Author: 
Tony Brown
Reviewer: 
Frank Salamone

Salamone on Brown, 'Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown'

Tony Brown. Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1995. xix + 379 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-688-13270-5.

Reviewed by Frank Salamone (Iona College) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Tony Brown as Pundit, Prophet, and Conservative

Author: 
Laurence Steinberg
Reviewer: 
Paul C. Pitzer

Pitzer on Steinberg, 'Beyond the Classroom: Why School Reform Has Failed and What Parents Need to Do'

Laurence Steinberg. Beyond the Classroom: Why School Reform Has Failed and What Parents Need to Do. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. 194 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-80008-0.

Reviewed by Paul C. Pitzer (Aloha High School, Beaverton, Oregon ) Published on H-High-S (August, 1996)

Author: 
Jules Lubbock
Reviewer: 
Kristina A. DuRocher Wilson

DuRocher Wilson on Lubbock, 'The Tyranny of Taste: The Politics of Architecture and Design in Britain, 1550-1960'

Jules Lubbock. The Tyranny of Taste: The Politics of Architecture and Design in Britain, 1550-1960. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995. xv + 413 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05889-5.

Reviewed by Kristina A. DuRocher Wilson (Yale University) Published on H-Albion (August, 1996)

The Power behind British Design

Author: 
Ferenc Szakaly
Reviewer: 
Adam Knobler

Knobler on Szakaly, 'Lodovico Gritti in Hungary 1529-1534: A Historical Insight into the Beginnings of Turco-Habsburgian Rivalry'

Ferenc Szakaly. Lodovico Gritti in Hungary 1529-1534: A Historical Insight into the Beginnings of Turco-Habsburgian Rivalry. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1995. 143 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-05-6815-9.

Reviewed by Adam Knobler (Trenton College of New Jersey) Published on HABSBURG (August, 1996)

Venetians and Turks in Hungary

Author: 
Christoph Klein
Reviewer: 
Gerhard Rosegger

Rosegger on Klein, 'Anvertraute Pfunde: Gustav Adolf Klein und die HermannstÖ¤dter allgemeine Sparkassa'

Christoph Klein. Anvertraute Pfunde: Gustav Adolf Klein und die HermannstÖ¤dter allgemeine Sparkassa. KÖ¶ln: BÖ¶hlau Verlag, 1995. viii + 262 pp. 58,- DM (cloth), ISBN 978-3-412-09594-9.

Reviewed by Gerhard Rosegger (Case Western Reserve University) Published on HABSBURG (August, 1996)

A Transylvanian Banker's Life

Author: 
Robert Brent Toplin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lex Renda

Renda on Toplin, 'Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond'

Robert Brent Toplin, ed. Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. xxvi + 197 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-509330-8.

Reviewed by Lex Renda (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-CivWar (August, 1996)

[This is an extended version of a review to be published in The Wisconsin Magazine of History. It is posted here with permission of the publisher.]

Author: 
Nancy L. Clark
Reviewer: 
David Gordon

Gordon on Clark, 'Manufacturing Apartheid: State Corporations in South Africa'

Nancy L. Clark. Manufacturing Apartheid: State Corporations in South Africa. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1994. xiv + 226 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05638-9.

Reviewed by David Gordon (Department of History, Princeton University ) Published on H-Africa (August, 1996)

Author: 
James McCann
Reviewer: 
Ezekiel B. Gebissa

Gebissa on McCann, 'People of the Plow: An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990'

James McCann. People of the Plow: An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. xiii + 298 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-14614-6; $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-14610-8.

Reviewed by Ezekiel B. Gebissa (Michigan State University) Published on H-Africa (August, 1996)

Author: 
Mark T. Hooker
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Hooker, 'The Military Uses of Literature: Fiction and the Armed Forces in the Soviet Union'

Mark T. Hooker. The Military Uses of Literature: Fiction and the Armed Forces in the Soviet Union. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1996. x + 242 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95563-2.

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

A Glimpse into Soviet Military Culture

Author: 
Catherine Price
Reviewer: 
Michelle R. Kloppenburg

Kloppenburg on Price, 'The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History'

Catherine Price. The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xiv + 234 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3710-0.

Reviewed by Michelle R. Kloppenburg (University of Paderborn, Germany) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Plains Indians: Politics and Survival

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