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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Susan Zaeske
Reviewer: 
Erica R. Armstrong

Armstrong on Zaeske, 'Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity'

Susan Zaeske. Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. xiii + 253 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-5426-6; ISBN 978-0-8078-2759-8.

Reviewed by Erica R. Armstrong (Departments of History, Black Studies, and Women's Studies, University of Delaware) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2004)

Petitioning for Citizenship

Petitioning for Citizenship

Author: 
Stanley Harrold
Reviewer: 
Michael Pierson

Pierson on Harrold, 'Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, D.C., 1828-1865'

Stanley Harrold. Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, D.C., 1828-1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. xv + 280 pp. $71.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2805-3; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-2838-1.

Reviewed by Michael Pierson (Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Lowell) Published on H-SHEAR (December, 2003)

Author: 
Roger G. Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Brian Schoen

Schoen on Kennedy, 'Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase'

Roger G. Kennedy. Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. xv + 350 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-515347-7.

Reviewed by Brian Schoen (Department of History, University of Virginia) Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2003)

Jefferson's Old South, A Betrayal of Men and Land

Author: 
Anne M. Boylan
Reviewer: 
Carol Lasser

Lasser on Boylan, 'The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840'

Anne M. Boylan. The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiv + 343 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5404-4; $60.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8078-2730-7.

Reviewed by Carol Lasser (Department of History, Oberlin College) Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2003)

Author: 
Irene Quenzler Brown, Richard D. Brown
Reviewer: 
Randolph Roth

Roth on Brown and Brown, 'The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler: A Story of Rape, Incest, and Justice in Early America'

Irene Quenzler Brown, Richard D. Brown. The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler: A Story of Rape, Incest, and Justice in Early America. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. 388 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01020-8; $17.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01760-3.

Reviewed by Randolph Roth (Department of History, Ohio State University) Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2003)

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