Reviews

Author: 
Karen Cook Bell
Reviewer: 
G. Patrick O'Brien

O'Brien on Bell, 'Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America'

Karen Cook Bell. Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. viii + 248 pp. $21.17 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83154-3

Author: 
Marie S. Molloy
Reviewer: 
Marcella Schute

Schute on Molloy, 'Single, White, Slaveholding Women in the Nineteenth-Century American South'

Marie S. Molloy. Single, White, Slaveholding Women in the Nineteenth-Century American South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. x + 228 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-870-8.

Reviewed by Marcella Schute (Leiden University) Published on H-Slavery (December, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Sean M. Smith

Smith on Hunt-Kennedy, 'Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 244 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08506-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04319-2.

Reviewed by Sean M. Smith (Rice University) Published on H-Slavery (November, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Kirsten Sword
Reviewer: 
Megan Jeffreys

Jeffreys on Sword, 'Wives Not Slaves: Patriarchy and Modernity in the Age of Revolutions'

Kirsten Sword. Wives Not Slaves: Patriarchy and Modernity in the Age of Revolutions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2021. 408 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-75748-3.

Reviewed by Megan Jeffreys (Cornell University) Published on H-Slavery (November, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Dierdre Cooper Owens
Reviewer: 
Karol K. Weaver

Weaver on Owens, 'Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology'

Dierdre Cooper Owens. Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017. Illustrations. 182 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5135-3

Reviewed by Karol K. Weaver (Susquehanna University) Published on H-Slavery (October, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
John Guider, Carroll Van West, Learotha Williams, Albert Bender, Jeff Sellers
Reviewer: 
Seth Whitty

Whitty on Guider and West and Williams and Bender and Sellers, 'Voyage of the Adventure: Retracing the Donelson Party’s Journey to the Founding of Nashville'

John Guider, Carroll Van West, Learotha Williams, Albert Bender, Jeff Sellers. Voyage of the Adventure: Retracing the Donelson Party’s Journey to the Founding of Nashville. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2020. 160 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-0109-7

Author: 
David Sheinin, Benjamin Bryce, eds.
Reviewer: 
Spencer Gomez

Gomez on Sheinin and Bryce, 'Race and Transnationalism in the Americas'

David Sheinin, Benjamin Bryce, eds. Race and Transnationalism in the Americas. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. 304 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4671-7.

Reviewed by Spencer Gomez (UC-Irvine) Published on H-Slavery (September, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Ty Seidule
Reviewer: 
Randall Owens

Owens on Seidule, 'Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause'

Ty Seidule. Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2021. 304 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-23926-6

Reviewed by Randall Owens (Department of Defense) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
C. Patrick Burrowes
Reviewer: 
John D. Saillant

Saillant on Burrowes, 'Liberia & the Quest for Freedom'

C. Patrick Burrowes. Liberia & the Quest for Freedom. Liberia: Know Your Self Press, 2019. 114 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-08-943806-9

Reviewed by John D. Saillant (Western Michigan University) Published on H-Slavery (July, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Jared Ross Hardesty
Reviewer: 
David Hunter

Hunter on Hardesty, 'Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England'

Jared Ross Hardesty. Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019. Illustrations. xx + 175 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-457-1

Author: 
Koritha Mitchell
Reviewer: 
Naomi Preston

Preston on Mitchell, 'From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture'

Koritha Mitchell. From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture. New Black Studies Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04332-1

Author: 
Cameron B. Strang
Reviewer: 
Cane West

West on Strang, 'Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850'

Cameron B. Strang. Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 376 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4047-1.

Reviewed by Cane West (University of South Carolina) Published on H-Slavery (May, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Ansley L. Quiros
Reviewer: 
Evan Kutzler

Kutzler on Quiros, 'God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976'

Ansley L. Quiros. God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Illustrations. 308 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4676-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4675-6.

Reviewed by Evan Kutzler (Georgia Southwestern State University) Published on H-Slavery (April, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Ian Baucom
Reviewer: 
Sean M. Smith

Smith on Baucom, 'History 4° Celsius: Search for a Method in the Age of the Anthropocene'

Ian Baucom. History 4° Celsius: Search for a Method in the Age of the Anthropocene. Theory in Forms Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. 152 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0839-2; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0787-6. 

Author: 
Ryan Hanley
Reviewer: 
Gary D. Sellick

Sellick on Hanley, 'Beyond Slavery and Abolition: Black British Writing, c.1770-1830.'

Ryan Hanley. Beyond Slavery and Abolition: Black British Writing, c.1770-1830. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 282 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47565-5.

Reviewed by Gary D. Sellick (Thomas Jefferson Papers) Published on H-Slavery (March, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

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