in Contemporary Cultural Politics. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 2004. viii + 264 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-3391-9.

Reviewed by David Cullen (Collin County Community College)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

The Politics of Nostalgia

Author: 
Frye Gaillard
Reviewer: 
Karen Utz

Utz on Gaillard, 'Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America'


Frye Gaillard. Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004. xvi + 419 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1388-3.

Reviewed by Karen Utz (University of Alabama Birmingham)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

Alabama's Struggle for Justice

Author: 
Dominic Sandbrook
Reviewer: 
David Stebenne

Stebenne on Sandbrook, 'Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism'


Dominic Sandbrook. Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. xiii + 397. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4105-3.

Reviewed by David Stebenne (Department of History, Ohio State University)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

Famous for Fifteen Minutes

Author: 
Devin McKinney
Reviewer: 
Michael Kramer

Kramer on Marqusee, 'Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan's Art' and McKinney, 'Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History'


Mike Marqusee. Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan's Art. New York: The New Press, 2003. 327 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56584-825-2.Devin McKinney. Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. xii + 420 pp. $19.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01636-1.

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