Reviews

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

Author: 
Monica MacDonald
Reviewer: 
Brian de Ruiter

de Ruiter on MacDonald, 'Recasting History: How CBC Television Has Shaped Canada's Past'

Monica MacDonald. Recasting History: How CBC Television Has Shaped Canada's Past. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 288 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5632-4; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5631-7.

Reviewed by Brian de Ruiter (Brock University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Jeremy Black
Reviewer: 
Elli Papanikolaou

Papanikolaou on Black, 'The English Press: A History'

Jeremy Black. The English Press: A History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 200 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-2563-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-2382-2.

Reviewed by Elli Papanikolaou (West Bohemia University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Alice Leppert
Reviewer: 
Patricia Chappine

Chappine on Leppert, 'TV Family Values: Gender, Domestic Labor, and 1980s Sitcoms'

Alice Leppert. TV Family Values: Gender, Domestic Labor, and 1980s Sitcoms. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 192 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-9268-8; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9267-1.

Reviewed by Patricia Chappine (Stockton University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Andrew Hobbs
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Hobbs, 'A Fleet Street in Every Town: The Provincial Press in England, 1855-1900'

Andrew Hobbs. A Fleet Street in Every Town: The Provincial Press in England, 1855-1900. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2018. 470 pp. $46.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78374-561-6.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54262

Author: 
Sam Edwards, Michael Dolski, Faye Sayer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew J. Kettler

Kettler on Edwards and Dolski and Sayer and eds., 'Histories on Screen: The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television'

Sam Edwards, Michael Dolski, Faye Sayer, eds. Histories on Screen: The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television. Bloomsbury Research Skills for History Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 352 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1703-3; $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-1704-0.

Reviewed by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on Jhistory (December, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Kenneth Joel Zogry
Reviewer: 
Justin Patrick

Patrick on Zogry, 'Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University'

Kenneth Joel Zogry. Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University. Chapel Hill: University Of North Carolina Press, 2016. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0829-7.

Reviewed by Justin Patrick (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (December, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
David Shaumus McCarthy
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on McCarthy, 'Selling the CIA: Public Relations and the Culture of Secrecy'

David Shaumus McCarthy. Selling the CIA: Public Relations and the Culture of Secrecy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2642-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (September, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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