Reviews

Author: 
Barbara Taylor
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Watkins Richardson

Richardson on Taylor, 'Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination'

Barbara Taylor. Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x + 331 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00417-6; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-66144-7.

Reviewed by Cynthia Watkins Richardson (Department of English, Wittenberg University) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

The Making of Feminist Heroines

Author: 
Jean H. Baker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Theresa Kaminski

Kaminski on Baker, 'Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited'

Jean H. Baker, ed. Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. viii + 199 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-513017-1; $98.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-513016-4.

Reviewed by Theresa Kaminski (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point) Published on H-Women (March, 2004)

The Politics of Suffrage

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: 
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: 
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 R. Grayzel
Reviewer: 
Deborah D. Buffton

Buffton on Grayzel, 'Women and the First World War'

Susan R. Grayzel. Women and the First World War. New York and London: Longman, 2002. ix + 193 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-41876-9.

Reviewed by Deborah D. Buffton (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

Women and World War I

Women and World War I

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Malia Formes

Formes on Burton, 'Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India'

Antoinette Burton. Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. x + 202 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-514425-3; $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-514424-6.

Reviewed by Malia Formes (Department of History, Western Kentucky University) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

Author: 
Ula Yvette Taylor
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Taylor, 'The Veiled Garvey: The Life and Times of Amy Jacques Garvey'

Ula Yvette Taylor. The Veiled Garvey: The Life and Times of Amy Jacques Garvey. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. ix + 310 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5386-3; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2718-5.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University) Published on H-Women (August, 2003)

In Her Own Right: Amy Jacques Garvey

Pages

Subscribe to H-Women: Reviews