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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
William Earl Weeks
Reviewer: 
Michael A. Morrison

Morrison on Weeks, 'Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War'


William Earl Weeks. Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War. Chicago, Ill.: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 1996. x + 177 pp. $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-135-8.

Reviewed by Michael A. Morrison (Department of History, Purdue University)
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 1997)

Author: 
Wilma Dunaway
Reviewer: 
Edwin J. Perkins

Perkins on Dunaway, 'The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860'


Wilma Dunaway. The First American Frontier: Transition to Capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xvii + 448 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4540-0; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2236-4.

Reviewed by Edwin J. Perkins (University of Southern California)
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 1997)

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