Reviews

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: 
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: 
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

Author: 
Mark Kurlansky
Reviewer: 
Jeremi Suri

Suri on Kurlansky, '1968: The Year That Rocked the World'


Mark Kurlansky. 1968: The Year That Rocked the World. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. xx + 441 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-345-45581-9; $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-345-45582-6.

Reviewed by Jeremi Suri (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-1960s (October, 2004)

Remembering the Emotions and Images of 1968

Author: 
Jo Freeman
Reviewer: 
Judith Ezekiel

Ezekiel on Freeman, 'At Berkeley in the Sixties: The Education of an Activist, 1961-1965'


Jo Freeman. At Berkeley in the Sixties: The Education of an Activist, 1961-1965. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. xv + 358 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34283-6; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21622-9.

Reviewed by Judith Ezekiel (Equipe Simone-SAGESSE, Universite de Toulouse-le-Mirail)
Published on H-1960s (September, 2004)

When Free Speech Was Young

Author: 
David L. Chappell
Reviewer: 
Michael W. Lumish

Lumish on Chappell, 'A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow'


David L. Chappell. A Stone of Hope: Prophetic Religion and the Death of Jim Crow. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 344 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2819-9.

Reviewed by Michael W. Lumish (Department of History, Penn State University)
Published on H-1960s (September, 2004)

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