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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Barbara J. Heath
Reviewer: 
Joshua D. Rothman

Rothman on Heath, 'Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest'

Barbara J. Heath. Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1999. vii + 81 pp. $12.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-1867-9.

Reviewed by Joshua D. Rothman (Department of History, University of Alabama) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2001)

Interpreting the Artifacts of a Slave Community

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)

Author: 
Peter S. Onuf
Reviewer: 
Holly Brewer

Brewer on Onuf, 'Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood'

Peter S. Onuf. Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000. xi + 250 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1930-0.

Reviewed by Holly Brewer (Department of History, North Carolina State University) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2001)

"We Shall all be Americans"?

"We Shall all be Americans"?

Author: 
Carolyn J. Lawes
Reviewer: 
Debra Gold Hansen

Hansen on Lawes, 'Women and Reform in a New England Community, 1815-1860'

Carolyn J. Lawes. Women and Reform in a New England Community, 1815-1860. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. x + 265 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2131-4.

Reviewed by Debra Gold Hansen (School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2001)

Class Dismissed? The Re-Gendering of Separate Spheres

Author: 
Stacey Robertson
Reviewer: 
Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven

Van Broekhoven on Robertson, 'Parker Pillsbury: Radical Abolitionist, Male Feminist'

Stacey Robertson. Parker Pillsbury: Radical Abolitionist, Male Feminist. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000. xv + 232 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3634-5.

Reviewed by Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven (American Baptist Historical Society, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2001)

One Maligned Abolitionist Rehabilitated

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