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

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Author: 
Richard Parker
Reviewer: 
Itai Sneh

Sneh on Parker, 'John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics'


Richard Parker. John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 820 pp. $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-64677-0.

Reviewed by Itai Sneh (Department of History, CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice)
Published on H-1960s (January, 2008)

The Rare Life and Continuing Legacy of a Nonagenarian Public Intellectual

Author: 
Thomas F. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Norman Markowitz

Markowitz on Jackson, 'From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice'


Thomas F. Jackson. From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 459 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3969-0.

Reviewed by Norman Markowitz (Department of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick)
Published on H-1960s (September, 2007)

Author: 
Jeff Kisseloff
Reviewer: 
James Eichsteadt

Eichsteadt on Kisseloff, 'Generation on Fire: Voices of Protest from the 1960s--An Oral History'


Jeff Kisseloff. Generation on Fire: Voices of Protest from the 1960s--An Oral History. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. 284 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2416-2.

Reviewed by James Eichsteadt (Department of History, Syracuse University)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2007)

Memories of an Era of Activism

Author: 
Cynthia Young
Reviewer: 
Trevor Griffey

Griffey on Young, 'Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism, and the Making of a U.S. Third World Left'


Cynthia Young. Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism, and the Making of a U.S. Third World Left. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 307 S. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3679-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3691-4.

Reviewed by Trevor Griffey (Department of History, University of Washington)
Published on H-1960s (May, 2007)

Author: 
Vanessa Murphree
Reviewer: 
William Hustwit

Hustwit on Murphree, 'The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations'


Vanessa Murphree. The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations. New York and London: Routledge, 2006. vii + 189 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-97889-7.

Reviewed by William Hustwit (Department of History, University of Mississippi)
Published on H-1960s (April, 2007)

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