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review of Federico Finchelstein, From Fascism to Populism in History (University of California Press, 2017) and A Brief History of Fascist Lies (University of California Press, 2020), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 24 May 2020

review of Ann Laura Stoler, Duress: Imperial Durabilities in Our Times (Duke University Press, 2016), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 9 February 2020


review of Luiz Felipe de Alencastro, The Trade in the Living: The Formation of Brazil in the South Atlantic, Sixteenth to Seventeenth Centuries, trans. by Gavin Adams and Luiz Felipe de Alencastro, revised by Michael Wolfers and Dale Tomich (State University of New York Press, 2018), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 16 January 2020

review of Alberto Varon, Before Chicano: Citizenship and the Making of Mexican-American Manhood, 1848-1959 (New York University Press, 2018), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 5 May 2019





review of Ricardo D. Salvatore, Disciplinary Conquest: U.S. Scholars in South America, 1900-1945 (Duke University Press, 2016), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 10 Mar 2019

review of Harris Feinsod, The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures  (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 17 Feb 2019




review of Rafael Rojas, Fighting over Fidel: The New York Intellectuals and the Cuban Revolution, translated by Carl Good (Princeton University Press, 2016), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 27 Jan 2019




review of Russell B. Goodman, American Pragmatism before Pragmatism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), Society for U.S. Intellectual History Book Reviews, 2 Dec 2018

review of Paul Thompson with Joanna Bornat, The Voice of the Past: Oral History, 4th ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018


review of Anna Green, Cultural History (London: Palgrave Macmillan 2008), The Public Historian, fall 2008


review of Melinda Stone and Liz Keim, curators, A Trip Down Market Street 1905/2005 (San Francisco: MX Entertainment and Exploratorium Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception, 2005), DVD 76 minutes, Journal of Architectural History 67 (March 2008), 157-158


"To Touch Future Generations" (an homage to Willa Baum), Oral History Review 34 (2007), 47-48




review of Francis Frascina, Art, Politics and Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999) for “,”, posted November 2000 on the College Art Association web site



review of Paul K. Conkin, When All the Gods Trembled: Darwinism, Scopes, and American Intellectuals (New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1998) in Red River Valley Historical Quarterly, 2001

review of Richard Wightman Fox and Robert B. Westbrook, editors, In Face of the Facts: Moral Inquiry in American Scholarship (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1998) in Michigan Historical Review, 26 (2000)

review of Lawrence Abbott, editor, I Stand in the Center of the Good: Interviews with Contemporary Native American Artists (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994) in Oral History Review 27 (Spring 2000)

review of Alessandro Portelli, The Battle of Valle Giulia:  Oral History and the Art of Dialogue (Madison:  University of Wisconsin Press, 1997) in Oral History Review 26 (Fall 1999)

“Storytelling as Experience,” Oral History Review 22, no. 2 (Winter 1995).  Review essay on Storied Lives:  The Cultural Politics of Self-Understanding, eds. George C. Rosenwald and Richard L. Ochberg (New Haven:  Yale University Press, 1992) and Elizabeth Tonkin, Narrating Our Pasts:  The Social Construction of Oral History (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1992)



“Ronald Grele on the Role of Theory in Oral History,” Oral History Review  22, no. 1 (Spring 1994).  Review essay on Ronald J. Grele, Envelopes of Sound:  The Art of Oral History, 2d ed. (New York:  Praeger, 1991)

review of Louis J. Zanine, Mechanism and Mysticism:  The Influence of Science on the Thought and Work of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993) in Isis 85 (December 1994)

“Tome after Tome:  Angela Davis on Sex and Politics,” L.A. Style 4 (February 1989).  Review of Angela Davis, Women, Culture, and Politics (New York:  Random House, 1989)

“Popular Memory and Oral Narratives:  Luisa Passerini’s Reading of Oral History Interviews,” Oral History Review 16 (Fall 1988).  Review essay on Luisa Passerini, Fascism in Popular Memory:  The Cultural Experience of the Turin Working Class (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 1987)

“‘¿Quién Quiere Usted Que Sea Bueno?’” Oral History Review 14 (1986), review essay on four books by Elena Poniatowska:  Hasta no verte, Jesús mío (México:  Ediciones Era, 1969); Massacre in Mexico (New York:  Viking Press, 1975); Fuerte es el silencio (México:  Ediciones Era, 1980); Domingo 7 (México:  Ediciones Oceano, 1982)

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