Reviews

Author: 
Ellen T. Armour, Susan M. St. Ville, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Pritchard

Pritchard on Armour and Ville, 'Bodily Citations: Religion and Judith Butler'

Ellen T. Armour, Susan M. St. Ville, eds. Bodily Citations: Religion and Judith Butler. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. xxi + 311 pp. $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13407-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13406-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Pritchard (Department of Religion, Bowdoin College) Published on H-Women (April, 2007)

Religions That Matter

Author: 
Susan Clair Imbarrato
Reviewer: 
Annamaria Formichella Elsden

Elsden on Imbarrato, 'Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America'

Susan Clair Imbarrato. Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. xi + 254 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1674-7.

Reviewed by Annamaria Formichella Elsden (Department of English, Buena Vista University) Published on H-Women (February, 2007)

The Long and Winding Road to Women's Literary History

Author: 
Susan Clair Imbarrato
Reviewer: 
Annamaria Formichella Elsden

Elsden on Imbarrato, 'Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America'

Susan Clair Imbarrato. Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. xi + 254 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1674-7.

Reviewed by Annamaria Formichella Elsden (Department of English, Buena Vista University) Published on H-Women (February, 2007)

The Long and Winding Road to Women's Literary History

Author: 
Adrian Bingham
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Lammers

Lammers on Bingham, 'Gender, Modernity, and the Popular Press in Inter-War Britain'

Adrian Bingham. Gender, Modernity, and the Popular Press in Inter-War Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004. viii + 271 pp. $129.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-927247-1.

Reviewed by Benjamin Lammers (Department of History and Political Science, Caldwell College) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

The Press and Interwar Gender Relations

Author: 
Mary Wilson Carpenter
Reviewer: 
Suzanne Kaufman

Kaufman on Carpenter, 'Imperial Bibles, Domestic Bodies: Women, Sexuality, and Religion in the Victorian Market'

Mary Wilson Carpenter. Imperial Bibles, Domestic Bodies: Women, Sexuality, and Religion in the Victorian Market. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003. xxii + 206 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1515-3.

Reviewed by Suzanne Kaufman (Department of History, Loyola University Chicago) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

Marketing Family Values

Author: 
Angela Brabin
Reviewer: 
Paula Hinton

Hinton on Brabin, 'The Black Widows of Liverpool: A Chilling Account of Cold-Blooded Murder in Victorian Liverpool'

Angela Brabin. The Black Widows of Liverpool: A Chilling Account of Cold-Blooded Murder in Victorian Liverpool. Lancaster: Palatine Books, 2003. 153 pp. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-1-874181-21-7.

Reviewed by Paula Hinton (Department of History, Tennessee Technological University) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

Sisters in Crime

Author: 
Ruth Landes
Reviewer: 
Joan Meznar

Meznar on Landes, 'The City of Women'

Ruth Landes. The City of Women. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. xxxvi + 251 pp. $17.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1555-7; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-1556-4.

Reviewed by Joan Meznar (Department of History, Eastern Connecticut State University) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

Bahian Seduction

Author: 
David L. Ransel
Reviewer: 
Michelle DenBeste

DenBeste on Ransel, 'Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria'

David L. Ransel. Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. 328 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21820-9.

Reviewed by Michelle DenBeste (Department of History, California State University, Fresno) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

Women's Lives in Rural Russia

Author: 
Jean I. Marsden
Reviewer: 
Alice Eardley

Eardley on Marsden, 'Fatal Desire: Women, Sexuality, and the English Stage, 1660-1720'

Jean I. Marsden. Fatal Desire: Women, Sexuality, and the English Stage, 1660-1720. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2006. viii + 216 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4447-0.

Reviewed by Alice Eardley (Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick University) Published on H-Women (January, 2007)

Women and the English Stage

Author: 
Mary S. Hartman
Reviewer: 
Christopher Corley

Corley on Hartman, 'The Household and the Making of History: A Subversive View of the Western Past'

Mary S. Hartman. The Household and the Making of History: A Subversive View of the Western Past. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xi + 297 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82972-4; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-53669-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Corley (Department of History, Minnesota State University, Mankato) Published on H-Women (November, 2006)

Author: 
Joyce Litz
Reviewer: 
Linda Pitelka

Pitelka on Litz, 'The Montana Frontier: One Woman's West'

Joyce Litz. The Montana Frontier: One Woman's West. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2004. x + 251 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-3120-5.

Reviewed by Linda Pitelka (Department of History, Maryville University of St. Louis) Published on H-Women (February, 2006)

One Woman's Western Story

Author: 
Norma Smith
Reviewer: 
Christy J. Snider

Snider on Smith, 'Jeannette Rankin: America's Conscience'

Norma Smith. Jeannette Rankin: America's Conscience. Helena: Montana Historical Society Press, 2002. iv + 233 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-917298-79-0.

Reviewed by Christy J. Snider (Department of History, Berry College) Published on H-Women (January, 2006)

Dedicated to Peace

Author: 
Susan R. Schrepfer
Reviewer: 
Nancy Unger

Unger on Schrepfer, 'Nature's Altars: Mountains, Gender, and American Environmentalism'

Susan R. Schrepfer. Nature's Altars: Mountains, Gender, and American Environmentalism. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005. xii + 316 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1369-4.

Reviewed by Nancy Unger (Departments of History, Women's and Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies, Santa Clara University) Published on H-Women (December, 2005)

Author: 
Barbara Sato
Reviewer: 
Dina Lowy

Lowy on Sato, 'The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan'

Barbara Sato. The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2003. xiv + 241 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3008-0.

Reviewed by Dina Lowy (Department of History, Gettysburg College) Published on H-Women (December, 2005)

Modern Girls, Informed Housewives, and Working Women in Interwar Japan

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