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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Author: 
Saul Cornell
Reviewer: 
Marcus Daniel

Daniel on Cornell, 'The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America 1788-1828'

Saul Cornell. The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America 1788-1828. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. xvi + 327 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-8078-2503-4, $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4786-2.

Reviewed by Marcus Daniel (Department of History, University of Hawaii at Manoa) Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2000)

Author: 
Robert Boyd
Reviewer: 
David Arnold

Arnold on Boyd, 'The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence: Introduced Infectious Diseases and Population Decline among Northwest Coast Indians 1774-1874'

Robert Boyd. The Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence: Introduced Infectious Diseases and Population Decline among Northwest Coast Indians 1774-1874. Vancouver and Toronto: University of Washington Press, 1999. xv + 403 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-97837-6; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-0755-5.

Reviewed by David Arnold (Department of History, Columbia Basin College ) Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2000)

Author: 
Roger G. Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Andrew W. Robertson

Robertson on Kennedy, 'Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character'

Roger G. Kennedy. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xix + 476 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-513055-3.

Reviewed by Andrew W. Robertson (Lehman College, The City University of New York) Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2000)

The Perils of Aiming Too High

The Perils of Aiming Too High

Author: 
Arnold A. Rogow
Reviewer: 
Joanne B. Freeman

Freeman on Rogow, 'A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr'

Arnold A. Rogow. A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. 351 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-4753-6.

Reviewed by Joanne B. Freeman (Department of History, Yale University) Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2000)

Author: 
Frederick E. Hoxie, Ronald Hoffman, Peter J. Albert, eds.
Reviewer: 
Wendy St. Jean

Jean on Hoxie and Hoffman and Albert, 'Native Americans and the Early Republic'

Frederick E. Hoxie, Ronald Hoffman, Peter J. Albert, eds. Native Americans and the Early Republic. United States Capitol Historical Society. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. x + 370 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-1913-3; $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1873-0.

Reviewed by Wendy St. Jean (Department of Social Sciences, Springfield College) Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2000)

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