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Author: 
Bill Sloan
Reviewer: 
Martin Conboy

Conboy on Sloan, 'I Watched A Wild Hog Eat My Baby! A Colorful History of Tabloids and Their Cultural Impact'

Bill Sloan. I Watched A Wild Hog Eat My Baby! A Colorful History of Tabloids and Their Cultural Impact. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2001. 251 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57392-902-8.

Reviewed by Martin Conboy (University of Sheffield) Published on Jhistory (July, 2006)

Author: 
Howard Blue
Reviewer: 
Graham Barnfield

Barnfield on Blue, 'Words at War: World War II Era Radio Drama and the Postwar Broadcasting Industry Blacklist'

Howard Blue. Words at War: World War II Era Radio Drama and the Postwar Broadcasting Industry Blacklist. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2002. 440 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8108-4413-1.

Reviewed by Graham Barnfield (University of East London) Published on Jhistory (July, 2006)

Author: 
Richard D. Altick
Reviewer: 
Sadie Clifford

Clifford on Altick, 'Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851'

Richard D. Altick. Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1997. 776 pp. $65.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-0710-9.

Reviewed by Sadie Clifford (Cardiff University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2006)

Author: 
Laurel Brake, Bill Bell, David Finkelstein, eds.
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Brake and Bell and Finkelstein, 'Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities'

Laurel Brake, Bill Bell, David Finkelstein, eds. Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000. 408 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-68151-0; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-23215-3.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's College) Published on Jhistory (July, 2006)

Author: 
Samuel Hynes, ed.
Reviewer: 
Maurine Beasley

Beasley on Hynes, 'Reporting World War II: American Journalism, 1938-1946'

Samuel Hynes, ed. Reporting World War II: American Journalism, 1938-1946. New York: Library of America, 2001. 875 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-931082-05-1.

Reviewed by Maurine Beasley (University of Maryland-College Park) Published on Jhistory (July, 2006)

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