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Recent Content

Author: 
Nelson F. Kofie
Reviewer: 
Olivia Cadaval

Cadaval on Kofie, 'Race, Class, and the Struggle for Neighborhood in Washington, DC'


Nelson F. Kofie. Race, Class, and the Struggle for Neighborhood in Washington, DC. New York: Garland Publishing, 1999. xvi + 239 pp. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8153-3114-8.

Reviewed by Olivia Cadaval (Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution)
Published on H-DC (February, 2002)

An Ethnography of Poverty in a Market Society

Author: 
James Conaway
Reviewer: 
Janelle M. Zauha

Zauha on Conaway, 'America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000'


James Conaway. America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. xiii + 226 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08308-8.

Reviewed by Janelle M. Zauha (The Libraries of Montana State University)
Published on H-DC (January, 2002)

America's Jewel

America's Jewel

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)

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