Reviews

Author: 
Sarah Fishman
Reviewer: 
Ben Mercer

Mercer on Fishman, 'From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution: Gender and Family Life in Postwar France'

Sarah Fishman. From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution: Gender and Family Life in Postwar France. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxvi + 263 pp. $40.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-024862-8

Reviewed by Ben Mercer (Australian National University) Published on H-1960s (March, 2022) Commissioned by Timothy C. Hale

Author: 
Daniel Bishop
Reviewer: 
Chris Stone

Stone on Bishop, 'The Presence of the Past: Temporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack'

Daniel Bishop. The Presence of the Past: Temporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. 260 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-093268-8; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-093269-5.

Reviewed by Chris Stone (Appalachian State University) Published on H-1960s (February, 2022) Commissioned by Timothy C. Hale

Author: 
Patrick Andelic
Reviewer: 
Marcus M. Witcher

Witcher on Andelic, 'Donkey Work: Congressional Democrats in Conservative America, 1974-1994'

Patrick Andelic. Donkey Work: Congressional Democrats in Conservative America, 1974-1994. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 304 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2803-2

Reviewed by Marcus M. Witcher (Huntingdon College) Published on H-1960s (July, 2020) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Centenary College of Louisiana)

Author: 
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Reviewer: 
Salonee Bhaman

Bhaman on Taylor, 'Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership'

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 368 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5366-2.

Reviewed by Salonee Bhaman (Yale University) Published on H-1960s (November, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Centenary College of Louisiana)

Author: 
Michael Schumacher
Reviewer: 
Thomas Weyant

Weyant on Cohen, 'American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division' and Schumacher, 'The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul'

Michael A. Cohen. American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division. Pivotal Moments in World History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-977756-3Michael Schumacher. The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Author: 
Sara K. Eskridge
Reviewer: 
Daniel S. Pierce

Pierce on Eskridge, 'Rube Tube: CBS and Rural Comedy in the Sixties'

Sara K. Eskridge. Rube Tube: CBS and Rural Comedy in the Sixties. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2018. 254 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2165-0.

Reviewed by Daniel S. Pierce (UNC--Asheville) Published on H-1960s (April, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

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Author: 
Peter B. Levy
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Huff

Huff on Levy, 'The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s'

Peter B. Levy. The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 344 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43403-4.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Huff (Beacon College) Published on H-1960s (March, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Timothy J. Lombardo
Reviewer: 
Seth Blumenthal

Blumenthal on Lombardo, 'Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics'

Timothy J. Lombardo. Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-9543-6.

Reviewed by Seth Blumenthal (Boston University) Published on H-1960s (February, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Susana Draper
Reviewer: 
Matthew Maletz

Maletz on Draper, '1968 Mexico: Constellations of Freedom and Democracy'

Susana Draper. 1968 Mexico: Constellations of Freedom and Democracy. Radical América Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 272 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0101-0; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0143-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Maletz (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-1960s (January, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Victoria Grieve
Reviewer: 
Anna T. Kryczka

Kryczka on Grieve, 'Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s'

Victoria Grieve. Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 216 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-067568-4.

Reviewed by Anna T. Kryczka (Pasadena City College) Published on H-1960s (November, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52916

Author: 
Henry Olsen
Reviewer: 
Adam Bruno

Bruno on Olsen, 'The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism'

Henry Olsen. The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism. New York: Broadside Books, 2017. 368 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-247526-8.

Reviewed by Adam Bruno (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-1960s (November, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
David L. Parsons
Reviewer: 
Gary Sprayberry

Sprayberry on Parsons, 'Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era'

David L. Parsons. Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 176 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3202-5.

Reviewed by Gary Sprayberry (Columbus State University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Paul Cronin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Huff

Huff on Cronin, 'A Time to Stir: Columbia '68'

Paul Cronin, ed. A Time to Stir: Columbia '68. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 512 pp. $34.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-54433-7; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18274-4.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Huff (Beacon College) Published on H-1960s (May, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51630

Author: 
Emily Dufton
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Kuzmarov

Kuzmarov on Dufton, 'Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America'

Emily Dufton. Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 320 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09616-9.

Reviewed by Jeremy Kuzmarov (University of Tulsa) Published on H-1960s (April, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Joshua Clark Davis
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Davis, 'From Headshops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs'

Joshua Clark Davis. From Headshops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17158-8.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-1960s (March, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

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