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: 
Moskin Robert, J.
Reviewer: 
Oscar Patterson

Patterson on Robert and J., 'Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World'

Moskin Robert, J. Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World. New York: Random House, 1996. xvii + 411 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-40936-6.

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

Author: 
Paul N. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Scott A. Merriman

Merriman on Edwards, 'The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America'

Paul N. Edwards. The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996. xx + 440 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-05051-7; $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-55028-4.

Reviewed by Scott A. Merriman (Northern Kentucky University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Computers and America: Whither We Goeth?

Author: 
Curtis C. Roseman, Hans Dieter Laux, Gunther Thieme, eds.
Reviewer: 
Howard Lune

Lune on Roseman and Laux and Thieme, 'EthniCity: Geographic Perspectives on Ethnic Change in Modern Cities'

Curtis C. Roseman, Hans Dieter Laux, Gunther Thieme, eds. EthniCity: Geographic Perspectives on Ethnic Change in Modern Cities. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1996. xxviii + 309 pp. $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8033-7; $84.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8032-0.

Reviewed by Howard Lune (New York University) Published on H-PCAACA (December, 1996)

Author: 
Robert Cantwell
Reviewer: 
John G. Stevenson

Stevenson on Cantwell, 'When We Were Good: The Folk Revival'

Robert Cantwell. When We Were Good: The Folk Revival. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996. xii +413 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-95132-7.

Reviewed by John G. Stevenson (Columbia College, Chicago, and Roosevelt University) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1996)

Author: 
Carl G. Herndl, Stuart C. Brown, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark Meister

Meister on Herndl and Brown, 'Green Culture: Environmental Rhetoric in Contemporary America'

Carl G. Herndl, Stuart C. Brown, eds. Green Culture: Environmental Rhetoric in Contemporary America. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. xii + 315 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-14994-9; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-14990-1.

Reviewed by Mark Meister (University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1996)

The Greening of America--Rhetoric, Not Reich

Author: 
Kenneth J. Bindas
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Bindas, 'All of This Music Belongs to the Nation: The WPA's Federal Music Project and American Society'

Kenneth J. Bindas. All of This Music Belongs to the Nation: The WPA's Federal Music Project and American Society. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996. xiv + 164 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-909-8.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (Mahon Library, University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1996)

WPA Music Spreads Culture to a Depressed Nation

Author: 
Paul Fagette
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Fagette, 'Digging for Dollars: American Archaeology and the New Deal'

Paul Fagette. Digging for Dollars: American Archaeology and the New Deal. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996. xxvii + 228 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1721-6.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1996)

Author: 
Edward Countryman
Reviewer: 
Patrick Riordan

Riordan on Countryman, 'Americans: A Collision of Histories'

Edward Countryman. Americans: A Collision of Histories. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. xxiii + 285 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-2593-0.

Reviewed by Patrick Riordan (Tallahassee) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1996)

New Overview of U.S. History, 1763-1876

Author: 
Steven C. Bullock
Reviewer: 
Craig Hanyan

Hanyan on Bullock, 'Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840'

Steven C. Bullock. Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xviii + 421 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2282-1.

Reviewed by Craig Hanyan (Brock University) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1996)

Author: 
Daniel A. Stout, Judith M. Buddenbaum, eds.
Reviewer: 
Harold Hatt

Hatt on Stout and Buddenbaum, 'Religion and Mass Media: Audiences and Adaptations'

Daniel A. Stout, Judith M. Buddenbaum, eds. Religion and Mass Media: Audiences and Adaptations. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications Inc., 1996. 294 pp. $62.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8039-7174-5; $63.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8039-7173-8.

Reviewed by Harold Hatt (Phillips Theological Seminary, Enid, Oklahoma) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1996)

Religion and Media: The Audience

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