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Author: 
Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Chervinsky

Chervinsky on Prakash, 'Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive'


Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash. Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 464 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19456-2.

Reviewed by Lindsay Chervinsky (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-FedHist (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Kate Brown

Chervinsky on Prakash's "Imperial From the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive"

Author: 
Lisa Benton-Short
Reviewer: 
Mark A. Barron

Barron on Benton-Short, 'The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space'


Lisa Benton-Short. The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 296 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3054-3; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4426-3055-0.

Reviewed by Mark A. Barron (Iowa State University)
Published on H-FedHist (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
David T. Ballantyne
Reviewer: 
J. Lee Annis, Jr.

Annis, Jr. on Ballantyne, 'New Politics in the Old South: Ernest F. Hollings in the Civil Rights Era'


David T. Ballantyne. New Politics in the Old South: Ernest F. Hollings in the Civil Rights Era. University of South Carolina Press, 2017. 208 pp. $34.97 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-703-9.

Reviewed by J. Lee Annis, Jr. (Montgomery College)
Published on H-FedHist (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Annis, Jr. on Ballantyne's New Politics in the Old South: Ernest F. Hollings in the Civil Rights Era

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