Thursday, June 25, 2009

Summer Post 1: June 17, 2009

Chinese Street Opera in Singapore
by Tong Soon Lee
reviewed by Justin Patch, University of Texas, Austin
listed in: Asia, Performing Arts

War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War
by Brian DeLay
reviewed by Bradley Montgomery-Anderson, Northeastern State University
listed in: War, Southwest USA

Medicine's Moving Pictures: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television
edited by Leslie J. Reagan, Nancy Tomes, and Paula A. Treichler
reviewed by Cara Kinzelman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
listed in: Cinema, Science

Spare Time in Texas: Recreation and History in the Lone Star State
by David G. McComb
reviewed by Muhammad Aurang Zeb Mughal, Durham University, England
listed in: Southwest USA, Environs

Living as Equals: How Three White Communities Struggled to Make Interracial Connections during the Civil Rights Era
by Phyllis Palmer
reviewed by Barclay Key, Western Illinois University
listed in: Social Custom, African American

From Dominance to Disappearance: The Indians of Texas and the Near Southwest, 1786-1859
by F. Todd Smith
reviewed by Jeff Carlisle, Oklahoma City Community College
listed in: Native American, Southwest USA

The Hidden Art of Hollywood: In Defense of the Studio Era Film
by John Fawell
reviewed by Robert E. Meyer, Depaul University
listed in: Cinema

Power Struggles: Scientific Authority and the Creation of Practical Electricity Before Edison
by Michael Brian Schiffer
reviewed by Yves Laberge, Université Laval, Québec City, Canada
listed in: Science

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