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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Joel Silbey
Reviewer: 
Tom Coens

Coens on Silbey, 'Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics'

Joel Silbey. Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. xiv + 235 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2243-5.

Reviewed by Tom Coens (Harvard University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2003)

Author: 
Joshua D. Rothman
Reviewer: 
Christie Anne Farnham

Farnham on Rothman, 'Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861'

Joshua D. Rothman. Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families across the Color Line in Virginia, 1787-1861. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. 341 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-5440-2; ISBN 978-0-8078-2768-0.

Reviewed by Christie Anne Farnham (Department of History, Iowa State University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2003)

How Sex Confounds Race

How Sex Confounds Race

Author: 
Bruce Dain
Reviewer: 
John D. Saillant

Saillant on Dain, 'A Hideous Monster of the Mind: American Race Theory in the Early Republic'

Bruce Dain. A Hideous Monster of the Mind: American Race Theory in the Early Republic. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2002. x + 321 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00946-2.

Reviewed by John D. Saillant (Departments of English and History, Western Michigan University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2003)

Author: 
John Stauffer
Reviewer: 
Emma Jones Lapsansky

Lapsansky on Stauffer, 'The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race'

John Stauffer. The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2002. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00645-4.

Reviewed by Emma Jones Lapsansky (Department of History, Haverford College) Published on H-SHEAR (June, 2003)

Author: 
Andrew Burstein
Reviewer: 
Daniel Feller

Feller on Burstein, 'The Passions of Andrew Jackson'

Andrew Burstein. The Passions of Andrew Jackson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. xxi + 292 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-375-41428-2.

Reviewed by Daniel Feller (Department of History, University of Tennessee) Published on H-SHEAR (June, 2003)

Jackson Agonistes

Jackson Agonistes

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