Reviews

Author: 
Gerald Eugene Poyo
Reviewer: 
Andres Sanchez-Padilla

Sanchez-Padilla on Poyo, 'Exile and Revolution: José D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence'


Gerald Eugene Poyo. Exile and Revolution: José D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2014. 312 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4918-2.

Reviewed by Andres Sanchez-Padilla
Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Beyond the Revolution

Author: 
Edward P. Kohn
Reviewer: 
Frank Schumacher

Schumacher on Kohn, 'Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt'


Edward P. Kohn. Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Basic Books, 2013. xv + 256 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02429-2.

Reviewed by Frank Schumacher (Department of History, University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Urban "Cowboy": Theodore Roosevelt and New York

Author: 
John David Smith, J. Vincent Lowery, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elaine Frantz Parsons

Frantz Parsons on Smith and Lowery, 'The Dunning School: Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction'


John David Smith, J. Vincent Lowery, eds. The Dunning School: Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2013. 338 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-4225-8.

Reviewed by Elaine Frantz Parsons
Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2014)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Can We Be Done with Dunning?

Author: 
Petra DeWitt
Reviewer: 
Brian M. Foster

Foster on DeWitt, 'Degrees of Allegiance: Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri's German-American Community during World War I'


Petra DeWitt. Degrees of Allegiance: Harassment and Loyalty in Missouri's German-American Community during World War I. Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012. x + 257 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2003-4.

Reviewed by Brian M. Foster (Carleton University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2014)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Lee A. Craig
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Craig, 'Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times'


Lee A. Craig. Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. xvii + 474 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0695-8.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2014)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

His Life and Times: The Many Careers of Josephus Daniels

Author: 
James C. Knarr
Reviewer: 
Nicole Phelps

Phelps on Knarr, 'Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era'


James C. Knarr. Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2012. 224 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-128-4.

Reviewed by Nicole Phelps
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Uruguay: Where the Roosevelt Corollary Doesn’t Apply

Author: 
John H. White
Reviewer: 
John Hepp

Hepp on White, 'Wet Britches and Buddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America'


John H. White. Wet Britches and Buddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. xxvi + 512 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35696-3; ISBN 978-0-253-00558-8.

Reviewed by John Hepp
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2014)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

From Taxis to Transatlantic Ships: A Quick Look at Travel in Nineteenth-Century America

Author: 
Lewis L. Gould
Reviewer: 
Sidney Bland

Bland on Gould, 'Edith Kermit Roosevelt:Creating the Modern First Lady'


Lewis L. Gould. Edith Kermit Roosevelt:Creating the Modern First Lady. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2013. viii + 171 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1902-3.

Reviewed by Sidney Bland
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Strong, Effective Direction to the Position of First Lady

Author: 
Thomas Welskopp, Alan Lessoff, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer M. Black

Black on Welskopp and Lessoff, 'Fractured Modernity: America Confronts Modern Times, 1890s to 1940s'


Thomas Welskopp, Alan Lessoff, eds. Fractured Modernity: America Confronts Modern Times, 1890s to 1940s. Munich: Oldenbourg Verlag, 2013. vi + 242 pages. EUR 56.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-486-71695-5.

Reviewed by Jennifer M. Black
Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2013)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Modernity: Ripe with Contradictions

Author: 
H. Paul Thompson Jr
Reviewer: 
Allison Lange

Lange on Thompson Jr, 'A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865-1887'


H. Paul Thompson Jr. A Most Stirring and Significant Episode: Religion and the Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Black Atlanta, 1865-1887. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2013. Illustrations. xiv + 338 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-458-3.

Reviewed by Allison Lange (Brandeis University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2013)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Religion, Race, and Temperance in Postbellum Atlanta

Author: 
Lisa G. Materson
Reviewer: 
Carrie P. Adkins

Adkins on Materson, 'For the Freedom of Her Race: Black Women and Electoral Politics in Illinois, 1877-1932'


Lisa G. Materson. For the Freedom of Her Race: Black Women and Electoral Politics in Illinois, 1877-1932. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 352 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-0089-5.

Reviewed by Carrie P. Adkins (University of Oregon)
Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2013)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Writing Race, Gender, and Electoral Politics into the Long Civil Rights Movement

Author: 
Vincent Curcio
Reviewer: 
Katie Turner

Turner on Curcio, 'Henry Ford'


Vincent Curcio. Henry Ford. Lives and Legacies Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii + 306 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-531692-6.

Reviewed by Katie Turner
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Henry Ford: A Life

Author: 
Robert Cassanello
Reviewer: 
Mark Stanley

Stanley on Cassanello, 'To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville'


Robert Cassanello. To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. 192 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4419-4.

Reviewed by Mark Stanley (University of North Texas-Dallas)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Segregating the South: The Case of Jacksonville, Florida, 1865-1920

Author: 
Robert B. Townsend
Reviewer: 
Brian M. Ingrassia

Ingrassia on Townsend, 'History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940'


Robert B. Townsend. History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. xiii + 258 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-92392-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-92393-2.

Reviewed by Brian M. Ingrassia (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2013)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Jonathan Rees
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Chidester

Chidester on Rees, 'Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction'


Jonathan Rees. Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2013. xi + 139 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-2255-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-2256-3.

Reviewed by Robert C. Chidester (The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Reframing the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in the U.S. History Survey

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