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: 
Arlin C. Migliazzo
Reviewer: 
Lisa Denmark

Denmark on Migliazzo, 'To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865'


Arlin C. Migliazzo. To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. x + 435 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-682-8.

Reviewed by Lisa Denmark (Department of History, Georgia Southern University)
Published on H-SC (May, 2008)

Author: 
Mary E. Miller
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Miller, 'Baroness of Hobcaw: The Life of Belle W. Baruch'


Mary E. Miller. Baroness of Hobcaw: The Life of Belle W. Baruch. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006. 212 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-655-2.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University)
Published on H-SC (March, 2008)

Heiress, Pilot, Conservationist: Belle W. Baruch and Hobcaw Barony

Author: 
Maurie D. McInnis
Reviewer: 
Vivian Conger

Conger on McInnis, 'The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston'


Maurie D. McInnis. The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. ix + 395 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2951-6.

Reviewed by Vivian Conger (Department of History, Ithaca College)
Published on H-SC (February, 2008)

Slavery, Power, and Visual Culture in the Pre-Civil War South

Author: 
Charles R. Mack
Reviewer: 
Jack Troy

Troy on Mack, 'Talking with the Turners: Conversations with Southern Folk Potters'


Charles R. Mack. Talking with the Turners: Conversations with Southern Folk Potters. Ferris. Introduction by Lynn Robertson. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006. 233 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-600-2.

Reviewed by Jack Troy (Department of Art, Juniata College)
Published on H-SC (February, 2008)

Southern Folk Potters Speak for Themselves

Author: 
Jonathan Mercantini
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Mercantini, 'Who Shall Rule at Home? The Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture, 1748-1776'


Jonathan Mercantini. Who Shall Rule at Home? The Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture, 1748-1776. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. xii + 314 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-654-5.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Department of History, State University of New York-New Paltz)
Published on H-SC (November, 2007)

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