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Author: 
Ronald Weber
Reviewer: 
Catherine McKercher

McKercher on Weber, 'News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars'


Ronald Weber. News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2006. 333 pp. + 8 pp. of plates. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-676-6; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56663-732-9.

Reviewed by Catherine McKercher (Carleton University)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2006)

Author: 
Cecelia Tichi
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Tichi, 'Exposes and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900-2000'


Cecelia Tichi. Exposes and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900-2000. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 234 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1926-5; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3763-4.

Reviewed by James Aucoin (University of South Alabama)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2006)

Author: 
William L. Bird, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Robert J. Vanderlan

Vanderlan on Bird, '"Better Living": Advertising, Media, and the New Vocabulary of Business Leadership, 1935-1955'


William L. Bird, Jr. "Better Living": Advertising, Media, and the New Vocabulary of Business Leadership, 1935-1955. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1999. 288 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-1585-9.

Reviewed by Robert J. Vanderlan (Ithaca College)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2006)

Author: 
Richard L. Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Debra R. Van Tuyll

Van Tuyll on Kaplan, 'Politics and the American Press: The Rise of Objectivity, 1865-1920'


Richard L. Kaplan. Politics and the American Press: The Rise of Objectivity, 1865-1920. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 224 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-62151-9; $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00602-6.

Reviewed by Debra R. Van Tuyll (Augusta State University)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2006)

Author: 
Carolyn Kitch
Reviewer: 
Elliot King

King on Kitch, 'Pages from the Past: History & Memory in American Magazines'


Carolyn Kitch. Pages from the Past: History & Memory in American Magazines. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. 241 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2967-7; $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5649-9.

Reviewed by Elliot King (Loyola College, Maryland)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2006)

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