Author: 
Francis Spufford
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Spufford, 'I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination'

Francis Spufford. I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. 372 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-17442-2.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (FB 1 Geschichte, Gerhard-Mercator-Universitaet - GH Duisburg) Published on H-Environment (December, 1998)

The Ultimate Challenge

Author: 
Linda Lear
Reviewer: 
Steven Allison-Bunnell

Allison-Bunnell on Lear, 'Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature'

Linda Lear. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1997. xviii + 634 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8050-3428-8; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8050-3427-1.

Reviewed by Steven Allison-Bunnell (Faculty Affiliate, The University of Montana.) Published on H-Environment (December, 1998)

The Rachel Carson Story

Author: 
Hal K. Rothman
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Carney Sowards

Sowards on Rothman, 'The Greening of a Nation? Environmentalism in the United States Since 1945'

Hal K. Rothman. The Greening of a Nation? Environmentalism in the United States Since 1945. Orlando, Fla. and London, England: Harcourt Brace, 1998. x + 210 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-15-502855-5.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Carney Sowards (Arizona State University) Published on H-Environment (December, 1998)

A Pale Green Nation

Author: 
Birgitta Jordansson, Tinne Vammen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Monika Janfelt

Janfelt on Jordansson and Vammen, 'Charitable Women: Philantropic Welfare 1780-1930: A Nordic and Interdisciplinary Anthology'

Birgitta Jordansson, Tinne Vammen, eds. Charitable Women: Philantropic Welfare 1780-1930: A Nordic and Interdisciplinary Anthology. Odense: Odense University Press, 1998. 286 pp. 250.00 DKK (cloth), ISBN 978-87-7838-339-6.

Reviewed by Monika Janfelt (Institute for History and Western Civilisation, Odense University) Published on H-Skand (December, 1998)

Author: 
Daniel Letwin
Reviewer: 
Richard A. Greenwald

Greenwald on Letwin, 'The Challenge of Interracial Unionism: Alabama Coal Miners, 1878-1921'

Daniel Letwin. The Challenge of Interracial Unionism: Alabama Coal Miners, 1878-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xii + 289 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4678-0; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2377-4.

Reviewed by Richard A. Greenwald (Department of Cultural and Historical Studies, SUNY-Orange) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 1998)

Author: 
Paulette D. Kilmer
Reviewer: 
Thomas Winter

Winter on Kilmer, 'The Fear of Sinking: The American Success Formula in the Gilded Age'

Paulette D. Kilmer. The Fear of Sinking: The American Success Formula in the Gilded Age. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996. xvi + 230 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-939-5.

Reviewed by Thomas Winter (Bilkent University) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 1998)

Author: 
Bent Flyvbjerg
Reviewer: 
Laszlo Kurti

Kurti on Flyvbjerg, 'Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice'

Bent Flyvbjerg. Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xiii + 290 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-25451-7; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-25449-4.

Reviewed by Laszlo Kurti (University of Miskolc, Hungary) Published on H-SAE (December, 1998)

Anthropology of Power and The European City

Author: 
David Waldstreicher
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Waldstreicher, 'In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism 1776-1820'

David Waldstreicher. In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism 1776-1820. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. ix + 364 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4691-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2384-2.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming) Published on H-SHEAR (December, 1998)

Author: 
John H. Wigger
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Sassi

Sassi on Wigger, 'Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America'

John H. Wigger. Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America. New York and Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1998. ix + 269 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-510452-3.

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Sassi (College of Staten Island/CUNY) Published on H-SHEAR (December, 1998)

Before the Methodists reached the Mainline

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