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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Elisabeth W. Sommer
Reviewer: 
Stephen Longenecker

Longenecker on Sommer, 'Serving Two Masters: Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801'

Elisabeth W. Sommer. Serving Two Masters: Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. xvii + 234. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2139-0.

Reviewed by Stephen Longenecker (Department of History, Bridgewater College, Virginia) Published on H-SHEAR (March, 2001)

A Tale of Two Gemeine

Author: 
Lester Stephens
Reviewer: 
Alexander O. Boulton

Boulton on Stephens, 'Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895'

Lester Stephens. Science, Race, and Religion in the American South: John Bachman and the Charleston Circle of Naturalists, 1815-1895. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. xviii + 267 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2518-1.

Reviewed by Alexander O. Boulton (Department of History, Villa Julie College) Published on H-SHEAR (March, 2001)

Author: 
C. Dallet Hemphill
Reviewer: 
Renee Sentilles

Sentilles on Hemphill, 'Bowing to Necessities: A History of Manners in America, 1620-1860'

C. Dallet Hemphill. Bowing to Necessities: A History of Manners in America, 1620-1860. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. viii + 310 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512557-3.

Reviewed by Renee Sentilles (Department of History, Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2001)

Minding Our Manners

Minding Our Manners

Author: 
Alan J. Rice, Martin Crawford, eds.
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Williams

Williams on Rice and Crawford, 'Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass & Transatlantic Reform'

Alan J. Rice, Martin Crawford, eds. Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass & Transatlantic Reform. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999. x + 217 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2129-5.

Reviewed by Carolyn Williams (Department of History, University of North Florida) Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2001)

Frederick Douglass and the

Author: 
Anthony F.C. Wallace
Reviewer: 
Donald A. Grinde

Grinde on Wallace, 'Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans'

Anthony F.C. Wallace. Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans. Cambridge, Mass., and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1999. ix + 394 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00066-7.

Reviewed by Donald A. Grinde (Department of History, University of Vermont) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2001)

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