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Author: 
Edward L. Dreyer
Reviewer: 
Edward A. McCord

McCord on Dreyer, 'China at War 1901-1949'

Edward L. Dreyer. China at War 1901-1949. London: Longman, 1995. . $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-05125-6; $52.00 (textbook), ISBN 978-0-582-05123-2.

Reviewed by Edward A. McCord (George Washington University) Published on H-War (September, 1995)

[Professor McCord is the author of Power of the Gun: The Emergence of Modern Chinese Warlordism. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993).]

Author: 
Kerstin W. Shands
Reviewer: 
Amy Kiste Nyberg

Nyberg on Shands, 'The Repair of the World: The Novels of Marge Piercy'

Kerstin W. Shands. The Repair of the World: The Novels of Marge Piercy. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994. xii + 205 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29257-6.

Reviewed by Amy Kiste Nyberg (Seton Hall University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

In her analysis of Marge Piercy's twelve novels, published between 1969 and 1994, Shands suggests that all twelve are thematically related.

Author: 
Janet Byrne
Reviewer: 
John Woodrow Presley

Presley on Byrne, 'A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence'

Janet Byrne. A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. vii + 504 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-019001-9.

Reviewed by John Woodrow Presley (University of Michigan, Dearborn) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Jonathon S. Epstein, ed.
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Epstein, 'Adolescents and Their Music: If It's Too Loud You're Too Old'

Jonathon S. Epstein, ed. Adolescents and Their Music: If It's Too Loud You're Too Old. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994. xxxiv + 401 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8153-0614-6.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (Mahon Library, University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Janet Leigh with Christopher Nickens
Reviewer: 
Torey L. Lightcap

Lightcap on Nickens, 'Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller'

Janet Leigh with Christopher Nickens. Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller. New York: Harmony Books, 1995. 197 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-517-70112-6.

Reviewed by Torey L. Lightcap (Oklahoma State University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Claude Bernardin, Tom Stanton
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Bernardin and Stanton, 'Rocket Man: The Encyclopedia of Elton John'

Claude Bernardin, Tom Stanton. Rocket Man: The Encyclopedia of Elton John. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. . $60.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29700-7.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Lindsey Tucker
Reviewer: 
Amy Kiste Nyberg

Nyberg on Tucker, 'Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women'

Lindsey Tucker. Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994. 160 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29156-2.

Reviewed by Amy Kiste Nyberg (Seton Hall University) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Dinty W. Moore
Reviewer: 
John S. Lawrence

Lawrence on Moore, 'The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture'

Dinty W. Moore. The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth about Internet Culture. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books, 1995. xviii + 219 pp. $17.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56512-096-9.

Reviewed by John S. Lawrence (Morningside College) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Jim Cullen
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells 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 Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1995)

Author: 
Bennett M. Berger
Reviewer: 
Bill Mullen

Mullen on Berger, 'An Essay on Culture: Symbolic Structure and Social Structure'

Bennett M. Berger. An Essay on Culture: Symbolic Structure and Social Structure. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. . $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20016-6; $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20017-3.

Reviewed by Bill Mullen (Youngstown State University) Published on H-Ethnic (August, 1995)

Author: 
Stephen R. Niblo
Reviewer: 
David Walker

Walker on Niblo, 'War, Diplomacy and Development: The United States and Mexico, 1938-1954'

Stephen R. Niblo. War, Diplomacy and Development: The United States and Mexico, 1938-1954. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1995. xx + 320 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2550-8.

Reviewed by David Walker (Michigan State University) Published on H-LatAm (August, 1995)

Author: 
Andrew L. Knaut
Reviewer: 
Jesus F. de laTeja

de laTeja on Knaut, 'The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century New Mexico'

Andrew L. Knaut. The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in Seventeenth-Century New Mexico. Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995. xx + 248 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-2727-9.

Reviewed by Jesus F. de laTeja (Southwest Texas State University) Published on H-LatAm (August, 1995)

Author: 
Susan Carol Stokes
Reviewer: 
David B. Parker

Parker on Stokes, 'Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru'

Susan Carol Stokes. Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. . $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08617-3; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20023-4.

Reviewed by David B. Parker (Queen's University) Published on H-LatAm (August, 1995)

Author: 
Michael Tangeman
Reviewer: 
Drew P. Halevy

Halevy on Tangeman, 'Mexico at the Crossroads: Politics, the Church and the Poor'

Michael Tangeman. Mexico at the Crossroads: Politics, the Church and the Poor. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1995. xiv + 138 pp. $17.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57075-018-2.

Reviewed by Drew P. Halevy (University of Arkansas) Published on H-LatAm (August, 1995)

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