Reviews

Author: 
Richard Tithecott
Reviewer: 
Philip L. Simpson

Simpson on Richard Tithecott, 'Of Men and Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer and the Construction of the Serial Killer' and Tithecott, 'Of Men and Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer and the Construction of the Serial Killer'

Richard Tithecott. Of Men and Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer and the Construction of the Serial Killer. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997. xiii + 192 pp. Richard Tithecott. Of Men and Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer and the Construction of the Serial Killer. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997. xiii + 192 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-15684-8.

Author: 
S. Craig Watkins
Reviewer: 
Themis Chronopoulos

Chronopoulos on Watkins, 'Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema'

S. Craig Watkins. Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xiv + 314 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-87488-3.

Reviewed by Themis Chronopoulos (Brown University) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1999)

Author: 
Duane Anderson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Anderson, 'Legacy: Southwest Indian Art at the School of American Research'

Duane Anderson, ed. Legacy: Southwest Indian Art at the School of American Research. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 1999. xiii + 224 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-933452-54-1.

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

Author: 
B. G. Burkett, Glenna Whitley
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Doyle

Doyle on Burkett and Whitley, 'Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of its Heroes and its History'

B. G. Burkett, Glenna Whitley. Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of its Heroes and its History. Dallas: Verity Press, 1998. 692 pp. $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9667036-0-3.

Reviewed by Robert C. Doyle (Independent Scholar) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1999)

Author: 
Stephen M. Samtur, Martin A. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Joseph Dorinson

Dorinson on Samtur and Jackson, 'The Bronx: Lost, Found, and Remembered, 1935-1975'

Stephen M. Samtur, Martin A. Jackson. The Bronx: Lost, Found, and Remembered, 1935-1975. Scarsdale, N.Y.: Back in the Bronx, 1999. vi + 248 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9657221-1-7.

Reviewed by Joseph Dorinson (Long Island University-Brooklyn) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1999)

Author: 
Mark J. Smith
Reviewer: 
Cynthia H. DeChaine

DeChaine on Smith, 'Ecologism'

Mark J. Smith. Ecologism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998. viii + 107. $19.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-3302-9; $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-3301-2.

Reviewed by Cynthia H. DeChaine (Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Conservation Branch) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1999)

Author: 
Phyllis Cole
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Cole, 'Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism: A Family History'

Phyllis Cole. Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism: A Family History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. vii + 370 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-503949-8.

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

Author: 
Karen Halttunen
Reviewer: 
Steffen Hantke

Hantke on Halttunen, 'Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination'

Karen Halttunen. Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998. xiv + 322 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-58855-4.

Reviewed by Steffen Hantke (Department of English, Regis University) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1999)

Author: 
Jon Wagner, Jan Lundeen
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Wagner and Lundeen, 'Deep Space and Sacred Time: Star Trek in the American Mythos'

Jon Wagner, Jan Lundeen. Deep Space and Sacred Time: Star Trek in the American Mythos. Westport, Conn. and London: Praeger, 1998. xiii + 264 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96225-8.

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

Author: 
William J. Scheick
Reviewer: 
Julie S. Amberg

Amberg on Scheick, 'Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America'

William J. Scheick. Authority and Female Authorship in Colonial America. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. x + 150 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2054-6.

Reviewed by Julie S. Amberg (York College of Pennsylvania) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1999)

Author: 
Jodi Dean
Reviewer: 
Atara Stein

Stein on Dean, 'Aliens in America: Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace'

Jodi Dean. Aliens in America: Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1998. xii + 242 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8468-1; $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3463-1.

Reviewed by Atara Stein (California State University, Fullerton) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1999)

Author: 
Kathleen Waters Sander
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Sander, 'The Business of Charity: The Woman's Exchange Movement, 1832-1900'

Kathleen Waters Sander. The Business of Charity: The Woman's Exchange Movement, 1832-1900. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. xi + 165 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06703-7; $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02401-6.

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

Author: 
Sheila Whiteley, ed.
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Alexander

Alexander on Whiteley, 'Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender'

Sheila Whiteley, ed. Sexing the Groove: Popular Music and Gender. New York: Routledge, 1997. xxxvi + 353 pp. $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-14671-5.

Reviewed by Susan M. Alexander (Saint Mary's College) Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1999)

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