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Author: 
Stephen Soitos
Reviewer: 
Daniel Walden

Walden on Soitos, 'The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction'

Stephen Soitos. The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. xiii + 260 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87023-996-0; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87023-995-3.

Reviewed by Daniel Walden (Penn State University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Author: 
Michael Paris
Reviewer: 
Uday Mohan

Mohan on Paris, 'From the Wright Brothers to Top Gun: Aviation, Nationalism and Popular Cinema'

Michael Paris. From the Wright Brothers to Top Gun: Aviation, Nationalism and Popular Cinema. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1995. 218 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-4073-3.

Reviewed by Uday Mohan (American University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Air War and National Pride in Film

Author: 
Herbert I. Schiller
Reviewer: 
John Dixon

Dixon on Schiller, 'Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America'

Herbert I. Schiller. Information Inequality: The Deepening Social Crisis in America. New York: Routledge, 1995. xvi + 149 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-90765-1; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-90764-4.

Reviewed by John Dixon (Boston University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Media Dominance and Oppression

Author: 
Paul Finkelman
Reviewer: 
Lester G. Lindley

Lindley on Finkelman, 'Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson'

Paul Finkelman. Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson. Armonk, N.Y. and London: M.E. Sharpe, 1996. xi + 228 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-591-6; $91.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56324-590-9.

Reviewed by Lester G. Lindley (Nova Southeastern University ) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

Slavery, the Constitution, and the Union

Author: 
Michael Meranze
Reviewer: 
G. S. Rowe

Rowe on Meranze, 'Laboratories of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution, and Authority in Philadelphia, 1760-1835'

Michael Meranze. Laboratories of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution, and Authority in Philadelphia, 1760-1835. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. viii + 338 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2277-7.

Reviewed by G. S. Rowe (University of Northern Colorado) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

Freedom and Nonfreedom in the Liberal State

Author: 
Jill Norgren
Reviewer: 
Carol Chomsky

Chomsky on Norgren, 'The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics'

Jill Norgren. The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. x + 212 pp. $13.75 (paper), ISBN 978-0-07-047191-7.

Reviewed by Carol Chomsky (University of Minnesota Law School ) Published on H-Law (June, 1996)

The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics

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