Author: 
Bert J. Barickman
Reviewer: 
Birgitte Holten

Holten on Barickman, 'A Bahian Counterpoint: Sugar, Tobacco, Cassava, and Slavery in the Reconcavo, 1780-1860'

Bert J. Barickman. A Bahian Counterpoint: Sugar, Tobacco, Cassava, and Slavery in the Reconcavo, 1780-1860. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1998. xx + 276 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2632-0.

Reviewed by Birgitte Holten (University of Copenhagen) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

The importance of being fed

Author: 
Susannah Joel Glusker
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Glusker, 'Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own'

Susannah Joel Glusker. Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998. xvi + 298 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-72810-3.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-LatAm (April, 1999)

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this review are those of theauthor and not of his employer or any other federal agency.]

Author: 
Pamela M. Potter
Reviewer: 
Celia Applegate

Applegate on Potter, 'Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from The Weimar Republic to The Ende of Hitler's Reich'

Pamela M. Potter. Most German of the Arts: Musicology and Society from The Weimar Republic to The Ende of Hitler's Reich. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1998. 364 S. $40.00 (taschenbuch), ISBN 978-0-300-07228-0.

Reviewed by Celia Applegate (Department of History, University of Rochester) Published on H-German (April, 1999)

Author: 
Horst Boog; et al.
Reviewer: 
Milton Goldin

Goldin on et al. and , 'Germany and the Second World War, Vol. IV: The Attack on the Soviet Union'

Horst Boog; et al. Germany and the Second World War, Vol. IV: The Attack on the Soviet Union. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. xxxii + 1364 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-822886-8.

Reviewed by Milton Goldin (National Coalition of Independent Scholars (NCIS)) Published on H-German (April, 1999)

Author: 
Boria Sax
Reviewer: 
Gary Kern

Kern on Sax, 'The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature'

Boria Sax. The Serpent and the Swan: The Animal Bride in Folklore and Literature. Blacksburg, Va.: McDonald & Woodward, 1998. vii + 268 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-939923-68-7.

Reviewed by Gary Kern (Princeton University) Published on H-Nilas (April, 1999)

Author: 
Judith Stiehm, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ilene Feinman

Feinman on Stiehm, 'It's Our Military Too! Women and the U.S. Military'

Judith Stiehm, ed. It's Our Military Too! Women and the U.S. Military. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996. 309 pages. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56639-456-7; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56639-455-0.

Reviewed by Ilene Feinman (Assistant Professor, Institute for Human Communication (Integrated Humanities) California State University, Monterey Bay) Published on H-Minerva (April, 1999)

Author: 
Henry Wiencek
Reviewer: 
Catherine Clinton

Clinton on Wiencek, 'The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White'

Henry Wiencek. The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Xx + 361pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-19277-8.

Reviewed by Catherine Clinton (Independent Scholar) Published on H-South (April, 1999)

HISTORIES OF RECONCILIATION

Author: 
John Harley Warner
Reviewer: 
Michael L. Dorn

Dorn on Warner, 'Against the Spirit of System: The French Impulse in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine'

John Harley Warner. Against the Spirit of System: The French Impulse in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. x + 459 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-01203-2.

Reviewed by Michael L. Dorn (Department of Geography, University of Kentucky) Published on H-SHEAR (April, 1999)

Author: 
John S. Haller
Reviewer: 
Gretchen A. Adams

Adams on Haller, 'Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911'

John S. Haller. Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1997. xv + 207 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-577-0.

Reviewed by Gretchen A. Adams (University of New Hampshire) Published on H-SHEAR (April, 1999)

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