Reviews

Author: 
Courtney Q. Shah
Reviewer: 
Karen Ross

Ross on Shah, 'Sex Ed, Segregated: The Quest for Sexual Knowledge in Progressive-Era America'

Courtney Q. Shah. Sex Ed, Segregated: The Quest for Sexual Knowledge in Progressive-Era America. Gender and Race in American History Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2015. 228 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-535-9.

Reviewed by Karen Ross (Troy University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Progressives, Power, and Sex Education

Author: 
Daniel E. Bender, Jana K. Lipman, eds.
Reviewer: 
April Merleaux

Merleaux on Bender and Lipman, 'Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism'

Daniel E. Bender, Jana K. Lipman, eds. Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism. Culture, Labor, History Series. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 384 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7125-4; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-5622-0.

Reviewed by April Merleaux (Florida International University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Labor, Power, and US Expansionism

Author: 
Roger Daniels
Reviewer: 
Bianca Rowlett

Rowlett on Daniels, 'Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939'

Roger Daniels. Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939. University of Illinois Press, 2015. pp. $34.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-252-03951-5.

Reviewed by Bianca Rowlett (University of Arkansas) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

From Progressive to New Dealer: A Political Biography of FDR

Author: 
Phillip E. Myers
Reviewer: 
Nicole Phelps

Phelps on Myers, 'Dissolving Tensions: Rapprochement and Resolution in British-American-Canadian Relations in the Treaty of Washington Era, 1865-1914'

Phillip E. Myers. Dissolving Tensions: Rapprochement and Resolution in British-American-Canadian Relations in the Treaty of Washington Era, 1865-1914. New Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-252-6.

Reviewed by Nicole Phelps (University of Vermont) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Sean P. Holmes
Reviewer: 
Tim Gloege

Gloege on Holmes, 'Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America'

Sean P. Holmes. Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. 240 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03748-1.

Reviewed by Tim Gloege (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

An Actors’ Union or Acting Profession?

Author: 
April Merleaux
Reviewer: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt

Steinbock-Pratt on Merleaux, 'Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness'

April Merleaux. Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 320 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2251-4.

Reviewed by Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (University of Alabama) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2016) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Refining Empire

Author: 
Michael K. Rosenow
Reviewer: 
Atiba Pertilla

Pertilla on Rosenow, 'Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920'

Michael K. Rosenow. Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015. xii + 223 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08071-5.

Reviewed by Atiba Pertilla (New York University, German Historical Institute of Washington, DC) Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2016) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

How "Deathways" Enlivened the Working Class

Author: 
Kevin McGruder
Reviewer: 
Nathan Cardon

Cardon on McGruder, 'Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920'

Kevin McGruder. Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16914-1.

Reviewed by Nathan Cardon (University of Birmingham) Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

White Ethnics and Black Capitalists: Exploring Racial Diversity in Early Harlem

Author: 
Cara A. Finnegan
Reviewer: 
Sally Webster

Webster on Finnegan, 'Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression'

Cara A. Finnegan. Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Illustrations. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03926-3.

Reviewed by Sally Webster Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

The Rhetoric of Photography

Author: 
William A. Mirola
Reviewer: 
Wesley Bishop

Bishop on Mirola, 'Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912'

William A. Mirola. Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 240 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03883-9.

Reviewed by Wesley Bishop (Purdue University) Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Redeeming Religion in the Labor Movement

Author: 
Charles E. Neu
Reviewer: 
Bianca Rowlett

Rowlett on Neu, 'Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson's Silent Partner'

Charles E. Neu. Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson's Silent Partner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xiv + 699 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-504550-5.

Reviewed by Bianca Rowlett (University of Arkansas) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Presidential Partner and Proxy: The Life of Colonel Edward House

Author: 
Reiko Hillyer
Reviewer: 
William A. Link

Link on Hillyer, 'Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South'

Reiko Hillyer. Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South. The American South Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. xi + 266 pp. $46.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3670-3.

Reviewed by William A. Link (University of Florida) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Reconsidering the New South

Author: 
Barbara Reeves-Ellington
Reviewer: 
Karen Phoenix

Phoenix on Reeves-Ellington, 'Domestic Frontiers: Gender, Reform, and American Interventions in the Ottoman Balkans and the Near East, 1831-1908'

Barbara Reeves-Ellington. Domestic Frontiers: Gender, Reform, and American Interventions in the Ottoman Balkans and the Near East, 1831-1908. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013. 214 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-981-2; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-980-5.

Reviewed by Karen Phoenix Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

American Cultural Expansion in the Late Ottoman Near East

Author: 
Shirley J. Yee
Reviewer: 
Edward T. O'Donnell

O'Donnell on Yee, 'An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930'

Shirley J. Yee. An Immigrant Neighborhood: Interethnic and Interracial Encounters in New York before 1930. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. x + 243 pp. $74.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59213-127-3; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-128-0.

Reviewed by Edward T. O'Donnell (Holy Cross College) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Crossing Boundaries, Real and Imagined

Author: 
Anne M. Martinez
Reviewer: 
Katherine Moran

Moran on Martinez, 'Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism onto American Empire, 1905-1935'

Anne M. Martinez. Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism onto American Empire, 1905-1935. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. Illustrations. 312 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4877-9.

Reviewed by Katherine Moran Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

The Catholic Errand

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