Ten Years That Shook the City

Ten Years That Shook the City
San Francisco 1968-1978

Edited by Chris Carlsson




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Favorite Books of 2011

Randy Shaw, editor of BeyondChron, lists Ten Years That Shook the City as one of his favorite books of 2011!

-Randy Shaw, BeyondChron Dec 15, 2011

10 Years that Shook San Francisco 1968-1978

Listen to an interview with Chris Carlsson, editor of Ten Years that Shook the City.

-KBOO Community Radio Dec 7, 2011

Cross-Racial Third Worldism

Jason Ferreira, contributor to Ten Years That Shook the City, describes how groups like the Black Panthers and the San Francisco Mission-based group Los Siete rejected narrow nationalist conceptions of identity, instead creating cross-racial, Third Worldist communities of resistance in the 1960s and '70s. Editor Chris Carlsson is also interviewed about the book on this program.

-C.S. Soong, Against the Grain Jun 29, 2011

Essay collection recalls 1960s, '70s in San Francisco

"Writer Chris Carlsson's latest work is his edited collection of historical essays called Ten Years That Shook The City: San Francisco 1968-1978. Written by notable figures including Carlsson, the essays explore the extension of the 1960s movement into the '70s."

-Joshua Sabatini, San Francisco Examiner Jun 13, 2011

Shaking the city: Chris Carlsson's new book takes on the legacy of 1960s SF

"Carlsson says Ten Years that Shook the City continues his work 'to counter our amnesiac culture.' More specifically, the book takes on the argument that the 1960s were filled with experiments that didn't work out."

-Ben Terrall, San Francisco Bay Guardian May 31, 2011