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Recent Content

Author: 
Camille Bégin
Reviewer: 
Megan Elias

Elias on Bégin, 'Taste of the Nation: The New Deal Search for America's Food'


Camille Bégin. Taste of the Nation: The New Deal Search for America's Food. Studies in Sensory History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 240 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08170-5; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04025-2.

Reviewed by Megan Elias (Boston University)
Published on H-FedHist (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

CFP: James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project

The James K. Polk Project and the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invite paper proposals for "James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project," to be held at the East Tennessee Historical Society, in Knoxville, on April 12–13, 2019.

Author: 
Marie Jenkins Schwartz
Reviewer: 
David Jamison

Jamison on Schwartz, 'Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves'


Marie Jenkins Schwartz. Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-14755-0.

Reviewed by David Jamison (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)
Published on H-FedHist (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Brent Durbin
Reviewer: 
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

Jeffreys-Jones on Durbin, 'The CIA and the Politics of US Intelligence Reform'


Brent Durbin. The CIA and the Politics of US Intelligence Reform. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 338 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18740-5.

Reviewed by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones (University of Edinburgh and Scottish Society for the Study of America)
Published on H-FedHist (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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