Reviews

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

Author: 
Nancy Woloch
Reviewer: 
Lauren MacIvor Thompson

MacIvor Thompson on Woloch, 'A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s'

Nancy Woloch. A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. vii + 337 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00259-0; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17616-1.

Reviewed by Lauren MacIvor Thompson (Kennesaw State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Benjamin René Jordan
Reviewer: 
Ryan Anderson

Anderson on Jordan, 'Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930'

Benjamin René Jordan. Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. Illustrations. 306 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2765-6.

Reviewed by Ryan Anderson (University of North Carolina - Pembroke ) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Steven E. Nash
Reviewer: 
Mark W. Summers

Summers on Nash, 'Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains'

Steven E. Nash. Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 288 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2624-6.

Reviewed by Mark W. Summers (University of Kentucky ) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Jerry Prout
Reviewer: 
Wesley Bishop

Bishop on Prout, 'Coxey’s Crusade for Jobs: Unemployment in the Gilded Age'

Jerry Prout. Coxey’s Crusade for Jobs: Unemployment in the Gilded Age. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2016. 184 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-498-9.

Reviewed by Wesley Bishop (Purdue University ) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Hilary Green
Reviewer: 
Caitlin Verboon

Verboon on Green, 'Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890'

Hilary Green. Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7012-5.

Reviewed by Caitlin Verboon (University of Maryland, Freedmen and Southern Society Project) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Sally G. McMillen
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Zimmer

Zimmer on McMillen, 'Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life'

Sally G. McMillen. Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiii + 338 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-977839-3.

Reviewed by Rebecca Zimmer (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Unrecognized Innovator and Rule Breaker: Lucy Stone’s Life

Author: 
Mary Megan Chapman
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth DeWolfe

DeWolfe on Chapman, 'Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton'

Mary Megan Chapman. Becoming Sui Sin Far: Early Fiction, Journalism, and Travel Writing by Edith Maude Eaton. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4722-3; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4721-6.

Reviewed by Elizabeth DeWolfe (University of New England ) Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2017) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Mark A. Lause
Reviewer: 
Paul M. Taillon

Taillon on Lause, 'Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class'

Mark A. Lause. Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 296 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08086-9.

Reviewed by Paul M. Taillon (University of Auckland) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2016) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Peter Knight
Reviewer: 
Jennifer M. Black

Black on Knight, 'Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America'

Peter Knight. Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 336 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2060-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer M. Black (Misericordia University) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Nancy K. Berlage
Reviewer: 
Dana M. Caldemeyer

Caldemeyer on Berlage, 'Farmers Helping Farmers: The Rise of the Farm and Home Bureaus, 1914-1935'

Nancy K. Berlage. Farmers Helping Farmers: The Rise of the Farm and Home Bureaus, 1914-1935. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6330-6.

Reviewed by Dana M. Caldemeyer (South Georgia State College) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Carol Nackenoff, Julie Novkov, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matthew C. Sherman

Sherman on Nackenoff and Novkov, 'Statebuilding from the Margins: Between Reconstruction and the New Deal'

Carol Nackenoff, Julie Novkov, eds. Statebuilding from the Margins: Between Reconstruction and the New Deal. American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 320 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4571-4.

Reviewed by Matthew C. Sherman (Institute for Political History ) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

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