Author: 
Richard V. Damms
Reviewer: 
H. Matthew Loayza

Loayza on Damms, 'The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953-1961'

Richard V. Damms. The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953-1961. Harlow: Longman, 2002. vi + 168 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-36818-7.

Reviewed by H. Matthew Loayza (Minnesota State University, Mankato) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2004)

A Worthy Introduction to the Eisenhower Presidency

Author: 
John W. Brinsfield, William C. Davis, Benedict Maryniak, James I. Robertson Jr.., eds.
Reviewer: 
James Baugess

Baugess on Brinsfield and Davis and Maryniak and Jr.., 'Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains'

John W. Brinsfield, William C. Davis, Benedict Maryniak, James I. Robertson Jr.., eds. Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2003. xi + 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8117-0017-7.

Reviewed by James Baugess (Humanities Department, Columbus State Community College) Published on H-War (September, 2004)

Military Ministry in Blue and Gray

Author: 
Emily O. Goldman, Leslie C. Eliason, eds.
Reviewer: 
I. B. Holley

Holley on Goldman and Eliason, 'The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas'

Emily O. Goldman, Leslie C. Eliason, eds. The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2003. xx + 415 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4535-2.

Reviewed by I. B. Holley (Department of History, Duke University) Published on H-War (September, 2004)

Problems Arising with the Transfer of Technological Ideas

Author: 
Fred Fedler
Reviewer: 
John Harris

Harris on Fedler, 'Lessons from the Past: Journalists' Lives and Work, 1850-1950'

Fred Fedler. Lessons from the Past: Journalists' Lives and Work, 1850-1950. Prospect Heights: Waveland Press, 2000. xiv + 250 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57766-067-5.

Reviewed by John Harris (Department of Journalism, Western Washington University) Published on Jhistory (September, 2004)

Author: 
David Chidester
Reviewer: 
Roger G. Robins

Robins on Chidester, 'Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown'

David Chidester. Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003. 224 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21632-8.

Reviewed by Roger G. Robins (Department of History and Political Science, Marymount College) Published on H-AmRel (September, 2004)

Salvation and Suicide

Author: 
Sandra Cate
Reviewer: 
Sid Brown

Brown on Cate, 'Making Merit, Making Art: A Thai Temple in Wimbledon'

Sandra Cate. Making Merit, Making Art: A Thai Temple in Wimbledon. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2003. xiv + 218 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2357-3.

Reviewed by Sid Brown (Department of Religion, University of the South) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2004)

Colors, Cultures, and Reflections

Author: 
Frank E. Reynolds, Jason A. Carbine
Reviewer: 
Kate Crosby

Crosby on Reynolds and Carbine, 'The Life of Buddhism'

Frank E. Reynolds, Jason A. Carbine. The Life of Buddhism. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. x + 230 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-21105-6.

Reviewed by Kate Crosby (Department for the Study of Religions, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2004)

Author: 
Sharon A. Suh
Reviewer: 
Jin Y. Park

Park on Suh, 'Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gender and Community in a Korean American Temple'

Sharon A. Suh. Being Buddhist in a Christian World: Gender and Community in a Korean American Temple. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2004. ix + 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98378-3.

Reviewed by Jin Y. Park (Department of Philosophy and Religion, American University) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2004)

Author: 
Robert Jr.. Buswell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Samuels

Samuels on Buswell, 'The Encyclopedia of Buddhism'

Robert Jr.. Buswell, ed. The Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2003. xxxix + 981 pp. $265.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-865718-9.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Samuels (Department of Philosophy and Religion, Western Kentucky University) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2004)

Author: 
Dylan Penningroth
Reviewer: 
Kelly Kennington

Kennington on Penningroth, 'The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South'

Dylan Penningroth. The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. x + 310 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2797-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5476-1.

Reviewed by Kelly Kennington (Duke University) Published on H-Law (September, 2004)

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