H-FedHist promotes the study and broad understanding of the history of the United States Federal Government and to serve as the voice of the federal historical community.

Recent Content

Author: 
Michael J. Klarman
Reviewer: 
Gregory Richard

Richard on Klarman, 'The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution'

Michael J. Klarman. The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 880 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994203-9.

Reviewed by Gregory Richard (Winona State University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2018) Commissioned by Kate Brown (Huntington University)

Author: 
Jill Abraham Hummer
Reviewer: 
Katherine Jellison

Jellison on Hummer, 'First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home'

Jill Abraham Hummer. First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2017. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2380-8.

Reviewed by Katherine Jellison (Ohio University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Louis Stokes, with David Chanoff
Reviewer: 
Nishani Frazier

Frazier on Stokes, 'The Gentleman from Ohio'

Louis Stokes, with David Chanoff. The Gentleman from Ohio. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016. xxi + 257 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1312-4.

Reviewed by Nishani Frazier (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Ralph B. Levering
Reviewer: 
Vivien L. Chang

Chang on Levering, 'The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History'

Ralph B. Levering. The Cold War: A Post-Cold War History. The American History Series. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 288 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-118-84840-1.

Reviewed by Vivien L. Chang (University of Virginia) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018) Commissioned by Thomas Reinstein

Author: 
Jeffrey A. Engel, Thomas J. Knock, eds.
Reviewer: 
Steven Lomazow

Lomazow on Engel and Knock, 'When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House'

Jeffrey A. Engel, Thomas J. Knock, eds. When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv + 346 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-065076-6.

Reviewed by Steven Lomazow (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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