Reviews

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)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53587

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)

Author: 
Judy Kutulas
Reviewer: 
Drew Maciag

Maciag on Kutulas, 'After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies'

Judy Kutulas. After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 274 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3290-2.

Reviewed by Drew Maciag (Independent Scholar) Published on H-1960s (January, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner

Author: 
Craig S. Simpson, Gregory S. Wilson
Reviewer: 
E. Timothy Smith

Smith on Means, '67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence' and Simpson and Wilson, 'Above The Shots: An Oral History of the Kent State Shootings'

Howard B. Means. 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2016. 288 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82379-4.Craig S. Simpson, Gregory S. Wilson. Above The Shots: An Oral History of the Kent State Shootings. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2016. xi + 254 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60635-291-5.

Author: 
Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith
Reviewer: 
Scott A.G.M. Crawford

Crawford on Roberts and Smith, 'Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X'

Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith. Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 392 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-07970-4.

Reviewed by Scott A.G.M. Crawford (Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-1960s (October, 2017) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner

Brothers in the Struggle

Author: 
Benjamin Klein, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas B. Weyant

Weyant on Klein, 'Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico'

Benjamin Klein, ed. Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 192 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-8510-1.

Reviewed by Thomas B. Weyant (University of Akron) Published on H-1960s (July, 2017) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner

Depicting Freak Communards in the Southwest

Author: 
Nicole Hemmer
Reviewer: 
Seth Offenbach

Offenbach on Hemmer, 'Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics'

Nicole Hemmer. Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 336 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4839-5.

Reviewed by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, CUNY) Published on H-1960s (April, 2017) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner

Uncovering the First Generation of Conservative Media

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