Reviews

Author: 
James P. Delgado, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Delgado, 'Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology'

James P. Delgado, ed. Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998. 496 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07427-7.

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

Author: 
Mechal Sobel Ronald Hoffman, and Fredrika J. Teute, eds.
Reviewer: 
Millie Jackson

Jackson on Hoffman and Sobel and Teute, 'Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America' and Ronald Hoffman, 'Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America'

Ronald Hoffman, Mechal Sobel, Fredrika J. Teute, eds. Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xii + 464 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4644-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2336-1.Mechal Sobel Ronald Hoffman, and Fredrika J. Teute, eds. Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America.

Author: 
Robert C. Doyle
Reviewer: 
Lewis Carlson

Carlson on Doyle, 'A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.S. Military History'

Robert C. Doyle. A Prisoner's Duty: Great Escapes in U.S. Military History. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1997. xxv + 372 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-180-6.

Reviewed by Lewis Carlson (Western Michigan University) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1998)

Author: 
Stephen Cox, John Lofflin
Reviewer: 
Bernadette Zbicki Heiney

Heiney on Cox and Lofflin, 'The Abbott & Costello Story: Sixty Years of "Who's on First?"'

Stephen Cox, John Lofflin. The Abbott & Costello Story: Sixty Years of "Who's on First?". Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House Publishing, 1997. xiv + 305 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-888952-61-2.

Reviewed by Bernadette Zbicki Heiney (Lock Haven University, Pennsylvania) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1998)

Author: 
Ronald Hoffman, Mechal Sobel, Fredrika J. Teute, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marjoleine Kars

Kars on Hoffman and Sobel and Teute, 'Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America'

Ronald Hoffman, Mechal Sobel, Fredrika J. Teute, eds. Through a Glass Darkly: Reflections on Personal Identity in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. xii + 464 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4644-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2336-1.

Reviewed by Marjoleine Kars (University of Maryland-Baltimore County) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1998)

Author: 
Kathleen Martindale
Reviewer: 
Susan J. Hubert

Hubert on Martindale, 'Un/popular Culture: Lesbian Writing After the Sex Wars'

Kathleen Martindale. Un/popular Culture: Lesbian Writing After the Sex Wars. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1997. xiii + 224 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3290-7; $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3289-1.

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

Author: 
Mark Seltzer
Reviewer: 
Steffen Hantke

Hantke on Seltzer, 'Serial Killers: Death and Life in America's Wound Culture'

Mark Seltzer. Serial Killers: Death and Life in America's Wound Culture. New York: Routledge, 1998. ix + 302 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-91481-9; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-91480-2.

Reviewed by Steffen Hantke (Department of English, Regis University ) Published on H-PCAACA (April, 1998)

Always the Same and Always Different: The Serial Killer as Cultural Icon

Author: 
Lee Clark Mitchell
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Abele

Abele on Mitchell, 'Westerns: Making the Man in Fiction and Film'

Lee Clark Mitchell. Westerns: Making the Man in Fiction and Film. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. 332 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-415-16585-7, $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-53235-6.

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

Author: 
Andrew Delbanco
Reviewer: 
Raymond J. Haberski

Haberski on Delbanco, 'The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil'

Andrew Delbanco. The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil. N.Y.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995. 274 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-52486-9; $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-13566-9.

Reviewed by Raymond J. Haberski (Ohio University) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1998)

Author: 
Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor, eds.
Reviewer: 
James M. Ferreira

Ferreira on Rollins and O'Connor, 'Hollywood's World War I: Motion Picture Images'

Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor, eds. Hollywood's World War I: Motion Picture Images. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997. vii + 304 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87972-756-7; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87972-755-0.

Reviewed by James M. Ferreira (Department of History, Western Michigan University) Published on H-PCAACA (March, 1998)

Author: 
Richard Pells
Reviewer: 
Ulf Zimmermann

Zimmermann on Pells, 'Not Like Us: How Europeans Have Loved, Hated, and Transformed American Culture Since World War II'

Richard Pells. Not Like Us: How Europeans Have Loved, Hated, and Transformed American Culture Since World War II. New York: Basic Books, 1997. xviii +444 S. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-00164-4.

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

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