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: 
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)

The Old Northwest and Western Identity in the Antebellum US

Author: 
Jack B. Moore
Reviewer: 
Themis Chronopoulos

Chronopoulos on Moore, 'Skinheads Shaved for Battle: A Cultural History of American Skinheads'

Jack B. Moore. Skinheads Shaved for Battle: A Cultural History of American Skinheads. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1993. 200 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87972-583-9; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87972-582-2.

Reviewed by Themis Chronopoulos (New School for Social Research) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1996)

Skinheads: Culture, Politics, History

Author: 
Dona Brown
Reviewer: 
Philip J. Landon

Landon on Brown, 'Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century'

Dona Brown. Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. ix + 253 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-473-3.

Reviewed by Philip J. Landon (University of Maryland--Baltimore County) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1996)

Tourism and the Idea of New England

Author: 
Randy Roberts, James S. Olson
Reviewer: 
Kenneth R. Dvorak

Dvorak on Roberts and Olson, 'John Wayne, American'

Randy Roberts, James S. Olson. John Wayne, American. New York: The Free Press, 1995. x + 738 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-923837-0.

Reviewed by Kenneth R. Dvorak (American Culture Studies) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1996)

John Wayne: American Icon and Football Player

Author: 
Sanford Sternlicht
Reviewer: 
Alan S. Tinkler

Tinkler on Sternlicht, 'All Things Herriot: James Herriot and His Peaceable Kingdom'

Sanford Sternlicht. All Things Herriot: James Herriot and His Peaceable Kingdom. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1995. xii + 174 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-0322-1.

Reviewed by Alan S. Tinkler (Oklahoma State University) Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1996)

James Herriot--Master of Nostalgia?

Author: 
Howard L. Harrod
Reviewer: 
Michelle R. Kloppenburg

Kloppenburg on Harrod, 'Becoming and Remaining a People: Native American Religions on the Northern Plains'

Howard L. Harrod. Becoming and Remaining a People: Native American Religions on the Northern Plains. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995. xx + 149 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-1569-1; $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-1583-7.

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

Religion and Native Americans

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