Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin Hufbauer
Reviewer: 
James Percoco

Percoco on Hufbauer, 'Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory'


Benjamin Hufbauer. Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005. x + 270 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1422-6.

Reviewed by James Percoco (Department of History, American University)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2006)

Hallowed Halls of Hagiography

Author: 
Mirra Komarovsky
Reviewer: 
Judith Newton

Newton on Komarovsky, 'Dilemmas of Masculinity: A Study of College Youth'


Mirra Komarovsky. Dilemmas of Masculinity: A Study of College Youth. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2004. x + 274 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0730-4.

Reviewed by Judith Newton (Women and Gender Studies, University of California, Davis)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2006)

Dilemmas of Masculinity: 1970-2006

Dilemmas 1969-1970

Author: 
Sharon M. Harris, ed.
Reviewer: 
Janet Dean

Dean on Harris, 'Blue Pencils and Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910'


Sharon M. Harris, ed. Blue Pencils and Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004. xxxvi + 279 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55553-613-8.

Reviewed by Janet Dean (Department of English and Cultural Studies, Bryant University)
Published on H-Amstdy (March, 2006)

Women on the Masthead

Author: 
Michael Kronenwetter
Reviewer: 
Darren Mulloy

Mulloy on Kronenwetter, 'Terrorism: A Guide to Events and Documents'


Michael Kronenwetter. Terrorism: A Guide to Events and Documents. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2004. ix + 298 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-32578-6.

Reviewed by Darren Mulloy (History Department, Wilfrid Laurier University)
Published on H-Amstdy (March, 2006)

Facing Terror

Author: 
Wade Clark Roof, Mark Silk, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sara Patterson

Patterson on Roof and Silk, 'Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Region: Fluid Identities'


Wade Clark Roof, Mark Silk, eds. Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Region: Fluid Identities. Lanham: Altamira Press, 2005. 197 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0639-0.

Reviewed by Sara Patterson (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)
Published on H-Amstdy (March, 2006)

Pluralism and Fluidity in the American West

Author: 
Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm
Reviewer: 
Laura Olson

Olson on Krannawitter and Palm, 'A Nation Under God? The ACLU and Religion in American Politics'


Thomas L. Krannawitter, Daniel C. Palm. A Nation Under God? The ACLU and Religion in American Politics. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005. xiv + 247 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-5087-2.

Reviewed by Laura Olson (Department of Political Science, Clemson University)
Published on H-Amstdy (March, 2006)

A Straussian Reading of Church-State Separation

Author: 
Martin Alan Greenberg
Reviewer: 
Catherine McNichol Stock

McNichol Stock on Greenberg, 'Citizens Defending America: From Colonial Times to the Age of Terrorism'


Martin Alan Greenberg. Citizens Defending America: From Colonial Times to the Age of Terrorism. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. xx + 277 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4264-1.

Reviewed by Catherine McNichol Stock (Department of History, Connecticut College)
Published on H-Amstdy (March, 2006)

Citizen on the Watch: Better Look Out

Author: 
David J. Weber
Reviewer: 
Christopher Vecsey

Vecsey on Weber, 'Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment'


David J. Weber. Bárbaros: Spaniards and Their Savages in the Age of Enlightenment. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005. xviii + 466 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10501-8; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-11991-6.

Reviewed by Christopher Vecsey (Department of Philosophy and Religion, Colgate University)
Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2006)

Author: 
Kenneth M. Price
Reviewer: 
Daniel Malachuk

Malachuk on Price, 'To Walt Whitman, America'


Kenneth M. Price. To Walt Whitman, America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 224 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5518-8; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2849-6.

Reviewed by Daniel Malachuk (Humanities Division, Daniel Webster College)
Published on H-Amstdy (January, 2006)

Whitman's Multitudes

Author: 
Gail Dubrow with Donna Graves
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Wiatr

Wiatr on Graves, 'Sento at Sixth and Main: Preserving Landmarks of Japanese American Heritage'


Gail Dubrow with Donna Graves. Sento at Sixth and Main: Preserving Landmarks of Japanese American Heritage. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002. 232 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98245-8.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Wiatr (School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2004)

Popular History as Seduction

Author: 
Andrew F. Smith
Reviewer: 
Trudy Eden

Eden on Jenkins, 'Bananas: An American History' and Smith, 'Popped Culture: A Social History of Popcorn in America' and Smith, 'Pure Ketchup: A History of America's National Condiment'


Virginia Scott Jenkins. Bananas: An American History. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. xiii + 210 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56098-966-0.Andrew F. Smith. Popped Culture: A Social History of Popcorn in America. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001. xxi + 264 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56098-921-9.Andrew F. Smith.

Author: 
Steve Turner
Reviewer: 
Bret E. Carroll

Carroll on Turner, 'Amazing Grace: The Story of America's Most Beloved Song'


Steve Turner. Amazing Grace: The Story of America's Most Beloved Song. New York: Ecco, 2002. xxxii + 266 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-000218-3; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-06-000219-0.

Reviewed by Bret E. Carroll (Department of History, California State University, Stanislaus)
Published on H-Amstdy (May, 2004)

Toward a History of "Amazing Grace"

Author: 
Angel Velasco Shaw, Luis H. Francia, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aldona Sendzikas

Sendzikas on Shaw and Francia, 'Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream, 1899-1999'


Angel Velasco Shaw, Luis H. Francia, eds. Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream, 1899-1999. New York: New York University Press, 2002. xxviii + 468 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-9791-4; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9790-7.

Reviewed by Aldona Sendzikas (Department of History, The University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2004)

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