H-SC seeks to serve the community of scholars researching, preserving, teaching or learning about South Carolina history and culture. The network is a forum for reviews of books, announcements from archives, museums, libraries, and other cultural institutions about programming, research opportunities, research inquiries, public history, organizing conference panels, and discussion of significant themes on the Palmetto State.

Recent Content

Author: 
Benjamin Ginsberg
Reviewer: 
David Dangerfield

Dangerfield on Ginsberg, 'Moses of South Carolina: A Jewish Scalawag during Radical Reconstruction'


Benjamin Ginsberg. Moses of South Carolina: A Jewish Scalawag during Radical Reconstruction. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. xi + 219 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9464-0.

Reviewed by David Dangerfield (University of South Carolina History Dept.)
Published on H-SC (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Earl M. Middleton, Joy W. Barnes
Reviewer: 
Kirstin Steele

Steele on Middleton and Barnes, 'Knowing Who I Am: A Black Entrepreneur's Struggle and Success in the American South'


Earl M. Middleton, Joy W. Barnes. Knowing Who I Am: A Black Entrepreneur's Struggle and Success in the American South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xii + 183 pp. + 24 pp. of plates. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-715-3.

Reviewed by Kirstin Steele (The Citadel)
Published on H-SC (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
James H. Tuten
Reviewer: 
Lisa L. Denmark

Denmark on Tuten, 'Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom'


James H. Tuten. Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. xii + 178 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-926-3.

Reviewed by Lisa L. Denmark (Georgia Southern University)
Published on H-SC (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Winfred B. Moore, Orville Vernon Burton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rodger E. Stroup

Stroup on Moore and Burton, 'Toward the Meeting of the Waters: Currents in the Civil Rights Movement of South Carolina during the Twentieth Century'


Winfred B. Moore, Orville Vernon Burton, eds. Toward the Meeting of the Waters: Currents in the Civil Rights Movement of South Carolina during the Twentieth Century. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. 470 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-755-9.

Reviewed by Rodger E. Stroup (SC Department of Archives and History)
Published on H-SC (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

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