Author: 
Aviad E. Raz
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Raz, 'Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland'

Aviad E. Raz. Riding the Black Ship: Japan and Tokyo Disneyland. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. 200 pp. $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-76894-9.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman (Interac Co., Ltd.) Published on H-US-Japan (September, 1999)

It's not Mickey Mouse

You learn a lot about Tokyo Disneyland, but that is not the main point of the Israeli author Aviad E. Rad.

Author: 
Ronald I. McKinnon, Kenichi Ohno
Reviewer: 
Aaron Forsberg

Forsberg on McKinnon and Ohno, 'Dollar and Yen: Resolving Economic Conflict between the United States and Japan'

Ronald I. McKinnon, Kenichi Ohno. Dollar and Yen: Resolving Economic Conflict between the United States and Japan. Cambridge, Mass. and London: MIT Press, 1997. x + 266 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-13335-7.

Reviewed by Aaron Forsberg (Legal Science Institute, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan) Published on H-US-Japan (September, 1999)

The Ever-Higher Yen Reconsidered

Author: 
Michael J. Green, Patrick M. Cronin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Forsberg

Forsberg on Green and Cronin, 'The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Past, Present, and Future'

Michael J. Green, Patrick M. Cronin, eds. The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Past, Present, and Future. New York: Council on Foreign Relations Press, 1999. xix + 403 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87609-249-1.

Reviewed by Aaron Forsberg (Legal Science Institute, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan) Published on H-US-Japan (September, 1999)

Author: 
Manuel Castells
Reviewer: 
Samuel Collins

Collins on Castells, 'The Rise of Network Society' and Castells, 'The Power of Identity' and Castells, 'End of Millennium'

Manuel Castells. The Rise of Network Society. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1996. xvii + 556 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55786-617-2.Manuel Castells. The Power of Identity. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1997. xv + 461 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55786-874-9.Manuel Castells.

Author: 
Brigitte Hamann
Reviewer: 
Lutz Musner

Musner on Hamann, 'Hitler's Vienna: A Dictator's Apprenticeship'

Brigitte Hamann. Hitler's Vienna: A Dictator's Apprenticeship. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. xx + 482. $ 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512537-5.

Reviewed by Lutz Musner (IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna) Published on H-Urban (September, 1999)

Author: 
David William Foster
Reviewer: 
Kristen McCleary

McCleary on Foster, 'Buenos Aires: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production'

David William Foster. Buenos Aires: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998. 232 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1613-9.

Reviewed by Kristen McCleary (Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-Urban (September, 1999)

Author: 
James M. Mayo
Reviewer: 
Eugenie L. Birch

Birch on Mayo, 'The American Country Club, Its Origins and Development'

James M. Mayo. The American Country Club, Its Origins and Development. New Brunswick, N.J and London: Rutgers University Press, 1998. 243 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2485-6.

Reviewed by Eugenie L. Birch (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Urban (September, 1999)

Author: 
Natacha Coquery
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Whitlock

Whitlock on Coquery, 'L'hotel aristocratique: Le marche du luxe a Paris au XVIIIe siecle'

Natacha Coquery. L'hotel aristocratique: Le marche du luxe a Paris au XVIIIe siecle. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 1998. 444 pp. 180 FF (paper), ISBN 978-2-85944-343-6.

Reviewed by Stephanie Whitlock (University of Chicago) Published on H-Urban (September, 1999)

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