Reviews

Author: 
Eugene N. Zeigler
Reviewer: 
Laura Thomson McCarty

McCarty on Zeigler, 'When Conscience and Power Meet: A Memoir'


Eugene N. Zeigler. When Conscience and Power Meet: A Memoir. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xviii + 378 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-744-3.

Reviewed by Laura Thomson McCarty (Georgia Humanities Council)
Published on H-SC (March, 2011)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

When Conscience and Power Meet

Author: 
Timothy James Lockley, ed.
Reviewer: 
J. Brent Morris

Morris on Lockley and ed., 'Maroon Communities in South Carolina: A Documentary Record'


Timothy James Lockley, ed. Maroon Communities in South Carolina: A Documentary Record. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2009. xxiii + 142 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-776-4; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57003-777-1.

Reviewed by J. Brent Morris (University of South Carolina, Aiken)
Published on H-SC (March, 2011)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Tom Moore Craig, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tracy J. Revels

Revels on Craig, 'Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War: Letters of the Anderson, Brockman, and Moore Families, 1853-1865'


Tom Moore Craig, ed. Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War: Letters of the Anderson, Brockman, and Moore Families, 1853-1865. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2009. 190 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-798-6.

Reviewed by Tracy J. Revels (Wofford College)
Published on H-SC (September, 2010)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Ernest F. Hollings, Kirk Victor
Reviewer: 
Meredith Daniel

Daniel on Hollings and Victor, 'Making Government Work'


Ernest F. Hollings, Kirk Victor. Making Government Work. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. 360 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-760-3.

Reviewed by Meredith Daniel (Piedmont Technical College)
Published on H-SC (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Making Government Work

Author: 
H. David Stone, Jr.
Reviewer: 
James Baugess

Baugess on Stone, 'Vital Rails: The Charleston & Savannah Railroad and the Civil War in Coastal South Carolina'


H. David Stone, Jr. Vital Rails: The Charleston & Savannah Railroad and the Civil War in Coastal South Carolina. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xiii + 369 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-716-0.

Reviewed by James Baugess (Columbus State Community College)
Published on H-SC (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Nicholas Michael Butler
Reviewer: 
Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Hartigan-O'Connor on Butler, 'Votaries of Apollo: The St. Cecilia Society and the Patronage of Concert Music in Charleston, South Carolina, 1766-1820'


Nicholas Michael Butler. Votaries of Apollo: The St. Cecilia Society and the Patronage of Concert Music in Charleston, South Carolina, 1766-1820. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. xx + 375 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-705-4.

Reviewed by Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
Published on H-SC (December, 2008)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Author: 
Suzanne Hurley, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tracy J. Revels

Revels on Hurley, 'Dearest Hugh: The Courtship Letters of Gabrielle Drake and Hugh McColl, 1900-1901'


Suzanne Hurley, ed. Dearest Hugh: The Courtship Letters of Gabrielle Drake and Hugh McColl, 1900-1901. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. xxxvii +164 pp.p Plates. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-714-6.

Reviewed by Tracy J. Revels
Published on H-SC (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

Dearest Hugh

Author: 
John F. Marszalek
Reviewer: 
Bart Dredge

Dredge on Marszalek, 'A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray'


John F. Marszalek. A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xix + 211 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-3340-2.

Reviewed by Bart Dredge
Published on H-SC (September, 2008)
Commissioned by Phillip Stone

The Republican "Black Eagle" from South Carolina

Author: 
Peter N. Moore
Reviewer: 
Tim Grade

Grade on Moore, 'World of Toil and Strife: Community Transformation in Backcountry South Carolina, 1750-1805'


Peter N. Moore. World of Toil and Strife: Community Transformation in Backcountry South Carolina, 1750-1805. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. 175 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-666-8.

Reviewed by Tim Grade (Department of History, University of South Carolina Upstate)
Published on H-SC (July, 2008)

The Case for Micro-history: The Wonderful Waxhaws

Author: 
Arlin C. Migliazzo
Reviewer: 
Lisa Denmark

Denmark on Migliazzo, 'To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865'


Arlin C. Migliazzo. To Make This Land Our Own: Community, Identity, and Cultural Adaptation in Purrysburg Township, South Carolina, 1732-1865. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. x + 435 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-682-8.

Reviewed by Lisa Denmark (Department of History, Georgia Southern University)
Published on H-SC (May, 2008)

Author: 
Mary E. Miller
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Miller, 'Baroness of Hobcaw: The Life of Belle W. Baruch'


Mary E. Miller. Baroness of Hobcaw: The Life of Belle W. Baruch. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006. 212 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-655-2.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University)
Published on H-SC (March, 2008)

Heiress, Pilot, Conservationist: Belle W. Baruch and Hobcaw Barony

Author: 
Maurie D. McInnis
Reviewer: 
Vivian Conger

Conger on McInnis, 'The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston'


Maurie D. McInnis. The Politics of Taste in Antebellum Charleston. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. ix + 395 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2951-6.

Reviewed by Vivian Conger (Department of History, Ithaca College)
Published on H-SC (February, 2008)

Slavery, Power, and Visual Culture in the Pre-Civil War South

Author: 
Charles R. Mack
Reviewer: 
Jack Troy

Troy on Mack, 'Talking with the Turners: Conversations with Southern Folk Potters'


Charles R. Mack. Talking with the Turners: Conversations with Southern Folk Potters. Ferris. Introduction by Lynn Robertson. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006. 233 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-600-2.

Reviewed by Jack Troy (Department of Art, Juniata College)
Published on H-SC (February, 2008)

Southern Folk Potters Speak for Themselves

Author: 
Jonathan Mercantini
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Mercantini, 'Who Shall Rule at Home? The Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture, 1748-1776'


Jonathan Mercantini. Who Shall Rule at Home? The Evolution of South Carolina Political Culture, 1748-1776. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. xii + 314 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-654-5.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Department of History, State University of New York-New Paltz)
Published on H-SC (November, 2007)

Author: 
Steven J. Oatis
Reviewer: 
Michelle LeMaster

LeMaster on Oatis, 'A Colonial Complex: South Carolina's Frontiers in the Era of the Yamasee War, 1680-1730'


Steven J. Oatis. A Colonial Complex: South Carolina's Frontiers in the Era of the Yamasee War, 1680-1730. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. 399 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3575-5.

Reviewed by Michelle LeMaster (Department of History, Lehigh University)
Published on H-SC (October, 2007)

Revisiting the Southern Frontier

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