Reviews

Author: 
William D. Bryan
Reviewer: 
Liz Skilton

Skilton on Bryan, 'The Price of Permanence: Nature and Business in the New South'

William D. Bryan. The Price of Permanence: Nature and Business in the New South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. 254 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5339-5.

Reviewed by Liz Skilton (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2020) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Nick Yablon
Reviewer: 
Ellen Adams

Adams on Yablon, 'Remembrance of Things Present: The Invention of the Time Capsule'

Nick Yablon. Remembrance of Things Present: The Invention of the Time Capsule. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-57413-4.

Reviewed by Ellen Adams (Alice T. Miner Museum) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2020) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Noam Maggor
Reviewer: 
Andrew Seal

Seal on Maggor, 'Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America's First Gilded Age'

Noam Maggor. Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America's First Gilded Age. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. Illustrations, graphs. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97146-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Seal (University of New Hampshire) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Lara Saguisag
Reviewer: 
Blake Scott Ball

Ball on Saguisag, 'Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics'

Lara Saguisag. Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 248 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9176-6.

Reviewed by Blake Scott Ball (Huntingdon College) Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Margaret M. Mulrooney
Reviewer: 
Robert Greene

Greene on Mulrooney, 'Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina'

Margaret M. Mulrooney. Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2018. 374 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5492-6.

Reviewed by Robert Greene (Claflin University) Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Shannon Withycombe
Reviewer: 
Emily Seitz

Seitz on Withycombe, 'Lost: Miscarriage in Nineteenth-Century America'

Shannon Withycombe. Lost: Miscarriage in Nineteenth-Century America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9153-7.

Reviewed by Emily Seitz (The Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Nathan Cardon
Reviewer: 
TJ Boisseau

Boisseau on Cardon, 'A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs'

Nathan Cardon. A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 192 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027472-6.

Reviewed by TJ Boisseau (Purdue University) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Erika K. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Julie K. Allen

Allen on Jackson, 'Scandinavians in Chicago: The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America'

Erika K. Jackson. Scandinavians in Chicago: The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. 264 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08382-2; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04211-9.

Reviewed by Julie K. Allen (Brigham Young University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Amy Sueyoshi
Reviewer: 
Chrissy Lau

Lau on Sueyoshi, 'Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"'

Amy Sueyoshi. Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental". Asian American Experience Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. x + 212 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08325-9; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04178-5.

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)

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