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Recent Content

Author: 
Sandra Fitzpatrick, Maria R. Goodwin
Reviewer: 
Laura Croghan Kamoie

Kamoie on Fitzpatrick and Goodwin, 'The Guide to Black Washington: Places and Events of Historical and Cultural Significance in the Nation's Capital'


Sandra Fitzpatrick, Maria R. Goodwin. The Guide to Black Washington: Places and Events of Historical and Cultural Significance in the Nation's Capital. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1999. 240 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7818-0647-3.

Reviewed by Laura Croghan Kamoie (Department of History, American University)
Published on H-DC (September, 2001)

Author: 
Vivien Green Fryd
Reviewer: 
Kym S. Rice

Rice on Fryd, 'Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the United States Capitol, 1815-1860'


Vivien Green Fryd. Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the United States Capitol, 1815-1860. Athens: Ohio State University Press, 2001. xiv + 273 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1342-5.

Reviewed by Kym S. Rice (George Washington University)
Published on H-DC (September, 2001)

Author: 
Jacqueline M. Moore
Reviewer: 
Kate Masur

Masur on Moore, 'Leading the Race: The Transformation of the Black Elite in the Nation's Capital, 1880-1920'


Jacqueline M. Moore. Leading the Race: The Transformation of the Black Elite in the Nation's Capital, 1880-1920. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1999. 304 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1903-4.

Reviewed by Kate Masur (Program in American Culture, University of Michigan)
Published on H-DC (August, 2001)

Author: 
John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Hembree

Hembree on Whitcomb and Whitcomb, 'Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence'


John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb. Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence. New York and London: Routledge, 2000. xxi + 511 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-92320-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Hembree (University of Maryland, College Park)
Published on H-DC (July, 2001)

Author: 
Catherine Allgor
Reviewer: 
Denise Meringolo

Meringolo on Allgor, 'Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government'


Catherine Allgor. Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2000. 246 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1998-0.

Reviewed by Denise Meringolo (Department of American Studies, The George Washington University)
Published on H-DC (March, 2001)

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