Reviews

Author: 
Lynn Abrams
Reviewer: 
Wendy Parkins

Parkins on Abrams, 'The Making of Modern Woman'

Lynn Abrams. The Making of Modern Woman. London: Pearson Education, 2002. x + 382 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-41410-5.

Reviewed by Wendy Parkins (School of Media, Communication and Culture, Murdoch University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

Food, Clothing, and Shelter: The Domestic Realities of Early Modern Europe

Author: 
Tamara L. Hunt, Micheline R. Lessard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Burcak Keskin

Keskin on Hunt and Lessard, 'Women and the Colonial Gaze'

Tamara L. Hunt, Micheline R. Lessard, eds. Women and the Colonial Gaze. New York: New York University Press, 2002. viii + 258 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-3647-0; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3646-3.

Reviewed by Burcak Keskin (Department of Sociology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

Author: 
Sarah B. Pomeroy
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Sienkewicz

Sienkewicz on Pomeroy, 'Spartan Women'

Sarah B. Pomeroy. Spartan Women. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. xvii + 198 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-513067-6; $72.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-513066-9.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Sienkewicz (Department of Classics, Monmouth College) Published on H-Women (January, 2004)

Spartan Women in the Spotlight

Spartan Women in the Spotlight

Author: 
Patricia Phillippy
Reviewer: 
Marlo M. Belschner

Belschner on Phillippy, 'Women, Death and Literature in Post-Reformation England'

Patricia Phillippy. Women, Death and Literature in Post-Reformation England. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xi + 311 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81489-8.

Reviewed by Marlo M. Belschner (Department of English, Monmouth College) Published on H-Women (January, 2004)

The Protestant Gendering of Mourning

Protestant Gendering of Mourning

Author: 
Lori Rotskoff
Reviewer: 
Randy D. McBee

McBee on Rotskoff, 'Love on the Rocks: Men, Women, and Alcohol in Post-World War II America'

Lori Rotskoff. Love on the Rocks: Men, Women, and Alcohol in Post-World War II America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xi + 307 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5402-0; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2728-4.

Reviewed by Randy D. McBee (Department of History, Texas Tech University) Published on H-Women (January, 2004)

Engendering the Alcoholic

Author: 
Jean Allman, Susan Geiger, Nakanyike Musisi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Meredith McKittrick

McKittrick on Allman and Geiger and Musisi, 'Women in African Colonial Histories'

Jean Allman, Susan Geiger, Nakanyike Musisi, eds. Women in African Colonial Histories. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. viii + 338 pp. $54.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-34047-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21507-9.

Reviewed by Meredith McKittrick (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-Women (January, 2004)

Author: 
Raffaella Sarti
Reviewer: 
Carole Collier Frick

Frick on Sarti, 'Europe at Home: Family and Material Culture, 1500-1800'

Raffaella Sarti. Europe at Home: Family and Material Culture, 1500-1800. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002. xi + 324 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08542-6.

Reviewed by Carole Collier Frick (Department of Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) Published on H-Women (November, 2003)

Author: 
Kate Phillips
Reviewer: 
Kristie Miller

Miller on Phillips, 'Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life'

Kate Phillips. Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. x + 370 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-21804-8.

Reviewed by Kristie Miller (Independent Scholar, McLean, Va) Published on H-Women (October, 2003)

Regional and Reform Writer Helen Hunt Jackson

Regional and Reform Writer Helen Hunt Jackson

Author: 
Grace Farrell
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Ross-Nazzal

Ross-Nazzal on Farrell, 'Lillie Devereux Blake: Retracing a Life Erased'

Grace Farrell. Lillie Devereux Blake: Retracing a Life Erased. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2002. 280 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-349-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal (Department of History, Washington State University) Published on H-Women (October, 2003)

A Notable Woman: Lillie Devereux Blake

A Notable Woman: Lillie Devereux Blake

Author: 
Allison Giffen, June Hopkin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Chana Kotzin

Kotzin on Giffen and Hopkin, 'Jewish First Wife, Divorced: The Correspondence of Ethel Gross and Harry Hopkins'

Allison Giffen, June Hopkin, eds. Jewish First Wife, Divorced: The Correspondence of Ethel Gross and Harry Hopkins. Lantham: Lexington Books, 2002. vii + 277 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0502-3.

Reviewed by Chana Kotzin (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Women (October, 2003)

Ethel Gross: Not Just a Jewish Divorcee?

Ethel Gross: Not Just a Jewish Divorcee?

Author: 
Suzanne H. Schrems
Reviewer: 
Wanda Avila

Avila on Schrems, 'Uncommon Women, Unmarked Trails: The Courageous Journey of Catholic Missionary Sisters in Frontier Montana'

Suzanne H. Schrems. Uncommon Women, Unmarked Trails: The Courageous Journey of Catholic Missionary Sisters in Frontier Montana. Norman: Horse Creek Publications, 2003. x + 118 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9722217-0-2.

Reviewed by Wanda Avila (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Women (September, 2003)

The Trail to Heaven

The Trail to Heaven

Author: 
Janice Williams Rutherford
Reviewer: 
Irene Herold

Herold on Rutherford, 'Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency'

Janice Williams Rutherford. Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2003. xx + 283 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2480-7; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2449-4.

Reviewed by Irene Herold (Mason Library, Keene State College) Published on H-Women (September, 2003)

Selling a Consuming Woman

Author: 
Susan Zaeske
Reviewer: 
Marjoleine Kars

Kars on Zaeske, 'Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity'

Susan Zaeske. Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. xiii + 253 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-5426-6; ISBN 978-0-8078-2759-8.

Reviewed by Marjoleine Kars (Department of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

Signing Her Name for the Cause

Signing Her Name for the Cause

Author: 
Susan Starbuck
Reviewer: 
Maril Hazlett

Hazlett on Starbuck, 'Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment'

Susan Starbuck. Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2002. xvi + 276 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98222-9.

Reviewed by Maril Hazlett (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

A Wolf's Tale

A Wolf's Tale

Author: 
Carolyn Kitch
Reviewer: 
Miriam Jones

Jones on Kitch, 'The Girl on the Magazine Cover: The Origins of Visual Stereotypes in American Mass Media'

Carolyn Kitch. The Girl on the Magazine Cover: The Origins of Visual Stereotypes in American Mass Media. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. xii + 238 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4978-1; $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-2653-9.

Reviewed by Miriam Jones (Department of Humanities and Languages, University of New Brunswick--Saint John) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

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