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.

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Recent Content

Author: 
Joachim C. Fest
Reviewer: 
Glenn R. Wilksinson

Wilksinson on Fest, 'Plotting Hitler's Death: The Story of German Resistance'

Joachim C. Fest. Plotting Hitler's Death: The Story of German Resistance. New York: Metropolitan Books., 1996. ix + 419 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8050-4213-9.

Reviewed by Glenn R. Wilksinson (Mount Royal College, Calgary) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

Author: 
Henry Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Anne Collins Smith

Smith on Jenkins, 'Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture'

Henry Jenkins. Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture. New York: Routledge, 1992. viii + 343 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-90571-8; $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-90572-5.

Reviewed by Anne Collins Smith (Susquehanna University) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

Author: 
Neil Nehring
Reviewer: 
Chris Foran

Foran on Nehring, 'Popular Music, Gender and Postmodernism: Anger Is an Energy'

Neil Nehring. Popular Music, Gender and Postmodernism: Anger Is an Energy. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1997. xxxi + 203 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7619-0835-7; $57.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7619-0836-4.

Reviewed by Chris Foran (Independent Scholar) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

Author: 
Norman F. Cantor
Reviewer: 
Christopher Berkeley

Berkeley on Cantor, 'The American Century: Varieties of Culture in Modern Times'

Norman F. Cantor. The American Century: Varieties of Culture in Modern Times. New York: HarperCollins, 1997. xiv + 591 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-017451-4.

Reviewed by Christopher Berkeley (Independent Scholar, Boston, Massachusetts) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

Author: 
Jess Oppenheimer, Gregg Oppenheimer
Reviewer: 
Bernadette Zbicki Heiney

Heiney on Oppenheimer and Oppenheimer, 'Laughs, Luck ... and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time'

Jess Oppenheimer, Gregg Oppenheimer. Laughs, Luck ... and Lucy: How I Came to Create the Most Popular Sitcom of All Time. New York: Syracuse University Press, 1996. Index. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-0406-8.

Reviewed by Bernadette Zbicki Heiney (Lock Haven University) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

Author: 
Maurizio Forte, Alberto Siliotti, eds.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Forte and Siliotti, 'Virtual Archaeology: Re-creating Ancient Worlds'

Maurizio Forte, Alberto Siliotti, eds. Virtual Archaeology: Re-creating Ancient Worlds. London: Thames and Hudson, 1997. 288 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8109-3943-1.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1997)

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