Reviews

Author: 
Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sandra K. Baringer

Baringer on Rollins and O'Connor, 'Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film'

Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor, eds. Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. xiv + 226 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-0952-7; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2044-7.

Reviewed by Sandra K. Baringer (University of California, Riverside) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1998)

Dances with Critics

Author: 
A. G. Evans
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Weir

Weir on Evans, 'Fanatic Heart: A Life of John Boyle O'Reilly, 1844-1890'

A. G. Evans. Fanatic Heart: A Life of John Boyle O'Reilly, 1844-1890. Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press, 1997. 258 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-876268-04-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-875560-82-0.

Reviewed by Robert E. Weir (Bay Path College) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1998)

Author: 
Haiping Yan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Harold Hatt

Hatt on Yan, 'Theater and Society: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama'

Haiping Yan, ed. Theater and Society: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama. Armonk, N.Y. and London: M.E. Sharpe, 1998. xlvi + 328 pp. $62.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0307-4.

Reviewed by Harold Hatt (Phillips Theological Seminary) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1998)

Author: 
Joli Sandoz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael K. Schoenecke

Schoenecke on Sandoz, 'A Whole Other Ball Game: Women's Literature on Women's Sport'

Joli Sandoz, ed. A Whole Other Ball Game: Women's Literature on Women's Sport. New York: The Noonday Press, 1997. ix + 323 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-52521-7.

Reviewed by Michael K. Schoenecke (Texas Tech University) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1998)

Author: 
Elizabeth R. Varon
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Varon, 'We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia'

Elizabeth R. Varon. We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. x + 234 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-2390-3.

Reviewed by Millie Jackson (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-PCAACA (October, 1998)

Author: 
James Annesley
Reviewer: 
Marshall Fishwick

Fishwick on Annesley, 'Blank Fictions: Consumerism, Culture and the Contemporary Novel'

James Annesley. Blank Fictions: Consumerism, Culture and the Contemporary Novel. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. ix + 175 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-21535-4; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-21534-7.

Reviewed by Marshall Fishwick (Virginia Tech) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1998)

Author: 
Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Philip L. Simpson

Simpson on Gordon and Hollinger, 'Blood Read: The Vampire as Metaphor in Contemporary Culture'

Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, eds. Blood Read: The Vampire as Metaphor in Contemporary Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. xi + 264 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1628-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3419-0.

Reviewed by Philip L. Simpson (Brevard Community College) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1998)

Author: 
Gary Laderman
Reviewer: 
Sara Knox

Knox on Laderman, 'The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes toward Death, 1799-1883'

Gary Laderman. The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes toward Death, 1799-1883. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. xi + 227 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06432-2.

Reviewed by Sara Knox (University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury) Published on H-PCAACA (September, 1998)

The American Way of Death

Author: 
Hannes Siegrist, Hartmut Kaelble, Jürgen Kocka
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Siegrist and Kaelble and Kocka, 'Europäische Konsumgeschichte: Zur Gesellschafts- und Kulturgeschichte des Konsums (18. bis 20. Jahrhundert)'

Hannes Siegrist, Hartmut Kaelble, Jürgen Kocka. Europäische Konsumgeschichte: Zur Gesellschafts- und Kulturgeschichte des Konsums (18. bis 20. Jahrhundert). Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 1997. 815 S. DM 148,00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-593-35754-6.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (FB 1 Geschichte, Gerhard-Mercator-Universität - GH Duisburg) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1998)

Author: 
David Lebedoff
Reviewer: 
Shawnalee A. Whitney

Whitney on Lebedoff, 'Cleaning Up: The Story Behind the Biggest Legal Bonanza of Our Time'

David Lebedoff. Cleaning Up: The Story Behind the Biggest Legal Bonanza of Our Time. New York: The Free Press, 1997. x + 321 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-83706-2.

Reviewed by Shawnalee A. Whitney (University of Alaska, Anchorage) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1998)

Author: 
James L. Watson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Samuel Collins

Collins on Watson, 'Golden Arches East: McDonald's in East Asia'

James L. Watson, ed. Golden Arches East: McDonald's in East Asia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. xvi + 256 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-3207-9; $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3205-5.

Reviewed by Samuel Collins (Dongseo University, Korea) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1998)

Author: 
Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Yergin and Stanislaw, 'The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplaces That Is Remaking the Modern World'

Daniel Yergin, Joseph Stanislaw. The Commanding Heights: The Battle Between Government and the Marketplaces That Is Remaking the Modern World. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. 457 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-82975-3.

Reviewed by Ulf Zimmermann (Department of Political Science and International Affairs, Kennesaw State University) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1998)

Author: 
Sheila Rowbotham
Reviewer: 
Andrew August

August on Rowbotham, 'A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States'

Sheila Rowbotham. A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States. New York: Viking, 1997. xiv + 752 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-87420-0.

Reviewed by Andrew August (Abington College, Penn State University) Published on H-PCAACA (August, 1998)

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