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Recent Content

Author: 
Joseph M. Siracusa, Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sean Brennan

Brennan on Siracusa and Nguyen, 'Richard M. Nixon and European Integration: A Reappraisal'

Joseph M. Siracusa, Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen. Richard M. Nixon and European Integration: A Reappraisal. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 331 pp. $159.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-75661-5.

Reviewed by Sean Brennan (University of Scranton) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Reminder: Proposals Due 9/1/18 for James K. Polk and His Time

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: 
Catherine E. Rymph
Reviewer: 
Birgitte Søland

Søland on Rymph, 'Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State'

Catherine E. Rymph. Raising Government Children: A History of Foster Care and the American Welfare State. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xiv + 252 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3564-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3563-7.

Reviewed by Birgitte Søland (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton
Reviewer: 
Mary McCune

McCune on Lemak and Hopkins-Benton, 'Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial'

Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton. Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial. Albany: Excelsior Editions, and imprint of State University of New, 2017. 272 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6730-6.

Reviewed by Mary McCune (SUNY-Oswego) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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