Reviews

Author: 
Jan MacKell
Reviewer: 
Leslie Working

Working on MacKell, 'Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls: Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930.'

Jan MacKell. Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls: Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007. 320 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-3343-8.

Reviewed by Leslie Working Published on H-Women (May, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Prostitution in Colorado

Author: 
Wilma A. Dunaway
Reviewer: 
Deborah L. Bauer

Bauer on Dunaway, 'Women, Work, and Family in the Antebellum Mountain South'

Wilma A. Dunaway. Women, Work, and Family in the Antebellum Mountain South. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiv + 301 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88619-2.

Reviewed by Deborah L. Bauer (University of Central Florida) Published on H-Women (April, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Women in the Antebellum South

Author: 
Marjorie Keniston McIntosh
Reviewer: 
Cyrelene Amoah

Amoah on McIntosh, 'Yoruba Women, Work, and Social Change'

Marjorie Keniston McIntosh. Yoruba Women, Work, and Social Change. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. xiv + 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35279-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22054-7.

Reviewed by Cyrelene Amoah (Southern Illinois University) Published on H-Women (April, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Ruth E. Iskin
Reviewer: 
Charlene Garfinkle

Garfinkle on Iskin, 'Modern Women and Parisian Consumer Culture in Impressionist Painting'

Ruth E. Iskin. Modern Women and Parisian Consumer Culture in Impressionist Painting. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 288 pp. $96.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84080-4.

Reviewed by Charlene Garfinkle (independent scholar) Published on H-Women (March, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Painting Commodities

Author: 
Ellen Carol DuBois, Richard Cándida Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tiffany K. Wayne

Wayne on DuBois and Smith, 'Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Feminist as Thinker: A Reader in Documents and Essays'

Ellen Carol DuBois, Richard Cándida Smith, eds. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Feminist as Thinker: A Reader in Documents and Essays. New York: New York University Press, 2007. 336 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-1982-4.

Reviewed by Tiffany K. Wayne (independent scholar) Published on H-Women (March, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Tamar Garb
Reviewer: 
Geoff Read

Read on Garb, 'The Body in Time: Figures of Femininity in Late Nineteenth-Century France'

Tamar Garb. The Body in Time: Figures of Femininity in Late Nineteenth-Century France. The University of Kansas Franklin D. Murphy Lecture Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008. Illustrations. 96 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-98793-4.

Reviewed by Geoff Read (Lakehead University) Published on H-Women (March, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Sue Davis
Reviewer: 
Holly Kent

Kent on Davis, 'The Political Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights and the American Political Traditions'

Sue Davis. The Political Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Women's Rights and the American Political Traditions. New York: New York University Press, 2008. 304 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1998-5.

Reviewed by Holly Kent (Lehigh University) Published on H-Women (February, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Milagros Peña
Reviewer: 
Deb Wilson

Wilson on Peña, 'Latina Activists across Borders: Women's Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas'

Milagros Peña. Latina Activists across Borders: Women's Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. 208 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3951-9.

Reviewed by Deb Wilson (Southern Illinois University Carbondale) Published on H-Women (February, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Heading for Beijing: Latina NGOs Working Together

Author: 
Ruth H. Bloch
Reviewer: 
Carmen Gomez-Galisteo

Gomez-Galisteo on Bloch, 'Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800'

Ruth H. Bloch. Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. x + 225 pp. (e-book), ISBN 978-0-585-46778-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-23405-5; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-23406-2.

Reviewed by Carmen Gomez-Galisteo Published on H-Women (January, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Morality and the American Woman: From Puritan Goodwives to Republican Mothers

Author: 
Maryline G. Parca, Angeliki Tzanetou, eds
Reviewer: 
Randall S. Howarth

Howarth on Parca and Tzanetou, 'Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean'

Maryline G. Parca, Angeliki Tzanetou, eds. Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. xiv + 327 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34954-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21938-1.

Reviewed by Randall S. Howarth (Mercyhurst College) Published on H-Women (January, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Author: 
Heidi Hansson, ed
Reviewer: 
Betsy Dougherty

Dougherty on Hansson, 'New Contexts: Re-Framing Nineteenth Century Irish Women's Prose'

Heidi Hansson, ed. New Contexts: Re-Framing Nineteenth Century Irish Women's Prose. Cork: Cork University Press, 2007. 224 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85918-416-5.

Reviewed by Betsy Dougherty Published on H-Women (January, 2009) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Engendering New Traditions

Author: 
Felicia Kornbluh
Reviewer: 
patricia hampson

hampson on Kornbluh, 'The Battle for Welfare Rights Moment'

Felicia Kornbluh. The Battle for Welfare Rights Moment. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 288 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4005-4.

Reviewed by patricia hampson Published on H-Women (December, 2008) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Gender, American Politics, and Welfare Rights

Author: 
Maureen Quilligan
Reviewer: 
Rachel Schnepper

Schnepper on Quilligan, 'Incest and Agency in Elizabeth's England'

Maureen Quilligan. Incest and Agency in Elizabeth's England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 272. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1905-0.

Reviewed by Rachel Schnepper Published on H-Women (October, 2008) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Halting the Traffic in Women

Author: 
Angela Woollacott
Reviewer: 
Rhonda Semple

Semple on Woollacott, 'Gender and Empire (Gender and History)'

Angela Woollacott. Gender and Empire (Gender and History). Houndmills and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. viii + 164 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-92644-4; $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-333-92645-1.

Reviewed by Rhonda Semple Published on H-Women (October, 2008) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Challenging the “Risk of Exaggerating the Importance of Gender”

Author: 
Beth Baron
Reviewer: 
Hale Yilmaz

Yilmaz on Baron, 'Egypt As a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics'

Beth Baron. Egypt As a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. 292 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-23857-2.

Reviewed by Hale Yilmaz Published on H-Women (October, 2008) Commissioned by Holly S. Hurlburt

Nationalism, Gender, and Politics in Egypt

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