Reviews

Author: 
Paulette D. Kilmer
Reviewer: 
Thomas Winter

Winter on Kilmer, 'The Fear of Sinking: The American Success Formula in the Gilded Age'

Paulette D. Kilmer. The Fear of Sinking: The American Success Formula in the Gilded Age. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996. xvi + 230 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-939-5.

Reviewed by Thomas Winter (Bilkent University) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 1998)

Author: 
Ellen Carol DuBois
Reviewer: 
Maureen A. Flanagan

Flanagan on DuBois, 'Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights'

Ellen Carol DuBois. Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights. New York: New York University Press, 1998. vii + 309 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-1901-5; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1900-8.

Reviewed by Maureen A. Flanagan (Michigan State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 1998)

Author: 
Alison M. Parker.
Reviewer: 
Nancy K. Bristow

Bristow on Parker., 'Purifying America: Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-Censorship Activism, 1873-1933'

Alison M. Parker. Purifying America: Women, Cultural Reform, and Pro-Censorship Activism, 1873-1933. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997. xii + 286 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06625-2; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02329-3.

Reviewed by Nancy K. Bristow (University of Puget Sound) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 1998)

Author: 
Steven J. Diner
Reviewer: 
John Reynolds

Reynolds on Diner, 'A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era'

Steven J. Diner. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. xii + 320 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-2553-4.

Reviewed by John Reynolds (University of Texas at San Antonio) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 1998)

Author: 
Paul Kens
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Lurie

Lurie on Kens, 'Justice Stephen Field: Shaping Liberty from the Gold Rush to the Gilded Age'

Paul Kens. Justice Stephen Field: Shaping Liberty from the Gold Rush to the Gilded Age. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1997. viii + 376 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0817-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Lurie (Rutgers University) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 1998)

Justice Stephen Field: Shaping Liberty from the Gold Rush to the Gilded Age

Author: 
Ivan Musicant
Reviewer: 
Lewis L. Gould

Gould on Musicant, 'Empire By Default: The Spanish-American War and the Dawn of the American Century'

Ivan Musicant. Empire By Default: The Spanish-American War and the Dawn of the American Century. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1998. ix + 740 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8050-3500-1.

Reviewed by Lewis L. Gould (University of Texas) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 1998)

Remaking but not Revising the Spanish American War

Author: 
Lynette Boney Wrenn
Reviewer: 
James J. Connolly

Connolly on Wrenn, 'Crisis and Commission Government in Memphis: Elite Rule in a Gilded Age City'

Lynette Boney Wrenn. Crisis and Commission Government in Memphis: Elite Rule in a Gilded Age City. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998. xxiii + 231 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-997-5.

Reviewed by James J. Connolly (Ball State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 1998)

Who Governed Gilded Age Memphis?

Author: 
Maurine W. Greenwald, Margo Anderson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Bannister

Bannister on Greenwald and Anderson, 'Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century'

Maurine W. Greenwald, Margo Anderson, eds. Pittsburgh Surveyed: Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996. xi+ 292 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-5610-5; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-3956-6.

Reviewed by Robert C. Bannister (Swarthmore College) Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 1998)

Author: 
Lawrence B. Glickman
Reviewer: 
Richard Schneirov

Schneirov on Glickman, 'A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society'

Lawrence B. Glickman. A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. xvi + 220 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3357-3.

Reviewed by Richard Schneirov (Indiana State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 1998)

Author: 
Judith A. Dulberger, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kriste Lindenmeyer

Lindenmeyer on Dulberger, '"Mother Donit fore the Best": Correspondence of a Nineteenth-Century Orphan Asylum'

Judith A. Dulberger, ed. "Mother Donit fore the Best": Correspondence of a Nineteenth-Century Orphan Asylum. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996. xiii + 206 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-2696-1.

Reviewed by Kriste Lindenmeyer (Tennessee Technological University) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 1998)

Author: 
Abigail A. Van Slyck
Reviewer: 
Tom Glynn

Glynn on Abigail A. Van Slyck, 'Free to All: Carnegie Libraries and American Culture, 1890-1920' and Slyck, 'Free to All: Carnegie Libraries & American Culture, 1890-1920'

Abigail A. Van Slyck. Free to All: Carnegie Libraries and American Culture, 1890-1920. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. xxvii + 276 pp. Abigail A. Van Slyck. Free to All: Carnegie Libraries & American Culture, 1890-1920. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995. xxvii + 276 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-85031-3; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-85032-0.

Author: 
David M. Fahey
Reviewer: 
K. Austin Kerr

Kerr on Fahey, 'Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb and the Good Templars'

David M. Fahey. Temperance and Racism: John Bull, Johnny Reb and the Good Templars. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. xii + 209 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1984-7.

Reviewed by K. Austin Kerr (Ohio State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 1998)

Author: 
Bruce Kuklick
Reviewer: 
Clifford Wilcox

Wilcox on Kuklick, 'Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930'

Bruce Kuklick. Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. xii + 253 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-02582-7.

Reviewed by Clifford Wilcox (The Bolles School) Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 1998)

Author: 
James L. Leloudis
Reviewer: 
David B. Parker

Parker on Leloudis, 'Schooling the New South: Pedagogy, Self, and Society in North Carolina, 1880-1920'

James L. Leloudis. Schooling the New South: Pedagogy, Self, and Society in North Carolina, 1880-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xx + 338 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2265-4.

Reviewed by David B. Parker (Kennesaw State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 1997)

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