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Recent Content

Author: 
Noam Chomsky
Reviewer: 
Ann Rosenthal

Rosenthal on Chomsky, 'On Power and Ideology: The Managua Lectures'


Noam Chomsky. On Power and Ideology: The Managua Lectures. Boston, Mass.: South End Press, 1987. 140 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89608-289-2; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89608-290-8.

Reviewed by Ann Rosenthal (Defiance College)
Published on H-PCAACA (January, 1997)

Noam Chomsky on American/Soviet Imperialism

Author: 
Camille Bacon-Smith
Reviewer: 
Anne Collins Smith

Smith on Bacon-Smith, 'Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth (Contemporary Ethnography)'


Camille Bacon-Smith. Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth (Contemporary Ethnography). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. . $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3098-7; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1379-9.

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

Author: 
Stephen A. Mrozowski, Grace H. Ziesing, Mary C. Beaudry
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Mrozowski and Ziesing and Beaudry, 'Living on the Boott: Historical Archaeology at the Boott Mills Boardinghouses, Lowell, Massachusetts'


Stephen A. Mrozowski, Grace H. Ziesing, Mary C. Beaudry. Living on the Boott: Historical Archaeology at the Boott Mills Boardinghouses, Lowell, Massachusetts. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. xv + 93 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-035-2; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-034-5.

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

Author: 
Ronald H. Bayor
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Bayor, 'Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta'


Ronald H. Bayor. Race and the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvi + 334 pp. $16.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2270-8; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4898-2.

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

Author: 
Dora Beale Polk
Reviewer: 
Kenneth R. Dvorak

Dvorak on Polk, 'The Island of California: A History of the Myth'


Dora Beale Polk. The Island of California: A History of the Myth. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. 398 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-8741-9.

Reviewed by Kenneth R. Dvorak (Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

California Dreams Started Early

Author: 
David Peterson del Mar
Reviewer: 
Deborah L. Kitchen

Kitchen on del Mar, 'What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence against Wives'


David Peterson del Mar. What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence against Wives. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996. xi + 244 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-95076-4.

Reviewed by Deborah L. Kitchen (Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway)
Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Alan Balboni
Reviewer: 
Joyce Duncan

Duncan on Balboni, 'Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas'


Alan Balboni. Beyond the Mafia: Italian Americans and the Development of Las Vegas. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1996. xix + 168 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87417-243-0.

Reviewed by Joyce Duncan (East Tennessee State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
William Prochnau
Reviewer: 
Oscar Patterson

Patterson on Prochnau, 'Once upon a Distant War: Young War Correspondents in the Early Vietnam Battles'


William Prochnau. Once upon a Distant War: Young War Correspondents in the Early Vietnam Battles. New York: Random House, 1995. xii + 546 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8129-2633-0.

Reviewed by Oscar Patterson (University of North Carolina at Pembroke)
Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Young Reporters in Vietnam--The Innocent Days

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