Reviews

Author: 
Hal Brands
Reviewer: 
Brooks Flippen

Flippen on Brands, 'What Good Is Grand Strategy? Power and Purpose in American Statecraft from Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush'

Hal Brands. What Good Is Grand Strategy? Power and Purpose in American Statecraft from Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014. 273 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5246-8.

Reviewed by Brooks Flippen (Southeastern Oklahoma State University) Published on H-USA (August, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Steven J. Ross
Reviewer: 
Brooks Flippen

Flippen on Ross, 'Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics'

Steven J. Ross. Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 512 pp. $34.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-997553-2.

Reviewed by Brooks Flippen (Southeastern Oklahoma State University) Published on H-USA (August, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Yu-Fang Cho
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Cho, 'Uncoupling American Empire: Cultural Politics of Deviance and Unequal Difference, 1890-1910'

Yu-Fang Cho. Uncoupling American Empire: Cultural Politics of Deviance and Unequal Difference, 1890-1910. SUNY Series in Multiethnic Literature. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013. xiii + 212 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4899-2.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University) Published on H-USA (May, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

Author: 
Walter L. Hixson
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Hixson, 'American Settler Colonialism: A History'

Walter L. Hixson. American Settler Colonialism: A History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. xii + 253 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-37424-0; $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-137-37425-7.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University) Published on H-USA (May, 2014) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

The Long and Violent History of the United States as a Settler Colonial Society

Author: 
Elizabeth R. Escobedo
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Jozwiak

Jozwiak on Escobedo, 'From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front'

Elizabeth R. Escobedo. From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 240 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0205-9.

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

Beyond Rosie the Riveter

Author: 
George Soros
Reviewer: 
Jessica Davis

Davis on Soros, 'The Bubble of American Supremacy'

George Soros. The Bubble of American Supremacy. New York: PublicAffairs, 2004. x + 207 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58648-217-6.

Reviewed by Jessica Davis (Royal Military College of Canada) Published on H-USA (January, 2007)

Neo-Conservatism, the Bush Doctrine, and the Pursuit of Open Societies: Policies at Odds in the Twenty-first Century

Author: 
Peter G. Tsouras, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jason Stacy

Stacy on Tsouras, 'Dixie Victorious: An Alternate History of the Civil War'

Peter G. Tsouras, ed. Dixie Victorious: An Alternate History of the Civil War. Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 2004. 272 pp. $18.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85367-595-9.

Reviewed by Jason Stacy (Department of Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University) Published on H-USA (January, 2007)

Second Guesses

Author: 
Robert M. S. McDonald
Reviewer: 
Jason Stacy

Stacy on McDonald, 'Thomas Jefferson's Military Academy: Founding West Point'

Robert M. S. McDonald. Thomas Jefferson's Military Academy: Founding West Point. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2004. 233 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2298-0.

Reviewed by Jason Stacy (Department of Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville) Published on H-USA (January, 2007)

Sphinx's Army

Author: 
Beth Bailey, David Farber, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brooks Flippen

Flippen on Bailey and Farber, 'America in the 1970s'

Beth Bailey, David Farber, eds. America in the 1970s. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. 246 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1327-4.

Reviewed by Brooks Flippen (Department of Social Sciences, Southeastern Oklahoma State University) Published on H-USA (November, 2006)

Uncertain Times

Author: 
Beth Bailey, David Farber, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brooks Flippen

Flippen on Bailey and Farber, 'America in the 1970s'

Beth Bailey, David Farber, eds. America in the 1970s. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. 246 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1327-4.

Reviewed by Brooks Flippen (Department of Social Sciences, Southeastern Oklahoma State University) Published on H-USA (November, 2006)

Uncertain Times

Author: 
William J. Rorabaugh, Donald T. Critchlow, Paula Baker
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Ostrofsky

Ostrofsky on Rorabaugh and Critchlow and Baker, 'America's Promise: A Concise History of the United States, vol. 1'

William J. Rorabaugh, Donald T. Critchlow, Paula Baker. America's Promise: A Concise History of the United States, vol. 1. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004. xii + 432 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1189-7.

Reviewed by Kathryn Ostrofsky (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-USA (October, 2006)

Author: 
Jeanette Keith
Reviewer: 
Richard Gowers

Gowers on Keith, 'Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War'

Jeanette Keith. Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. viii + 260 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5562-1; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2897-7.

Reviewed by Richard Gowers (Department of History, California State University, East Bay) Published on H-USA (September, 2006)

Author: 
Roger W. Lotchin
Reviewer: 
Maggi Morehouse

Morehouse on Lotchin, 'The Bad City in the Good War: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego'

Roger W. Lotchin. The Bad City in the Good War: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003. vii + 315 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21546-8.

Reviewed by Maggi Morehouse (Department of History, University of South Carolina Aiken) Published on H-USA (September, 2006)

Californians United

Author: 
Barry Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin
Reviewer: 
Timothy Roberts

Roberts on Rubin and Rubin, 'Hating America: A History'

Barry Rubin, Judith Colp Rubin. Hating America: A History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. xviii + 307 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516773-3; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-530649-1.

Reviewed by Timothy Roberts (Department of History, Bilkent University) Published on H-USA (September, 2006)

Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful

Author: 
James R. Holmes
Reviewer: 
Emilian R. Kavalski

Kavalski on Holmes, 'Theodore Roosevelt and World Order: Police Power in International Relations'

James R. Holmes. Theodore Roosevelt and World Order: Police Power in International Relations. Washington: Potomac Books, 2006. 328 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-883-6.

Reviewed by Emilian R. Kavalski (Department of Political Science, University of Alberta, Canada) Published on H-USA (May, 2006)

The American Promotion of World Order

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