Author: 
Albert J. von Frank
Reviewer: 
Joan Waugh

Waugh on von Frank, 'The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston'

Albert J. von Frank. The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1998. 409 pp. $27.95, (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-03954-4.

Reviewed by Joan Waugh (Department of History, UCLA) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2000)

Author: 
Michael J. McManus
Reviewer: 
Michael Pierson

Pierson on McManus, 'Political Abolitionism in Wisconsin, 1840-1861'

Michael J. McManus. Political Abolitionism in Wisconsin, 1840-1861. Kent, Ohio and London, England: Kent State University Press, 1998. xiv + 288 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-601-2.

Reviewed by Michael Pierson (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Lowell) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2000)

It Was About Slavery

Author: 
Julie Roy Jeffrey
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Williams

Williams on Jeffrey, 'The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the Antislavery Movement'

Julie Roy Jeffrey. The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the Antislavery Movement. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xii + 311 pp. $45.00 (cloth), $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-2436-8.

Reviewed by Carolyn Williams (University of North Florida) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2000)

Author: 
John R. McKivigan, Mitchell Snay, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jon Sensbach

Sensbach on McKivigan and Snay, 'Religion and the Antebellum Debate Over Slavery'

John R. McKivigan, Mitchell Snay, eds. Religion and the Antebellum Debate Over Slavery. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998. viii + 391 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2076-2; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1972-8.

Reviewed by Jon Sensbach (Department of History, University of Florida) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2000)

Author: 
C. Bradley Thompson
Reviewer: 
Richard A. Samuelson

Samuelson on Thompson, 'John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty'

C. Bradley Thompson. John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. xix + 340 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0915-4.

Reviewed by Richard A. Samuelson (University of Virginia) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2000)

Constitutional Architecture, the Principles of Liberty, andSoulcraft

Author: 
Michael Leroy Oberg
Reviewer: 
Claudio Saunt

Saunt on Oberg, 'Dominion and Civility: English Imperialism and Native America 1585-1685'

Michael Leroy Oberg. Dominion and Civility: English Imperialism and Native America 1585-1685. Ithaca, NY, and London: Cornell University Press, 1999. x + 239 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3564-5.

Reviewed by Claudio Saunt (Department of History, University of Georgia) Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2000)

Indians, Frontiersmen, and Metropolitans

Author: 
Mark E. Neely, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Brian Dirck

Dirck on Neely, 'Southern Rights: Political Prisoners and the Myth of Confederate Constitutionalism'

Mark E. Neely, Jr. Southern Rights: Political Prisoners and the Myth of Confederate Constitutionalism. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. vii + 212 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1894-5.

Reviewed by Brian Dirck (Asst. Professor of American History, Anderson University) Published on H-CivWar (January, 2000)

Southern Rights, Confederate Wrongs

Author: 
Richard Z. Chesnoff
Reviewer: 
Milton Goldin

Goldin on Chesnoff, 'Pack of Thieves: How Hitler and Europe Plundered the Jews and Committed the Greatest Theft in History'

Richard Z. Chesnoff. Pack of Thieves: How Hitler and Europe Plundered the Jews and Committed the Greatest Theft in History. New York: Doubleday, 1999. 325 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-48763-4.

Reviewed by Milton Goldin (National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)) Published on H-Holocaust (January, 2000)

Author: 
Carlotta R. Anderson
Reviewer: 
Andrew H. Lee

Lee on Anderson, 'All-American Anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement'

Carlotta R. Anderson. All-American Anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1998. 324 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8143-2707-4.

Reviewed by Andrew H. Lee (Tamiment Library, New York University) Published on H-Labor (January, 2000)

Author: 
Kendal H. Gladish, Hester Anne Hale
Reviewer: 
James P. Fadely

Fadely on Gladish and Hale, 'Historians for the Future: A History of the Indiana Junior Historical Society, 1938-1998'

Kendal H. Gladish, Hester Anne Hale. Historians for the Future: A History of the Indiana Junior Historical Society, 1938-1998. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 1999. xii + 128 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-133-5.

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