Reviews

Author: 
William H. Young, Nancy K. Young
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Young and Young, 'The 1930s'

William H. Young, Nancy K. Young. The 1930s. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002. xx + 343 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-31602-9.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (Department of History, University of Duisburg-Essen) Published on H-USA (September, 2003)

Popular Culture in Hard Times

Popular Culture in Hard Times

Author: 
Mike Davis
Reviewer: 
Lisa Magloff

Magloff on Davis, 'Dead Cities and Other Tales'

Mike Davis. Dead Cities and Other Tales. New York: The New Press, 2002. viii + 432 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56584-844-3.

Reviewed by Lisa Magloff (Department of Geography, King's College, University of London) Published on H-USA (September, 2003)

Doom, Gloom, and the Marxist Apocalypse

Doom, Gloom, and the Marxist Apocalypse

Author: 
Richard Barrios
Reviewer: 
Goran Stanivukovic

Stanivukovic on Barrios, 'Screened Out: Playing Gay in Hollywood from Edison to Stonewall'

Richard Barrios. Screened Out: Playing Gay in Hollywood from Edison to Stonewall. New York and London: Routledge, 2003. ix + 402 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-92328-6.

Reviewed by Goran Stanivukovic (Department of English, Saint Mary's University) Published on H-USA (September, 2003)

Pink Hollywood

Pink Hollywood

Author: 
Janis L. Judson, Donna M. Bertazzoni
Reviewer: 
Lisa Magloff

Magloff on Judson and Bertazzoni, 'Law, Media, and Culture: The Landscape of Hate'

Janis L. Judson, Donna M. Bertazzoni. Law, Media, and Culture: The Landscape of Hate. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. 220 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8204-4981-4.

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

A Question of Hate

A Question of Hate

Author: 
Joel Kovel
Reviewer: 
Alan Hooper

Hooper on Kovel, 'The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?'

Joel Kovel. The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? New York: Zed Books, 2002. xiii + 274 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84277-081-8; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84277-080-1.

Reviewed by Alan Hooper (Department of Law, Governance and International Relations, London Metropolitan University) Published on H-USA (June, 2003)

Author: 
George M. Marsden
Reviewer: 
Donald K. Pickens

Pickens on Marsden, 'Jonathan Edwards: A Life'

George M. Marsden. Jonathan Edwards: A Life. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. xx + 615 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-09693-4.

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

The Search for the Real Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)

The Search For the Real Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)

Author: 
Thomas Hine
Reviewer: 
Rachel Howse

Howse on Hine, 'I Want That! How We All Became Shoppers'

Thomas Hine. I Want That! How We All Became Shoppers. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. xviii + 222 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-018511-4.

Reviewed by Rachel Howse (Independent Scholar) Published on H-USA (June, 2003)

The Harshest Generic Toilet Paper

The Harshest Generic Toilet Paper

Author: 
Maureen A. Flanagan
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Jozwiak

Jozwiak on Flanagan, 'Seeing with Their Hearts: Chicago Women and the Vision of the Good City, 1871-1933'

Maureen A. Flanagan. Seeing with Their Hearts: Chicago Women and the Vision of the Good City, 1871-1933. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2002. xiv + 319 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-09539-4.

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

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

Author: 
James Bernardoni
Reviewer: 
Fred Davies

Davies on Bernardoni, 'The New Hollywood: What the Movies Did with the New Freedoms of the Seventies'

James Bernardoni. The New Hollywood: What the Movies Did with the New Freedoms of the Seventies. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, 2001. 240 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-1206-8.

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

The New versus the Old Hollywood

The New versus the Old Hollywood

Author: 
Andrew J. Bacevich
Reviewer: 
Anup Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Bacevich, 'American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy'

Andrew J. Bacevich. American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. 302 S. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00940-0.

Reviewed by Anup Mukherjee (Independent Scholar, India) Published on H-USA (May, 2003)

Unbounded Ambitions of a Powerful Nation

Unbounded Ambitions of a Powerful Nation

Author: 
Daniel Ellsberg
Reviewer: 
Jeannine Loftus

Loftus on Ellsberg, 'Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers'

Daniel Ellsberg. Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers. New York: Viking, 2002. vii + 498 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-03030-9.

Reviewed by Jeannine Loftus (History Department, Salem State College) Published on H-USA (April, 2003)

There Comes a Time When Silence Becomes Betrayal

There Comes a Time When Silence Becomes Betrayal

Author: 
Merrill D. Peterson
Reviewer: 
Donald K. Pickens

Pickens on Peterson, 'John Brown: The Legend Revisited'

Merrill D. Peterson. John Brown: The Legend Revisited. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2002. x + 196 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2132-7; $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-2308-6.

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

The Ubiquitous John Brown and the Organized Past

Author: 
Mark Hertsgaard
Reviewer: 
Rachel Howse

Howse on Hertsgaard, 'The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World'

Mark Hertsgaard. The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002. 256 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-10383-5.

Reviewed by Rachel Howse (Independent Scholar) Published on H-USA (March, 2003)

Shadowing the Eagle

Shadowing the Eagle

Author: 
Clifford Longley
Reviewer: 
Alan Hooper

Hooper on Longley, 'Chosen People: The Big Idea That Shaped England and America'

Clifford Longley. Chosen People: The Big Idea That Shaped England and America. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2002. xi + 303 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-340-78656-7.

Reviewed by Alan Hooper (Department of Politics, University of Hertfordshire) Published on H-USA (January, 2003)

The Big Idea

The Big Idea

Author: 
Sara E. Quay
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Quay, 'Westward Expansion'

Sara E. Quay. Westward Expansion. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002. xx + 301 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-31235-9.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (Department of History, University of Duisburg) Published on H-USA (December, 2002)

The Nineteenth-Century West, Popular Culture, and the Ubiquity of the Frontier

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