Reviews

Author: 
J. Spencer Fluhman
Reviewer: 
Matt McCook

McCook on Fluhman, 'A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America'

J. Spencer Fluhman. A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. 229 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3571-5.

Reviewed by Matt McCook Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Familiarity Breeds Contempt and Shapes American Religion

Author: 
Elliott Young
Reviewer: 
Jason McCollom

McCollom on Young, 'Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II'

Elliott Young. Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II. The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-1296-6.

Reviewed by Jason McCollom (University of Arkansas) Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Helen Zoe Veit
Reviewer: 
Jessica Herzogenrath

Herzogenrath on Veit, 'Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century'

Helen Zoe Veit. Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 300 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0770-2.

Reviewed by Jessica Herzogenrath Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

An “American” Cuisine, Borne Out of Moral Discipline

Author: 
M. Keith Harris
Reviewer: 
Brian Donovan

Donovan on Harris, 'Across the Bloody Chasm: The Culture of Commemoration among Civil War Veterans'

M. Keith Harris. Across the Bloody Chasm: The Culture of Commemoration among Civil War Veterans. Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Series. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2014. 232 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-5772-5.

Reviewed by Brian Donovan Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2015) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

A House Still Divided

Author: 
Andrew B. Arnold
Reviewer: 
Thomas F. Jorsch

Jorsch on Arnold, 'Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country'

Andrew B. Arnold. Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country. Culture, Labor, History Series. New York: New York University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-6498-5.

Reviewed by Thomas F. Jorsch Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Searching for Order in Gilded Age Pennsylvania

Author: 
J. D. Zahniser, Amelia R. Fry
Reviewer: 
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox

Rabinovitch-Fox on Zahniser and Fry, 'Alice Paul: Claiming Power'

J. D. Zahniser, Amelia R. Fry. Alice Paul: Claiming Power. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 408 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-995842-9.

Reviewed by Einav Rabinovitch-Fox Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2015) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Reclaiming Alice Paul

Author: 
Tamara Venit Shelton
Reviewer: 
Shannon Murray

Murray on Shelton, 'A Squatter's Republic: Land and the Politics of Monopoly in California, 1850-1900'

Tamara Venit Shelton. A Squatter's Republic: Land and the Politics of Monopoly in California, 1850-1900. Western Histories Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. viii + 277 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87328-255-0.

Reviewed by Shannon Murray Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2014) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Tracing Antimonopolism from Squatters to the Progressives

Author: 
Elizabeth Gritter
Reviewer: 
Philipp Gollner

Gollner on Gritter, 'River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954'

Elizabeth Gritter. River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954. Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. Illustrations. 380 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-4475-7; $40.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8131-4474-0.

Reviewed by Philipp Gollner Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2014) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Susan Goodier
Reviewer: 
Jessica Brannon-Wranosky

Brannon-Wranosky on Goodier, 'No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement'

Susan Goodier. No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012. 272 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-03747-4; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-07898-9; (ebook), ISBN 978-0-252-09467-5.

Reviewed by Jessica Brannon-Wranosky Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2014) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Tammy Ingram
Reviewer: 
David B. Parker

Parker on Ingram, 'Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South, 1900-1930'

Tammy Ingram. Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South, 1900-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1298-0.

Reviewed by David B. Parker (Kennesaw State University) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2014) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

The Road to the New South

Author: 
Christine Talbot
Reviewer: 
Brian Connolly

Connolly on Talbot, 'A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890'

Christine Talbot. A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03808-2; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07957-3; ISBN 978-0-252-09535-1.

Reviewed by Brian Connolly Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2014) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Mormonism and the Ends of Public and Private Spheres

Author: 
Corrine M. McConnaughy
Reviewer: 
Jill Frahm

Frahm on McConnaughy, 'The Woman Suffrage Movement in America: A Reassessment'

Corrine M. McConnaughy. The Woman Suffrage Movement in America: A Reassessment. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. xv + 272 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01366-7.

Reviewed by Jill Frahm Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2014) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Woman Suffrage through Programmatic Enfranchisement

Author: 
Bruce E. Baker, Brian Kelly, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amy French

French on Baker and Kelly, 'After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South'

Bruce E. Baker, Brian Kelly, eds. After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. 279 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-6097-2; $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4477-4.

Reviewed by Amy French (Delta College) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2014) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Freed Laborers in the Reconstruction South

Author: 
Michael Schumacher
Reviewer: 
Gregory J. Dehler

Dehler on Schumacher, 'November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913'

Michael Schumacher. November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. xv + 198 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-8719-0; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-8720-6.

Reviewed by Gregory J. Dehler (Front Range Community College) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2014) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

The White Hurricane of 1913

Author: 
Clare Virginia Eby
Reviewer: 
Brent Ruswick

Ruswick on Eby, 'Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era'

Clare Virginia Eby. Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 264 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-08583-8; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-08566-1; $27.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-08597-5.

Reviewed by Brent Ruswick Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2014) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Progressive Marriage Reform in Writing and Practice

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