Author: 
Cari Beauchamp
Reviewer: 
Liza Black

Black on Beauchamp, 'Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood'

Cari Beauchamp. Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 475 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-21492-7; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-80213-8.

Reviewed by Liza Black (University of Washington) Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

A Boa Constrictor

Author: 
Nick Browne, ed.
Reviewer: 
Pearl Stratyner

Stratyner on Browne, 'Refiguring American Film Genres'

Nick Browne, ed. Refiguring American Film Genres. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 320 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20731-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20730-1.

Reviewed by Pearl Stratyner (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

Another Look

Author: 
Larry Richards
Reviewer: 
Harvey Young

Young on Richards, 'African American Films Through 1959: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography'

Larry Richards. African American Films Through 1959: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0307-3.

Reviewed by Harvey Young (Cornell University) Published on H-Film (March, 1999)

A Beacon of Light

Author: 
Christopher H. Owen
Reviewer: 
Thomas A. Scott

Scott on Owen, 'The Sacred Flame of Love: Methodism and Society in Nineteenth-Century Georgia'

Christopher H. Owen. The Sacred Flame of Love: Methodism and Society in Nineteenth-Century Georgia. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1998. xx + 290 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1963-6.

Reviewed by Thomas A. Scott (Department of History and Philosophy, Kennesaw State University, Georgia) Published on H-AmRel (March, 1999)

Author: 
Mary C. Segers, Ted G. Jelen
Reviewer: 
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Sullivan on Segers and Jelen, 'A Wall of Separation?: Debating the Public Role of Religion'

Mary C. Segers, Ted G. Jelen. A Wall of Separation?: Debating the Public Role of Religion. Lanham, Md. and Oxford, England: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998. xx + 191 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8388-8.

Reviewed by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan (Department of Religion, Washington & Lee University) Published on H-AmRel (March, 1999)

Not Whether, But How

Author: 
Christian Smith
Reviewer: 
Malcolm Magee

Magee on Smith, 'American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving'

Christian Smith. American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xiii + 310 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-76419-1; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-76418-4.

Reviewed by Malcolm Magee (Michigan State University) Published on H-AmRel (March, 1999)

Resurgent Evangelicalism

Author: 
Allan Ogot
Reviewer: 
Guillaume Leveque

Leveque on Ogot, 'Histoire Generale de L'Afrique t.5 : L'Afrique du XVIÖ¨ au XVIIIÖ¨ Siecle'

Allan Ogot. Histoire Generale de L'Afrique t.5 : L'Afrique du XVIÖ¨ au XVIIIÖ¨ Siecle. Paris: UNESCO/ PrÖ©sence Africaine, 1998. 605 pp. ISBN 978-92-3-201711-6.

Reviewed by Guillaume Leveque (Cambrousseville) Published on H-Francais (March, 1999)

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