Reviews

Author: 
John McGowan
Reviewer: 
Frederick Luis Aldama

Aldama on McGowan, 'Democracy's Children: Intellectuals and the Rise of Cultural Politics'

John McGowan. Democracy's Children: Intellectuals and the Rise of Cultural Politics. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. xvi + 243 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3973-5; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8766-8.

Reviewed by Frederick Luis Aldama (University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2004)

Author: 
Mark S. Foster
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Lindsey

Lindsey on Foster, 'A Nation on Wheels: The Automobile Culture in America Since 1945'

Mark S. Foster. A Nation on Wheels: The Automobile Culture in America Since 1945. Belmont: Thomson, 2003. viii + 216 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-15-507542-9.

Reviewed by Robert M. Lindsey (Library, Pittsburg State University) Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2003)

Author: 
Eithne Luibheid
Reviewer: 
Paola Gemme

Gemme on Luibheid, 'Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border'

Eithne Luibheid. Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. xxvii + 253 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-3804-8; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-3803-1.

Reviewed by Paola Gemme (Department of English, Arkansas Tech University) Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2003)

Rethinking Immigration Control

Author: 
Elizabeth Faue
Reviewer: 
Linda Hudson

Hudson on Faue, 'Writing the Wrongs: Eva Valesh and the Rise of Labor Journalism'

Elizabeth Faue. Writing the Wrongs: Eva Valesh and the Rise of Labor Journalism. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2002. x + 249 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3461-7.

Reviewed by Linda Hudson (Department of History, East Texas Baptist University) Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2003)

Mong Girls Who Toil

Mong Girls Who Toil

Author: 
Constance Bowman, Clara Marie Allen
Reviewer: 
Karla Erickson

Erickson on Bowman and Allen, 'Slacks and Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Factory'

Constance Bowman, Clara Marie Allen. Slacks and Calluses: Our Summer in a Bomber Factory. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. xvi + 181 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56098-368-2.

Reviewed by Karla Erickson (University of Minnesota) Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2003)

Author: 
Justin D. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Jeanne Cortiel

Cortiel on Edwards, 'Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic'

Justin D. Edwards. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2003. xxxiii + 145 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87745-824-1.

Reviewed by Jeanne Cortiel (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Dortmund) Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2003)

Gothic Discourse Meets Hybridity in the United States

Author: 
D. Stanley Eitzen
Reviewer: 
Stephen Brauer

Brauer on Eitzen, 'Fair and Foul: Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport'

D. Stanley Eitzen. Fair and Foul: Beyond the Myths and Paradoxes of Sport. Lanham and New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003. vii + 187 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1952-7; $87.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1951-0.

Reviewed by Stephen Brauer (English Department, St. John Fisher College) Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2003)

Changing the Nature of the Game

Author: 
Fred J. Hay, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rob Lawson

Lawson on Hay, 'Goin' Back to Sweet Memphis: Conversations with the Blues'

Fred J. Hay, ed. Goin' Back to Sweet Memphis: Conversations with the Blues. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2001. xxxix + 271 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2301-5.

Reviewed by Rob Lawson (Department of History, Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2003)

Author: 
Richard B. Schwartz
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick on Schwartz, 'Nice and Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction'

Richard B. Schwartz. Nice and Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2002. xi + 173 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1393-8.

Reviewed by Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Department of English / Media Studies Program, Pomona College) Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2003)

Author: 
Tom Vanderbilt
Reviewer: 
Amy Howard

Howard on Vanderbilt, 'Survival City: Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America'

Tom Vanderbilt. Survival City: Adventures Among the Ruins of Atomic America. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002. 224 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56898-305-9.

Reviewed by Amy Howard (American Studies Program, College of William and Mary) Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2003)

Atomic Tour 2002: An Excavation of America's Cold War Architecture

Author: 
A. Yemisi Jimoh
Reviewer: 
Eve Dunbar

Dunbar on Jimoh, 'Spiritual, Blues, and Jazz People in African American Fiction: Living in Paradox'

A. Yemisi Jimoh. Spiritual, Blues, and Jazz People in African American Fiction: Living in Paradox. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2002. vii + 218 pp. $ 30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-172-3.

Reviewed by Eve Dunbar (Department of English, University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2003)

Spirituals, Blues and All That Jazz

Author: 
Alison J. Clarke
Reviewer: 
Adam Golub

Golub on Clarke, 'Tupperware: The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America'

Alison J. Clarke. Tupperware: The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. x + 241 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-827-4.

Reviewed by Adam Golub (Department of American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Amstdy (January, 2003)

The OTHER Other Fifties

The OTHER Other Fifties

Author: 
Marion Mainwaring
Reviewer: 
David Kidd

Kidd on Mainwaring, 'The Mysteries of Paris: The Quest for Morton Fullerton'

Marion Mainwaring. The Mysteries of Paris: The Quest for Morton Fullerton. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2001. xii + 327 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58465-008-9.

Reviewed by David Kidd (American Studies Program, The College of William and Mary) Published on H-Amstdy (January, 2003)

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