Reviews

Author: 
Richard R. Beeman
Reviewer: 
Craig Yirush

Yirush on Beeman, 'The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America'


Richard R. Beeman. The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. viii + 366 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3770-2.

Reviewed by Craig Yirush (Department of History, University of California at Los Angeles)
Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2006)

Republicanism Redux

Author: 
Daniel Vickers
Reviewer: 
Mark A. Nicholas

Nicholas on Vickers, 'Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail'


Daniel Vickers. Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. ix + 336 pp. $31.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-10067-9.

Reviewed by Mark A. Nicholas (Lehigh University)
Published on H-Atlantic (April, 2006)

A Master of the Sea

Author: 
Tom Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe
Reviewer: 
Catherine Molineux

Molineux on Earle and Lowe, 'Black Africans in Renaissance Europe'


Tom Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe. Black Africans in Renaissance Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 417 S. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81582-6.

Reviewed by Catherine Molineux (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch
Reviewer: 
David Worthington

Worthington on Grosjean and Murdoch, 'Scottish Communities Abroad in the Early Modern Period'


Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch. Scottish Communities Abroad in the Early Modern Period. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xx + 393 pp. $199.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14306-7.

Reviewed by David Worthington (Department of History, University of Aberdeen)
Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Scottish Communities in Foreign Settings during the Early Modern Period

Author: 
Kenneth Mills, Anthony Grafton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rachel O'Toole

O'Toole on Mills and Grafton, 'Conversion: Old Worlds and New'


Kenneth Mills, Anthony Grafton, eds. Conversion: Old Worlds and New. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2003. xvii + 301 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-123-8.

Reviewed by Rachel O'Toole (Department of History, University of California, Irvine)
Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Neil Kamil
Reviewer: 
Owen Stanwood

Stanwood on Kamil, 'Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the Huguenots' New World, 1517-1751'


Neil Kamil. Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the Huguenots' New World, 1517-1751. Early America: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. xxiv + 1058 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-7390-4.

Reviewed by Owen Stanwood (Department of History, Catholic University of America)
Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo
Reviewer: 
Alex Lichtenstein

Lichtenstein on Nwankwo, 'Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas'


Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. viii + 291 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3878-5.

Reviewed by Alex Lichtenstein (Department of History, Rice University)
Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Londa Schiebinger
Reviewer: 
John R. McNeill

McNeill on Schiebinger, 'Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World'


Londa Schiebinger. Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. x + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01487-9.

Reviewed by John R. McNeill (Georgetown University)
Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2006)

One Plant and Several Scientists

Author: 
Mary Sarah Bilder
Reviewer: 
Ellen Pearson

Pearson on Bilder, 'The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire'


Mary Sarah Bilder. The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2004. xiii + 291 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01512-8.

Reviewed by Ellen Pearson (Department of History, University of North Carolina, Asheville)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Robin Law
Reviewer: 
Ty Reese

Reese on Law, 'Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving Port, 1727-1892'


Robin Law. Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving Port, 1727-1892. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2005. xii + 308 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1571-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1572-6.

Reviewed by Ty Reese (Department of History, University of North Dakota)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

The Evolution of Ouidah's Merchant Community

Author: 
James A. McMillin
Reviewer: 
Gregory O'Malley

O'Malley on McMillin, 'The Final Victims: Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783�"1810'


James A. McMillin. The Final Victims: Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783�"1810. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. xi + 207 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-546-3.

Reviewed by Gregory O'Malley (Department of History, Johns Hopkins University)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

American Enthusiasm for the Slave Trade

Author: 
Jon F. Sensbach
Reviewer: 
Daryl Sasser

Sasser on Sensbach, 'Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World'


Jon F. Sensbach. Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. 302 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01689-7.

Reviewed by Daryl Sasser (Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Richmond, Virginia)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Peter E. Pope
Reviewer: 
Joseph Cullon

Cullon on Pope, 'Fish into Wine: The Newfoundland Plantation in the Seventeenth Century'


Peter E. Pope. Fish into Wine: The Newfoundland Plantation in the Seventeenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xxvi + 463 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-12-345678-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5576-8.

Reviewed by Joseph Cullon (Department of History, Dartmouth College)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Allan Greer
Reviewer: 
Carla Gerona

Gerona on Greer, 'Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits'


Allan Greer. Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xiv + 241 pp. $ 30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517487-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-530934-8.

Reviewed by Carla Gerona (University of Texas, Dallas)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

The Mystery of Tekakwitha

Author: 
Michelene E. Pesantubbee
Reviewer: 
Michelle LeMaster

LeMaster on Pesantubbee, 'Choctaw Women in a Chaotic World: The Clash of Cultures in the Colonial Southeast'


Michelene E. Pesantubbee. Choctaw Women in a Chaotic World: The Clash of Cultures in the Colonial Southeast. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. xi + 208 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-3333-9; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-3334-6.

Reviewed by Michelle LeMaster (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University)
Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

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