Reviews

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)

Politics and Religion

Author: 
Peter B. Levy
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Levy, 'Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in Cambridge, Maryland'

Peter B. Levy. Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in Cambridge, Maryland. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. x + 242 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2638-1.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones (Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln If This Town Don't Come Around) Published on H-1960s (July, 2004)

"If This Town Don't Come Around ..."

Author: 
Jeremi Suri
Reviewer: 
Arne Kislenko

Kislenko on Suri, 'Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of DÖ©tente'

Jeremi Suri. Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of DÖ©tente. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. vii + 355 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01031-4; $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01763-4.

Reviewed by Arne Kislenko (Department of History, Ryerson University and International Relations Program, Trinity College, University of Toronto) Published on H-1960s (July, 2004)

Author: 
Mark Taylor
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Taylor, 'The Vietnam War in History, Literature, and Film'

Mark Taylor. The Vietnam War in History, Literature, and Film. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003. xiii + 160pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8173-5118-2; $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1401-9.

Reviewed by David Kieran (American Studies Program, George Washington University) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Arguing for Interdisciplinarity

Author: 
Scot Brown
Reviewer: 
Mr. Robert Cruickshank

Cruickshank on Brown, 'Fighting for US: Maulana Karenga, the US Organization, and Black Cultural Nationalism'

Scot Brown. Fighting for US: Maulana Karenga, the US Organization, and Black Cultural Nationalism. New York: New York University Press, 2003. xvii + 228 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9877-5.

Reviewed by Mr. Robert Cruickshank (Doctoral Student, Department of History, University of Washington) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Revisiting Cultural Nationalism

Author: 
Alice L. George
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Colman

Colman on George, 'Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis'

Alice L. George. Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. xxiii+ 238 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2828-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Colman (Department of International Politics, University of Wales Aberystwyth) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

The Day After

Author: 
Mark Oppenheimer
Reviewer: 
Doug Rossinow

Rossinow on Oppenheimer, 'Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture'

Mark Oppenheimer. Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. ix + 284 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10024-2.

Reviewed by Doug Rossinow (Department of History, Metropolitan State University) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Shaking the Foundations or Painting the Gutters?

Author: 
Susan Braudy
Reviewer: 
Vincent Cannato

Cannato on Braudy, 'Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left'

Susan Braudy. Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2003. xxiv + 460 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-43294-4.

Reviewed by Vincent Cannato (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Left-Wing Aristocrats?

Author: 
Biondi; Martha
Reviewer: 
Timothy N. Thurber

Thurber on Martha and , 'To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Postwar New York City'

Biondi; Martha. To Stand and Fight: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Postwar New York City. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01060-4.

Reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber (Department of History, State University of New York at Oswego) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Racism, Northern Style

Author: 
Andreas W. Daum, Wilfried Mausbach, Lloyd C. Gardner
Reviewer: 
Edmund Wehrle

Wehrle on Daum and Mausbach and Gardner, 'America, the Vietnam War and the World: Comparative and International Perspectives'

Andreas W. Daum, Wilfried Mausbach, Lloyd C. Gardner. America, the Vietnam War and the World: Comparative and International Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 372 S. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81048-7; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00876-1.

Reviewed by Edmund Wehrle (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-1960s (June, 2004)

Author: 
Kenneth D. Durr
Reviewer: 
Kenneth J. Heineman

Heineman on Durr, 'Behind the Backlash: White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980'

Kenneth D. Durr. Behind the Backlash: White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. ix + 284 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-5433-4; ISBN 978-0-8078-2764-2.

Reviewed by Kenneth J. Heineman (Professor of History, Ohio University-Lancaster) Published on H-1960s (March, 2004)

"We Want Our Rights!"

"We Want Our Rights!"

Author: 
Robert Cohen, Reginald E. Zelnik, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Rubens

Rubens on Cohen and Zelnik, 'The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s'

Robert Cohen, Reginald E. Zelnik, eds. The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xx + 618 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23354-6; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22221-2.

Reviewed by Lisa Rubens (UC Berkeley Regional Oral History Office, and Free Speech Oral History Project) Published on H-1960s (March, 2004)

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