Author: 
Lyndel Meikle, ed.
Reviewer: 
Will Bagley

Bagley on Meikle, 'Very Close to Trouble: The Johnny Grant Memoir'

Lyndel Meikle, ed. Very Close to Trouble: The Johnny Grant Memoir. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1996. xii + 223 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87422-139-8; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87422-140-4.

Reviewed by Will Bagley (The Prairie Dog Press, Salt Lake City) Published on H-West (February, 1999)

Author: 
Charles P. Hanson
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Sassi

Sassi on Hanson, 'Necessary Virtue: The Pragmatic Origins of Religious Liberty in New England'

Charles P. Hanson. Necessary Virtue: The Pragmatic Origins of Religious Liberty in New England. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1998. x + 277 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1794-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Sassi (Department of History, College of Staten Island/CUNY) Published on H-AmRel (February, 1999)

Author: 
Valeen Tippetts Avery
Reviewer: 
Ronald Helfrich

Helfrich on Avery, 'From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet'

Valeen Tippetts Avery. From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1998. xii + 357 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06701-3; $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02399-6.

Reviewed by Ronald Helfrich (Freelance Editor, Encyclopedia of New York State) Published on H-AmRel (February, 1999)

Child of Promise <a name=

Author: 
Daniel W. Stowell
Reviewer: 
Beth Barton Schweiger

Schweiger on Stowell, 'Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877'

Daniel W. Stowell. Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Viii + 278 pp. $64.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-510194-2.

Reviewed by Beth Barton Schweiger (Richmond, Virginia) Published on H-AmRel (February, 1999)

Reconstruction: The Unfinished Story of a Revolution

Author: 
Pushpa Naidu Parekh, Siga Fatima Jagne, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sheila Petty

Petty on Parekh and Jagne, 'Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook'

Pushpa Naidu Parekh, Siga Fatima Jagne, eds. Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. xxxii + 525 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29056-5.

Reviewed by Sheila Petty (Department of Film and Video, University of Regina) Published on H-AfrLitCine (February, 1999)

African Literature and the Postcolonial Debate

Author: 
Justine Cassell, Henry Jenkins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Grace Palladino

Palladino on Cassell and Jenkins, 'From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games'

Justine Cassell, Henry Jenkins, eds. From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games. Cambridge Mass. and London, England: MIT Press, 1998. x + 360 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-03258-2.

Reviewed by Grace Palladino (The Samuel Gompers Papers, University of Maryland-College Park) Published on H-Childhood (February, 1999)

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Author: 
Jacint Ronay
Reviewer: 
Gabor Vermes

Vermes on Ronay, 'Naplo: (Valogatas)'

Jacint Ronay. Naplo: (Valogatas). Budapest-Pannonhalma: Magyar Egyhaztorteneti Enciklopedia Munkakozosseg (METEM), 1996. 400 pp. 896 HUF (paper), ISBN 978-963-8472-15-1.

Reviewed by Gabor Vermes (Rutgers University) Published on HABSBURG (February, 1999)

Jacint Ronay: Benedictine, Author, Scientist, Patriot

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