Reviews

Author: 
Kari A. Frederickson
Reviewer: 
David T. Ballantyne

Ballantyne on Frederickson, 'Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South'

Kari A. Frederickson. Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. xii + 226 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4519-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4520-8.

Reviewed by David T. Ballantyne (Johan Huizingagebouw Institute for History) Published on H-USA (October, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Reconsidering Southern Partisan Change

Author: 
Cecilia Konchar Farr, ed.
Reviewer: 
Chrissie Szilagyi

Szilagyi on Farr, 'Wizard of Their Age: Critical Essays from the Harry Potter Generation'

Cecilia Konchar Farr, ed. Wizard of Their Age: Critical Essays from the Harry Potter Generation. New York: SUNY, 2015. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5446-7.

Reviewed by Chrissie Szilagyi (Delta College) Published on H-USA (September, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Mary L. Dudziak
Reviewer: 
Keith Dickson

Dickson on Dudziak, 'War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences'

Mary L. Dudziak. War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 232 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-977523-1.

Reviewed by Keith Dickson (National Defense University) Published on H-USA (July, 2015) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

The Legal and Political Consequences When War Is Not Divided from Peace

Author: 
Saïd Amir Arjomand, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ralf Hugger

Hugger on Arjomand, 'Social Theory and Regional Studies in the Global Age'

Saïd Amir Arjomand, ed. Social Theory and Regional Studies in the Global Age. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. 482 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5159-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5160-2.

Reviewed by Ralf Hugger (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (March, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Roger Daniels
Reviewer: 
Kevin Hall

Hall on Daniels, 'The Japanese American Cases: The Rule of Law in Time of War'

Roger Daniels. The Japanese American Cases: The Rule of Law in Time of War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2013. 232 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1925-2; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-1926-9.

Reviewed by Kevin Hall (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (March, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Ed Offley
Reviewer: 
Kevin Hall

Hall on Offley, 'The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-Boats Brought World War II to America'

Ed Offley. The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-Boats Brought World War II to America. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 320 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02961-7.

Reviewed by Kevin Hall (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (February, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Nechama Tec
Reviewer: 
Kevin Hall

Hall on Tec, 'Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror'

Nechama Tec. Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 256 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-973541-9.

Reviewed by Kevin Hall (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (January, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Forms of Jewish Resistance

Author: 
Kathleen M. Hilliard
Reviewer: 
Robert Borrelli

Borrelli on Hilliard, 'Masters, Slaves, and Exchange: Power's Purchase in the Old South'

Kathleen M. Hilliard. Masters, Slaves, and Exchange: Power's Purchase in the Old South. Cambridge Studies on the American South. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 226 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-63664-4.

Reviewed by Robert Borrelli (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (January, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Seth Garfield
Reviewer: 
Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Clark Bremer on Garfield, 'In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region'

Seth Garfield. In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 369 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5571-7; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5585-4.

Reviewed by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-USA (January, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Stephen Harding
Reviewer: 
Kevin Hall

Hall on Harding, 'The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe'

Stephen Harding. The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2013. 223 pp. Illustrations. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82208-7.

Reviewed by Kevin Hall (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (January, 2015) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Nikki Marie Taylor
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Jozwiak

Jozwiak on Taylor, 'America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark'

Nikki Marie Taylor. America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, March 12, 2013. 308 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-4077-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Jozwiak (University of Wisconsin) Published on H-USA (December, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Ambition First

Author: 
Jan Bates Wheeler
Reviewer: 
David T. Ballantyne

Ballantyne on Wheeler, 'A Campaign of Quiet Persuasion: How the College Board Desegregated SAT® Test Centers in the Deep South, 1960-1965'

Jan Bates Wheeler. A Campaign of Quiet Persuasion: How the College Board Desegregated SAT® Test Centers in the Deep South, 1960-1965. Making the Modern South Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. 244 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-5271-3.

Reviewed by David T. Ballantyne (Johan Huizingagebouw Institute for History) Published on H-USA (November, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Thomas W Devine
Reviewer: 
Dale Moler

Moler on Devine, 'Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism'

Thomas W Devine. Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 424 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0203-5.

Reviewed by Dale Moler (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (August, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Marjorie Heins
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Vannette

Vannette on Heins, 'Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-communist Purge'

Marjorie Heins. Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-communist Purge. New York: New York University Press, 2013. 373 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9051-9; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-6060-9.

Reviewed by Jennifer Vannette (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (August, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Greg H. Williams
Reviewer: 
Dale Moler

Moler on Williams, 'World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Hands: The Boats and Ships Sold and Registered for Commercial and Recreational Purposes under the American Flag'

Greg H. Williams. World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Hands: The Boats and Ships Sold and Registered for Commercial and Recreational Purposes under the American Flag. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013. 372 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-0040-6.

Reviewed by Dale Moler (Central Michigan University) Published on H-USA (August, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

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