Reviews

Author: 
Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Diffley, 'The Fateful Lightning: Civil War Stories and the Magazine Marketplace, 1861-1876'

Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley. The Fateful Lightning: Civil War Stories and the Magazine Marketplace, 1861-1876. Print Culture in the South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2021. 268 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-6065-2

Author: 
Doris Lechner
Reviewer: 
Andrew Hobbs

Hobbs on Lechner, 'Histories for the Many: The Victorian Family Magazine and Popular Representations of the Past. The Leisure Hour, 1852-1870'

Doris Lechner. Histories for the Many: The Victorian Family Magazine and Popular Representations of the Past. The Leisure Hour, 1852-1870. History in Popular Cultures Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2016. 340 pp. EUR 39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-3711-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Hobbs (University of Central Lancashire, UK) Published on Jhistory (January, 2023) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Kylie Galbraith
Reviewer: 
Toby Clark

Clark on Galbraith, 'The British Press and Nazi Germany: Reporting from the Reich, 1933-9'

Kylie Galbraith. The British Press and Nazi Germany: Reporting from the Reich, 1933-9. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 276 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-10209-5.

Reviewed by Toby Clark (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (November, 2022) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57250

Author: 
Susan E. Kirtley
Reviewer: 
Aykut Sığın

Sığın on Kirtley, 'Typical Girls: The Rhetoric of Womanhood in Comic Strips'

Susan E. Kirtley. Typical Girls: The Rhetoric of Womanhood in Comic Strips. Studies in Comics and Cartoons. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2021. 268 pp. $134.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1457-2; $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5793-7

Author: 
Kevin M. Lerner
Reviewer: 
Mark Oromaner

Oromaner on Lerner, 'Provoking the Press: (MORE) Magazine and the Crisis of Confidence in American Journalism'

Kevin M. Lerner. Provoking the Press: (MORE) Magazine and the Crisis of Confidence in American Journalism. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019. 290 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2186-5

Reviewed by Mark Oromaner (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (November, 2022) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Andie Tucher
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Tucher, 'Not Exactly Lying: Fake News and Fake Journalism in American History'

Andie Tucher. Not Exactly Lying: Fake News and Fake Journalism in American History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. 384 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18634-6; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18635-3

Author: 
John Maxwell Hamilton
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Hamilton, 'Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda'

John Maxwell Hamilton. Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2020. 656 pp. Ill. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7077-9.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith) Published on Jhistory (June, 2022) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Will Mari
Reviewer: 
Philip Glende

Glende on Mari, 'The American Newsroom: A History, 1920-1960 (Journalism in Perspective)'

Will Mari. The American Newsroom: A History, 1920-1960 (Journalism in Perspective). Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2021. 248 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2232-9

Reviewed by Philip Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (March, 2022) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Ashley Marshall
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Marshall, 'Political Journalism in London, 1695-1720: Defoe, Swift, Steele and Their Contemporaries'

Ashley Marshall. Political Journalism in London, 1695-1720: Defoe, Swift, Steele and Their Contemporaries. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2020. x + 313 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-545-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2022) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57218

Author: 
Ronald R. Rodgers
Reviewer: 
Merritt Morgan

Morgan on Rodgers, 'The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press, 1833-1923'

Ronald R. Rodgers. The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit versus the Press, 1833-1923. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2018. 348 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2158-2

Reviewed by Merritt Morgan (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (December, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Stephen M. Underhill
Reviewer: 
Caley Hewitt

Hewitt on Underhill, 'The Manufacture of Consent: J. Edgar Hoover and the Rhetorical Rise of the FBI'

Stephen M. Underhill. The Manufacture of Consent: J. Edgar Hoover and the Rhetorical Rise of the FBI. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2020. 354 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-346-8.

Reviewed by Caley Hewitt (Louisiana State University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55971

Author: 
Kimberly Meltzer
Reviewer: 
Mark Oromaner

Oromaner on Meltzer, 'From News to Talk: The Expansion of Opinion and Commentary in US Journalism'

Kimberly Meltzer. From News to Talk: The Expansion of Opinion and Commentary in US Journalism. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. xix + 249 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7349-9

Reviewed by Mark Oromaner (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (September, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Allison M. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Johnson, 'The Scars We Carve: Bodies and Wounds in Civil War Print Culture'

Allison M. Johnson. The Scars We Carve: Bodies and Wounds in Civil War Print Culture. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7037-3

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

Author: 
Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr.
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Kreiser Jr., 'Marketing the Blue and Gray: Newspaper Advertising and the American Civil War'

Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr. Marketing the Blue and Gray: Newspaper Advertising and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 256 pp. $47.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7082-3

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith) Published on Jhistory (June, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Doron Galili
Reviewer: 
Bryant Macfarlane

Macfarlane on Galili, 'Seeing by Electricity: Cinema, Moving Image Transmission, and the Emergence of Television, 1878-1939'

Doron Galili. Seeing by Electricity: Cinema, Moving Image Transmission, and the Emergence of Television, 1878-1939. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. xii + 247 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0822-4.

Reviewed by Bryant Macfarlane (Kansas State University ) Published on Jhistory (May, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56177

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