Reviews

Author: 
Colin D. Moore
Reviewer: 
Katherine Moran

Moran on Moore, 'American Imperialism and the State, 1893-1921'

Colin D. Moore. American Imperialism and the State, 1893-1921. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 286 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60658-2.

Reviewed by Katherine Moran (Saint Louis University) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Richard White
Reviewer: 
Evan Rothera

Rothera on White, 'The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896'

Richard White. The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 968 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-973581-5.

Reviewed by Evan Rothera (Penn State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Treva B. Lindsey
Reviewer: 
Christopher Hayashida-Knight

Hayashida-Knight on Lindsey, 'Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, DC'

Treva B. Lindsey. Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, DC. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 204 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08251-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Hayashida-Knight (California State University, Chico) Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Colin Fisher
Reviewer: 
William D. Bryan

Bryan on Fisher, 'Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago'

Colin Fisher. Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Illustrations, maps. 248 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-1995-8.

Reviewed by William D. Bryan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen

Author: 
Sarah H. Case
Reviewer: 
Hilary N. Green

Green on Case, 'Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South'

Sarah H. Case. Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. x + 219 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04123-5; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08279-5.

Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen

Author: 
Kirwin R. Shaffer
Reviewer: 
Justin J. Masucci

Masucci on Shaffer, 'Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921'

Kirwin R. Shaffer. Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. xvii + 220 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03764-1.

Reviewed by Justin J. Masucci (University at Buffalo) Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2018) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
David Baron
Reviewer: 
Brent Ruswick

Ruswick on Baron, 'American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World'

David Baron. American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World. New York: Liveright, 2017. 352 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63149-016-3.

Reviewed by Brent Ruswick (West Chester University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Andreas Bernard
Reviewer: 
Nathan Cardon

Cardon on Bernard, 'Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator'

Andreas Bernard. Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator. New York: New York University Press, 2014. 309 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8716-8.

Reviewed by Nathan Cardon (University of Birmingham) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Alicia Brazeau
Reviewer: 
Richard Mikulski

Mikulski on Brazeau, 'Circulating Literacy: Writing Instruction in American Periodicals, 1880-1910'

Alicia Brazeau. Circulating Literacy: Writing Instruction in American Periodicals, 1880-1910. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2016. 210 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3544-2.

Reviewed by Richard Mikulski (Drew University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Frank Felsenstein, James J. Connolly
Reviewer: 
Cassie Brand

Brand on Felsenstein and Connolly, 'What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City'

Frank Felsenstein, James J. Connolly. What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. 304 pp.. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-141-9.

Reviewed by Cassie Brand (Drew University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Jacob A. C. Remes
Reviewer: 
Michelle Tiedje

Tiedje on Remes, 'Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era'

Jacob A. C. Remes. Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 304 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08137-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03983-6.

Reviewed by Michelle Tiedje (University of Nebraska - Lincoln ) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Lon Kurashige
Reviewer: 
Abigail Markwyn

Markwyn on Kurashige, 'Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States'

Lon Kurashige. Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 336 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2943-8.

Reviewed by Abigail Markwyn (Carroll University) Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
William E. O'Brien
Reviewer: 
Nancy Murray

Murray on O'Brien, 'Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South'

William E. O'Brien. Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South. Designing the American Park Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. Illustrations. 208 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-155-6.

Reviewed by Nancy Murray (National Park Service) Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Charles F. Howlett, Audrey Cohan
Reviewer: 
Andrew McNally

McNally on Howlett and Cohan, 'John Dewey, America's Peace-Minded Educator'

Charles F. Howlett, Audrey Cohan. John Dewey, America's Peace-Minded Educator. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3504-6.

Reviewed by Andrew McNally (University of Minnesota) Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Jeffrey Sommers
Reviewer: 
Frank Schumacher

Schumacher on Sommers, 'Race, Reality, and Realpolitik: U.S.-Haiti Relations in the Lead Up to the 1915 Occupation'

Jeffrey Sommers. Race, Reality, and Realpolitik: U.S.-Haiti Relations in the Lead Up to the 1915 Occupation. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015. 158 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4985-0914-5.

Reviewed by Frank Schumacher (University of Western Ontario) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

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