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: 
Christopher Hitchens
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Fosl

Fosl on Hitchens, 'The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice'


Christopher Hitchens. The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice. London: Verso Books, 1995. xiii + 98 pp. $15.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85984-929-3.

Reviewed by Peter S. Fosl (Hollins College)
Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1996)

Author: 
Joseph G. Rosa, Robin May
Reviewer: 
J. Randolph Cox

Cox on Rosa, 'Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth' and Rosa and May, 'Buffalo Bill and His Wild West'


Joseph G. Rosa. Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1996. 272 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0773-0.Joseph G. Rosa, Robin May. Buffalo Bill and His Wild West. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 1989. x + 243 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0398-5; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-0399-2.

Author: 
Donald C. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Dennis C. Williams

Williams on Jackson, 'Building the Ultimate Dam: John S. Eastwood and the Control of Water in the West'


Donald C. Jackson. Building the Ultimate Dam: John S. Eastwood and the Control of Water in the West. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xii + 336 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0716-7.

Reviewed by Dennis C. Williams (Southern Nazarene University)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Waterpower, Power, Dams, and the West

Author: 
Mary Beth Norton
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Putzi

Putzi on Norton, 'Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society'


Mary Beth Norton. Founding Mothers and Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. x + 496 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-42965-4.

Reviewed by Jennifer Putzi (University of Nebraska at Lincoln)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Women in U.S. Colonial Society: Locke vs. Filmer

Author: 
Margaret R. Miles
Reviewer: 
Harold Hatt

Hatt on Miles, 'Seeing and Believing: Religion and Values in the Movies'


Margaret R. Miles. Seeing and Believing: Religion and Values in the Movies. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, 1996. xvi + 254 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-1030-3.

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

Relgion and Movies: Seeing is Believing?

Author: 
T. Christopher Jespersen
Reviewer: 
Stephen G. Craft

Craft on Jespersen, 'American Images of China, 1931-1949'


T. Christopher Jespersen. American Images of China, 1931-1949. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996. xx + 254 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2596-5.

Reviewed by Stephen G. Craft (Tunghai University)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

America's Image of China

Author: 
Peter Bodo
Reviewer: 
Lynda J. King

King on Bodo, 'The Courts of Babylon: Tales of Greed and Glory in the Harsh New World of Professional Tennis'


Peter Bodo. The Courts of Babylon: Tales of Greed and Glory in the Harsh New World of Professional Tennis. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1995. 480 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-81296-0.

Reviewed by Lynda J. King (Oregon State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Pro Tennis and American Values

Author: 
Frankie Hutton, Barbara Straus Reed, eds.
Reviewer: 
Heidi L. M. Jacobs

Jacobs on Hutton and Reed, 'Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History: Multicultural Perspectives'


Frankie Hutton, Barbara Straus Reed, eds. Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History: Multicultural Perspectives. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1995. 251 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87972-688-1; $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87972-687-4.

Reviewed by Heidi L. M. Jacobs (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Author: 
Don Mitchell
Reviewer: 
Douglas C. Sackman

Sackman on Mitchell, 'The Lie of the Land: Migrant Workers and the California Landscape'


Don Mitchell. The Lie of the Land: Migrant Workers and the California Landscape. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. xi + 245 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2692-2.

Reviewed by Douglas C. Sackman (University of California, Irvine)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Migrant Workers, California, and The Land

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