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Recent Content

Author: 
John F. Marszalek
Reviewer: 
Bart Dredge

Dredge on Marszalek, 'A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray'

John F. Marszalek. A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xix + 211 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-3340-2.

Reviewed by Bart Dredge Published on H-SC (September, 2008) Commissioned by Phillip Stone

The Republican "Black Eagle" from South Carolina

Author: 
Peter N. Moore
Reviewer: 
Tim Grade

Grade on Moore, 'World of Toil and Strife: Community Transformation in Backcountry South Carolina, 1750-1805'

Peter N. Moore. World of Toil and Strife: Community Transformation in Backcountry South Carolina, 1750-1805. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. 175 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-666-8.

Reviewed by Tim Grade (Department of History, University of South Carolina Upstate) Published on H-SC (July, 2008)

The Case for Micro-history: The Wonderful Waxhaws

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)

The Nexus of Community

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

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