Reviews

Author: 
Eric T. Dean
Reviewer: 
Sara Knox

Knox on Dean, 'Shook Over Hell: Post-Traumatic Stress, Vietnam, and the Civil War'

Eric T. Dean. Shook Over Hell: Post-Traumatic Stress, Vietnam, and the Civil War. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. xi + 315 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-80651-1.

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

Author: 
Thomas Frank
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Frank, 'The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism'

Thomas Frank. The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. xii + 287 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-25991-8.

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

Author: 
Peter N. Stearns, Jan Lewis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Stearns and Lewis, 'An Emotional History of the United States'

Peter N. Stearns, Jan Lewis, eds. An Emotional History of the United States. New York: New York University Press, 1998. ix + 476 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-8088-6; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8087-9.

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

Author: 
John William Sayer
Reviewer: 
Sandra K. Baringer

Baringer on Sayer, 'Ghost Dancing the Law: The Wounded Knee Trials'

John William Sayer. Ghost Dancing the Law: The Wounded Knee Trials. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. ix + 310 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-35433-3.

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

Historicizing a Political Trial

Author: 
Maria Emilia Paz
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Paz, 'Strategy, Security, and Spies: Mexico and the U.S. as Allies in World War II'

Maria Emilia Paz. Strategy, Security, and Spies: Mexico and the U.S. as Allies in World War II. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997. xii + 264 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-01666-5; $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01665-8.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1998)

Author: 
Janis P. Stout
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Abele

Abele on Stout, 'Through the Window, Out the Door: Women's Narratives of Departure, from Austin and Cather, to Tyler, Morrison, and Didion'

Janis P. Stout. Through the Window, Out the Door: Women's Narratives of Departure, from Austin and Cather, to Tyler, Morrison, and Didion. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1998. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-0908-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Abele (Temple University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1998)

Home Again: Charting the Female-Authored Journey Narrative

Author: 
Peter Karsten
Reviewer: 
Scott A. Merriman

Merriman on Karsten, 'Heart Versus Head: Judge-Made Law in Nineteenth-Century America'

Peter Karsten. Heart Versus Head: Judge-Made Law in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xv + 490 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2340-8.

Reviewed by Scott A. Merriman (Northern Kentucky University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1998)

Author: 
Wheeler Winston Dixon
Reviewer: 
Susan J. Hubert

Hubert on Dixon, 'The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of the 1960s American Experimental Cinema'

Wheeler Winston Dixon. The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of the 1960s American Experimental Cinema. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997. xv + 250 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3566-3; $30.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3565-6.

Reviewed by Susan J. Hubert (Western Michigan University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1998)

Author: 
Edward J. Blakely, Mary Gail Snyder
Reviewer: 
Margaret A. Shannon

Shannon on Blakely and Snyder, 'Fortress America: Gated Communities in the United States'

Edward J. Blakely, Mary Gail Snyder. Fortress America: Gated Communities in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 1997. xi + 209 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-1002-8.

Reviewed by Margaret A. Shannon (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1998)

Author: 
Andrea Stulman Dennett
Reviewer: 
M. Alison Kibler

Kibler on Dennett, 'Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America'

Andrea Stulman Dennett. Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America. New York: New York University Press, 1997. xiv + 200 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-1886-5; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1885-8.

Reviewed by M. Alison Kibler (Australian National University) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1998)

Author: 
Robert Lesser
Reviewer: 
Alfred Jan

Jan on Lesser, 'Pulp Art: Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines'

Robert Lesser. Pulp Art: Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines. New York: Gramercy Books, 1997. viii + 182 pp. $19.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-517-20058-2.

Reviewed by Alfred Jan (De Anza College) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1998)

Author: 
Graham Seal
Reviewer: 
Frank Oglesbee

Oglesbee on Seal, 'The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia'

Graham Seal. The Outlaw Legend: A Cultural Tradition in Britain, America and Australia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xvi + 246 pp. $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-55740-5; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-55317-9.

Reviewed by Frank Oglesbee (Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1998)

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