Welcome to H-PCAACA, a member of the H-NET Humanities Online initiative. H-PCAACA encourages scholarly collaboration and discussion about popular, American and world cultures. This network, affiliated with The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, also serves as an invitation for scholars and graduate students to join the activities of these internationally recognized organizations.

To submit CFP's, announcements, news, and queries to H-PCAACA's 2000+ subscribers, simply scroll down to the "Write New Discussion Post" link on this page. Enter your post in the field that pops up, add a few tags (or "keywords"), and click "Review" at the bottom of the page. Everything look OK? Then click "Submit to Editor" at the bottom of the review page and that's it!

Recent Content

Author: 
David L. Bender, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mark Ray Schmidt

Schmidt on Bender, 'Constructing a Life Philosophy: Opposing Viewpoints'

David L. Bender, ed. Constructing a Life Philosophy: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1993. 193 pp. (paper), ISBN 978-0-89908-354-4; $11.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89908-379-7.

Reviewed by Mark Ray Schmidt (University of Arkansas at Monticello) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1997)

Author: 
Garry Wills
Reviewer: 
Chris Foran

Foran on Wills, 'John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity'

Garry Wills. John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. 380 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-80823-9; $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-684-83883-0.

Reviewed by Chris Foran (Bowling Green State University) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1997)

Author: 
Sharon Thompson
Reviewer: 
Jonathan L. Entin

Entin on Michael, 'Sex in America: A Definitive Survey' and Thompson, 'Going All the Way: Teenage Girls' Tales of Sex, Romance and Pregnancy'

Robert T. Michael. Sex in America: A Definitive Survey. Boston: Little, Brown, 1994. viii + 300 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-316-07524-4.Sharon Thompson. Going All the Way: Teenage Girls' Tales of Sex, Romance and Pregnancy. New York: Hill & Wang, 1995. x + 340 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5021-5.

Author: 
Peter Sacks
Reviewer: 
Mark Ray Schmidt

Schmidt on Sacks, 'Generation X Goes to College: An Eye-Opening Account of Teaching In Postmodern America'

Peter Sacks. Generation X Goes to College: An Eye-Opening Account of Teaching In Postmodern America. Chicago: Open Court, 1996. xiv + 208 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8126-9314-0.

Reviewed by Mark Ray Schmidt (University of Arkansas at Monticello) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1997)

Author: 
John Darrell Sherwood
Reviewer: 
Steven J. Corvi

Corvi on Sherwood, 'Officers in Flight Suits: The Story of American Air Force Fighter Pilots in the Korean War'

John Darrell Sherwood. Officers in Flight Suits: The Story of American Air Force Fighter Pilots in the Korean War. New York: New York University Press, 1996. xiii + 239 pp. $21.56 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8038-1.

Reviewed by Steven J. Corvi (American Military University) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1997)

Author: 
J.K. Van Dover, John F. Jebb
Reviewer: 
Larry A. Carlson

Carlson on Dover and Jebb, 'Isn't Justice Always Unfair?: The Detective in Southern Literature'

J.K. Van Dover, John F. Jebb. Isn't Justice Always Unfair?: The Detective in Southern Literature. O.H.: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1996. 369 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87972-724-6.

Reviewed by Larry A. Carlson (College of Charleston) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1997)

Author: 
Tony Williams
Reviewer: 
Philip L. Simpson

Simpson on Williams, 'Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film'

Tony Williams. Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996. 320 pp. $43.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8386-3564-3.

Reviewed by Philip L. Simpson (Brevard Community College) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1997)

Author: 
Samuel Hynes
Reviewer: 
Oscar Patterson

Patterson on Hynes, 'The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to Modern War'

Samuel Hynes. The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to Modern War. New York: Penguin Books, 1997. xvi + 318 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-86585-7.

Reviewed by Oscar Patterson (University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1997)

Pages