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Author: 
James Edward Caron
Reviewer: 
Patricia Baldwin

Baldwin on Caron, 'Mark Twain: Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter'


James Edward Caron. Mark Twain: Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. xiv + 448 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1802-5.

Reviewed by Patricia Baldwin (University of North Carolina at Asheville)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Gary W. Gallagher
Reviewer: 
Debra R. Van Tuyll

Van Tuyll on Gallagher, 'Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War'


Gary W. Gallagher. Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 288 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3206-6.

Reviewed by Debra R. Van Tuyll
Published on Jhistory (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Troy O. Bickham
Reviewer: 
Carol Sue Humphrey

Humphrey on Bickham, 'Making Headlines: The American Revolution as Seen through the British Press'


Troy O. Bickham. Making Headlines: The American Revolution as Seen through the British Press. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2009. xiii + 303 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-393-7.

Reviewed by Carol Sue Humphrey (Oklahoma Baptist University)
Published on Jhistory (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Anthony R. DiMaggio
Reviewer: 
Jeanette McVicker

McVicker on DiMaggio, 'Mass Media, Mass Propaganda: Examining American News in the'


Anthony R. DiMaggio. Mass Media, Mass Propaganda: Examining American News in the. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2008. viii + 329 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-1902-0.

Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker (SUNY Fredonia)
Published on Jhistory (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Still Manufacturing Consent

Author: 
Bonnie Yochelson, Daniel J. Czitrom
Reviewer: 
David Spencer

Spencer on Yochelson and Czitrom, 'Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York'


Bonnie Yochelson, Daniel J. Czitrom. Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York. New York: New Press, 2007. Plates. xx + 268 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59558-199-0.

Reviewed by David Spencer (University of Western Ontario)
Published on Jhistory (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

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