Reviews

Author: 
George H. Nash
Reviewer: 
Jason Stahl

Stahl on Nash, 'Reappraising the Right: The Past & Future of American Conservatism'


George H. Nash. Reappraising the Right: The Past & Future of American Conservatism. Wilmington: ISI Books, 2009. xix + 446 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-935191-65-0.

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

The Conservatives’ Historian

Author: 
Christina Schwenkel
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Schwenkel, 'The American War in Contemporary Vietnam: Transnational Remembrance and Representation'


Christina Schwenkel. The American War in Contemporary Vietnam: Transnational Remembrance and Representation. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. x + 264 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35306-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22076-9.

Reviewed by David Kieran (American Culture Studies - Washington University in St. Louis)
Published on H-1960s (February, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Clive Webb
Reviewer: 
William Hustwit

Hustwit on Webb, 'Rabble Rousers: The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era'


Clive Webb. Rabble Rousers: The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2010. xi + 301 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2764-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3577-3.

Reviewed by William Hustwit
Published on H-1960s (January, 2011)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Renegades, not Rednecks

Author: 
James M. Carter
Reviewer: 
Edmund Wehrle

Wehrle on Carter, 'Inventing Vietnam: The United States and State Building, 1954-1968'


James M. Carter. Inventing Vietnam: The United States and State Building, 1954-1968. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. viii + 268 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88865-3; $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-71690-1.

Reviewed by Edmund Wehrle
Published on H-1960s (December, 2010)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Stefan M. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Angela Ryan

Ryan on Bradley, 'Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s'


Stefan M. Bradley. Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. Illustrations. ix + 249 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03452-7.

Reviewed by Angela Ryan
Published on H-1960s (November, 2010)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Town and Gown Black Power

Author: 
Fredrik Logevall, Andrew Preston, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ryan M. Irwin

Irwin on Logevall and Preston, 'Nixon in the World: American Foreign Relations, 1969-1977'


Fredrik Logevall, Andrew Preston, eds. Nixon in the World: American Foreign Relations, 1969-1977. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xv + 348 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-531535-6; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-531536-3.

Reviewed by Ryan M. Irwin (Yale University)
Published on H-1960s (November, 2010)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Dayo F. Gore, Jeanne Theoharis, Komozi Woodard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Antonio Lopez

Lopez on Gore and Theoharis and Woodard, 'Want to Start a Revolution?: Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle'


Dayo F. Gore, Jeanne Theoharis, Komozi Woodard, eds. Want to Start a Revolution?: Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle. New York: New York University Press, 2009. ix + 353 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8313-9; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-8314-6.

Reviewed by Antonio Lopez (University of Texas, El Paso)
Published on H-1960s (September, 2010)
Commissioned by Ian Rocksborough-Smith

Author: 
Devin Fergus
Reviewer: 
Angela Ryan

Ryan on Fergus, 'Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980'


Devin Fergus. Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. Illustrations. 364 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3323-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3324-3.

Author: 
Sharon Monteith
Reviewer: 
Matthew Shannon

Shannon on Monteith, 'American Culture in the 1960s'


Sharon Monteith. American Culture in the 1960s. Twentieth-Century American Culture Series. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. Illustrations, timeline. xxix + 242 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7486-1947-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-1946-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Shannon
Published on H-1960s (June, 2010)
Commissioned by Jessica Kovler

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

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

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

Author: 
Allan M. Winkler
Reviewer: 
Nicole Frisone

Frisone on Winkler, 'To Everything There Is a Season: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song'


Allan M. Winkler. To Everything There Is a Season: Pete Seeger and the Power of Song. New Narratives in American History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Illustrations, CD. 223 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-532482-2.

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

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