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Author: 
John Francis Guilmartin, Inc. NetLibrary
Reviewer: 
Adam B. Siegel

Siegel on Guilmartin and NetLibrary, 'A very short war: the Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang'

John Francis Guilmartin, Inc. NetLibrary. A very short war: the Mayaguez and the Battle of Koh Tang. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1995. xxi + 238 pp. ISBN 978-0-585-17507-2.

Reviewed by Adam B. Siegel (Center for Naval Analyses, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Published on H-War (June, 1996)

Author: 
Rhona J. Berenstein
Reviewer: 
Stephen P. Budney

Budney on Berenstein, 'Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema'

Rhona J. Berenstein. Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xvi + 274 pp. $67.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-08462-8; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-08463-5.

Reviewed by Stephen P. Budney (University of Mississippi) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

The Horror Film and Gender Issues

Author: 
Stephen J. Whitfield
Reviewer: 
Philip J. Landon

Landon on Whitfield, 'The Culture of the Cold War, 2d ed'

Stephen J. Whitfield. The Culture of the Cold War, 2d ed. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. viii + 275 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-5195-7; $38.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5196-4.

Reviewed by Philip J. Landon (University of Maryland-Baltimore County) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

The Cold War in Culture and Politics

Author: 
Stephen Soitos
Reviewer: 
Daniel Walden

Walden on Soitos, 'The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction'

Stephen Soitos. The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. xiii + 260 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87023-996-0; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87023-995-3.

Reviewed by Daniel Walden (Penn State University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Author: 
Michael Paris
Reviewer: 
Uday Mohan

Mohan on Paris, 'From the Wright Brothers to Top Gun: Aviation, Nationalism and Popular Cinema'

Michael Paris. From the Wright Brothers to Top Gun: Aviation, Nationalism and Popular Cinema. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1995. 218 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-4073-3.

Reviewed by Uday Mohan (American University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Air War and National Pride in Film

Author: 
Herbert I. Schiller
Reviewer: 
John Dixon

Dixon on Schiller, 'Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America'

Herbert I. Schiller. Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America. New York: Routledge, 1995. xvi + 149 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-90765-1; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-90764-4.

Reviewed by John Dixon (Boston University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Media Dominance and Oppression

Author: 
Paul Finkelman
Reviewer: 
Lester G. Lindley

Lindley on Finkelman, 'Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson'

Paul Finkelman. Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson. Armonk, N.Y. and London: M.E. Sharpe, 1996. xi + 228 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-591-6; $91.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56324-590-9.

Reviewed by Lester G. Lindley (Nova Southeastern University ) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

Slavery, the Constitution, and the Union

Author: 
Michael Meranze
Reviewer: 
G. S. Rowe

Rowe on Meranze, 'Laboratories of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution, and Authority in Philadelphia, 1760-1835'

Michael Meranze. Laboratories of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution, and Authority in Philadelphia, 1760-1835. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. viii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2277-7.

Reviewed by G. S. Rowe (University of Northern Colorado) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

Freedom and Nonfreedom in the Liberal State

Author: 
Jill Norgren
Reviewer: 
Carol Chomsky

Chomsky on Norgren, 'The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics'

Jill Norgren. The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. x + 212 pp. $13.75 (paper), ISBN 978-0-07-047191-7.

Reviewed by Carol Chomsky (University of Minnesota Law School ) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics

Author: 
Christine Schultz White, Benton R. White
Reviewer: 
Kim Allen Scott

Scott on White and White, 'Now The Wolf Has Come: The Creek Nation in the Civil War'

Christine Schultz White, Benton R. White. Now The Wolf Has Come: The Creek Nation in the Civil War. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1996. 216 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-89096-689-1.

Reviewed by Kim Allen Scott (Montana State University ) Published on H-CivWar (June, 1996)

Author: 
Rhona J. Berenstein
Reviewer: 
Robert Chamberlain

Chamberlain on Berenstein, 'Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema'

Rhona J. Berenstein. Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xvi + 274 pp. $67.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-08462-8; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-08463-5.

Reviewed by Robert Chamberlain (Emory, Virginia) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Horror Films and the Theory of Gaze

Author: 
Elaine G. Breslaw
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Putzi

Putzi on Breslaw, 'Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies'

Elaine G. Breslaw. Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies. New York: New York University Press, 1996. xxv + 243 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1227-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Putzi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln ) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

The Witches of Salem--Race and Gender/Puritan Era

Author: 
Robert C. Doyle
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Doyle, 'Voices from Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Narrative'

Robert C. Doyle. Voices from Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Narrative. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994. xiii + 370 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0663-4.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

POW Narratives as a Genre--Puritans to the Gulf

Author: 
John W. Bennett, Seena B. Kohl
Reviewer: 
Wes Watters

Watters on Bennett and Kohl, 'Settling the Canadian-American West, 1890-1915: Pioneer Adaptation and Community Building'

John W. Bennett, Seena B. Kohl. Settling the Canadian-American West, 1890-1915: Pioneer Adaptation and Community Building. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xiii + 295 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-1254-1.

Reviewed by Wes Watters (Texas Christian University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Canadian West: Turner Redivivus?

Author: 
John P. Welsh
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Welsh, 'The Music of Stuart Saunders Smith'

John P. Welsh. The Music of Stuart Saunders Smith. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. xvi + 356 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-935016-17-8; $131.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29805-9.

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

The Clang of Music after John Cage

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