Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

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Call for Publications
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Race Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply.

Email the Book Review Editor at in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.

Typically, reviews run 600-800 words, follow Chicago Manual Style for any citations, and should offer an objective, scholarly assessment of the work's subject, particularly as it relates to issues of radicalism and/or radical change. Reviews will be published within 1 year after completed reviews are received.

Against the Fascist Creep, Alexander Reid Ross (AK Press, 2017)

An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee, edited by Aram Goudsouzian and Charles W. McKinney Jr. (University Press of Kentucky, 2018)

Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery, Jared Hickman (Oxford University Press, 2017)

Bloodstained: One Hundred Years of Leninist Counterrevolution, edited by Friends of Aron Baron (AK Press, 2017)

Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Political Ambivalence and the Imaginative Archive, Clare Hemmings (Duke University Press, 2017)

Defending the Masses: A Progressive Lawyer’s Battles for Free Speech (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018)

Exporting Revolution: Cuba’s Global Solidarity, Margaret Randall (Duke University Press, 2017)

Far Right Politics in Europe, Jean-Yves Camus and Nicolas Lebourg (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017)

For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism, Sarah M. Pike (University of California Press, 2017)

Hitler’s Echo: Colin Jordan and Britain’s Neo-Nazi Movement, Paul Jackson (Bloomsbury, 2017)

Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red, edited by Alex Prichard, Ruth Kinna, Saku Pinta, David Berry (PM Press, 2017)

Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice, Keith Gilyard (Duke University Press, 2017)

May Made Me: An Oral History of the 1968 Uprising in France, Mitchell Abider (AK Press, 2018)

No Future: Punk, Politics and British Youth Culture, 1976-1984, Matthew Worley (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Prairie Power: Student Activism, Counterculture, and Backlash in Oklahoma 1962-1972, Sarah Eppler Janda (University of Oklahoma Press, 2018)

Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century, Fred Carroll (University of Illinois Press, 2017)

Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism, Kristen Ghodsee (Duke University Press, 2017)

Sacrifice: My Life in a Fascist Militia, Alessandro Orsini (Cornell University Press, 2017)

The Knights Errant of Anarchy: London and Italian Anarchist Diaspora (1880-1917), Pietro di Paola (AK Press, 2017)

The Transformation of Extremism: Music, Youth and International Links in Post-war British Fascism, Ryan Shaffer (Palgrave, 2017)

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