Reviews

Author: 
Brooke Kroeger
Reviewer: 
Kristina Graves

Graves on Kroeger, 'The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote'

Brooke Kroeger. The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote. Albany: Excelsior Editions, 2017. 390 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6629-3; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6630-9.

Reviewed by Kristina Graves (Clayton State University, Stilwell School of the Arts) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Roger Gilles
Reviewer: 
Samantha White

White on Gilles, 'Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women's Bicycle Racing'

Roger Gilles. Women on the Move: The Forgotten Era of Women's Bicycle Racing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. Illustrations. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0417-2; $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4962-1041-8.

Reviewed by Samantha White (Rutgers University-Camden) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Lynn Dumenil
Reviewer: 
Kara Dixon Vuic

Vuic on Dumenil, 'The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I'

Lynn Dumenil. The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3121-9.

Reviewed by Kara Dixon Vuic (Texas Christian University) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Amy Werbel
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Reilly

Reilly on Werbel, 'Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock'

Amy Werbel. Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xii + 391 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17522-7.

Reviewed by Kimberley Reilly (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Allen C. Guelzo
Reviewer: 
Nick Sacco

Sacco on Guelzo, 'Reconstruction: A Concise History'

Allen C. Guelzo. Reconstruction: A Concise History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 192 pp. $18.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-086569-6.

Reviewed by Nick Sacco (Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Jeffrey Rosen
Reviewer: 
Britt Tevis

Tevis on Rosen, 'Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet'

Jeffrey Rosen. Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 242 pages. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-15867-0.

Reviewed by Britt Tevis (Deakin Law School) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Wendy Jean Katz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael S. Powers

Powers on Katz, 'The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898-1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle'

Wendy Jean Katz, ed. The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898-1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. 498 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-7880-6.

Reviewed by Michael S. Powers (University of Arkansas) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
John Hayes
Reviewer: 
Colin Chapell

Chapell on Hayes, 'Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South'

John Hayes. Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. pgs. (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4696-3532-3.

Reviewed by Colin Chapell (The University of Memphis) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

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

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