Author: 
Brent Tarter
Reviewer: 
Lauren Haumesser

Haumesser on Tarter, 'The Grandees of Government: The Origins and Persistence of Undemocratic Politics in Virginia'

Brent Tarter. The Grandees of Government: The Origins and Persistence of Undemocratic Politics in Virginia. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. ix + 453 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3431-0.

Reviewed by Lauren Haumesser (PhD student, University of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2014) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Elite Power in Virginia’s Politics, 1619-2010

Prize: Call for 2015 John Wesley Powell Prize Applications

Title: Call for 2015 John Wesley Powell Prize Applications
       (Historical Exhibit or Display Projects)
    Date: 2014-11-30
    Description: Society for History in the Federal Government Invites
       Nominations For the 2015 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic
       Exhibit or Display Projects)The John Wesley Powell Prize
       commemorates the explorer and federal administrator whose work
       demonstrated early recognition of the importance of historic
       prese ...

Grant: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Research Travel Grants

Title: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Research Travel Grants
    Date: 2014-09-15
    Description: The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards grants of up to
       $2,000 each in support of research in the archival collections
       of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, part of the system
       of presidential libraries administered by the National Archives
       and Records Administration. The collections are especiall ...
    Contact: ford.library@nara.gov

Job Guide: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SAWH: 18 August - 25 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 18 August
2014 to 25 August 2014. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-SAWH. See the
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information.

WOMEN, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY

Macalester College - ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49255

H-Adjunct Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 August
2014 to 18 August 2014. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Adjunct. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more
information.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

University of the South - Assistant Professor of International and
Global Studies
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49286

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