Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of May 12 - 18, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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Recent Calls for Papers

Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Janet Walker, Diane Waldeman
Reviewer: 
Patrick H. Griffin

Griffin on Walker and Waldeman, 'Feminism and Documentary'


Janet Walker, Diane Waldeman. Feminism and Documentary. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999. 365 pp. $23.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-3007-3; $68.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-3006-6.

Reviewed by Patrick H. Griffin (College of the Canyons and El Camino College)
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
Eric C. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Martin A. Jackson

Jackson on Schneider, 'Vampires, Dragons and Egyptian Kings: Youth Gangs in Postwar New York'


Eric C. Schneider. Vampires, Dragons and Egyptian Kings: Youth Gangs in Postwar New York. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. 318 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00141-8.

Reviewed by Martin A. Jackson (Pratt Institute)
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
Karen Brodkin
Reviewer: 
Denise D. Meringolo

Meringolo on Brodkin, 'How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America' and Karen Brodkin, 'How Jews Became White Folks and What that Says About Race in America'


Karen Brodkin. How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America. New Brunswick, N.J and London: Rutgers University Press, 1998. xi + 243 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-2590-7; $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2589-1.Karen Brodkin. How Jews Became White Folks and What that Says About Race in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998. xi + 243 pp.

Author: 
Thomas Doherty
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Sickels

Sickels on Doherty, 'Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934'


Thomas Doherty. Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xi + 430 pp. $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11094-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11095-2.

Reviewed by Robert C. Sickels (Whitman College (Washington))
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
Eric Zolov
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Zolov, 'Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture'


Eric Zolov. Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 1999. vii + 349 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-21514-6; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20866-7.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough)
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
Daniel Horowitz
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Weir

Weir on Horowitz, 'Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique: The American Left, The Cold War, and Modern Feminism'


Daniel Horowitz. Betty Friedan and the Making of The Feminine Mystique: The American Left, The Cold War, and Modern Feminism. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. 354 pp. $30.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-168-7.

Reviewed by Robert E. Weir (Bay Path College)
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
Herbert Applebaum
Reviewer: 
John Enyeart

Enyeart on Applebaum, 'The American Work Ethic and the Changing Work Force: An Historical Perspective'


Herbert Applebaum. The American Work Ethic and the Changing Work Force: An Historical Perspective. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1998. xvii + 228 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-30677-8.

Reviewed by John Enyeart (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Published on H-PCAACA (May, 2000)

Author: 
David Graver, ed.
Reviewer: 
Simon Lewis

Lewis on Graver, 'Drama for a New South Africa'


David Graver, ed. Drama for a New South Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999. 228 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21326-6; $16.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33570-8.

Reviewed by Simon Lewis (Department of English, College of Charleston)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (May, 2000)

South African Drama after Albert!

Author: 
Brenda Cooper
Reviewer: 
Lokangaka Losambe

Losambe on Cooper, 'Magical Realism in West African Fiction: Seeing with a Third Eye'


Brenda Cooper. Magical Realism in West African Fiction: Seeing with a Third Eye. London & New York: Routledge, 1998. 250 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-18239-3.

Reviewed by Lokangaka Losambe (Department of English Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Fort Hare)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (May, 2000)

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