Reviews

Author: 
Ann L. Tucker
Reviewer: 
Timothy Roberts

Roberts on Tucker, 'Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy'

Ann L. Tucker. Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2020. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4428-9.

Reviewed by Timothy Roberts (Western Illinois University) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
J. Matthew Gallman
Reviewer: 
Lauren Haumesser

Haumesser on Gallman, 'The Cacophony of Politics: Northern Democrats and the American Civil War (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era)'

J. Matthew Gallman. The Cacophony of Politics: Northern Democrats and the American Civil War (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era). Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4656-6.

Reviewed by Lauren Haumesser (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
R. Chris Davis
Reviewer: 
Enikő Dácz

Dácz on Davis, 'Hungarian Religion, Romanian Blood: A Minority's Struggle for National Belonging, 1920–1945'

R. Chris Davis. Hungarian Religion, Romanian Blood: A Minority's Struggle for National Belonging, 1920–1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. Illustrations. 272 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31640-2

Author: 
R. Chris Davis
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Solonari

Solonari on Davis, 'Hungarian Religion, Romanian Blood: A Minority's Struggle for National Belonging, 1920–1945'

R. Chris Davis. Hungarian Religion, Romanian Blood: A Minority's Struggle for National Belonging, 1920–1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. Illustrations. 272 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31640-2

Author: 
Maureen Connors Santelli
Reviewer: 
Lawrence Peskin

Peskin on Santelli, 'The Greek Fire: American-Ottoman Relations and Democratic Fervor in the Age of Revolutions (The United States in the World)'

Maureen Connors Santelli. The Greek Fire: American-Ottoman Relations and Democratic Fervor in the Age of Revolutions (The United States in the World). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. 264 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1578-5.

Reviewed by Lawrence Peskin (Morgan State University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
William G. Thomas
Reviewer: 
J. Matthew Gallman

Gallman on Thomas, 'A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War'

William G. Thomas. A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. 418 pp. $23.45 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23412-1

Author: 
Jamin Wells
Reviewer: 
William D. Bryan

Bryan on Wells, 'Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach'

Jamin Wells. Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 258 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6090-5.

Reviewed by William D. Bryan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Howard Ball
Reviewer: 
Natalia Shevin

Shevin on Ball, 'Taking the Fight South: Chronicle of a Jew's Battle for Civil Rights in Mississippi'

Howard Ball. Taking the Fight South: Chronicle of a Jew's Battle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2021. 256 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-10916-5.

Reviewed by Natalia Shevin (New York University) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2022) Commissioned by Ignat Ayzenberg

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57166

Author: 
Lindsay M. Chervinsky
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Gehred

Gehred on Chervinsky, 'The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution'

Lindsay M. Chervinsky. The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 432 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98648-0

Author: 
Jonathan D. Sarna
Reviewer: 
Daniel Soyer

Soyer on Sarna, 'Coming to Terms with America: Essays on Jewish History, Religion, and Culture'

Jonathan D. Sarna. Coming to Terms with America: Essays on Jewish History, Religion, and Culture. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. xxiv + 399 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8276-1879-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Soyer (Fordham University) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2022) Commissioned by Ignat Ayzenberg

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57149

Author: 
William E. Nelson
Reviewer: 
Aileen McKinstry

McKinstry on Nelson, 'E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776'

William E. Nelson. E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. x + 272 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-088080-4.

Reviewed by Aileen McKinstry (University of Oxford) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Katell Berthelot
Reviewer: 
Tzvi Novick

Novick on Berthelot, 'Jews and Their Roman Rivals: Pagan Rome's Challenge to Israel'

Katell Berthelot. Jews and Their Roman Rivals: Pagan Rome's Challenge to Israel. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 552 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19929-0

Reviewed by Tzvi Novick (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Nationalism (February, 2022) Commissioned by Ignat Ayzenberg

Author: 
William H. Beezley, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kristin Dutcher Mann

Mann on Beezley, 'Cultural Nationalism and Ethnic Music in Latin America'

William H. Beezley, ed. Cultural Nationalism and Ethnic Music in Latin America. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 272 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5975-9.

Reviewed by Kristin Dutcher Mann (University of Arkansas at Little Rock) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

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