Reviews

Author: 
Kathryn E. Delmez, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ida E. Jones

Jones on Delmez, 'We Shall Overcome: Press Photographs of Nashville during the Civil Rights Era'

Kathryn E. Delmez, ed. We Shall Overcome: Press Photographs of Nashville during the Civil Rights Era. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. 176 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2221-4

Reviewed by Ida E. Jones (Morgan State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
D'Weston Haywood
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Haywood, 'Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement'

D'Weston Haywood. Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 352 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4339-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4338-0.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (Johnston Community College) Published on Jhistory (January, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Torsten Kathke
Reviewer: 
Bryant Macfarlane

Macfarlane on Kathke, 'Wires That Bind: Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920'

Torsten Kathke. Wires That Bind: Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920. American Culture Studies Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 312 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-3790-8

Reviewed by Bryant Macfarlane (Kansas State University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker
Reviewer: 
Merritt Morgan

Morgan on Harrington-Lueker, 'Books for Idle Hours: Nineteenth-Century Publishing and the Rise of Summer Reading'

Donna Harrington-Lueker. Books for Idle Hours: Nineteenth-Century Publishing and the Rise of Summer Reading. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2018. xiv + 229 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-383-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-382-6

Author: 
Thomas Hanitzsch, Folker Hanusch, Jyotika Ramaprasad, A. S. De Beer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark Oromaner

Oromaner on Hanitzsch and Hanusch and Ramaprasad and De Beer, 'Worlds of Journalism: Journalistic Cultures around the Globe'

Thomas Hanitzsch, Folker Hanusch, Jyotika Ramaprasad, A. S. De Beer, eds. Worlds of Journalism: Journalistic Cultures around the Globe. New York, 2019. 448 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-54663-8.

Reviewed by Mark Oromaner (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (October, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55340

Author: 
Samuel Graber
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Graber, 'Twice-Divided Nation: National Memory, Transatlantic News, and American Literature in the Civil War Era'

Samuel Graber. Twice-Divided Nation: National Memory, Transatlantic News, and American Literature in the Civil War Era. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. 288 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4238-4; $70.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-4239-1; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-4240-7. 

Author: 
Marc Raboy
Reviewer: 
Fabrizio Martino

Martino on Raboy, 'Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World'

Marc Raboy. Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 872 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-931358-7

Reviewed by Fabrizio Martino (Kasetsart University ) Published on Jhistory (July, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
James W. Cortada, William Aspray
Reviewer: 
Mark Oromaner

Oromaner on Cortada and Aspray, 'Fake News Nation: The Long History of Lies and Misinterpretations in America'

James W. Cortada, William Aspray. Fake News Nation: The Long History of Lies and Misinterpretations in America. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019. Illustrations. vii + 305 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5381-3110-7

Reviewed by Mark Oromaner (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (May, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel, Ulf Schmidt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elisabeth Fondren

Fondren on Connelly and Fox and Goebel and Schmidt, 'Propaganda and Conflict: War, Media and Shaping the Twentieth Century'

Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel, Ulf Schmidt, eds. Propaganda and Conflict: War, Media and Shaping the Twentieth Century. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 368 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78831-403-9.

Reviewed by Elisabeth Fondren (St. John’s University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54568

Author: 
Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Ackerley

Ackerley on Brendebach and Herzer and Tworek, 'International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations'

Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds. International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations. Routledge Studies in Modern History. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 256 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-30308-9.

Reviewed by Aaron Ackerley (University of Sheffield) Published on Jhistory (April, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
David R. Coon
Reviewer: 
Bryan David

David on Coon, 'Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media'

David R. Coon. Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 224 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9369-2.

Reviewed by Bryan David (University of Nevada- Reno) Published on Jhistory (April, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Matthew Pressman
Reviewer: 
Gwyneth Mellinger

Mellinger on Pressman, 'On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News'

Matthew Pressman. On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97665-8.

Reviewed by Gwyneth Mellinger (James Madison University) Published on Jhistory (March, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53405

Author: 
Louise Ryan
Reviewer: 
Padraig Lawlor

Lawlor on Ryan, 'Winning the Vote for Women: The Irish Citizen Newspaper and the Suffrage Movement in Ireland'

Louise Ryan. Winning the Vote for Women: The Irish Citizen Newspaper and the Suffrage Movement in Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2018. 200 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84682-701-3.

Reviewed by Padraig Lawlor (Purdue University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52825

Author: 
Wayne Calhoun Temple, Douglas L. Wilson, Rodney O.; Davis
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Borchard, 'Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley' and Temple and Wilson and Davis and , 'Lincoln's Confidant: The Life of Noah Brooks'

Gregory A. Borchard. Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019. 168 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3046-1.Wayne Calhoun Temple, Douglas L. Wilson, Rodney O.; Davis. Lincoln's Confidant: The Life of Noah Brooks. Edited by Dougdas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. xvii + 283 pp.

Author: 
Ray E. Boomhower
Reviewer: 
Toby Clark

Clark on Boomhower, 'Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod'

Ray E. Boomhower. Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 254 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-03036-8; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02960-7.

Reviewed by Toby Clark (University of Wolverhampton) Published on Jhistory (January, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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