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

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Author: 
Mumia Abu-Jamal
Reviewer: 
Robyn C. Spencer

Spencer on Abu-Jamal, 'We Want Freedom: A Life in the Black Panther Party'


Mumia Abu-Jamal. We Want Freedom: A Life in the Black Panther Party. Cambridge: South End Press, 2004. x + 250 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-718-7; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-719-4.

Reviewed by Robyn C. Spencer (Department of African and African American Studies and History, The Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Author: 
Jeanne Theoharris, Komozi Woodard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Theoharris and Woodard, 'Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980'


Jeanne Theoharris, Komozi Woodard, eds. Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. vii + 326 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-29468-7.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones (Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Heading North: New Pathways in Civil Rights Historiography

Author: 
Doris Witt
Reviewer: 
Mary Rizzo

Rizzo on Witt, 'Black Hunger: Soul Food and America'


Doris Witt. Black Hunger: Soul Food and America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004. xi + 292 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4551-0.

Reviewed by Mary Rizzo (Women's and Gender Studies Department, The College of New Jersey)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Who Was Aunt Jemima?

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.

Author: 
Robbie Lieberman
Reviewer: 
Ted Asregadoo

Asregadoo on Lieberman, 'Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest'


Robbie Lieberman. Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004. xvi + 264 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1522-2.

Reviewed by Ted Asregadoo (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-1960s (May, 2005)

Voices of Protest

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