Reviews

Author: 
Philippe Girard
Reviewer: 
Charlton Yingling

Yingling on Girard, 'Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life'


Philippe Girard. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09413-4.

Reviewed by Charlton Yingling (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
Reviewer: 
Niels Eichhorn

Eichhorn on Marx and Engels, 'The Civil War in the United States'


Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels. The Civil War in the United States. Edited by Andrew Zimmerman. New York: International Publishers, 2016. 254 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7178-0753-6.

Reviewed by Niels Eichhorn (Middle Georgia State University)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Richard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara Hahn
Reviewer: 
Chris Evans

Evans on Follett and Beckert and Coclanis and Hahn, 'Plantation Kingdom: The American South and Its Global Commodities'


Richard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara Hahn. Plantation Kingdom: The American South and Its Global Commodities. The Marcus Cunliffe Lecture Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 176 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-1940-4; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1939-8.

Author: 
Matthew Harper
Reviewer: 
Nicole M. Turner

Turner on Harper, 'The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation'


Matthew Harper. The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 224 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2936-0.

Reviewed by Nicole M. Turner (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Published on H-Slavery (September, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Christy Clark-Pujara
Reviewer: 
Kate McMahon

McMahon on Clark-Pujara, 'Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island'


Christy Clark-Pujara. Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island. Early American Places Series. New York: New York University Press, 2016. 224 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7042-4.

Reviewed by Kate McMahon (Howard University)
Published on H-Slavery (September, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Julia O'Connell Davidson
Reviewer: 
Whitney Stewart

Stewart on Davidson, 'Modern Slavery: The Margins of Freedom'


Julia O'Connell Davidson. Modern Slavery: The Margins of Freedom. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. x + 250 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29727-3.

Reviewed by Whitney Stewart (University of Texas at Dallas)
Published on H-Slavery (July, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Ronald C. White
Reviewer: 
Chris Fobare

Fobare on White, 'American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant'


Ronald C. White. American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. New York: Random House, 2016. Maps. 864 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-6902-6.

Reviewed by Chris Fobare (Utica College)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Bram Hoonhout

Hoonhout on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 432 pp. Illustrations. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Bram Hoonhout (Leiden University)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Nicholas Guyatt
Reviewer: 
Timothy Minella

Minella on Guyatt, 'Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation'


Nicholas Guyatt. Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 416 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01841-3.

Reviewed by Timothy Minella (Emory University, Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Michael D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
James Illingworth

Illingworth on Thompson, 'Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port'


Michael D. Thompson. Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port. Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Series. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. 312 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-474-8.

Reviewed by James Illingworth (University of Maryland, College Park)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Leonardo Marques
Reviewer: 
Daniel Rood

Rood on Marques, 'The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867'


Leonardo Marques. The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21241-9.

Reviewed by Daniel Rood (University of Georgia)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Christoph Witzenrath, ed.
Reviewer: 
Hannah Barker

Barker on Witzenrath, 'Eurasian Slavery, Ransom and Abolition in World History'


Christoph Witzenrath, ed. Eurasian Slavery, Ransom and Abolition in World History. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2016. 390 pp. $144.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-1058-0.

Reviewed by Hannah Barker (Department of History, Rhodes College)
Published on H-Slavery (May, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Patrick H. Breen
Reviewer: 
Robert Paquette

Paquette on Breen, 'The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt'


Patrick H. Breen. The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-982800-5.

Reviewed by Robert Paquette (Alexander Hamilton Institute)
Published on H-Slavery (April, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Alfred L. Brophy
Reviewer: 
Jamie Diane Wilson

Wilson on Brophy, 'University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War'


Alfred L. Brophy. University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 408 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-996423-9.

Reviewed by Jamie Diane Wilson (University of South Carolina)
Published on H-Slavery (March, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Noeleen McIlvenna
Reviewer: 
Timothy Fritz

Fritz on McIlvenna, 'The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South'


Noeleen McIlvenna. The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 158 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2403-7.

Reviewed by Timothy Fritz (Mount St. Mary's University)
Published on H-Slavery (March, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

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