Reviews

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

The Long, Yet Young, Civil Rights Movement

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

Author: 
David Barber
Reviewer: 
Nicole Frisone

Frisone on Barber, 'A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why It Failed'

David Barber. A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why It Failed. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008. xi + 286 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-934110-17-1.

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

Rallying for Student Rights

Author: 
Iain Anderson
Reviewer: 
Zachary Lechner

Lechner on Anderson, 'This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture'

Iain Anderson. This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. vi + 258 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-2003-2.

Reviewed by Zachary Lechner (Department of History, Temple University) Published on H-1960s (July, 2008)

The Cultural Challenges and Limitations of Free Jazz in the 1960s

Author: 
Mary Susannah Robbins, ed.
Reviewer: 
Cyrus Zirakzadeh

Zirakzadeh on Robbins, 'Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists'

Mary Susannah Robbins, ed. Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007. 287 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-5914-1.

Reviewed by Cyrus Zirakzadeh (Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut) Published on H-1960s (March, 2008)

Respecting Our Past

Author: 
Richard Parker
Reviewer: 
Itai Sneh

Sneh on Parker, 'John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics'

Richard Parker. John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 820 pp. $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-64677-0.

Reviewed by Itai Sneh (Department of History, CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice) Published on H-1960s (January, 2008)

The Rare Life and Continuing Legacy of a Nonagenarian Public Intellectual

Author: 
Thomas F. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Norman Markowitz

Markowitz on Jackson, 'From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice'

Thomas F. Jackson. From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 459 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3969-0.

Reviewed by Norman Markowitz (Department of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick) Published on H-1960s (September, 2007)

Author: 
Jeff Kisseloff
Reviewer: 
James Eichsteadt

Eichsteadt on Kisseloff, 'Generation on Fire: Voices of Protest from the 1960s--An Oral History'

Jeff Kisseloff. Generation on Fire: Voices of Protest from the 1960s--An Oral History. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. 284 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2416-2.

Reviewed by James Eichsteadt (Department of History, Syracuse University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2007)

Memories of an Era of Activism

Author: 
Cynthia Young
Reviewer: 
Trevor Griffey

Griffey on Young, 'Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism, and the Making of a U.S. Third World Left'

Cynthia Young. Soul Power: Culture, Radicalism, and the Making of a U.S. Third World Left. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 307 S. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3679-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3691-4.

Reviewed by Trevor Griffey (Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-1960s (May, 2007)

Author: 
Mark Hamilton Lytle
Reviewer: 
Vincent Cannato

Cannato on Lytle, 'America's Uncivil Wars: The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon'

Mark Hamilton Lytle. America's Uncivil Wars: The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xvi + 416 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517496-0.

Reviewed by Vincent Cannato (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston) Published on H-1960s (April, 2007)

The Sixties--Again

Author: 
Vanessa Murphree
Reviewer: 
William Hustwit

Hustwit on Murphree, 'The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations'

Vanessa Murphree. The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations. New York and London: Routledge, 2006. vii + 189 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-97889-7.

Reviewed by William Hustwit (Department of History, University of Mississippi) Published on H-1960s (April, 2007)

Communication Breakdown

Author: 
Sandra E. Adickes
Reviewer: 
James Wertz

Wertz on Adickes, 'The Legacy of a Freedom School'

Sandra E. Adickes. The Legacy of a Freedom School. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 218 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4039-7213-2.

Reviewed by James Wertz (Department of History and Anthropology, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-1960s (April, 2007)

Mississippi Remembered

Author: 
Vanessa Murphree
Reviewer: 
William Hustwit

Hustwit on Murphree, 'The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations'

Vanessa Murphree. The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations. New York and London: Routledge, 2006. vii + 189 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-97889-7.

Reviewed by William Hustwit (Department of History, University of Mississippi) Published on H-1960s (April, 2007)

Communication Breakdown

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