Reviews

Author: 
Jim Leeke
Reviewer: 
Jon Marshall

Marshall on Leeke, 'Ballplayers in the Great War: Newspaper Accounts of Major Leaguers in World War I Military Service.'


Jim Leeke. Ballplayers in the Great War: Newspaper Accounts of Major Leaguers in World War I Military Service. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013. 269 pp. $33.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7546-9.

Reviewed by Jon Marshall
Published on Jhistory (December, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Sandra Campbell
Reviewer: 
Carole Gerson

Gerson on Campbell, 'Both Hands: A Life of Lorne Pierce of Ryerson Press'


Sandra Campbell. Both Hands: A Life of Lorne Pierce of Ryerson Press. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013. Illustrations. 672 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4116-0.

Reviewed by Carole Gerson (Simon Fraser University)
Published on Jhistory (December, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
William P. Hustwit
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Hustwit, 'James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation'


William P. Hustwit. James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. ix + 310 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0213-4.

Reviewed by James Aucoin
Published on Jhistory (November, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Gillian I. Leitch, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dina Fainberg

Fainberg on Leitch, 'Doctor Who in Time and Space: Essays on Themes, Characters, History and Fandom, 1963-2012'


Gillian I. Leitch, ed. Doctor Who in Time and Space: Essays on Themes, Characters, History and Fandom, 1963-2012. Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy Series. Jefferson: McFarland, 2013. 300 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-6549-1.

Reviewed by Dina Fainberg
Published on Jhistory (November, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Henry S. Bradsher
Reviewer: 
William Mari

Mari on Bradsher, 'The Dalai Lama's Secret and Other Reporting Adventures: Stories from a Cold War Correspondent'


Henry S. Bradsher. The Dalai Lama's Secret and Other Reporting Adventures: Stories from a Cold War Correspondent. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-5051-1.

Reviewed by William Mari (University of Washington, Department of Communication)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Noah Arceneaux, Anandam Kavoori, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer E. Moore

Moore on Arceneaux and Kavoori, 'The Mobile Media Reader'


Noah Arceneaux, Anandam Kavoori, eds. The Mobile Media Reader. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. vi + 198 pp. $139.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4331-1301-7; $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4331-1300-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer E. Moore (University of Maine)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Mobile Media in Historical Perspective

Author: 
Shani Orgad
Reviewer: 
Edward Timke

Timke on Orgad, 'Media Representation and the Global Imagination'


Shani Orgad. Media Representation and the Global Imagination. Cambridge: Polity, 2012. xiii + 230 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-4380-9.

Reviewed by Edward Timke (University of Michigan)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Media Representations and the Pictures They Put in Our Heads

Author: 
Philippe M. F. Peycam
Reviewer: 
Christos Mais

Mais on Peycam, 'The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930'


Philippe M. F. Peycam. The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. xi + 306 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15850-3.

Reviewed by Christos Mais
Published on Jhistory (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Colonialism, Urbanization, Modernization, and Politics in Saigon

Author: 
Sven Leif Ragnar de Roode
Reviewer: 
Florian Greiner

Greiner on Roode, 'Seeing Europe through the Nation: The Role of National Self-Images in the Perception of European Integration in the English, German, and Dutch Press in the 1950s and 1990s'


Sven Leif Ragnar de Roode. Seeing Europe through the Nation: The Role of National Self-Images in the Perception of European Integration in the English, German, and Dutch Press in the 1950s and 1990s. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 269 pp. $68.99 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10202-5.

Reviewed by Florian Greiner (Augsburg University)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
John S. Bak, Bill Reynolds, eds.
Reviewer: 
Janice R. Wood

Wood on Bak and Reynolds, 'Literary Journalism Across the Globe: Journalistic Traditions and Transnational Influences'


John S. Bak, Bill Reynolds, eds. Literary Journalism Across the Globe: Journalistic Traditions and Transnational Influences. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011. x + 306 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-877-8; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-876-1.

Reviewed by Janice R. Wood (Auburn University Montgomery)
Published on Jhistory (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Jack Nelson
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Nelson, 'Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter'


Jack Nelson. Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter. Edited by Barbara Matusow. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013. Illustrations. xiv + 188 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61703-658-3.

Reviewed by James Aucoin (University of South Alabama)
Published on Jhistory (July, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

A Life in Investigative Reporting

Author: 
Karel C. Berkhoff
Reviewer: 
Simon Huxtable

Huxtable on Berkhoff, 'Motherland in Danger: Soviet Propaganda during World War II'


Karel C. Berkhoff. Motherland in Danger: Soviet Propaganda during World War II. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 407 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04924-6.

Reviewed by Simon Huxtable (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Published on Jhistory (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Emile G. McAnany
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on McAnany, 'Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Devleopment and Social Change'


Emile G. McAnany. Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Devleopment and Social Change. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012. x + 181 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03677-4; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07844-6.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (School of Media and Journalism Studies, San Diego State Universit)
Published on Jhistory (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Amahl A. Bishara
Reviewer: 
Mary Ann Weston

Weston on Bishara, 'Back Stories: U.S. News Production and Palestinian Politics'


Amahl A. Bishara. Back Stories: U.S. News Production and Palestinian Politics. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 344 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8140-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-8141-1.

Reviewed by Mary Ann Weston (Medill School, Northwestern University)
Published on Jhistory (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

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