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Author: 
David Peterson del Mar
Reviewer: 
Deborah L. Kitchen

Kitchen on del Mar, 'What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence against Wives'

David Peterson del Mar. What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence against Wives. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996. xi + 244 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-95076-4.

Reviewed by Deborah L. Kitchen (Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Alan Balboni
Reviewer: 
Joyce Duncan

Duncan on Balboni, 'Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas'

Alan Balboni. Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1996. xix + 168 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87417-243-0.

Reviewed by Joyce Duncan (East Tennessee State University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
William Prochnau
Reviewer: 
Oscar Patterson

Patterson on Prochnau, 'Once upon a Distant War: Young War Correspondents in the Early Vietnam Battles'

William Prochnau. Once upon a Distant War: Young War Correspondents in the Early Vietnam Battles. New York: Random House, 1995. xii + 546 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8129-2633-0.

Reviewed by Oscar Patterson (University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Young Reporters in Vietnam--The Innocent Days

Author: 
William Studwell
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Studwell, 'The Christmas Carol Reader'

William Studwell. The Christmas Carol Reader. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1995. 219 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56023-872-0; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56024-974-0.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (Mahon Library, University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Paul M. Dombrowski, ed.
Reviewer: 
John Gooch

Gooch on Dombrowski, 'Humanistic Aspects of Technical Communication'

Paul M. Dombrowski, ed. Humanistic Aspects of Technical Communication. Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing Company, 1994. viii + 239 pp. $51.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89503-160-0; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89503-159-4.

Reviewed by John Gooch (Texas Tech University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Kathleen Pyne
Reviewer: 
Gary Daynes

Daynes on Pyne, 'Art and the Higher Life: Painting and Evolutionary Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century America'

Kathleen Pyne. Art and the Higher Life: Painting and Evolutionary Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century America. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. xvi + 416 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-76571-9.

Reviewed by Gary Daynes (Brigham Young University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Moskin Robert, J.
Reviewer: 
Oscar Patterson

Patterson on Robert and J., 'Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World'

Moskin Robert, J. Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World. New York: Random House, 1996. xvii + 411 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-40936-6.

Reviewed by Oscar Patterson (The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Reviewer: 
Carl Schulkin

Schulkin on Goldhagen, 'Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust'

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen. Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. x + 622 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-679-77268-2; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-44695-8.

Reviewed by Carl Schulkin (Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, Mo) Published on H-High-S (December, 1996)

Author: 
Jack N. Rakove
Reviewer: 
Thomas C. Mackey

Mackey on Rakove, 'Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution'

Jack N. Rakove. Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. xvi + 439 pp. $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-679-78121-9; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-394-57858-3.

Reviewed by Thomas C. Mackey (University of Louisville) Published on H-Law (December, 1996)

Constitutionalized Politics

Author: 
David Cohen
Reviewer: 
Donald G. Kyle

Kyle on Cohen, 'Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens'

David Cohen. Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens. Cambridge, England, and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xii + 214 pp. $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-38837-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-38167-3.

Reviewed by Donald G. Kyle (University of Texas at Arlington) Published on H-Law (December, 1996)

Feuding and Forensics in Athenian Litigation

Author: 
George Esenwein, Adrian Shubert
Reviewer: 
David R. Stone

Stone on Esenwein and Shubert, 'Spain at War: The Spanish Civil War in Context, 1931-1939'

George Esenwein, Adrian Shubert. Spain at War: The Spanish Civil War in Context, 1931-1939. London and New York: Longman, 1995. xi + 313 pp. $72.40 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-55272-2; $58.64 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-25943-0.

Reviewed by David R. Stone (History Department, Kansas State University) Published on H-War (December, 1996)

Author: 
Paul N. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Scott A. Merriman

Merriman on Edwards, 'The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America'

Paul N. Edwards. The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996. xx + 440 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-05051-7; $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-55028-4.

Reviewed by Scott A. Merriman (Northern Kentucky University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Computers and America: Whither We Goeth?

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