Reviews

Author: 
Annette Insdorf
Reviewer: 
Fred Davies

Davies on Insdorf, 'Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust'

Annette Insdorf. Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xix + 410 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-01630-8; $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81563-5.

Reviewed by Fred Davies (Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex) Published on H-USA (March, 2004)

The Holocaust Revisited

The Holocaust Revisited

Author: 
Alan M. Ball
Reviewer: 
Burcak Keskin

Keskin on Ball, 'Imagining America: Influence and Images in Twentieth-Century Russia'

Alan M. Ball. Imagining America: Influence and Images in Twentieth-Century Russia. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003. ix + 309 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2792-8; $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-2793-5.

Reviewed by Burcak Keskin (Department of Sociology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) Published on H-USA (March, 2004)

Author: 
Amy K. Levin
Reviewer: 
Babacar M'Baye

M'Baye on Levin, 'Africanism and Authenticity in African-American Women's Novels'

Amy K. Levin. Africanism and Authenticity in African-American Women's Novels. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. ii + 208 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2631-2.

Reviewed by Babacar M'Baye (Department of English and Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University) Published on H-USA (March, 2004)

Author: 
Richard Maltby
Reviewer: 
Fred Davies

Davies on Maltby, 'Hollywood Cinema'

Richard Maltby. Hollywood Cinema. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2003. 544 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-21615-5; $78.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-21614-8.

Reviewed by Fred Davies (Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex) Published on H-USA (February, 2004)

Hooray for Hollywood Cinema

Hooray for Hollywood Cinema

Author: 
Robert Michael Smith
Reviewer: 
Rachel Howse

Howse on Smith, 'From Blackjacks to Briefcases: A History of Commercialized Strikebreaking and Unionbusting in the United States'

Robert Michael Smith. From Blackjacks to Briefcases: A History of Commercialized Strikebreaking and Unionbusting in the United States. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003. xviii + 179 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1466-8.

Reviewed by Rachel Howse (School of Archives, Information and Library Science, University College London) Published on H-USA (February, 2004)

Author: 
Mary L. Dudziak, ed.
Reviewer: 
Burcak Keskin

Keskin on Dudziak, 'September 11 in History: A Watershed Moment?'

Mary L. Dudziak, ed. September 11 in History: A Watershed Moment? Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2003. 240 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3242-8; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3229-9.

Reviewed by Burcak Keskin (Department of Sociology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) Published on H-USA (January, 2004)

Author: 
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Reviewer: 
Fred Davies

Davies on Rosenbaum, 'Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Films We Can See'

Jonathan Rosenbaum. Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Limit What Films We Can See. London: Wallflower Press, 2002. 192 pp. £12.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-903364-60-4.

Reviewed by Fred Davies (Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

Rosenbaum's Bitch-Fest

Rosenbaum's Bitch-fest

Author: 
Eric Schlosser
Reviewer: 
Lisa Magloff

Magloff on Schlosser, 'Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market'

Eric Schlosser. Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003. 310 pp. $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-618-44670-4; $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-618-33466-7.

Reviewed by Lisa Magloff (Kings College, London) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

Author: 
Daniel Farber
Reviewer: 
Donald K. Pickens

Pickens on Farber, 'Lincoln's Constitution'

Daniel Farber. Lincoln's Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. ix + 240 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-23793-0; $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-23796-1.

Reviewed by Donald K. Pickens (Department of History, University of North Texas) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

Awesome Abraham

Awesome Abraham

Author: 
Justin Watson
Reviewer: 
Arthur Remillard

Remillard on Watson, 'The Martyrs of Columbine: Faith and the Politics of Tragedy'

Justin Watson. The Martyrs of Columbine: Faith and the Politics of Tragedy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xii + 212 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-23957-2.

Reviewed by Arthur Remillard (Department of Religion, Florida State University) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

Restoration and the Memory of Martyrdom

Restoration and the Memory of Martyrdom

Author: 
Jacalyn D. Harden
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Beninato

Beninato on Harden, 'Double Cross: Japanese Americans in Black and White Chicago'

Jacalyn D. Harden. Double Cross: Japanese Americans in Black and White Chicago. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. 368 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-4044-7; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-4043-0.

Reviewed by Stefanie Beninato (Independent Scholar, Santa Fe) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

(Double) Crossing the Line

(Double) Crossing the Line

Author: 
Mark Essig
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Jozwiak

Jozwiak on Essig, 'Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death'

Mark Essig. Edison and the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death. New York: Walker and Company, 2003. 358 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8027-1406-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Jozwiak (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Rock County) Published on H-USA (December, 2003)

Zapped

Zapped

Author: 
Thomas Alan Schwartz
Reviewer: 
David Torstensson

Torstensson on Schwartz, 'Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam'

Thomas Alan Schwartz. Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003. 339 S. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01074-1.

Reviewed by David Torstensson (St Anne's College, University of Oxford) Published on H-USA (November, 2003)

Still In the Shadows

Still In the Shadows

Author: 
Alan Dawley
Reviewer: 
William E. Doody

Doody on Dawley, 'Changing the World: American Progressives in War and Revolution'

Alan Dawley. Changing the World: American Progressives in War and Revolution. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003. x + 409 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-11322-7.

Reviewed by William E. Doody (Indiana Area School District, Indiana, Pennsylvania) Published on H-USA (October, 2003)

Global Interests and the Progressive Movement

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