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Author: 
Silvia Marina Arrom, Servando Ortoll, eds.
Reviewer: 
David B. Parker

Parker on Arrom and Ortoll, 'Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910'

Silvia Marina Arrom, Servando Ortoll, eds. Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1996. x + 248 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2580-5; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2581-2.

Reviewed by David B. Parker (Queen's University, Canada ) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

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Author: 
Rafael E. Tarrago
Reviewer: 
Stephen Homick

Homick on Tarrago, 'The Pageant of Ibero-American Civilization: An Introduction to Its Cultural History'

Rafael E. Tarrago. The Pageant of Ibero-American Civilization: An Introduction to Its Cultural History. Lanham, Md., and London: University Press of America, 1995. xi + 125 pp. $34.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8191-9972-0.

Reviewed by Stephen Homick (University of Wisconsin) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Author: 
Steve J. Stern
Reviewer: 
Paul Rich

Rich on Stern, 'The Secret History of Gender: Women, Men and Power in Late Colonial Mexico'

Steve J. Stern. The Secret History of Gender: Women, Men and Power in Late Colonial Mexico. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xiii + 478 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2217-3.

Reviewed by Paul Rich (University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1996)

Contested Patriarchal Pacts in Old Regime Mexico: Revising the Canonof Gender

Author: 
Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins, ed.
Reviewer: 
John F. Votaw

Votaw on Wiggins, 'The Journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878'

Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins, ed. The Journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995. xxxix + 305 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-0770-7.

Reviewed by John F. Votaw (Cantigny First Division Foundation) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Laurence M. Hauptman
Reviewer: 
David Eyman

Eyman on Hauptman, 'Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War'

Laurence M. Hauptman. Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War. New York: The Free Press, 1995. xv + 304 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-914180-9.

Reviewed by David Eyman (History Department, Skidmore College) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Jim Cullen
Reviewer: 
Richard Lowry

Lowry on Cullen, 'The Civil War in Popular Culture: A Reusable Past'

Jim Cullen. The Civil War in Popular Culture: A Reusable Past. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. x + 253 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-459-7.

Reviewed by Richard Lowry (College of William and Mary) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Mark Grimsley
Reviewer: 
George C. Rable

Rable on Grimsley, 'The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865'

Mark Grimsley. The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xii + 244 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-46257-0.

Reviewed by George C. Rable (Anderson University) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Daniel E. Sutherland
Reviewer: 
Crandall Shifflett

Shifflett on Sutherland, 'Seasons of War: The Ordeal of a Confederate Community, 1861-1865'

Daniel E. Sutherland. Seasons of War: The Ordeal of a Confederate Community, 1861-1865. New York: The Free Press, 1995. vii + 488 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-874043-0.

Reviewed by Crandall Shifflett (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) Published on H-CivWar (April, 1996)

Author: 
Ellen Schrecker
Reviewer: 
Jim Barrett

Barrett on Schrecker, 'The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History with Documents'

Ellen Schrecker. The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History with Documents. Boston, Mass.: St. Martin's Press, 1994. xiv + 274 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-08349-6; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-10277-7.

Reviewed by Jim Barrett (University of Illinois) Published on H-Labor (April, 1996)

Author: 
Gary E. Weir
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Beard

Beard on Weir, 'Forged in War: The Naval-Industrial Complex and American Submarine Construction, 1940-1961'

Gary E. Weir. Forged in War: The Naval-Industrial Complex and American Submarine Construction, 1940-1961. Washington, D.C.: Naval Historical Center, 1993. 314 pp. $14.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-945274-15-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Beard (Science Writer-Photo Researcher) Published on H-War (April, 1996)

Author: 
Kerry A. Trask
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Trask, 'The Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin'

Kerry A. Trask. The Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1995. xiii + 279 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-519-0.

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

Civil War at the Grass Roots

Author: 
J. P. Telotte
Reviewer: 
Anne Collins Smith

Smith on Telotte, 'Replications: A Robotic History of the Science Fiction Film'

J. P. Telotte. Replications: A Robotic History of the Science Fiction Film. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995. 222 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02177-0; $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06466-1.

Reviewed by Anne Collins Smith (Austin Community College, Austin, Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Robots as Other in Science Fiction Films

Author: 
Diane Vaughan
Reviewer: 
Judith E. Funston

Funston on Vaughan, 'The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture and Deviance at NASA'

Diane Vaughan. The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture and Deviance at NASA. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xv + 575 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-85175-4.

Reviewed by Judith E. Funston (State University of New York at Potsdam) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

Critique of the Challenger Disaster

Author: 
Robert A. Latham, Robert A. Collins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jo Ann Coleman

Coleman on Latham and Collins, 'Modes of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Twelfth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts'

Robert A. Latham, Robert A. Collins, eds. Modes of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Twelfth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. xxi + 233 pp. $69.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29085-5.

Reviewed by Jo Ann Coleman (East Texas State University) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1996)

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