Reviews

Author: 
Keely Stauter-Halsted
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth A. Bryant

Bryant on Stauter-Halsted, 'The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland'

Keely Stauter-Halsted. The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 392 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5419-6.

Reviewed by Elizabeth A. Bryant (Valencia College) Published on H-Women (November, 2016) Commissioned by Maureen C. MacLeod

Author: 
LaKisha Michelle Simmons
Reviewer: 
Miya Carey

Carey on Simmons, 'Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans'

LaKisha Michelle Simmons. Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. xiii + 266 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2280-4.

Reviewed by Miya Carey (Rutgers University ) Published on H-Women (February, 2016) Commissioned by Maureen C. MacLeod

Author: 
Susan Branson
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Manion

Manion on Branson, 'Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic'

Susan Branson. Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xi + 182 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4088-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Manion Published on H-Women (January, 2010) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

The Dangerous Ann Carson

Author: 
Rosemarie Zagarri
Reviewer: 
Marie Basile McDaniel

Basile McDaniel on Zagarri, 'Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic'

Rosemarie Zagarri. Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 233 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4027-6.

Reviewed by Marie Basile McDaniel (University of California Davis) Published on H-Women (November, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Women and the Early American Republic

Author: 
Christina Simmons
Reviewer: 
Phyllis Thompson

Thompson on Simmons, 'Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II'

Christina Simmons. Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. ix + 306 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-506411-7.

Reviewed by Phyllis Thompson (Harvard University) Published on H-Women (October, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Esther Katz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Cheryl K. Lemus

Lemus on Katz, 'The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, Volume 2, Birth Control Comes of Age, 1928-1939'

Esther Katz, ed. The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, Volume 2, Birth Control Comes of Age, 1928-1939. Peter C. Engelman and Cathy Moran Hajo, associate editors; Amy Flanders, assistant editor. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 592 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03137-3.

Reviewed by Cheryl K. Lemus (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-Women (September, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Elena Shulman
Reviewer: 
Laurie Stoff

Stoff on Shulman, 'Stalinism on the Frontier of Empire: Women and State Formation in the Soviet Far East'

Elena Shulman. Stalinism on the Frontier of Empire: Women and State Formation in the Soviet Far East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiv + 260 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-89667-2.

Reviewed by Laurie Stoff Published on H-Women (September, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Mary Stanton
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Tuuri

Tuuri on Stanton, 'Journey toward Justice: Juliette Hampton Morgan and the Montgomery Bus Boycott'

Mary Stanton. Journey toward Justice: Juliette Hampton Morgan and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. 288 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2857-7.

Reviewed by Rebecca Tuuri (Rutgers University) Published on H-Women (August, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Bonnie J. Morris
Reviewer: 
Michelle Finn

Finn on Morris, 'Revenge of the Women's Studies Professor'

Bonnie J. Morris. Revenge of the Women's Studies Professor. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. xii + 167 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35295-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22062-2.

Reviewed by Michelle Finn (University of Rochester) Published on H-Women (August, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

A Celebration and Defense of Women’s Studies

Author: 
Gretchen A. Adams
Reviewer: 
Kelly A. Ryan

Ryan on Adams, 'The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America'

Gretchen A. Adams. The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xiii + 223 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-00541-6.

Reviewed by Kelly A. Ryan (Indiana University Southeast) Published on H-Women (August, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Specter of Salem

Author: 
Richard C. Sha
Reviewer: 
Katie Gray

Gray on Sha, 'Perverse Romanticism: Aesthetics and Sexuality in Britain, 1750-1832'

Richard C. Sha. Perverse Romanticism: Aesthetics and Sexuality in Britain, 1750-1832. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xi + 359 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9041-3.

Reviewed by Katie Gray (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Women (June, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Willeen G. Keough
Reviewer: 
Jane Nicholas

Nicholas on Keough, 'The Slender Thread: Irish Women on the Southern Avalon, 1750-1860'

Willeen G. Keough. The Slender Thread: Irish Women on the Southern Avalon, 1750-1860. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. xiv + 542 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13202-2; (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-50693-9.

Reviewed by Jane Nicholas (Lakehead University) Published on H-Women (June, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Irish Women

Author: 
Aili Mari Tripp, Isabel Casimiro, Joy Kwesiga, Alice Mungwa
Reviewer: 
Dawne Curry

Curry on Tripp and Casimiro and Kwesiga and Mungwa, 'African Women's Movements: Changing Political Landscapes'

Aili Mari Tripp, Isabel Casimiro, Joy Kwesiga, Alice Mungwa. African Women's Movements: Changing Political Landscapes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xvi + 263 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87930-9; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70490-8.

Reviewed by Dawne Curry Published on H-Women (June, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Kali N. Gross
Reviewer: 
Sylvea Hollis

Hollis on Gross, 'Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910'

Kali N. Gross. Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. 248 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3799-7.

Reviewed by Sylvea Hollis (University of Iowa) Published on H-Women (June, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

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