Reviews

Author: 
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Reviewer: 
David Kieran

Kieran on Nguyen, 'Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War'


Viet Thanh Nguyen. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66034-2.

Reviewed by David Kieran (Washington & Jefferson College)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Eric Covey

A New Politics of Memory

Author: 
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Josephine Park

Park on Nguyen, 'Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America'


Viet Thanh Nguyen. Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. 240 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-514699-8.

Reviewed by Josephine Park (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Eric Covey

Revisiting Race and Resistance

Author: 
Andrew Lipman
Reviewer: 
Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy

Godeanu-Kenworthy on Lipman, 'The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast'


Andrew Lipman. The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 360 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20766-8.

Reviewed by Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Katharina Donn

A Crucible of Native Modernity

Author: 
Rebecca Kay Jager
Reviewer: 
Carmen Gomez-Galisteo

Gomez-Galisteo on Jager, 'Malinche, Pocahontas, and Sacagawea: Indian Women as Cultural Intermediaries and National Symbols'


Rebecca Kay Jager. Malinche, Pocahontas, and Sacagawea: Indian Women as Cultural Intermediaries and National Symbols. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-4851-9.

Reviewed by Carmen Gomez-Galisteo (UNED--Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Katharina Donn

Traitors, Intermediaries, or Myths?

Author: 
Hillary Warren
Reviewer: 
Charles Brown

Brown on Warren, 'There's Never Been a Show Like Veggie Tales: Sacred Messages in a Secular Market'


Hillary Warren. There's Never Been a Show Like Veggie Tales: Sacred Messages in a Secular Market. New York: AltaMira Press, 2005. 144 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0569-0.

Reviewed by Charles Brown (Albright College)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

Sacred Consumption in a Secular Market

Author: 
John Muthyala
Reviewer: 
Ralph Bauer

Bauer on Muthyala, 'Reworlding America: Myth, History, and Narrative'


John Muthyala. Reworlding America: Myth, History, and Narrative. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. 232 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1675-4.

Reviewed by Ralph Bauer (University of Maryland, College Park)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

American Studies and the Hemisphere

Author: 
Timothy Hodgdon
Reviewer: 
Anna Zuschlag

Zuschlag on Hodgdon, 'Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965-1983'


Timothy Hodgdon. Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965-1983. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. e-book. ISBN 978-0-231-50952-7.

Reviewed by Anna Zuschlag
Published on H-Amstdy (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

How To Be A Manly Longhair

Author: 
Mark Hulsether
Reviewer: 
Matthew A. Sutton

Sutton on Hulsether, 'Religion, Culture, and Politics in the Twentieth-Century United States'


Mark Hulsether. Religion, Culture, and Politics in the Twentieth-Century United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. 249 pp. $25.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-14403-2.

Reviewed by Matthew A. Sutton
Published on H-Amstdy (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

Religious Road Trip

Author: 
Victoria Clark
Reviewer: 
Amy Frykholm

Frykholm on Clark, 'Allies for Armageddon: The Rise of Christian Zionism'


Victoria Clark. Allies for Armageddon: The Rise of Christian Zionism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. x + 331 pp. Illustrations. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11698-4.

Reviewed by Amy Frykholm
Published on H-Amstdy (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

Eye on Zion

Author: 
Joseph L. Price
Reviewer: 
Arthur Remillard

Remillard on Price, 'Rounding the Bases: Baseball and Religion in America'


Joseph L. Price. Rounding the Bases: Baseball and Religion in America. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2006. xi + 260 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86554-999-9.

Reviewed by Arthur Remillard
Published on H-Amstdy (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Kelly J. Baker

Playing and Praying at the Church of Baseball?

Author: 
Nathaniel C. Comfort, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Zinser

Zinser on Comfort, 'The Panda's Black Box: Opening up the Intelligent Design Controversy'


Nathaniel C. Comfort, ed. The Panda's Black Box: Opening up the Intelligent Design Controversy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. xv + 165 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8599-0.

Reviewed by Jason Zinser (Department of Philosophy, University of North Florida)
Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2008)

Author: 
Colin Kidd
Reviewer: 
Sylvester Johnson

Johnson on Colin Kidd, 'The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000' and Kidd, 'The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000'


Colin Kidd. The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. vii + 309 pp. Colin Kidd. The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 309 S. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-79729-0; $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-79324-7.

Author: 
Tracy Fessenden
Reviewer: 
Finbarr Curtis

Curtis on Fessenden, 'Culture and Redemption: Religion, the Secular, and American Literature'


Tracy Fessenden. Culture and Redemption: Religion, the Secular, and American Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. x + 337 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04963-2.

Reviewed by Finbarr Curtis (Department of Religion, Bucknell University)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2008)

Author: 
Jeffrey Ogbonna Green Ogbar
Reviewer: 
Imani K. Johnson

Johnson on Ogbar, 'Hip-Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap'


Jeffrey Ogbonna Green Ogbar. Hip-Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2007. 236 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1547-6.

Reviewed by Imani K. Johnson (Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2008)

The Really Real: Terms of Authenticity in Rap Music

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