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: 
Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith
Reviewer: 
Kathleen R. Winter

Winter on Peavy and Smith, 'Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement: Life on the Home Frontier'

Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith. Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement: Life on the Home Frontier. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. xviii + 381 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-2619-7; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-2616-6.

Reviewed by Kathleen R. Winter (Ozarks Technical Community College) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1997)

Author: 
Michael Kimmel
Reviewer: 
Natalie Coulter

Coulter on Kimmel, 'Manhood in America: A Cultural History'

Michael Kimmel. Manhood in America: A Cultural History. New York: The Free Press, 1996. xiii + 544 pp. $30.00 US (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-874067-6; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-684-83712-3.

Reviewed by Natalie Coulter (University of Guelph) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1997)

Author: 
Michael Kammen
Reviewer: 
Christopher Berkeley

Berkeley on Kammen, 'The Lively Arts: Gilbert Seldes and the Transformation of Cultural Criticism in the United States'

Michael Kammen. The Lively Arts: Gilbert Seldes and the Transformation of Cultural Criticism in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. x + 495 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-509868-6.

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

Author: 
Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Tomblin, 'G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II'

Barbara Brooks Tomblin. G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. ix + 254 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1951-9.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1997)

Author: 
Paul de Man
Reviewer: 
Mark Siegel

Siegel on De Man and Warminski, 'Aesthetic Ideology (Theory and History of Literature)' and Paul de Man, 'Aesthetic Ideology'

Paul De Man, Andrzej Warminski. Aesthetic Ideology (Theory and History of Literature). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. v + 196 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2203-0; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-2204-7.Paul de Man. Aesthetic Ideology. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. 193 pp.

Reviewed by Mark Siegel (University of Wyoming) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
Bonnie J. Dow
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Kitch

Kitch on Dow, 'Prime-Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture and the Women's Movement since 1970'

Bonnie J. Dow. Prime-Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture and the Women's Movement since 1970. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. xxvi + 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1554-0; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3315-5.

Reviewed by Carolyn Kitch (Temple University) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
Hugh McLeod
Reviewer: 
Andrew August

August on McLeod, 'Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London and New York 1870-1914'

Hugh McLeod. Piety and Poverty: Working-Class Religion in Berlin, London and New York 1870-1914. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1996. 264 S. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8419-1356-1.

Reviewed by Andrew August (Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

Author: 
George Anders
Reviewer: 
Mark Siegel

Siegel on Anders, 'Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust'

George Anders. Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996. 299 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-395-82283-8.

Reviewed by Mark Siegel (Scholar, Phoenix, Arizona) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1997)

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