Reviews

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

Author: 
John Watkins
Reviewer: 
Amy McCandless

McCandless on Watkins, 'Representing Elizabeth in Stuart England: Literature, History, Sovereignty'

John Watkins. Representing Elizabeth in Stuart England: Literature, History, Sovereignty. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xi + 264 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81573-4.

Reviewed by Amy McCandless (Department of History, College of Charleston) Published on H-Women (July, 2003)

Elizabeth I and the "Idea of Monarchy"

Author: 
Dierdre Glenn Paul
Reviewer: 
Kate Wittenstein

Wittenstein on Paul, 'Life, Culture and Education on the Academic Plantation: Womanist Thought and Perspective'

Dierdre Glenn Paul. Life, Culture and Education on the Academic Plantation: Womanist Thought and Perspective. New York: Peter Lang, 2001. xi + 129 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8204-4562-5.

Reviewed by Kate Wittenstein (Department of History, Gustavus Adolphus College) Published on H-Women (July, 2003)

Autobiography and the Black Intellectual Tradition

Author: 
Emily Foster, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andrea R. Foroughi

Foroughi on Foster, 'American Grit: A Woman's Letters from the Ohio Frontier'

Emily Foster, ed. American Grit: A Woman's Letters from the Ohio Frontier. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2002. x + 344 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2265-6.

Reviewed by Andrea R. Foroughi (Department of History, Union College) Published on H-Women (July, 2003)

Rural Ohio Woman's Letters Valuable Beyond Ohio History

Author: 
Lisa M. Bitel
Reviewer: 
Constance B. Bouchard

Bouchard on Bitel, 'Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100'

Lisa M. Bitel. Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xv + 326 pp. $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-59773-9; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-59207-9.

Reviewed by Constance B. Bouchard (Department of History, University of Akron) Published on H-Women (July, 2003)

Medieval Women for Advanced Students

Author: 
Sarah A. Leavitt
Reviewer: 
Samantha C. Thrift

Thrift on Leavitt, 'From Catharine Beecher to Martha Stewart: A Cultural History of Domestic Advice'

Sarah A. Leavitt. From Catharine Beecher to Martha Stewart: A Cultural History of Domestic Advice. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiii + 250 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5371-9; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2702-4.

Reviewed by Samantha C. Thrift (Department of Communication Studies, McGill University) Published on H-Women (June, 2003)

Author: 
Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven
Reviewer: 
Stacey M. Robertson

Robertson on Broekhoven, 'The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island in the Antislavery Network'

Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven. The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island in the Antislavery Network. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2002. xiii + 283 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-363-6.

Reviewed by Stacey M. Robertson (Department of History and Women's Studies Program, Bradley University) Published on H-Women (June, 2003)

It's Not About Boston

Author: 
James J. Jr.. Ponzetti, ed.
Reviewer: 
Steven Mintz

Mintz on Ponzetti, 'International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family'

James J. Jr.. Ponzetti, ed. International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family. New York: Macmillan Press, 2003. xxxv + 1838 pp. $495.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-02-865672-4.

Reviewed by Steven Mintz (Department of History, University of Houston) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

The State of Social Science Research on the Family

The State of Social Science Research on the Family

Author: 
Lois Kathryn Herr
Reviewer: 
Thomas C. Jepsen

Jepsen on Herr, 'Women, Power, and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace'

Lois Kathryn Herr. Women, Power, and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003. xvii + 200 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55553-536-0; $47.50 (library), ISBN 978-1-55553-537-7.

Reviewed by Thomas C. Jepsen (National Coalition of Independent Scholars) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

Author: 
Virginia Scharff
Reviewer: 
Jean A. Stuntz

Stuntz on Scharff, 'Twenty Thousand Roads: Women, Movement, and the West'

Virginia Scharff. Twenty Thousand Roads: Women, Movement, and the West. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. xi + 239 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-23777-3; ISBN 978-0-520-21212-1.

Reviewed by Jean A. Stuntz (Department of History and Political Science, West Texas A&M University) Published on H-Women (May, 2003)

Peripatetic Western Women

Peripatetic Western Women

Author: 
Kathryn S. Olmsted
Reviewer: 
Eileen Scully

Scully on Olmsted, 'Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley'

Kathryn S. Olmsted. Red Spy Queen: A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. x + 268 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2739-0.

Reviewed by Eileen Scully (Social Sciences Division, Bennington College) Published on H-Women (April, 2003)

Engendering Treachery

Engendering Treachery

Author: 
Helena Flam, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nameeta Mathur

Mathur on Flam, 'Pink, Purple, Green: Women's, Religious, Environmental, and Gay/Lesbian Movements in Central Europe Today'

Helena Flam, ed. Pink, Purple, Green: Women's, Religious, Environmental, and Gay/Lesbian Movements in Central Europe Today. Boulder and New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 175 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-475-4.

Reviewed by Nameeta Mathur (Department of History, Saginaw Valley State University) Published on H-Women (April, 2003)

Four Issues in

Author: 
Nikki Mandell
Reviewer: 
Robin L. E. Hemenway

Hemenway on Mandell, 'The Corporation as Family: The Gendering of Corporate Welfare, 1890-1930'

Nikki Mandell. The Corporation as Family: The Gendering of Corporate Welfare, 1890-1930. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. x + 208 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5351-1; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2685-0.

Reviewed by Robin L. E. Hemenway (Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota) Published on H-Women (March, 2003)

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