Author: 
Cecelia Tichi
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Tichi, 'Exposes and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900-2000'

Cecelia Tichi. Exposes and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900-2000. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 234 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1926-5; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3763-4.

Reviewed by James Aucoin (University of South Alabama) Published on Jhistory (October, 2006)

Author: 
Katharina SchÖ¼tz Zell
Reviewer: 
Tryntje Helfferich

Helfferich on Zell, 'Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany'

Katharina SchÖ¼tz Zell. Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxix + 267 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-97967-0.

Reviewed by Tryntje Helfferich (University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-HRE (October, 2006)

Practical Piety in Reformation Strassburg

Author: 
Wim Blockmans, Nicolette Mout, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amy R. Caldwell

Caldwell on Blockmans and Mout, 'The World of Charles V'

Wim Blockmans, Nicolette Mout, eds. The World of Charles V. Amsterdam: University of Chicago Press, 2004. vii + 364 pp. $60.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-6984-420-6.

Reviewed by Amy R. Caldwell (Department of History, California State University, Channel Islands) Published on H-HRE (October, 2006)

It's Your Birthday, Charles V

Author: 
D. Medina Lasansky
Reviewer: 
Kristin Semmens

Semmens on Lasansky, 'The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy'

D. Medina Lasansky. The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. xliii + 379 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02507-0.

Reviewed by Kristin Semmens (Department of History, University of Victoria, Canada) Published on H-Travel (October, 2006)

Reinventing the Past in Fascist Italy

Author: 
Ikumi Kaminishi
Reviewer: 
Monika Dix

Dix on Kaminishi, 'Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan'

Ikumi Kaminishi. Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2006. x + 284 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2697-0.

Reviewed by Monika Dix (Sainsbury Institute, SOAS, University of London) Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2006)

Performing Doctrine: The Art of Deciphering Japanese Pictorial Buddhist Narratives

Author: 
Richard K. Payne, Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela Winfield

Winfield on Payne and Tanaka, 'Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha'

Richard K. Payne, Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds. Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha. Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. 304 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2578-2.

Reviewed by Pamela Winfield Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2006)

Author: 
Richard K. Payne, Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela Winfield

Winfield on Payne and Tanaka, 'Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha'

Richard K. Payne, Kenneth K. Tanaka, eds. Approaching the Land of Bliss: Religious Praxis in the Cult of Amitābha. Kuroda Institute Studies in East Asian Buddhism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. 304 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2578-2.

Reviewed by Pamela Winfield (Department of Religion and Philosophy, Meredith College) Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2006)

Author: 
Barbara Mitnick, ed.
Reviewer: 
John Fea

Fea on Mitnick, 'New Jersey in the American Revolution'

Barbara Mitnick, ed. New Jersey in the American Revolution. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2005. xviii + 268 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-3602-6.

Reviewed by John Fea (Department of History, Messiah College) Published on H-New-Jersey (October, 2006)

The Cockpit and Beyond

Author: 
William M. Wiecek
Reviewer: 
Kevin J. McMahon

McMahon on Wiecek, 'The Birth of the Modern Constitution: The United States Supreme Court, 1941-1953'

William M. Wiecek. The Birth of the Modern Constitution: The United States Supreme Court, 1941-1953. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xvii + 733 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84820-6.

Reviewed by Kevin J. McMahon (Trinity College) Published on H-Law (October, 2006)

Author: 
John Merriman
Reviewer: 
Stacey Davis

Davis on Merriman, 'Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851'

John Merriman. Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. viii + 254 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-507253-2.

Reviewed by Stacey Davis (Department of History, Evergreen State College) Published on H-Law (October, 2006)

Uncovering the Lives of France's Nineteenth-Century Police and Those They Watched

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