Reviews

Author: 
Douglas Egerton
Reviewer: 
Scott Ackerman

Ackerman on Egerton, 'Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America'

 

Douglas Egerton. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 448 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09664-0.

 

Reviewed by Scott Ackerman (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Published on H-Slavery (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Claus K. Meyer

Author: 
Matthew J. Clavin
Reviewer: 
Joshua Butler

Butler on Clavin, 'Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers'


Matthew J. Clavin. Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 252 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08822-1.

Reviewed by Joshua Butler (Florida State University)
Published on H-Slavery (February, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Brian Gabrial
Reviewer: 
Michael E. Woods

Woods on Brooks, 'Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics' and Gabrial, 'The Press and Slavery in America, 1791-1859: The Melancholy Effect of Popular Excitement'


Corey M. Brooks. Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics. American Beginnings, 1500-1900 Series. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2016. 336 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-30728-2.Brian Gabrial. The Press and Slavery in America, 1791-1859: The Melancholy Effect of Popular Excitement. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. 256 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-603-2.

Author: 
Abigail Leslie Swingen
Reviewer: 
Matthew Wyman-McCarthy

Wyman-McCarthy on Swingen, 'Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire'


Abigail Leslie Swingen. Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18754-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Wyman-McCarthy (Department of History, Columbia University)
Published on H-Slavery (December, 2016)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Tom Rice
Reviewer: 
Felix Harcourt

Harcourt on Rice, 'White Robes, Silver Screens: Movies and the Making of the Ku Klux Klan'


Tom Rice. White Robes, Silver Screens: Movies and the Making of the Ku Klux Klan. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01843-4.

Reviewed by Felix Harcourt (Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University)
Published on H-Slavery (October, 2016)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Benjamin Reilly
Reviewer: 
John R. McNeill

McNeill on Reilly, 'Slavery, Agriculture, and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula'


Benjamin Reilly. Slavery, Agriculture, and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2015. 222 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2182-6.

Reviewed by John R. McNeill
Published on H-Slavery (September, 2016)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

McNeill on Reilly, Slavery, Agriculture, and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula

Author: 
Damian Alan Pargas
Reviewer: 
Robert Gudmestad

Gudmestad on Pargas, 'Slavery and Forced Migration in the Antebellum South'


Damian Alan Pargas. Slavery and Forced Migration in the Antebellum South. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 296 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-65896-7.

Reviewed by Robert Gudmestad (Department of History, Colorado State University)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Claus K. Meyer

Author: 
Robert Harms, Bernard K. Freamon, David W. Blight, eds.
Reviewer: 
Marina Carter

Carter on Harms and Freamon and Blight, 'Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition'


Robert Harms, Bernard K. Freamon, David W. Blight, eds. Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. 264 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-16387-2.

Reviewed by Marina Carter (Research Associate, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Slavery (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Claus K. Meyer

Author: 
David Geggus, ed. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Philippe Girard

Girard on Geggus, 'The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History'


David Geggus, ed. and trans. The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2014. 262 pp. $13.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62466-177-8; $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87220-865-0; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87220-866-7.

Reviewed by Philippe Girard (McNeese State University - Lake Charles, La.)
Published on H-Slavery (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Claus K. Meyer

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