Reviews

Author: 
Michael Mann
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Mann, 'Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930'

Michael Mann. Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxii + 298 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947217-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bell and Owen and Khorana and Henrichsen, 'Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State'

Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds. Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. xvi + 326 pp. $25.00 (papep), ISBN 978-0-231-17613-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Ruth Palmer
Reviewer: 
Marci Mazzarotto

Mazzarotto on Palmer, 'Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight'

Ruth Palmer. Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18315-4.

Reviewed by Marci Mazzarotto (Georgian Court University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Horner and Carver, 'Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics'

William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver. Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 208 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7184-0.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Blair Davis
Reviewer: 
Caryn E. Neumann

Neumann on Davis, 'Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page'

Blair Davis. Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7225-3; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7226-0.

Reviewed by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Jane M. Gaines
Reviewer: 
Marisa Stickel

Stickel on Gaines, 'Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries?'

Jane M. Gaines. Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries? Women and Film History International Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Illustrations. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08343-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04181-5.

Reviewed by Marisa Stickel (University of Tennessee) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Beth Knobel
Reviewer: 
Justin Patrick

Patrick on Knobel, 'The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age'

Beth Knobel. The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age. Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker Book Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. vii + 149 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7934-0.

Reviewed by Justin Patrick (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Yeidy M. Rivero
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Rivero, 'Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960'

Yeidy M. Rivero. Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960. Console-ing Passions: Television and Cultural Power Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5871-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5859-6.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (East Carolina University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
James D. Startt
Reviewer: 
Philip Glende

Glende on Startt, 'Woodrow Wilson, the Great War, and the Fourth Estate'

James D. Startt. Woodrow Wilson, the Great War, and the Fourth Estate. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-531-2.

Reviewed by Philip Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Berry Craig
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Craig, 'Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis'

Berry Craig. Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 244 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7459-4.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (East Carolina University) Published on Jhistory (August, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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Author: 
Joshua King
Reviewer: 
Padraig Lawlor

Lawlor on King, 'Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print'

Joshua King. Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print. Literature, Religion, and Postsecular Studies Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $86.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1293-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5198-0.

Reviewed by Padraig Lawlor (Purdue University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Benjamin Fagan
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Mangun

Mangun on Fagan, 'The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation'

Benjamin Fagan. The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 186 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4940-4.

Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun (University of Utah) Published on Jhistory (October, 2017) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Erin Hill
Reviewer: 
Michelle Martindale

Martindale on Hill, 'Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production'

Erin Hill. Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7486-8.

Reviewed by Michelle Martindale (Purdue University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2017) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Andrew Pettegree
Reviewer: 
Jon Marshall

Marshall on Pettegree, 'The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know about Itself'

Andrew Pettegree. The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know about Itself. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 445 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17908-8.

Reviewed by Jon Marshall (Northwestern University) Published on Jhistory (August, 2017) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Donal Harris
Reviewer: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker

Harrington-Lueker on Harris, 'On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines'

Donal Harris. On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 304 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17772-6.

Reviewed by Donna Harrington-Lueker (Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2017) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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