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

Recent Content

Author: 
Raymond A. Schroth
Reviewer: 
Dianne Kirby

Kirby on Schroth, 'Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress'

Raymond A. Schroth. Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. xv + 393 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3304-5.

Reviewed by Dianne Kirby Published on H-1960s (August, 2011) Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Jesuit on Jesuit

Author: 
Laura Jane Gifford
Reviewer: 
David Stebenne

Stebenne on Gifford, 'The Center Cannot Hold: The 1960 Presidential Election and the Rise of Modern Conservatism'

Laura Jane Gifford. The Center Cannot Hold: The 1960 Presidential Election and the Rise of Modern Conservatism. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009. x + 242 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-404-0.

Reviewed by David Stebenne Published on H-1960s (August, 2011) Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Antero Pietila
Reviewer: 
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Taylor on Pietila, 'Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City'

Antero Pietila. Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2010. xiii + 320 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-843-2.

Reviewed by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Northwestern University) Published on H-1960s (June, 2011) Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Maria Höhn, Martin Klimke
Reviewer: 
John J. Munro

Munro on Höhn and Klimke, 'A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany'

Maria Höhn, Martin Klimke. A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Illustrations. xxvii + 254 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-10472-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-230-10473-0.

Reviewed by John J. Munro (Harvard University) Published on H-1960s (May, 2011) Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Joseph E. Luders
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Luders, 'The Civil Rights Movement and the Logic of Social Change'

Joseph E. Luders. The Civil Rights Movement and the Logic of Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv + 246 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-11651-0; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-13339-5.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones Published on H-1960s (March, 2011) Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

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