Reviews

Author: 
Kurt Schuparra.
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Wellock

Wellock on Schuparra., 'Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966'


Kurt Schuparra. Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 1998. xxiv + 221 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0277-0.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Wellock (Department of History, Central Washington University)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Paranoid No More

Author: 
Anthony N. Penna
Reviewer: 
William Rowley

Rowley on Penna, 'Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives'


Anthony N. Penna. Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. xvi + 300 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0188-9; $97.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0187-2.

Reviewed by William Rowley (University of Nevada-Reno)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

The Historical Environment Made Modern

Author: 
Timothy Thurber
Reviewer: 
Richard Flanagan

Flanagan on Thurber, 'The Politics of Equality: Hubert H. Humphrey and the African-American Freedom Struggle'


Timothy Thurber. The Politics of Equality: Hubert H. Humphrey and the African-American Freedom Struggle. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. x + 352 pp. $30.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11047-1; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11046-4.

Reviewed by Richard Flanagan (Department of Political Science, Economics and Philosophy, College of Staten Island, City University of New York)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Author: 
Jean A. Garrison
Reviewer: 
Nancy Mitchell

Mitchell on Garrison, 'Games Advisors Play: Foreign Policy in the Nixon and Carter Administrations'


Jean A. Garrison. Games Advisors Play: Foreign Policy in the Nixon and Carter Administrations. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999. xxviii + 193 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89096-862-8.

Reviewed by Nancy Mitchell (Department of History, North Carolina State University)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Games Advisors Play

Author: 
John Harmon McElroy
Reviewer: 
Allen C. Guelzo

Guelzo on McElroy, 'American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United'


John Harmon McElroy. American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 1999. xii + 259 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-231-7.

Reviewed by Allen C. Guelzo (Dean, The Templeton Honors College, Eastern College)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Author: 
Michael J. Hogan
Reviewer: 
Benjamin O. Fordham

Fordham on Hogan, 'A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the National Security State 1945-1954'


Michael J. Hogan. A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the National Security State 1945-1954. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xii + 525 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-64044-2.

Reviewed by Benjamin O. Fordham (Department of Political Science, University at Albany, State University of New York)
Published on H-Pol (August, 1999)

Author: 
Hilton Kramer
Reviewer: 
Chris Rasmussen

Rasmussen on Kramer, 'The Twilight of the Intellectuals: Culture and Politics in the Era of the Cold War'


Hilton Kramer. The Twilight of the Intellectuals: Culture and Politics in the Era of the Cold War. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 1999. xx + 363 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-222-5.

Reviewed by Chris Rasmussen (Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellow, National Museum of American History, 1999)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

Author: 
John M. Bruce, Clyde Wilcox, eds.
Reviewer: 
Gregg Lee Carter

Carter on Bruce and Wilcox, 'The Changing Politics of Gun Control'


John M. Bruce, Clyde Wilcox, eds. The Changing Politics of Gun Control. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998. xiii + 270 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8615-5; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8614-8.

Reviewed by Gregg Lee Carter (Bryant College)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

Author: 
Dan F. Hahn
Reviewer: 
Sue A. Lafky

Lafky on Hahn, 'Political Communication: Rhetoric, Government, and Citizens'


Dan F. Hahn. Political Communication: Rhetoric, Government, and Citizens. State College, Penn.: Strata Publishing, 1988. xiii + 289 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9634489-3-4.

Reviewed by Sue A. Lafky (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

Author: 
Deborah L. Madsen
Reviewer: 
David M. Wrobel

Wrobel on Madsen, 'American Exceptionalism'


Deborah L. Madsen. American Exceptionalism. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1998. vii + 186 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57806-108-2.

Reviewed by David M. Wrobel (Department of History, Widener University)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

The Complexities of American Exceptionalism

Author: 
Nicol C. Rae, Colton C. Campbell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Douglas Koopman

Koopman on Rae and Campbell, 'New Majority or Old Minority?: The Impact of Republicans on Congress'


Nicol C. Rae, Colton C. Campbell, eds. New Majority or Old Minority?: The Impact of Republicans on Congress. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. xi + 220 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 08-476-91683; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9168-5.

Reviewed by Douglas Koopman (Department of Political Science, Calvin College)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

Author: 
Kenneth C. Barnes
Reviewer: 
J. Morgan Kousser

Kousser on Barnes, 'Who Killed John Clayton? Political Violence and the Emergence of the New South, 1861-1893'


Kenneth C. Barnes. Who Killed John Clayton? Political Violence and the Emergence of the New South, 1861-1893. and London: Duke University Press, 1998. xii + 202 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2072-2; $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2058-6.

Reviewed by J. Morgan Kousser (Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Pol (July, 1999)

Author: 
Richard Rorty
Reviewer: 
Edward S. Shapiro

Shapiro on Rorty, 'Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America'


Richard Rorty. Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America. Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1998. 159 pp. $18.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00311-8.

Reviewed by Edward S. Shapiro (Department of History, Seton Hall University)
Published on H-Pol (June, 1999)

Author: 
Helen V. Milner
Reviewer: 
Erik Gartzke

Gartzke on Milner, 'Interests, Institutions and Information: Domestic Politics and International Relations'


Helen V. Milner. Interests, Institutions and Information: Domestic Politics and International Relations. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1997. x + 309 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-01176-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-01177-6.

Reviewed by Erik Gartzke (Pennsylvania State University)
Published on H-Pol (June, 1999)

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