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

Recent Content

Author: 
Alice L. George
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Colman

Colman on George, 'Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis'


Alice L. George. Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. xxiii+ 238 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2828-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Colman (Department of International Politics, University of Wales Aberystwyth)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

The Day After

Author: 
Mark Oppenheimer
Reviewer: 
Doug Rossinow

Rossinow on Oppenheimer, 'Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture'


Mark Oppenheimer. Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. ix + 284 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10024-2.

Reviewed by Doug Rossinow (Department of History, Metropolitan State University)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Shaking the Foundations or Painting the Gutters?

Author: 
Susan Braudy
Reviewer: 
Vincent Cannato

Cannato on Braudy, 'Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left'


Susan Braudy. Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2003. xxiv + 460 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-43294-4.

Reviewed by Vincent Cannato (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Left-Wing Aristocrats?

Author: 
Kenneth D. Durr
Reviewer: 
Kenneth J. Heineman

Heineman on Durr, 'Behind the Backlash: White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980'


Kenneth D. Durr. Behind the Backlash: White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. ix + 284 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-5433-4; ISBN 978-0-8078-2764-2.

Reviewed by Kenneth J. Heineman (Professor of History, Ohio University-Lancaster)
Published on H-1960s (March, 2004)

"We Want Our Rights!"

"We Want Our Rights!"

Author: 
Robert Cohen, Reginald E. Zelnik, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Rubens

Rubens on Cohen and Zelnik, 'The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s'


Robert Cohen, Reginald E. Zelnik, eds. The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xx + 618 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23354-6; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22221-2.

Reviewed by Lisa Rubens (UC Berkeley Regional Oral History Office, and Free Speech Oral History Project)
Published on H-1960s (March, 2004)

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