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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Isabelle Lehuu
Reviewer: 
Scott E. Casper

Casper on Lehuu, 'Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America'

Isabelle Lehuu. Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. xii + 244 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4832-6.

Reviewed by Scott E. Casper (Department of History, University of Nevada, Reno ) Published on H-SHEAR (December, 2000)

"Ephemeral" Media for a "Liminal" Period?

Author: 
Joyce Appleby
Reviewer: 
Richard Lyman Bushman

Bushman on Appleby, 'Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans'

Joyce Appleby. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. viii + 322 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00236-4.

Reviewed by Richard Lyman Bushman (Department of History, Columbia University) Published on H-SHEAR (December, 2000)

The Morning After

The Morning After

Author: 
Frederick C. Leiner
Reviewer: 
Theodore J. Crackel

Crackel on Leiner, 'Millions for Defense: The Subscription Warships of 1798'

Frederick C. Leiner. Millions for Defense: The Subscription Warships of 1798. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1999. viii + 262 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55750-508-8.

Reviewed by Theodore J. Crackel (Papers of the War Department 1784-1800, East Stroudsburg University ) Published on H-SHEAR (November, 2000)

The Subscription Warships of 1798

Author: 
Matthew H. Crocker
Reviewer: 
J. M. Opal

Opal on Crocker, 'The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830'

Matthew H. Crocker. The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. xiv + 222 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-222-6.

Reviewed by J. M. Opal (Department of American History, Brandeis University) Published on H-SHEAR (November, 2000)

Deference, Democracy, and Ethics in Josiah Quincy's Boston

Deference, Democracy, and Ethics in Josiah Quincy's Boston

Author: 
Stuart Leibiger
Reviewer: 
David B. Mattern

Mattern on Leibiger, 'Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic'

Stuart Leibiger. Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1999. x + 284 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1882-2.

Reviewed by David B. Mattern (Papers of James Madison, University of Virginia) Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2000)

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