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Author: 
Michael A. Genovese, Todd L. Belt, William W. Lammers
Reviewer: 
Daniel P. Strieff

Strieff on Genovese and Belt and Lammers, 'The Presidency and Domestic Policy: Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Obama'


Michael A. Genovese, Todd L. Belt, William W. Lammers. The Presidency and Domestic Policy: Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Obama. Second Edition. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2014. 384 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61205-301-1; $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61205-302-8.

Reviewed by Daniel P. Strieff (London School of Economics)
Published on H-USA (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Playing the Hand One’s Dealt

Author: 
Cassandra A. Good
Reviewer: 
Chrissie Szilagyi

Szilagyi on Good, 'Founding Friendships: Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic'


Cassandra A. Good. Founding Friendships: Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 304 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937617-9.

Reviewed by Chrissie Szilagyi (Delta College)
Published on H-USA (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
George Washington
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Washington, 'The Papers of George Washington, Volume 21, 1 June–31 July 1779' and Washington, 'The Papers of George Washington, Volume 22, 1 August–21 October 1779'


George Washington. The Papers of George Washington, Volume 21, 1 June–31 July 1779. Edited by William M. Ferraro. Revolutionary War Series. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2012. Maps. 896 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3322-1.George Washington. The Papers of George Washington, Volume 22, 1 August–21 October 1779. Edited by Benjamin L. Huggins. Revolutionary War Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Maps. 904 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3366-5.

Author: 
Susan Nance
Reviewer: 
Thomas S. Darragh

Darragh on Nance, 'Entertaining Elephants: Animal Agency and the Business of the American Circus'


Susan Nance. Entertaining Elephants: Animal Agency and the Business of the American Circus. Animals, History, Culture Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Illustrations. viii + 294 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0829-3.

Reviewed by Thomas S. Darragh (Central Michigan University)
Published on H-USA (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Elephant Actors and the Circus

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