Reviews

Author: 
Deborah Menkart, Alana D. Murray, Jenice L. View, eds.
Reviewer: 
Trevor Griffey

Griffey on Menkart and Murray and View, 'Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching: A Resource Guide for K-12 Classrooms'

Deborah Menkart, Alana D. Murray, Jenice L. View, eds. Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching: A Resource Guide for K-12 Classrooms. DC: McArdle Printing, 2004. 576 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-878554-18-5.

Reviewed by Trevor Griffey (Department of History, University of Washington and Project Coordinator, Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project) Published on H-1960s (September, 2005)

Author: 
Avital Bloch, Lauri Umanski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marian B. Mollin

Mollin on Bloch and Umanski, 'Impossible to Hold: Women and Culture in the 1960s'

Avital Bloch, Lauri Umanski, eds. Impossible to Hold: Women and Culture in the 1960s. New York: New York University Press, 2005. viii + 342 pp. $66.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9909-3; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-9910-9.

Reviewed by Marian B. Mollin (Department of History, Virginia Tech) Published on H-1960s (September, 2005)

Putting Women at the Center

Author: 
Frye Gaillard
Reviewer: 
Karen Utz

Utz on Gaillard, 'Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America'

Frye Gaillard. Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement That Changed America. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004. xvi + 419 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1388-3.

Reviewed by Karen Utz (University of Alabama Birmingham) Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

Alabama's Struggle for Justice

Author: 
Dominic Sandbrook
Reviewer: 
David Stebenne

Stebenne on Sandbrook, 'Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism'

Dominic Sandbrook. Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. xiii + 397. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4105-3.

Reviewed by David Stebenne (Department of History, Ohio State University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

Famous for Fifteen Minutes

Author: 
Michael F. Flamm
Reviewer: 
Timothy N. Thurber

Thurber on Flamm, 'Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s'

Michael F. Flamm. Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. ix + 296 pp. $34.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11512-4.

Reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber (Department of History, Virginia Commonwealth University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

It's Security, Stupid

Author: 
Daniel Marcus
Reviewer: 
David Cullen

Cullen on Marcus, 'Happy Days and Wonder Years: The Fifties and the Sixties in Contemporary Cultural Politics'

Daniel Marcus. Happy Days and Wonder Years: The Fifties and the Sixties in Contemporary Cultural Politics. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, 2004. viii + 264 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-3391-9.

Reviewed by David Cullen (Collin County Community College) Published on H-1960s (August, 2005)

The Politics of Nostalgia

Author: 
Devin McKinney
Reviewer: 
Michael Kramer

Kramer on Marqusee, 'Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan's Art' and McKinney, 'Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History'

Mike Marqusee. Chimes of Freedom: The Politics of Bob Dylan's Art. New York: The New Press, 2003. 327 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56584-825-2.Devin McKinney. Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. xii + 420 pp. $19.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01636-1.

Author: 
Mumia Abu-Jamal
Reviewer: 
Robyn C. Spencer

Spencer on Abu-Jamal, 'We Want Freedom: A Life in the Black Panther Party'

Mumia Abu-Jamal. We Want Freedom: A Life in the Black Panther Party. Cambridge: South End Press, 2004. x + 250 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-718-7; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-719-4.

Reviewed by Robyn C. Spencer (Department of African and African American Studies and History, The Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Author: 
Jeanne Theoharris, Komozi Woodard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Theoharris and Woodard, 'Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980'

Jeanne Theoharris, Komozi Woodard, eds. Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. vii + 326 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-29468-7.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones (Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Heading North: New Pathways in Civil Rights Historiography

Author: 
Doris Witt
Reviewer: 
Mary Rizzo

Rizzo on Witt, 'Black Hunger: Soul Food and America'

Doris Witt. Black Hunger: Soul Food and America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004. xi + 292 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4551-0.

Reviewed by Mary Rizzo (Women's and Gender Studies Department, The College of New Jersey) Published on H-1960s (June, 2005)

Who Was Aunt Jemima?

Author: 
Robbie Lieberman
Reviewer: 
Ted Asregadoo

Asregadoo on Lieberman, 'Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest'

Robbie Lieberman. Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004. xvi + 264 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1522-2.

Reviewed by Ted Asregadoo (Independent Scholar) Published on H-1960s (May, 2005)

Voices of Protest

Author: 
Terry H. Anderson
Reviewer: 
Christopher Schmidt

Schmidt on Anderson, 'The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action'

Terry H. Anderson. The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. xiv + 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-515764-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Schmidt (Harvard Law School) Published on H-1960s (May, 2005)

Making Sense of the History of Affirmative Action

Author: 
David Farber, Jeff Roche, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jason Stahl

Stahl on Farber and Roche, 'The Conservative Sixties'

David Farber, Jeff Roche, eds. The Conservative Sixties. New York: Peter Lang, 2003. vi + 211 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8204-5548-8.

Reviewed by Jason Stahl (Department of History, University of Minnesota) Published on H-1960s (May, 2005)

Grassroots Conservatism: Natural or Fertilized?

Author: 
Daniel H. Perlstein
Reviewer: 
Heather Lewis

Lewis on Dougherty, 'More Than One Struggle: The Evolution of Black School Reform in Milwaukee' and Perlstein, 'Justice, Justice: School Politics and the Eclipse of Liberalism'

Jack Dougherty. More Than One Struggle: The Evolution of Black School Reform in Milwaukee. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. x + 247 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5524-9.Daniel H. Perlstein. Justice, Justice: School Politics and the Eclipse of Liberalism. New York: Peter Lang, 2004. x + 209 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8204-6787-0.

Author: 
David Greenberg
Reviewer: 
Dominic Sandbrook

Sandbrook on Greenberg, 'Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image'

David Greenberg. Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003. xxxii + 460 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04896-4.

Reviewed by Dominic Sandbrook (Independent Scholar) Published on H-1960s (October, 2004)

Nixon's Still the One

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