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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

Author: 
Christine Schultz White, Benton R. White
Reviewer: 
Kim Allen Scott

Scott on White and White, 'Now The Wolf Has Come: The Creek Nation in the Civil War'

Christine Schultz White, Benton R. White. Now The Wolf Has Come: The Creek Nation in the Civil War. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1996. 216 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-89096-689-1.

Reviewed by Kim Allen Scott (Montana State University ) Published on H-CivWar (June, 1996)

Author: 
Rhona J. Berenstein
Reviewer: 
Robert Chamberlain

Chamberlain on Berenstein, 'Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema'

Rhona J. Berenstein. Attack of the Leading Ladies: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship in Classic Horror Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xvi + 274 pp. $67.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-08462-8; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-08463-5.

Reviewed by Robert Chamberlain (Emory, Virginia) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Horror Films and the Theory of Gaze

Author: 
Elaine G. Breslaw
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Putzi

Putzi on Breslaw, 'Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies'

Elaine G. Breslaw. Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies. New York: New York University Press, 1996. xxv + 243 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1227-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Putzi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln ) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

The Witches of Salem--Race and Gender/Puritan Era

Author: 
Robert C. Doyle
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Van Ells

Van Ells on Doyle, 'Voices from Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Narrative'

Robert C. Doyle. Voices from Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Narrative. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994. xiii + 370 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0663-4.

Reviewed by Mark D. Van Ells (CUNY-Queensborough) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

POW Narratives as a Genre--Puritans to the Gulf

Author: 
John W. Bennett, Seena B. Kohl
Reviewer: 
Wes Watters

Watters on Bennett and Kohl, 'Settling the Canadian-American West, 1890-1915: Pioneer Adaptation and Community Building'

John W. Bennett, Seena B. Kohl. Settling the Canadian-American West, 1890-1915: Pioneer Adaptation and Community Building. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xiii + 295 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-1254-1.

Reviewed by Wes Watters (Texas Christian University) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

Canadian West: Turner Redivivus?

Author: 
John P. Welsh
Reviewer: 
Robert G. Weiner

Weiner on Welsh, 'The Music of Stuart Saunders Smith'

John P. Welsh. The Music of Stuart Saunders Smith. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. xvi + 356 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-935016-17-8; $131.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29805-9.

Reviewed by Robert G. Weiner (Mahon Library, University of North Texas) Published on H-PCAACA (June, 1996)

The Clang of Music after John Cage

Author: 
Laura R. Graham
Reviewer: 
Iain S. Maclean

Maclean on Graham, 'Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality among the Xavante of Central Brazil'

Laura R. Graham. Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality among the Xavante of Central Brazil. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. xiv + 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-72776-2.

Reviewed by Iain S. Maclean (Department of Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University) Published on H-LatAm (June, 1996)

Performing Dreams

Author: 
Francisco E. Balderrama, Raymond Rodriguez
Reviewer: 
Yolanda C. Leyva

Leyva on Balderrama and Rodriguez, 'Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s'

Francisco E. Balderrama, Raymond Rodriguez. Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. ix + 283 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-1575-5; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1628-8.

Reviewed by Yolanda C. Leyva (Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences, The University of Texas at San Antonio) Published on H-LatAm (June, 1996)

Author: 
Armando Navarro
Reviewer: 
Carlos Perez

Perez on Navarro, 'Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas'

Armando Navarro. Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. xvi + 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-75557-4; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-75556-7.

Reviewed by Carlos Perez (SUNY Oswego ) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

The Sixties in South Texas: The Rise and Demise of MAY

Author: 
Ann Zulawski
Reviewer: 
Andrew Boeger

Boeger on Zulawski, 'They Eat from Their Labor: Work and Social Change in Colonial Bolivia'

Ann Zulawski. They Eat from Their Labor: Work and Social Change in Colonial Bolivia. Pittsburgh, Penn.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995. xiv + 283 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-1183-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Boeger (North Carolina A & T State University ) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Culture, Conflict, and Change in Colonial Bolivia

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