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: 
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)

Author: 
Jane Holtz Kay
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Kay, 'Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back'

Jane Holtz Kay. Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can Take it Back. New York: Crown Publishers, 1997. xii + 418 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-517-58702-7.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1997)

Author: 
Paul A. Cimbala, Randall M. Miller, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela Hindman Hearn

Hearn on Cimbala and Miller, 'Against the Tide: Women Reformers in American Society'

Paul A. Cimbala, Randall M. Miller, eds. Against the Tide: Women Reformers in American Society. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1997. xviii + 172 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-275-95806-0.

Reviewed by Pamela Hindman Hearn (Southeast Missouri State University) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1997)

Author: 
Alexis Krasilovsky
Reviewer: 
Christine Reeves-Hubbard

Reeves-Hubbard on Krasilovsky, 'Women Behind the Camera: Conversations With Camerawomen'

Alexis Krasilovsky. Women Behind the Camera: Conversations With Camerawomen. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997. xxviii + 213 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-275-95745-2; $71.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95744-5.

Reviewed by Christine Reeves-Hubbard (University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1997)

Author: 
Wayne Rash, Jr.
Reviewer: 
David Silverman

Silverman on Rash, 'Politics on the Nets: Wiring the Political Process'

Wayne Rash, Jr. Politics on the Nets: Wiring the Political Process. N.Y.: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1997. xiii + 206 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7167-8324-4.

Reviewed by David Silverman (University of Maryland) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1997)

Author: 
A. Leon Higginbotham
Reviewer: 
Rayvon Fouche

Fouche on Higginbotham, 'Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process'

A. Leon Higginbotham. Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. $30.00 (cloth). $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-503822-4.

Reviewed by Rayvon Fouche (Washington University) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1997)

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