Reviews

Author: 
Katherine J. Lehman
Reviewer: 
Alex Elkins

Elkins on Lehman, 'Those Girls: Single Women in Sixties and Seventies Popular Culture'


Katherine J. Lehman. Those Girls: Single Women in Sixties and Seventies Popular Culture. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1808-8.

Reviewed by Alex Elkins (Temple University)
Published on H-1960s (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Zachary Lechner

Author: 
Cornelius L. Bynum
Reviewer: 
William H. Adams

Adams on Bynum, 'A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights'


Cornelius L. Bynum. A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. xix + 244 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03575-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07764-7.

Reviewed by William H. Adams (Chicago State University)
Published on H-1960s (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Carl Mirra
Reviewer: 
Marian B. Mollin

Mollin on Mirra, 'The Admirable Radical: Straughton Lynd and Cold War Dissent, 1945-1970'


Carl Mirra. The Admirable Radical: Straughton Lynd and Cold War Dissent, 1945-1970. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2010. 224 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-051-5.

Reviewed by Marian B. Mollin (Virginia Tech)
Published on H-1960s (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
David E. Settje
Reviewer: 
Jill Gill

Gill on Settje, 'Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars'


David E. Settje. Faith and War: How Christians Debated the Cold and Vietnam Wars. New York: New York University Press, 2011. 256 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4133-7.

Reviewed by Jill Gill (Boise State University)
Published on H-1960s (July, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Joan Singler, Jean Durning, Bettylou Valentine, Maid Adams
Reviewer: 
Brian Purnell

Purnell on Singler and Jean Durning and Bettylou Valentine and Maid Adams, 'Seattle in Black and White: The Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity'


Joan Singler, Jean Durning, Bettylou Valentine, Maid Adams. Seattle in Black and White: The Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011. xiii + 279 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99084-2.

Reviewed by Brian Purnell (Bowdoin College)
Published on H-1960s (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Erik S. McDuffie
Reviewer: 
John J. Munro

Munro on McDuffie, 'Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism'


Erik S. McDuffie. Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. 328 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5033-0; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5050-7.

Reviewed by John J. Munro (St. Mary's University)
Published on H-1960s (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Howell S. Baum
Reviewer: 
Jared Leighton

Leighton on Baum, 'Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism'


Howell S. Baum. Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010. xv + 274 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4808-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7652-5.

Reviewed by Jared Leighton (University of Nebraska)
Published on H-1960s (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Jennifer Jensen Wallach, John A. Kirk, eds.c
Reviewer: 
Amanda D. Higgins

Higgins on Wallach and Kirk, 'Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas'


Jennifer Jensen Wallach, John A. Kirk, eds.c. Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011. 225 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-968-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55728-966-7.

Reviewed by Amanda D. Higgins (University of Kentucky)
Published on H-1960s (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Dayo F. Gore
Reviewer: 
Theresa Kaminski

Kaminski on Gore, 'Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War'


Dayo F. Gore. Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War. New York: New York University Press, 2010. 240 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3236-6.

Reviewed by Theresa Kaminski
Published on H-1960s (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Kimberly Nichele Brown
Reviewer: 
Ashley Farmer

Farmer on Brown, 'Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women's Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text'


Kimberly Nichele Brown. Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women's Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. x + 280 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00470-3; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35525-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22246-6.

Reviewed by Ashley Farmer (Harvard University)
Published on H-1960s (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Raymond A. Schroth
Reviewer: 
Dianne Kirby

Kirby on Schroth, 'Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress'


Raymond A. Schroth. Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. xv + 393 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3304-5.

Reviewed by Dianne Kirby
Published on H-1960s (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Jesuit on Jesuit

Author: 
Laura Jane Gifford
Reviewer: 
David Stebenne

Stebenne on Gifford, 'The Center Cannot Hold: The 1960 Presidential Election and the Rise of Modern Conservatism'


Laura Jane Gifford. The Center Cannot Hold: The 1960 Presidential Election and the Rise of Modern Conservatism. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009. x + 242 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-404-0.

Reviewed by David Stebenne
Published on H-1960s (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Antero Pietila
Reviewer: 
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Taylor on Pietila, 'Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City'


Antero Pietila. Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2010. xiii + 320 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-843-2.

Reviewed by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Northwestern University)
Published on H-1960s (June, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Maria Höhn, Martin Klimke
Reviewer: 
John J. Munro

Munro on Höhn and Klimke, 'A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany'


Maria Höhn, Martin Klimke. A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Illustrations. xxvii + 254 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-10472-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-230-10473-0.

Reviewed by John J. Munro (Harvard University)
Published on H-1960s (May, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Joseph E. Luders
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Luders, 'The Civil Rights Movement and the Logic of Social Change'


Joseph E. Luders. The Civil Rights Movement and the Logic of Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv + 246 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-11651-0; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-13339-5.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones
Published on H-1960s (March, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

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