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

Recent Content

Author: 
Gerard J. DeGroot
Reviewer: 
Nathan Pavalko

Pavalko on DeGroot, 'The Sixties Unplugged: A Kaleidoscopic History of a Disorderly Decade'

Gerard J. DeGroot. The Sixties Unplugged: A Kaleidoscopic History of a Disorderly Decade. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. xi + 508 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-02786-2.

Reviewed by Nathan Pavalko Published on H-1960s (February, 2010) Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

No Direction and No Home: The Sixties Unplugged

Author: 
Ion Mikai Pacepa
Reviewer: 
Stan Weeber

Weeber on Pacepa, 'Programmed to Kill: Lee Harvey Oswald, the Soviet KGB, and the Kennedy Assassination'

Ion Mikai Pacepa. Programmed to Kill: Lee Harvey Oswald, the Soviet KGB, and the Kennedy Assassination. Lanham: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2007. 416 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-761-9.

Reviewed by Stan Weeber (McNeese State University) Published on H-1960s (October, 2009) Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

A New Paradigmatic Work on the JFK Assassination

Author: 
Rebecca de Schweinitz
Reviewer: 
William Sturkey

Sturkey on de Schweinitz, 'If We Could Change the World: Young People and America's Long Struggle for Racial Equality'

Rebecca de Schweinitz. If We Could Change the World: Young People and America's Long Struggle for Racial Equality. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3235-6.

Reviewed by William Sturkey Published on H-1960s (October, 2009) Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

The Long, Yet Young, Civil Rights Movement

Author: 
George Lewis
Reviewer: 
Scott Cashion

Cashion on Lewis, 'Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement'

George Lewis. Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2006. x + 254 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-90022-2.

Reviewed by Scott Cashion (University of Arkansas) Published on H-1960s (September, 2009) Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

The Organized Chaos of Massive Resistance

Author: 
Will Kaufman
Reviewer: 
Nicole Frisone

Frisone on Kaufman, 'American Culture in the 1970s'

Will Kaufman. American Culture in the 1970s. American Culture in the 20th Century Series. Scotland: Edinburgh University Press, 2009. Illustrations. 231 pp. $34.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7486-2143-9.

Reviewed by Nicole Frisone (University of Minnesota) Published on H-1960s (September, 2009) Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

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