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1968 in Europe: A History of Protest and Activism, 1956-1977
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published March 31st 2007)
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It would be generous to call this collection of essays on the Left in Europe during the "Long Sixties"--the writers use '68 as a shorthand--"uneven." A large majority of the essays, most of which focus on specific themes or nations, bog down in the sort of sociologically-inflected jargon that infected both contemporary political discussions during the period and, even more balefully, graduate seminar rooms for decades following them. The editors apparently imposed a rigid structure on each of th ...more