Reviews

Author: 
Karen Woods Weierman
Reviewer: 
Sue Kozel

Kozel on Weierman, 'The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: Free Soil in Antislavery Boston'

Karen Woods Weierman. The Case of the Slave-Child, Med: Free Soil in Antislavery Boston. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019. xv + 164 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-476-2

Reviewed by Sue Kozel (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
John Gilbert McCurdy
Reviewer: 
Katy Telling

Telling on McCurdy, 'Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution'

John Gilbert McCurdy. Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 328 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3660-5.

Reviewed by Katy Telling (William & Mary) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Tanya Harmer
Reviewer: 
Debbie Sharnak

Sharnak on Harmer, 'Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America'

Tanya Harmer. Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 384 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5429-4.

Reviewed by Debbie Sharnak (Rowan University) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Adam Costanzo
Reviewer: 
Maureen Santelli

Santelli on Costanzo, 'George Washington's Washington: Visions for the National Capital in the Early American Republic'

Adam Costanzo. George Washington's Washington: Visions for the National Capital in the Early American Republic. Early American Places Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. 264 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-5389-0

Author: 
Harlow Giles Unger
Reviewer: 
Grace Miller

Miller on Unger, 'First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call for Independence'

Harlow Giles Unger. First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call for Independence. New York: Da Capo Press, 2017. 336 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82561-3

Reviewed by Grace Miller (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
David Prior
Reviewer: 
Brooks T. Swett

Swett on Prior, 'Between Freedom and Progress: The Lost World of Reconstruction Politics'

David Prior. Between Freedom and Progress: The Lost World of Reconstruction Politics. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6968-1.

Reviewed by Brooks T. Swett (Columbia University) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Christine Walker
Reviewer: 
Alexandra M. Macdonald

Macdonald on Walker, 'Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire'

Christine Walker. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5879-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5526-0.

Reviewed by Alexandra M. Macdonald (William & Mary) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Jack E. Davis
Reviewer: 
William D. Bryan

Bryan on Davis, 'The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea'

Jack E. Davis. The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. New York: Liveright, 2017. x + 592 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87140-866-2

Reviewed by William D. Bryan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Marla R. Miller
Reviewer: 
Katheryn Viens

Viens on Miller, 'Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts'

Marla R. Miller. Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 384 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3274-8

Author: 
Ronen Steinberg
Reviewer: 
Erica Edwards

Edwards on Steinberg, 'The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France'

Ronen Steinberg. The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-3924-8

Reviewed by Erica Edwards (Francis Marion University) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Christopher W. Calvo
Reviewer: 
Kimberly B. Sherman

Sherman on Calvo, 'The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America'

Christopher W. Calvo. The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. 308 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6633-2

Reviewed by Kimberly B. Sherman (Cape Fear Community College) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Barbara Oberg, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jessica J. Sheets

Sheets on Oberg, 'Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World'

Barbara Oberg, ed. Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. 280 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4259-9

Author: 
Paul Finkelman, Donald R. Kennon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth M. Reese

Reese on Finkelman and Kennon, 'Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front'

Paul Finkelman, Donald R. Kennon, eds. Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2018. vi + 226 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2338-7

Author: 
John M. Coggeshall
Reviewer: 
Katie Orr

Orr on Coggeshall, 'Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community'

John M. Coggeshall. Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 296 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4085-3.

Reviewed by Katie Orr (Teaching for Change) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Robert H. Blackman
Reviewer: 
Caroline Hackett

Hackett on Blackman, '1789: The French Revolution Begins'

Robert H. Blackman. 1789: The French Revolution Begins. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 297 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49244-7.

Reviewed by Caroline Hackett (Florida State University) Published on H-Nationalism (November, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

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