H-POL is dedicated to enhancing scholarly communication on the history of politics, with a special interest in the history of politics in the United States.

Recent Content

Author: 
Paul N. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Bill Olbrich

Olbrich on Edwards, 'The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America'

Paul N. Edwards. The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996. xx + 440 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-05051-7; $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-55028-4.

Reviewed by Bill Olbrich (Washington University) Published on H-Pol (August, 1997)

Author: 
Richard Brookhiser
Reviewer: 
Pat Furlong

Furlong on Brookhiser, 'Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington'

Richard Brookhiser. Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. New York: Free Press, 1997. 230 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-684-83142-8.

Reviewed by Pat Furlong (Indiana University South Bend) Published on H-Pol (August, 1997)

George Washington Rediscovered

Author: 
Marjorie Spruill Wheeler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sarah M. Henry

Henry on Wheeler, 'Votes for Women! The Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee, the South and the Nation'

Marjorie Spruill Wheeler, ed. Votes for Women! The Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee, the South and the Nation. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. xxiv + 358 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87049-837-4; $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-836-7.

Reviewed by Sarah M. Henry (Union College, Schenectady, New York) Published on H-Pol (July, 1997)

Author: 
Thomas J. Christensen
Reviewer: 
Alan K. Lathrop

Lathrop on Christensen, 'Useful Adversaries: Grand Strategy, Domestic Mobilization, and Sino-American Conflict, 1947-1958'

Thomas J. Christensen. Useful Adversaries: Grand Strategy, Domestic Mobilization, and Sino-American Conflict, 1947-1958. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1996. xiii + 319 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-02637-4; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-02638-1.

Reviewed by Alan K. Lathrop (University of Minnesota) Published on H-Pol (July, 1997)

Author: 
Gareth Davies
Reviewer: 
Boris DeWiel

DeWiel on Davies, 'From Opportunity to Entitlement: The Transformation and Decline of Great Society Liberalism'

Gareth Davies. From Opportunity to Entitlement: The Transformation and Decline of Great Society Liberalism. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996. xii + 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0757-0.

Reviewed by Boris DeWiel (University of Calgary) Published on H-Pol (July, 1997)

Welfare Reform and the Liberal Tradition in America

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