Reviews

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

Author: 
Brent Ruswick
Reviewer: 
Stephen Pimpare

Pimpare on Ruswick, 'Almost Worthy: The Poor, Paupers, and the Science of Charity in America, 1877-1917'

Brent Ruswick. Almost Worthy: The Poor, Paupers, and the Science of Charity in America, 1877-1917. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. xi + 267 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-00634-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Pimpare Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2013) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Reexamining Scientific Charity

Author: 
Jean M. Yarbrough
Reviewer: 
Paul M. Taillon

Taillon on Yarbrough, 'Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition'

Jean M. Yarbrough. Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition. American Political Thought Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 400 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1886-6.

Reviewed by Paul M. Taillon (University of Auckland) Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2013) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

How Theodore Roosevelt Was Not a (Small “r”) Republican

Author: 
Marian Moser Jones
Reviewer: 
Branden Little

Little on Jones, 'The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal'

Marian Moser Jones. The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 404 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-0738-8.

Reviewed by Branden Little Published on H-SHGAPE (August, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Continuity and Change: The Transforming American Red Cross and the Dynamics of Humanitarianism

Author: 
Natalie J. Ring
Reviewer: 
Susan W. Thomas

Thomas on Ring, 'The Problem South: Region, Empire, and the New Liberal State, 1880-1930'

Natalie J. Ring. The Problem South: Region, Empire, and the New Liberal State, 1880-1930. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012. xiv + 334 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2903-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4260-3.

Reviewed by Susan W. Thomas (UNC-Greensboro) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

The Imperial South

Author: 
William J. Suarez-Potts
Reviewer: 
Scott E. Randolph

Randolph on Suarez-Potts, 'The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931'

William J. Suarez-Potts. The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 360 pp. $60 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7551-9; $60.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8047-8348-4.

Reviewed by Scott E. Randolph (University of Redlands) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2013) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Labor Law and the Mexican State

Author: 
Fiona Deans Halloran
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Soffer

Soffer on Halloran, 'Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons'

Fiona Deans Halloran. Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3587-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan Soffer (NYU-Polytechnic) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Visual Politics

Author: 
Christine Bold
Reviewer: 
Boyd Cothran

Cothran on Bold, 'The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924'

Christine Bold. The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-973179-4.

Reviewed by Boyd Cothran (York University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2013) Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Cultural Power and the Making of the Popular Western

Author: 
Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo
Reviewer: 
Joshua Specht

Specht on Garcilazo, 'Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States, 1870 to 1930'

Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo. Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States, 1870 to 1930. Al Filo: Mexican American Studies Series. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2012. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-464-6.

Reviewed by Joshua Specht (Harvard University) Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Along the Rails: Mexican American Rail Work and Community Formation

Author: 
Robin Bernstein
Reviewer: 
Ryan Anderson

Anderson on Bernstein, 'Racial Innocence: Performing Childhood and Race from Slavery to Civil Rights'

Robin Bernstein. Racial Innocence: Performing Childhood and Race from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York: New York University Press, 2011. xi + 307 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8707-6; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-8708-3.

Reviewed by Ryan Anderson Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Wanda M. Corn, Charlene G. Garfinkle, Annelise K. Madsen
Reviewer: 
Karen McNeill

McNeill on Corn and Garfinkle and Madsen, 'Women Building History: Public Art at the 1893 Columbian Exposition'

Wanda M. Corn, Charlene G. Garfinkle, Annelise K. Madsen. Women Building History: Public Art at the 1893 Columbian Exposition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xi + 265 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24111-4.

Reviewed by Karen McNeill Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2013) Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Envisioning the Post-Victorian Woman

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