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: 
Angela Dalle Vacche
Reviewer: 
Kevin O'Brien

O'Brien on Vacche, 'Cinema and Painting: How Art is Used in Film'


Angela Dalle Vacche. Cinema and Painting: How Art is Used in Film. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. xi + 303 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-71583-7; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-71582-0.

Reviewed by Kevin O'Brien (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1996)

Author: 
Robert J. Cirasa
Reviewer: 
Bryce Conrad

Conrad on Cirasa, 'The Lost Works of William Carlos Williams: The Volumes of Collected Poetry as Lyrical Sequences'


Robert J. Cirasa. The Lost Works of William Carlos Williams: The Volumes of Collected Poetry as Lyrical Sequences. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995. 342 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8386-3576-6.

Reviewed by Bryce Conrad (Texas Tech University)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

William Carlos Williams and Poetry Sequences

Author: 
Stephen E. Ambrose
Reviewer: 
Tim W. Brown

Brown on Ambrose, 'Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West'


Stephen E. Ambrose. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. 511 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-81107-9.

Reviewed by Tim W. Brown (Roosevelt University, Chicago)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Ambrose on Lewis and Clark: A Good Yarn and Good History

Author: 
Tony Brown
Reviewer: 
Frank Salamone

Salamone on Brown, 'Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown'


Tony Brown. Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1995. xix + 379 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-688-13270-5.

Reviewed by Frank Salamone (Iona College)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Tony Brown as Pundit, Prophet, and Conservative

Author: 
Catherine Price
Reviewer: 
Michelle R. Kloppenburg

Kloppenburg on Price, 'The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History'


Catherine Price. The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xiv + 234 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3710-0.

Reviewed by Michelle R. Kloppenburg (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Plains Indians: Politics and Survival

Author: 
Mary Leefe Laurence
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Laurence, 'Daughter of the Regiment: Memoirs of a Childhood in the Frontier Army, 1878-1898'


Mary Leefe Laurence. Daughter of the Regiment: Memoirs of a Childhood in the Frontier Army, 1878-1898. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. xxx + 208 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2919-8.

Reviewed by Katherine Burger Johnson (University of Louisville)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Women and the West/Women and the Army

Author: 
Lewis H. Carlson, Kevin B. Vichcales, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marshall Fishwick

Fishwick on Carlson and Vichcales, 'American Popular Culture at Home and Abroad'


Lewis H. Carlson, Kevin B. Vichcales, eds. American Popular Culture at Home and Abroad. Kalamazoo: New Issues Press, 1996. 388 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-932826-43-5; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-932826-42-8.

Reviewed by Marshall Fishwick (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

New Anthology on American Popular Culture

Author: 
Douglass K. Daniel
Reviewer: 
Brooks Robards

Robards on Daniel, 'Lou Grant: The Making of TV's Top Newspaper Drama'


Douglass K. Daniel. Lou Grant: The Making of TV's Top Newspaper Drama. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1996. 380 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-0363-4.

Reviewed by Brooks Robards (Westfield State College, Massachusetts)
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1996)

Lou Grant: Journalism, Activism, and Controversy

Author: 
Nicole Etcheson
Reviewer: 
Lucy Jayne Kamau

Kamau on Etcheson, 'The Emerging Midwest: Upland Southerners and the Political Culture of the Old Northwest, 1787-1861'


Nicole Etcheson. The Emerging Midwest: Upland Southerners and the Political Culture of the Old Northwest, 1787-1861. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. xiii + 205 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-32994-3.

Reviewed by Lucy Jayne Kamau (Northeastern Illinois University)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1996)

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