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Author: 
Col. Lawrence R. Bailey
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Doyle

Doyle on Bailey, 'Solitary Survivor: The First POW in Southeast Asia'

Col. Lawrence R. Bailey. Solitary Survivor: The First POW in Southeast Asia. Washington, D.C., and London: Brassey's, 1995. xxi + 214 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-004-5.

Reviewed by Robert C. Doyle (Independent Scholar) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

POW Experience and the Dark Night of the Soul

Author: 
David Skidmore
Reviewer: 
Joe Rich

Rich on Skidmore, 'Reversing Course: Carter's Foreign Policy and the Failure of Reform'

David Skidmore. Reversing Course: Carter's Foreign Policy and the Failure of Reform. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt University Press, 1996. xxii + 234 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-1273-4.

Reviewed by Joe Rich (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

The Carter Administration and Soviet Affairs

Author: 
Ramona Curry
Reviewer: 
Steven Mintz

Mintz on Curry, 'Too Much of a Good Thing: Mae West as Cultural Icon'

Ramona Curry. Too Much of a Good Thing: Mae West as Cultural Icon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. xxii + 217 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-2791-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2790-5.

Reviewed by Steven Mintz (University of Houston ) Published on H-Film (May, 1996)

Author: 
Timothy S. Good, ed.
Reviewer: 
Beverly Wilson Palmer

Palmer on Good, 'We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts'

Timothy S. Good, ed. We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1995. viii + 215 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87805-778-8; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87805-779-5.

Reviewed by Beverly Wilson Palmer (Thaddeus Stevens Papers) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Daniel Nelson
Reviewer: 
Phillip G. Payne

Payne on Nelson, 'Farm and Factory: Workers in the Midwest, 1880-1990'

Daniel Nelson. Farm and Factory: Workers in the Midwest, 1880-1990. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. ix + 258 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-32883-0.

Reviewed by Phillip G. Payne (Institute of Industrial Technology, Newark, Ohio) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Midwest as Agricultural or Industrial Heartland?

Author: 
Penne L. Restad
Reviewer: 
Julie Longo

Longo on Restad, 'Christmas in America: A History'

Penne L. Restad. Christmas in America: A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. x + 219 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-509300-1.

Reviewed by Julie Longo (Wayne State University) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Christmas in America: Origins and Evolution of Santa

Author: 
Joseph D. Anderson
Reviewer: 
Harold Hatt

Hatt on Anderson, 'The Reality of Illusion: An Ecological Approach to Cognitive Film Theory'

Joseph D. Anderson. The Reality of Illusion: An Ecological Approach to Cognitive Film Theory. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996. xiv + 200 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-2000-4.

Reviewed by Harold Hatt (Phillips Theological Seminary) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Cognitive Film Theory with Some Applications

Author: 
Mary E. Odem
Reviewer: 
Mary W. Atwell

Atwell on Odem, 'Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920'

Mary E. Odem. Delinquent Daughters: Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xiv + 265 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4528-8; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2215-9.

Reviewed by Mary W. Atwell (Radford University) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Reform and Sex

Author: 
Robert J. Dinkin
Reviewer: 
Heidi L. M. Jacobs

Jacobs on Dinkin, 'Before Equal Suffrage: Women in Partisan Politics from Colonial Times to 1920'

Robert J. Dinkin. Before Equal Suffrage: Women in Partisan Politics from Colonial Times to 1920. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. 166 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29482-2.

Reviewed by Heidi L. M. Jacobs (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Women in Politics--Not So Quiescent?

Author: 
Daniel Feller
Reviewer: 
Benjamin McArthur

McArthur on Feller, 'The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815-1840'

Daniel Feller. The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815-1840. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. xiv + 227 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-5168-1; $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5167-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin McArthur (Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

The Age of Jackson and the American Dream

Author: 
Marilyn J. Matelski
Reviewer: 
Thimios Zaharopoulos

Zaharopoulos on Matelski, 'Vatican Radio: Propagation by the Airwaves'

Marilyn J. Matelski. Vatican Radio: Propagation by the Airwaves. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1995. xx + 199 pp. $55 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-94760-6.

Reviewed by Thimios Zaharopoulos (Pittsburg State University) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Radio and the Vatican--Propagation of the Faith

Author: 
Marina Warner
Reviewer: 
Richard Howells

Howells on Warner, 'From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers'

Marina Warner. From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995. xxv + 463 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-15901-6.

Reviewed by Richard Howells (Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds, England) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Fairy Tales and Cultural Values/Change

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