Reviews

Author: 
Joan Quigley
Reviewer: 
Wanda Little Fenimore

Fenimore on Quigley, 'Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital'


Joan Quigley. Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937151-8.

Reviewed by Wanda Little Fenimore (University of South Carolina, Sumter)
Published on H-SAWH (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Casey Ryan Kelly
Reviewer: 
Hannah Dudley Shotwell

Dudley Shotwell on Kelly, 'Abstinence Cinema: Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film'


Casey Ryan Kelly. Abstinence Cinema: Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 210 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7510-0; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7511-7.

Reviewed by Hannah Dudley Shotwell (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Published on H-SAWH (September, 2016)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Kimberley Tolley
Reviewer: 
Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Laughlin-Schultz on Tolley, 'Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845'


Kimberley Tolley. Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 278 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2433-4.

Reviewed by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz (Eastern Illinois University)
Published on H-SAWH (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Author: 
David D. Plater
Reviewer: 
Kerry A. Dahm

Dahm on Plater, 'The Butlers of Iberville Parish, Louisiana: Dunboyne Plantation in the 1800s'


David D. Plater. The Butlers of Iberville Parish, Louisiana: Dunboyne Plantation in the 1800s. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6128-9.

Reviewed by Kerry A. Dahm (Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.)
Published on H-SAWH (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Stephen A. Berrey
Reviewer: 
David F. Godshalk

Godshalk on Berrey, 'The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi'


Stephen A. Berrey. The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 331 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2093-0.

Reviewed by David F. Godshalk (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-SAWH (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Daniel H. Usner
Reviewer: 
Katherine M. Osburn

Osburn on Usner, 'Weaving Alliances with Other Women: Chitimacha Indian Work in the New South'


Daniel H. Usner. Weaving Alliances with Other Women: Chitimacha Indian Work in the New South. Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lecture Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 136 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4849-0; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4848-3.

Author: 
Angela Jill Cooley
Reviewer: 
Megan Elias

Elias on Cooley, 'To Live and Dine in Dixie: The Evolution of Urban Food Culture in the Jim Crow South'


Angela Jill Cooley. To Live and Dine in Dixie: The Evolution of Urban Food Culture in the Jim Crow South. Southern Foodways Alliance Studies in Culture, People, and Place Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 208 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4759-2; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4758-5.

Author: 
Catherine A. Jones
Reviewer: 
James D. Schmidt

Schmidt on Jones, 'Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia'


Catherine A. Jones. Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015. 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3675-8.

Reviewed by James D. Schmidt (Northern Illinois University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia

Author: 
Terry Alford
Reviewer: 
Brian C. Miller

Miller on Alford, 'Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth'


Terry Alford. Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 454 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-505412-5.

Reviewed by Brian C. Miller (Emporia State University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Acting Out a Tragedy

Author: 
Reiko Hillyer
Reviewer: 
Stephen E. Nepa

Nepa on Hillyer, 'Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South'


Reiko Hillyer. Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South. The American South Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. xi + 266 pp. $46.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3670-3.

Reviewed by Stephen E. Nepa (Temple University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Designing Dixie: Tourism, Memory, and Urban Space in the New South

Author: 
Turk McCleskey
Reviewer: 
Kim Todt

Todt on McCleskey, 'The Road to Black Ned's Forge: A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial American Frontier'


Turk McCleskey. The Road to Black Ned's Forge: A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial American Frontier. Early American Histories Series. Virginia: University of Virginia Press, 2014. x + 324 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3582-9.

Reviewed by Kim Todt (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
Published on H-SAWH (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Twisting Paths through a Colonial Backcountry

Author: 
Gregory D. Smithers
Reviewer: 
Dr. Christa Dierksheide

Dierksheide on Smithers, 'Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History'


Gregory D. Smithers. Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2013. xii + 257 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4238-1; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-4960-1.

Reviewed by Dr. Christa Dierksheide (Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello)
Published on H-SAWH (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
K. Stephen Prince
Reviewer: 
Justin Isaac Rogers

Rogers on Prince, 'Stories of the South: Race and the Reconstruction of Southern Identity, 1865-1915'


K. Stephen Prince. Stories of the South: Race and the Reconstruction of Southern Identity, 1865-1915. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1418-2.

Reviewed by Justin Isaac Rogers (University of Mississippi)
Published on H-SAWH (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

The Cultural Renegotiation of the Post-Civil War South

Author: 
Elizabeth R. Escobedo
Reviewer: 
Tiffany J. González

González 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 Tiffany J. González
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

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

Author: 
Anthony V. Riccio
Reviewer: 
Catherine Murtagh

Murtagh on Riccio, 'Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut'


Anthony V. Riccio. Farms, Factories, and Families: Italian American Women of Connecticut. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. 421 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5231-9.

Reviewed by Catherine Murtagh (Texas Christian University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2015)
Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

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