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: 
Janet G. Hudson
Reviewer: 
Lewie Reece

Reece on Hudson, 'Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina'

Janet G. Hudson. Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009. x + 389 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-9293-2.

Reviewed by Lewie Reece (Anderson University) Published on H-SC (February, 2013) Commissioned by Phillip Stone

The Legacy of Racial Hatred

Author: 
Emma Hart
Reviewer: 
Peter N. Moore

Moore on Hart, 'Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World'

Emma Hart. Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2867-8.

Reviewed by Peter N. Moore Published on H-SC (January, 2013) Commissioned by Phillip Stone

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

Salvaging the Scalawag

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

Uncommon Sense

Pages