Reviews

Author: 
Melvin Small
Reviewer: 
James Eichsteadt

Eichsteadt on Small, 'At The Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War'

Melvin Small. At The Water's Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2005. xi + 241 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56663-647-6; $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-593-6.

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

Author: 
Max Elbaum
Reviewer: 
Sean Purdy

Purdy on Elbaum, 'Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che'

Max Elbaum. Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che. London and New York: Verso, 2006. xiv + 380 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84467-563-0.

Reviewed by Sean Purdy (Departamento de História, Universidade de São Paulo) Published on H-1960s (February, 2007)

Revolutionary Communism and the New Historiography of the 1960s

Author: 
Renee Christine Romano, Leigh Raiford
Reviewer: 
David Cullen

Cullen on Renee C. Romano and Leigh Raiford, 'The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory' and Romano and Raiford, 'The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory'

eds Renee C. Romano and Leigh Raiford. The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2006. xi + 382 pp. Renee Christine Romano, Leigh Raiford. The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. 382 S. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2538-5; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2814-0.

Author: 
Edmund F. Wehrle
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Wehrle, 'Between a River and a Mountain: The AFL-CIO and the Vietnam War'

Edmund F. Wehrle. Between a River and a Mountain: The AFL-CIO and the Vietnam War. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005. viii + 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-09900-9; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-06900-2.

Reviewed by David Kieran (American Studies Department, George Washington University) Published on H-1960s (January, 2007)

Big Labor's "Faustian Bargain" in Vietnam

Author: 
Michael E. Staub, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Settje

Settje on Staub, 'The Jewish 1960s: An American Sourcebook'

Michael E. Staub, ed. The Jewish 1960s: An American Sourcebook. Waltham: University Press of New England, 2004. xxiii + 371 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58465-417-9.

Reviewed by David Settje (Department of History, Concordia University-River Forest) Published on H-1960s (September, 2006)

Contemplating, Asserting, Losing, and Changing Jewish Identity in the 1960s

Author: 
Mark H. Masse
Reviewer: 
Jill Gill

Gill on Masse, 'Inspired to Serve: Today's Faith Activists'

Mark H. Masse. Inspired to Serve: Today's Faith Activists. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. vii + 230 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21714-1.

Reviewed by Jill Gill (Department of History, Boise State University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2006)

Faith Activists in Action

Author: 
Warren Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Doug Rossinow

Rossinow on Goldstein, 'William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience'

Warren Goldstein. William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. xiii + 379 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-11154-5; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10221-5.

Reviewed by Doug Rossinow (Metropolitan State University) Published on H-1960s (July, 2006)

Author: 
Patricia Bradley
Reviewer: 
Avital H. Bloch

Bloch on Bradley, 'Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism, 1963-1975'

Patricia Bradley. Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism, 1963-1975. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. xviii + 322 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57806-613-1; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-612-4.

Reviewed by Avital H. Bloch (Center for Social Research, University of Colima, Mexico) Published on H-1960s (June, 2006)

The Media and the Movement

Author: 
Diane C. Fujino
Reviewer: 
Yasuhiro Katagiri

Katagiri on Fujino, 'Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama'

Diane C. Fujino. Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. xxxviiii + 396 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-4592-3; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4593-0.

Reviewed by Yasuhiro Katagiri (Department of American Civilization, Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan) Published on H-1960s (May, 2006)

Author: 
Steven L. Davis
Reviewer: 
Jeff Roche

Roche on Davis, 'Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond'

Steven L. Davis. Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2004. 511 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-285-6.

Reviewed by Jeff Roche (Department of History, College of Wooster) Published on H-1960s (December, 2005)

Urban Cowboys: Texas Literature in the 1960s

Author: 
Marcia A. Eymann, Charles Wollenberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
John C. Putman

Putman on Eymann and Wollenberg, 'What's Going On?: California and the Vietnam Era'

Marcia A. Eymann, Charles Wollenberg, eds. What's Going On?: California and the Vietnam Era. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. 209 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24243-2; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24244-9.

Reviewed by John C. Putman (Department of History, San Diego State University) Published on H-1960s (December, 2005)

California Dreams and the Vietnam War

Author: 
Dorothy Sue Cobble
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Cobble, 'The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America'

Dorothy Sue Cobble. The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. xiv + 315 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-06993-7.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University) Published on H-1960s (November, 2005)

Labor Feminists and the Long History of the Women's Movement

Author: 
Herman Graham, III
Reviewer: 
Janet G. Valentine

Valentine on Graham, 'The Brothers' Vietnam War: Black Power, Manhood and the Military Experience'

Herman Graham, III. The Brothers' Vietnam War: Black Power, Manhood and the Military Experience. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. ix + 192 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2646-6.

Reviewed by Janet G. Valentine (U.S. Army Center of Military History) Published on H-1960s (October, 2005)

Black Masculinity and the Vietnam War

Author: 
Jeanne Theoharis, Komozi Woodard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brian D. Behnken

Behnken on Theoharis and Woodard, 'Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America'

Jeanne Theoharis, Komozi Woodard, eds. Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America. New York: New York University Press, 2005. 328 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-8285-9.

Reviewed by Brian D. Behnken (Department of History, University of California, Davis) Published on H-1960s (October, 2005)

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