Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan Peter Spiro
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Dunlap

Dunlap on Spiro, 'Defending the Master Race: Conservation, Eugenics, and the Legacy of Madison Grant'


Jonathan Peter Spiro. Defending the Master Race: Conservation, Eugenics, and the Legacy of Madison Grant. Burlington: University of Vermont Press, 2009. xvi + 487 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58465-715-6.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Dunlap (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-Ethnic (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Walter D. Kamphoefner

Author: 
Don Heinrich Tolzmann
Reviewer: 
Robert W. Frizzell

Frizzell on Tolzmann, 'The German-American Experience'


Don Heinrich Tolzmann. The German-American Experience. Amherst and New York: Prometheus Books, 2000. 466 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57392-731-4.

Reviewed by Robert W. Frizzell (Director of Libraries, Northwest Missouri State University)
Published on H-Ethnic (December, 2003)

German-American History as Written Decades Ago

Author: 
Matthew Frye Jacobson
Reviewer: 
Henry Yu

Yu on Jacobson, 'Barbarian Virtures: The United States Encounters Foreign Peoples at Home and Abroad, 1876-1917'


Matthew Frye Jacobson. Barbarian Virtures: The United States Encounters Foreign Peoples at Home and Abroad, 1876-1917. New York: Hill & Wang, 2001. 336 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1628-0.

Reviewed by Henry Yu (Department of History, University of California at Los Angeles)
Published on H-Ethnic (September, 2002)

Author: 
Robert Bruno
Reviewer: 
John Radzilowski

Radzilowski on Bruno, 'Steelworker Alley: How Class Works in Youngstown'


Robert Bruno. Steelworker Alley: How Class Works in Youngstown. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999. x + 222 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8600-5; $57.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3439-6.

Reviewed by John Radzilowski (Center)
Published on H-Ethnic (April, 2002)

The Rediscovery of Class

The Rediscovery of Class

Author: 
Xiao-huang Yin
Reviewer: 
Xiaojian Zhao

Zhao on Yin, 'Chinese American Literature since the 1850s'


Xiao-huang Yin. Chinese American Literature since the 1850s. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2000. 261 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02524-2.

Reviewed by Xiaojian Zhao (Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara)
Published on H-Ethnic (January, 2002)

Author: 
Henry Yu
Reviewer: 
Roger Daniels

Daniels on Yu, 'Thinking Orientals: Migration, Contact, and Exoticism in Modern America'


Henry Yu. Thinking Orientals: Migration, Contact, and Exoticism in Modern America. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xii + 262 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-515127-5.

Reviewed by Roger Daniels (Department of History, University of Cincinnati)
Published on H-Ethnic (October, 2001)

A New Way of Thinking about Old Ways of Thinking

Author: 
Valerie Melissa Babb
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Melnick

Melnick on Babb, 'Whiteness Visible: The Meaning of Whiteness in American Literature and Culture'


Valerie Melissa Babb. Whiteness Visible: The Meaning of Whiteness in American Literature and Culture. New York: New York University Press, 1998. 227 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1312-9.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Melnick (History and Society Division, Babson College)
Published on H-Ethnic (June, 2001)

Author: 
William E. Van Vugt
Reviewer: 
Anne Kelly Knowles

Knowles on Vugt, 'Britain to America: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Immigrants to the United States'


William E. Van Vugt. Britain to America: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Immigrants to the United States. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. xi + 241 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-06757-0.

Reviewed by Anne Kelly Knowles (independent scholar, Washington, D.C)
Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2001)

If Only We Knew

If Only We Knew

Author: 
Lawrence H. Fuchs
Reviewer: 
Sol Gittleman

Gittleman on Fuchs, 'Beyond Patriarchy: Jewish Fathers and Families'


Lawrence H. Fuchs. Beyond Patriarchy: Jewish Fathers and Families. Hanover, New Hampshire and London: University Press of New England, 2000. xi + 216 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87451-941-9.

Reviewed by Sol Gittleman (Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures, Tufts University)
Published on H-Ethnic (May, 2001)

Jewish Fathers and Fathering

Author: 
Panikos Panayi
Reviewer: 
Tobias Brinkmann

Brinkmann on Panayi, 'Ethnic Minorities in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Germany: Jews, Gypsies, Poles, Turks and Others'


Panikos Panayi. Ethnic Minorities in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Germany: Jews, Gypsies, Poles, Turks and Others. Harlow, England: Longman, 2000. xvi + 288pp. £14.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-26771-8.

Reviewed by Tobias Brinkmann (Center for Advanced Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany)
Published on H-Ethnic (March, 2001)

Clearing up the Jargon

Author: 
Panikos Panayi
Reviewer: 
Rainer Ohliger

Ohliger on Panayi, 'An Ethnic History of Europe Since 1945: Nations, States and Minorities'


Panikos Panayi. An Ethnic History of Europe Since 1945: Nations, States and Minorities. Harlow, England, and New York: Longman, 2000. xiii + 274 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-38134-6.

Reviewed by Rainer Ohliger (Humboldt-Universität Berlin)
Published on H-Ethnic (March, 2001)

An Essential Contribution to the Study of Ethnic Minorities in Europe?

Author: 
Philip Perlmutter
Reviewer: 
David M. Reimers

Reimers on Perlmutter, 'Legacy of Hate: A Short History of Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Prejudice in America'


Philip Perlmutter. Legacy of Hate: A Short History of Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Prejudice in America. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. xv + 325 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0406-4.

Reviewed by David M. Reimers (Emeritus, History Department, New York University)
Published on H-Ethnic (February, 2001)

Author: 
Douglas K. Meyer
Reviewer: 
Timothy G. Anderson

Anderson on Meyer, 'Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early-Nineteenth-Century Illinois'


Douglas K. Meyer. Making the Heartland Quilt: A Geographical History of Settlement and Migration in Early-Nineteenth-Century Illinois. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000. xvii + 332 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-2289-3.

Reviewed by Timothy G. Anderson (Ohio University)
Published on H-Ethnic (February, 2001)

Author: 
Colin G. Calloway
Reviewer: 
Philip A. Korth

Korth on Calloway, 'New Worlds For All: Indians, Europeans and the Remaking of Early America'


Colin G. Calloway. New Worlds For All: Indians, Europeans and the Remaking of Early America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. xxi + 229 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-5959-5.

Reviewed by Philip A. Korth (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Ethnic (April, 1998)

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