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Author: 
Karen Steele
Reviewer: 
John F. Quinn

Quinn on Steele, 'Women, Press, and Politics during the Irish Revival'

Karen Steele. Women, Press, and Politics during the Irish Revival. Irish Studies Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007. xii + 273 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-3141-5.

Reviewed by John F. Quinn (Department of History, Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (March, 2008)

Ireland's Forgotten Women Rebels

Author: 
Martina Lauster
Reviewer: 
Jane Chapman

Chapman on Lauster, 'Sketches of the Nineteenth Century: European Journalism and Its "Physiologies," 1830-1850'

Martina Lauster. Sketches of the Nineteenth Century: European Journalism and Its "Physiologies," 1830-1850. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 366 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-51803-2.

Reviewed by Jane Chapman (Department of Journalism, Lincoln University, United Kingdom) Published on Jhistory (March, 2008)

The Ephemeral Sketch

Author: 
Neil Henry
Reviewer: 
Katrina Hoch

Hoch on Henry, 'American Carnival: Journalism Under Siege in an Age of New Media'

Neil Henry. American Carnival: Journalism Under Siege in an Age of New Media. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. 336 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24342-2.

Reviewed by Katrina Hoch (Department of Communication, University of California, San Diego) Published on Jhistory (March, 2008)

Journalism versus Corporate Creep, Government Spin, and Internet Tricks

Author: 
Barbara G. Friedman
Reviewer: 
Agnes Hooper Gottlieb

Gottlieb on Friedman, 'From the Battlefront to the Bridal Suite: Media Coverage of British War Brides, 1942-1946'

Barbara G. Friedman. From the Battlefront to the Bridal Suite: Media Coverage of British War Brides, 1942-1946. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007. 154 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8262-1718-9.

Reviewed by Agnes Hooper Gottlieb (Seton Hall University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2008)

Author: 
James Brian McPherson
Reviewer: 
Andrew Hobbs

Hobbs on McPherson, 'Journalism at the End of the American Century, 1965-Present'

James Brian McPherson. Journalism at the End of the American Century, 1965-Present. Westport: Praeger, 2006. xii + 241 pp. $139.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-31780-4.

Reviewed by Andrew Hobbs (University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom) Published on Jhistory (February, 2008)

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