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Author: 
Laurence F. Jones, Edward C. Olsen
Reviewer: 
Brian S. Vargus

Vargus on Jones and Olsen, 'Political Science Research: A Handbook of Scope and Method'

Laurence F. Jones, Edward C. Olsen. Political Science Research: A Handbook of Scope and Method. New York: HarperCollins, 1996. xii + 433 pp. $39.83 (paper), ISBN 978-0-06-501637-6.

Reviewed by Brian S. Vargus (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis) Published on H-Pol (February, 1997)

Not Just Another Methods Book

Author: 
John K. Wilson
Reviewer: 
Stephen Minicucci

Minicucci on Wilson, 'The Myth of Political Correctness: The Conservative Attack on Higher Education'

John K. Wilson. The Myth of Political Correctness: The Conservative Attack on Higher Education. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995. 220 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-1713-5; $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-1703-6.

Reviewed by Stephen Minicucci (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Published on H-Pol (February, 1997)

Author: 
Paul Bourke, Donald Debats
Reviewer: 
Michael Chesson

Chesson on Bourke and Debats, 'Washington County: Politics and Community in Antebellum America'

Paul Bourke, Donald Debats. Washington County: Politics and Community in Antebellum America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. xvii + 407 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-4950-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-5946-5.

Reviewed by Michael Chesson (Department of History, University of Massachusetts-Boston) Published on H-Pol (February, 1997)

Author: 
T.C.W. Blanning
Reviewer: 
Lohr Miller

Miller on Blanning, 'The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802'

T.C.W. Blanning. The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802. New York and London: St. Martin's Press, 1996. xvii + 278 pp. $53.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-56911-5; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-340-64533-8.

Reviewed by Lohr Miller (Louisiana State University) Published on H-War (February, 1997)

The Revolutionary Wars in European Context

Author: 
Nina Silber, Mary Beth Sievens, eds.
Reviewer: 
Maria Elena Raymond

Raymond on Silber and Sievens, 'Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front'

Nina Silber, Mary Beth Sievens, eds. Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1996. x + 169 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1668-2.

Reviewed by Maria Elena Raymond (Independent Historian) Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Author: 
Richard Perceval Graves
Reviewer: 
John Woodrow Presley

Presley on Graves, 'Robert Graves and the White Goddess'

Richard Perceval Graves. Robert Graves and the White Goddess. London and North Pomfret, Vt.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. xxi + 618 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-297-81534-1.

Reviewed by John Woodrow Presley (University of Michigan, Dearborn) Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Robert Graves: Religion, Myth, Literature

Author: 
Carol Bleser, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sarah E. Gardner

Gardner on Bleser, 'Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South'

Carol Bleser, ed. Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1996. xxix + 403 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1727-4.

Reviewed by Sarah E. Gardner (Mercer University) Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Southern Belle through Letters

Author: 
Lanahan Eleanor
Reviewer: 
Edward J. Rielly

Rielly on Eleanor, 'Scottie: The Daughter of ...: The Life of Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan Smith'

Lanahan Eleanor. Scottie: The Daughter of ...: The Life of Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan Smith. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. 624 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-017179-7.

Reviewed by Edward J. Rielly (Saint Joseph's College (Maine)) Published on H-PCAACA (February, 1997)

Author: 
Paul Slack
Reviewer: 
Elisabeth Cawthon

Cawthon on Slack, 'The English Poor Law, 1531-1782'

Paul Slack. The English Poor Law, 1531-1782. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995. vi + 73 pp. $20.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-55785-6.

Reviewed by Elisabeth Cawthon (University of Texas at Arlington) Published on H-Law (February, 1997)

New Views of the Old Poor Law

Author: 
David J. Eicher
Reviewer: 
T. Michael Parrish

Parrish on Eicher, 'The Civil War in Books: An Analytical Bibliography'

David J. Eicher. The Civil War in Books: An Analytical Bibliography. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1996. xxiii + 407 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02273-9.

Reviewed by T. Michael Parrish (LBJ Library, University of Texas) Published on H-CivWar (January, 1997)

Author: 
Nicole Etcheson
Reviewer: 
Lex Renda

Renda on Etcheson, 'The Emerging Midwest: Upland Southerners and the Political Culture of the Old Northwest, 1787-1861'

Nicole Etcheson. The Emerging Midwest: Upland Southerners and the Political Culture of the Old Northwest, 1787-1861. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. xiii + 205 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-32994-3.

Reviewed by Lex Renda (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) Published on H-CivWar (January, 1997)

Author: 
William Marvel
Reviewer: 
Donald S. Frazier

Frazier on Marvel, 'The Alabama & the Kearsarge: The Sailor's Civil War'

William Marvel. The Alabama & the Kearsarge: The Sailor's Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. x + 337 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2294-4.

Reviewed by Donald S. Frazier (McMurry University) Published on H-CivWar (January, 1997)

Author: 
Maud W. Gleason
Reviewer: 
Helen Parkins

Parkins on Gleason, 'Making Men: Sophists and Self-Presentation in Ancient Rome'

Maud W. Gleason. Making Men: Sophists and Self-Presentation in Ancient Rome. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1995. xxxii + 193 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-04800-0.

Reviewed by Helen Parkins (Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, U.K) Published on H-Italy (January, 1997)

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