Reviews

Author: 
James E. Wise, Jr., Anne Collier Rehill
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Wise and Jr. and Rehill, 'Stars in the Corps: Movie Actors in the United States Marines'


James E. Wise, Jr., Anne Collier Rehill. Stars in the Corps: Movie Actors in the United States Marines. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999. x + 246 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-949-9.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1999)

Hollywood Stars and Their Service in the Marine Corps

Author: 
Jack Neely, Aaron Jay
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Mills

Mills on Neely and Jay, 'The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards'


Jack Neely, Aaron Jay. The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1999. 88 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57233-036-8; $34.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-043-6.

Reviewed by Cynthia Mills (University of Maryland)
Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1999)

Author: 
Adrienne Fried Block
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Block, 'Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer 1867-1944'


Adrienne Fried Block. Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer 1867-1944. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. 448 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-507408-6.

Reviewed by Millie Jackson (Grand Valley State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1999)

Author: 
Michael Kammen
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Kammen, 'American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century'


Michael Kammen. American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. xxvii + 320 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-42740-7.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1999)

Author: 
David R. Starbuck
Reviewer: 
Kevin S. Gould

Gould on Starbuck, 'The Great Warpath: British Military Sites From Albany to Crown Point'


David R. Starbuck. The Great Warpath: British Military Sites From Albany to Crown Point. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1999. xv + 205 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87451-903-7.

Reviewed by Kevin S. Gould (American Military University)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Christopher Owen Lynch
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Weir

Weir on Lynch, 'Selling Catholicism: Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television'


Christopher Owen Lynch. Selling Catholicism: Bishop Sheen and the Power of Television. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. xii + 200 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2067-6.

Reviewed by Robert E. Weir (Bay Path College)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Christopher Owen Lynch's biography of Fulton Sheen is a bit like the effusive bishop himself: best when ecumenical and problematic when stretching metaphors.

Author: 
Frank Levy
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Levy, 'The New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change'


Frank Levy. The New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1998. xiii + 248 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87154-515-2; $43.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87154-514-5.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Gina Daddario
Reviewer: 
ViBrina Coronado

Coronado on Daddario, 'Women's Sport and Spectacle: Gendered Television Coverage and the Olympic Games'


Gina Daddario. Women's Sport and Spectacle: Gendered Television Coverage and the Olympic Games. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998. ix + 174 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95856-5.

Reviewed by ViBrina Coronado (The Union Institute Graduate School)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Edward J. Hagerty
Reviewer: 
Kevin S. Gould

Gould on Hagerty, 'Collis' Zouaves: The 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War'


Edward J. Hagerty. Collis' Zouaves: The 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. xv + 357 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2199-3.

Reviewed by Kevin S. Gould (American Military University)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Melvin G. Holli
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Holli, 'The American Mayor: The Best & The Worst Big-City Leaders'


Melvin G. Holli. The American Mayor: The Best & The Worst Big-City Leaders. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999. xi + 210 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 0-271-01876-3, $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-01877-5; $66.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01876-8.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Mikita Brottman
Reviewer: 
Philip L. Simpson

Simpson on Brottman, 'Meat is Murder!: An Illustrated Guide to Cannibal Culture (Creation Cinema Collection)'


Mikita Brottman. Meat is Murder!: An Illustrated Guide to Cannibal Culture (Creation Cinema Collection). London: New York, 1998. 213 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-871592-90-0.

Reviewed by Philip L. Simpson (Brevard Community College)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 1999)

Author: 
Garry Wills
Reviewer: 
Gary L. Harmon

Harmon on Wills, 'John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity'


Garry Wills. John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. 380 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-80823-9; $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-684-83883-0.

Reviewed by Gary L. Harmon (University of North Florida)
Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1999)

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