Reviews

Author: 
Ziauddin Sardar, Merryl Wyn Davies
Reviewer: 
Lisa Magloff

Magloff on Sardar and Davies, 'Why do People Hate America?'

Ziauddin Sardar, Merryl Wyn Davies. Why do People Hate America? Cambridge: Icon Books, 2002. x + 231 pp. £7.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84046-383-5.

Reviewed by Lisa Magloff (Department of Geography, King's College, London) Published on H-USA (November, 2002)

Why Americans Will Hate This Book

Why Americans Will Hate This Book

Author: 
Robert A. Caro
Reviewer: 
Raj Jethwa

Jethwa on Caro, 'Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson'

Robert A. Caro. Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. xxiv + 1167 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-394-52836-6.

Reviewed by Raj Jethwa (Independent Scholar, London) Published on H-USA (September, 2002)

Master of Johnson

Master of Johnson

Author: 
Nicholas Dawidoff, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alex Gordon

Gordon on Dawidoff, 'Baseball: A Literary Anthology'

Nicholas Dawidoff, ed. Baseball: A Literary Anthology. New York: The Library of America, 2002. xii + 721 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-931082-09-9.

Reviewed by Alex Gordon (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths College, University of London) Published on H-USA (July, 2002)

The Pen is Mightier than the Baseball?

The Pen is Mightier than the Baseball?

Author: 
Emily S. Rosenberg
Reviewer: 
Mark T. Berger

Berger on Rosenberg, 'Financial Missionaries to the World: The Politics and Culture of Dollar Diplomacy, 1900-1930'

Emily S. Rosenberg. Financial Missionaries to the World: The Politics and Culture of Dollar Diplomacy, 1900-1930. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999. viii + 334. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00059-9.

Reviewed by Mark T. Berger (The University of New South Wales (Sydney, N.S.W., Australia)) Published on H-USA (January, 2000)

Author: 
Robert S. Levine
Reviewer: 
John E. Philips

Philips on Levine, 'Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Representative Identity'

Robert S. Levine. Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Representative Identity. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. x + 314 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2323-1; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4633-9.

Reviewed by John E. Philips (Department of International Society, Hirosaki University) Published on H-USA (November, 1999)

Author: 
Manuel Castells
Reviewer: 
Samuel Collins

Collins on Castells, 'The Rise of Network Society' and Castells, 'The Power of Identity' and Castells, 'End of Millennium'

Manuel Castells. The Rise of Network Society. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1996. xvii + 556 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55786-617-2.Manuel Castells. The Power of Identity. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1997. xv + 461 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55786-874-9.Manuel Castells.

Author: 
Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Cowan, 'A Social History of American Technology'

Ruth Schwartz Cowan. A Social History of American Technology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. 342 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-504605-2; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-504606-9.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman ( Interac Co., Ltd., Independent researcher.) Published on H-USA (August, 1999)

Slippery Technic: beyond control

Author: 
Robert H. Wiebe
Reviewer: 
Brian D. Stokes

Stokes on Wiebe, 'Self-Rule: A Cultural History of American Democracy'

Robert H. Wiebe. Self-Rule: A Cultural History of American Democracy. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1995. x + 321 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-89563-5; $29.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-89562-8.

Reviewed by Brian D. Stokes (Rowan University) Published on H-USA (July, 1999)

Flight of the Democrats

Author: 
John Kenneth White
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on White, 'Still Seeing Red: How the Cold War Shapes the New American Politics'

John Kenneth White. Still Seeing Red: How the Cold War Shapes the New American Politics. Boulder, Colo. and Oxford, England: Westview Press, 1997. xii + 387 pp. $37.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-1889-9; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-1888-2.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (American Culture Studies Program, Bowling Green State University, Ohio) Published on H-USA (June, 1999)

Author: 
Stephen G. Rabe
Reviewer: 
Mark T. Berger

Berger on Rabe, 'The Most Dangerous Area in the World: John F. Kennedy Confronts Communist Revolution in Latin America'

Stephen G. Rabe. The Most Dangerous Area in the World: John F. Kennedy Confronts Communist Revolution in Latin America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 257 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2461-0; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4764-0.

Reviewed by Mark T. Berger (The University of New South Wales, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia) Published on H-USA (June, 1999)

Author: 
Howard Markel
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Markel, 'Quarantine! East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892'

Howard Markel. Quarantine! East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. xvi + 262 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-6180-2; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5512-2.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman (Interac Co., Ltd., Independent researcher) Published on H-USA (May, 1999)

Divide and Conquer: Public Health Policy

Author: 
Lewis A. Erenberg, Susan E. Hirsch, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Berkeley

Berkeley on Erenberg and Hirsch, 'The War in American Culture, Society and Consciousness During World War II'

Lewis A. Erenberg, Susan E. Hirsch, eds. The War in American Culture, Society and Consciousness During World War II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. x + 346 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-21512-9; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-21511-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Berkeley (Independent Scholar, Boston, Massachusetts) Published on H-USA (April, 1999)

Author: 
Robert R. Bowie, Richard H. Immerman
Reviewer: 
Richard V. Damms

Damms on Bowie and Immerman, 'Waging Peace: How Eisenhower Shaped an Enduring Cold War Strategy'

Robert R. Bowie, Richard H. Immerman. Waging Peace: How Eisenhower Shaped an Enduring Cold War Strategy. New York and Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1998. x + 317 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-506264-9.

Reviewed by Richard V. Damms (Department of History, Mississippi State University) Published on H-USA (April, 1999)

Eisenhower's Master Plan

Author: 
Daniel Fineman
Reviewer: 
Arne Kislenko

Kislenko on Fineman, 'A Special Relationship: The United States and Military Government in Thailand, 1947-1958'

Daniel Fineman. A Special Relationship: The United States and Military Government in Thailand, 1947-1958. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1997. viii + 357 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-1818-0.

Reviewed by Arne Kislenko (University of Toronto/Ryerson Polytechnic University) Published on H-USA (March, 1999)

The Special Relationship

Author: 
James E. Bond
Reviewer: 
Christopher S. Stowe

Stowe on Bond, 'No Easy Walk to Freedom: Reconstruction and the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment'

James E. Bond. No Easy Walk to Freedom: Reconstruction and the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1997. x + 295 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-95703-2.

Reviewed by Christopher S. Stowe (University of Toledo) Published on H-USA (March, 1999)

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