Reviews

Author: 
Koritha Mitchell
Reviewer: 
Nathan Cardon

Cardon on Mitchell, 'Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930'


Koritha Mitchell. Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 272 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03649-1.

Reviewed by Nathan Cardon
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

A Violence Outside the Door

Author: 
Marcella Bencivenni
Reviewer: 
Mike Rosenow

Rosenow on Bencivenni, 'Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940'


Marcella Bencivenni. Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940. New York: New York University Press, 2011. viii + 279 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9103-5.

Reviewed by Mike Rosenow
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Rebecca Cawood McIntyre
Reviewer: 
Catherine Cocks

Cocks on McIntyre, 'Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology'


Rebecca Cawood McIntyre. Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011. 224 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3695-3.

Reviewed by Catherine Cocks
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

A Survey of Southern Tourism

Author: 
Chad L. Williams
Reviewer: 
Thomas D. Westerman

Westerman on Williams, 'Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era'


Chad L. Williams. Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xiii + 452 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3394-0.

Reviewed by Thomas D. Westerman
Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Making America Safe for Democracy for All

Author: 
Susan K. Harris
Reviewer: 
Rebecca T. McKenna

McKenna on Harris, 'God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902'


Susan K. Harris. God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 288 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-974010-9.

Reviewed by Rebecca T. McKenna
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

A Special Mission: Religion and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Author: 
Cynthia J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Cara L. Burnidge

Burnidge on Davis, 'Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Biography'


Cynthia J. Davis. Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Biography. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. 568 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3888-0; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-3889-7.

Reviewed by Cara L. Burnidge (Florida State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Jamie Q. Tallman
Reviewer: 
Molly Varley

Varley on Tallman, 'The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century'


Jamie Q. Tallman. The Notorious Dr. Flippin: Abortion and Consequence in the Early Twentieth Century. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2011. xix + 195 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89672-675-8.

Reviewed by Molly Varley
Published on H-SHGAPE (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Author: 
Andrew P. Haley
Reviewer: 
Megan Birk

Birk on Haley, 'Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920'


Andrew P. Haley. Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. xiv + 356 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3474-9.

Reviewed by Megan Birk
Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2011)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Middle-Class Influences on Public Dining

Author: 
William T. Horner
Reviewer: 
Marc-William Palen

Palen on Horner, 'Ohio's Kingmaker: Mark Hanna, Man and Myth'


William T. Horner. Ohio's Kingmaker: Mark Hanna, Man and Myth. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010. xi + 367 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1893-2; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1894-9.

Reviewed by Marc-William Palen (University of Sydney)
Published on H-SHGAPE (December, 2011)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

Karl Rove's Ghost of Gilded Age Past

Author: 
Edward O. Frantz
Reviewer: 
Michael Les Benedict

Benedict on Frantz, 'The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877-1933'


Edward O. Frantz. The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877-1933. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2011. 244 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3653-3.

Reviewed by Michael Les Benedict (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2011)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Mark J. Noonan
Reviewer: 
Kevin Sheets

Sheets on Noonan, 'Reading the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine: American Literature and Culture, 1870-1893'


Mark J. Noonan. Reading the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine: American Literature and Culture, 1870-1893. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2010. Illustrations. xix + 235 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-063-8.

Reviewed by Kevin Sheets (State University of New York, Cortland)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2011)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Deborah Beckel
Reviewer: 
Caitlin Verboon

Verboon on Beckel, 'Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina'


Deborah Beckel. Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. x + 298 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3002-2; $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-3052-7.

Reviewed by Caitlin Verboon (Yale University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2011)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince

Author: 
Edward P. Kohn
Reviewer: 
Gregory J. Dehler

Dehler on Kohn, 'Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt'


Edward P. Kohn. Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Basic Books, 2010. 304 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01336-4.

Reviewed by Gregory J. Dehler (Front Range Community College)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

The Killer Heat Wave of 1896

Author: 
Rosanne Currarino
Reviewer: 
Jay Driskell

Driskell on Currarino, 'The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age'


Rosanne Currarino. The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 240 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03570-8; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07786-9.

Reviewed by Jay Driskell
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

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