Reviews

Author: 
Austin Sarat, Bryant Garth, Robert A. Kagan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lee Bernstein

Bernstein on Sarat and Garth and Kagan, 'Looking Back at Law's Century'


Austin Sarat, Bryant Garth, Robert A. Kagan, eds. Looking Back at Law's Century. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2002. 446 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3957-5.

Reviewed by Lee Bernstein (American Studies Program, San Jose State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (December, 2002)

The Triumph of Law

The Triumph of Law

Author: 
George H. Gregory
Reviewer: 
David Noon

Noon on Gregory, 'Alcatraz Screw: My Years as a Guard in America's Most Notorious Prison'


George H. Gregory. Alcatraz Screw: My Years as a Guard in America's Most Notorious Prison. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2002. ix + 252 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8262-1396-9.

Reviewed by David Noon (Department of Social Sciences, University of Alaska Southeast)
Published on H-Amstdy (December, 2002)

Author: 
Patricia Juliana Smith, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rick Dodgson

Dodgson on Smith, 'The Queer Sixties'


Patricia Juliana Smith, ed. The Queer Sixties. New York: Routledge, 1999. xxvi + 272 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-92169-5.

Reviewed by Rick Dodgson (Contemporary History Institute, Ohio University)
Published on H-Amstdy (November, 2002)

Queer Icons and Iconoclasts in the 1960s

Queer Icons and Iconoclasts in the 1960s

Author: 
Thomas Doherty
Reviewer: 
Daniel Cavicchi

Cavicchi on Doherty, 'Teenagers and Teenpics: The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s'


Thomas Doherty. Teenagers and Teenpics: The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s. Revised and expanded edition. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002. x + 266 pgs. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56639-946-3; $76.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56639-945-6.

Reviewed by Daniel Cavicchi (Rhode Island School of Design)
Published on H-Amstdy (October, 2002)

Author: 
Marsha E. Ackermann
Reviewer: 
Bill Bush

Bush on Ackermann, 'Cool Comfort: America's Romance With Air-Conditioning'


Marsha E. Ackermann. Cool Comfort: America's Romance With Air-Conditioning. Washington, D.C. and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002. ix + 214 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58834-040-5.

Reviewed by Bill Bush (Department of American Studies, University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2002)

Author: 
Nell Irvin Painter
Reviewer: 
Stephen W. Taylor

Taylor on Painter, 'Southern History Across the Color Line'


Nell Irvin Painter. Southern History Across the Color Line. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 256 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-5360-3; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2692-8.

Reviewed by Stephen W. Taylor (Assistant Professor of History, Macon State College)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2002)

Race, Class, Gender and Violence: Toward a Psychology of Southern History

Author: 
Sharla M. Fett
Reviewer: 
Margaret Humphreys

Humphreys on Fett, 'Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations'


Sharla M. Fett. Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiii + 290 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5378-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2709-3.

Reviewed by Margaret Humphreys (Department of History, Duke University)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2002)

Author: 
Kirsten Silva Gruesz
Reviewer: 
Barbara Ryan

Ryan on Gruesz, 'Ambassadors of Culture: The Transamerican Origins of Latino Writing'


Kirsten Silva Gruesz. Ambassadors of Culture: The Transamerican Origins of Latino Writing. Translation/Transnation. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2002. xvii + 279 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-05097-3; $67.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-05096-6.

Reviewed by Barbara Ryan (Department of English/Program in American Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Published on H-Amstdy (June, 2002)

Author: 
John Hollander
Reviewer: 
John Burt

Burt on Hollander, 'Tesserae: And Other Poems' and Hollander, 'Selected Poetry'


John Hollander. Tesserae: And Other Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. . $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-679-76200-3.John Hollander. Selected Poetry. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. . $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-41931-0.

Reviewed by John Burt (Brandeis University)
Published on H-Amstdy (October, 1995)

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