Reviews

Author: 
David P. Geggus, ed.
Reviewer: 
Philippe Girard

Girard on Geggus, 'The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World'


David P. Geggus, ed. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xviii + 261 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-416-9.

Reviewed by Philippe Girard (History Department, McNeese State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (May, 2007)

Author: 
David Howard-Pitney
Reviewer: 
Sylvester Johnson

Johnson on Howard-Pitney, 'The African American Jeremiad: Appeals for Justice in America'


David Howard-Pitney. The African American Jeremiad: Appeals for Justice in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2005. 288 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-415-1.

Reviewed by Sylvester Johnson (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University Bloomington)
Published on H-Amstdy (April, 2007)

A Racial Analysis of the Jeremiad

Author: 
Karen I. Leonard, Alex Stepick, Manuel A. Vásquez, Jennifer Holdaway, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jodi Eichler-Levine

Eichler-Levine on Leonard and Stepick and Vásquez and Holdaway, 'Immigrant Faiths: Transforming Religious Life in America'


Karen I. Leonard, Alex Stepick, Manuel A. Vásquez, Jennifer Holdaway, eds. Immigrant Faiths: Transforming Religious Life in America. Lanham: Altamira Press, 2005. 259 pp. $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0816-5.

Reviewed by Jodi Eichler-Levine (Department of Religion, Columbia University)
Published on H-Amstdy (February, 2007)

Crossing National and Religious Boundaries

Author: 
Samuel S. Hill, ed.
Reviewer: 
Arthur Remillard

Remillard on Hill, 'New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 1: Religion'


Samuel S. Hill, ed. New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 1: Religion. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xviii + 248 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3003-1; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5674-1.

Reviewed by Arthur Remillard (Newman Center Project Coordinator, Saint Francis University)
Published on H-Amstdy (December, 2006)

Author: 
David Lambert
Reviewer: 
Michael Pasquier

Pasquier on Lambert, 'White Creole Culture, Politics and Identity during the Age of Abolition'


David Lambert. White Creole Culture, Politics and Identity during the Age of Abolition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. viii + 245 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84131-3.

Reviewed by Michael Pasquier (Department of Religion, Florida State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2006)

Author: 
Chas S. Clifton
Reviewer: 
Sean McCloud

McCloud on Clifton, 'Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America'


Chas S. Clifton. Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America. Lanham: Altamira Press, 2006. xiv + 191 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0201-9; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0202-6.

Reviewed by Sean McCloud (Department of Religious Studies, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2006)

Author: 
Michael Kazin, Joseph A. McCartin
Reviewer: 
Saverio Giovacchini

Giovacchini on Kazin and McCartin, 'Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal'


Michael Kazin, Joseph A. McCartin. Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 279 S. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3010-9.

Reviewed by Saverio Giovacchini (Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park)
Published on H-Amstdy (September, 2006)

Americanism: Instructions for Use

Author: 
Simon J. Bronner, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles H. Lippy

Lippy on Bronner, 'Manly Traditions: The Folk Roots of American Masculinities'


Simon J. Bronner, ed. Manly Traditions: The Folk Roots of American Masculinities. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. xxv + 383 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21781-3; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34613-1.

Reviewed by Charles H. Lippy (Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2006)

Author: 
Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, Patricia P. Buckler, eds.
Reviewer: 
Laura Vance

Vance on Tucker and Ott and Buckler, 'The Scrapbook in American Life'


Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, Patricia P. Buckler, eds. The Scrapbook in American Life. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006. x + 332 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59213-478-6.

Reviewed by Laura Vance (Department of Sociology, Georgia Southwestern State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2006)

Author: 
Tanya Erzen
Reviewer: 
Howell Williams

Williams on Erzen, 'Straight to Jesus: Sexual and Christian Conversions in the Ex-Gay Movement'


Tanya Erzen. Straight to Jesus: Sexual and Christian Conversions in the Ex-Gay Movement. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. 293 pp. $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24582-2.

Reviewed by Howell Williams (Department of Religion, Florida State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (August, 2006)

Queering the Ex-Gay Movement

Author: 
Randall Balmer, Lauren F. Winner
Reviewer: 
Amanda Porterfield

Porterfield on Balmer and Winner, 'Protestantism in America'


Randall Balmer, Lauren F. Winner. Protestantism in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. xiii + 295 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11130-0.

Reviewed by Amanda Porterfield (Department of Religion, Florida State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2006)

An Inside View

Author: 
Patrick Allitt
Reviewer: 
Howell Williams

Williams on Allitt, 'Religion in America since 1945: A History'


Patrick Allitt. Religion in America since 1945: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. xviii + 316 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12154-5; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12155-2.

Reviewed by Howell Williams (Department of Religion, Florida State University)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2006)

Narrating Contemporary American Religious History

Author: 
Milette Shamir
Reviewer: 
Jason Stacy

Stacy on Shamir, 'Inexpressible Privacy: The Interior Life of Antebellum American Literature'


Milette Shamir. Inexpressible Privacy: The Interior Life of Antebellum American Literature. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 282 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3906-5.

Reviewed by Jason Stacy (Department of Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)
Published on H-Amstdy (July, 2006)

Suburban Pioneers

Author: 
Andrew Wilton, Tim Barringer
Reviewer: 
Robin Veder

Veder on Wilton and Barringer, 'American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States, 1820-1880'


Andrew Wilton, Tim Barringer. American Sublime: Landscape Painting in the United States, 1820-1880. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. 256 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-11556-6.

Reviewed by Robin Veder (American Studies Program and School of Humanities, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg)
Published on H-Amstdy (June, 2006)

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