Reviews

Author: 
Elizabeth Gillespie McRae
Reviewer: 
Zachary J. Lechner

Lechner on Gillespie McRae, 'Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy'

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae. Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xiv + 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027171-8.

Reviewed by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College) Published on H-South (June, 2018) Commissioned by Caitlin Verboon (University of Maryland, Freedmen and Southern Society Project)

Author: 
Darren E. Grem
Reviewer: 
Brendan J. Payne

Payne on Grem, 'The Blessings of Business: How Corporations Shaped Conservative Christianity'

Darren E. Grem. The Blessings of Business: How Corporations Shaped Conservative Christianity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiii + 282 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-992797-5.

Reviewed by Brendan J. Payne (Baylor University) Published on H-South (February, 2018) Commissioned by Jay Richardson

Author: 
Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, Kim Donehower, eds.
Reviewer: 
Theresa L. Burriss

Burriss on Webb-Sunderhaus and Donehower, 'Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance'

Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, Kim Donehower, eds. Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015. 238 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6559-2.

Reviewed by Theresa L. Burriss (Radford University) Published on H-South (February, 2018) Commissioned by Seth J. Bartee

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Author: 
Tera W. Hunter
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Bland

Bland on Hunter, 'Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century'

Tera W. Hunter. Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2017. 404 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04571-2.

Reviewed by Robert D. Bland (St. John's University) Published on H-South (January, 2018) Commissioned by Caitlin Verboon

Author: 
Matthew Karp
Reviewer: 
Roger Bailey

Bailey on Karp, 'This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy'

Matthew Karp. This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73725-9.

Reviewed by Roger Bailey (University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-South (June, 2017) Commissioned by Caitlin Verboon

Author: 
Adam Rothman
Reviewer: 
James Illingworth

Illingworth on Rothman, 'Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery'

Adam Rothman. Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-36812-5.

Reviewed by James Illingworth (Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-South (April, 2017) Commissioned by Caitlin Verboon

Author: 
Alison Collis Greene
Reviewer: 
Ryan Schilling

Schilling on Greene, 'No Depression in Heaven: The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Transformation of Religion in the Delta'

Alison Collis Greene. No Depression in Heaven: The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Transformation of Religion in the Delta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937187-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Schilling (Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College) Published on H-South (November, 2016) Commissioned by Jay Richardson

Author: 
Jim Downs
Reviewer: 
Karen Ross

Ross on Downs, 'Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction'

Jim Downs. Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975872-2.

Reviewed by Karen Ross (Troy University) Published on H-South (July, 2013) Commissioned by David Carlson

Civil War, Emancipation, and the Struggle for Health and Freedom

Author: 
George Van Cleve
Reviewer: 
Andrew Shankman

Shankman on Van Cleve, 'A Slaveholders' Union: Slavery, Politics, and the Constitution in the Early American Republic'

George Van Cleve. A Slaveholders' Union: Slavery, Politics, and the Constitution in the Early American Republic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 408 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-84670-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Shankman (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) Published on H-South (March, 2013) Commissioned by David Carlson

Author: 
Elizabeth Hill Flowers
Reviewer: 
Charity R. Carney

Carney on Flowers, 'Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II'

Elizabeth Hill Flowers. Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. xii + 263 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3534-0.

Reviewed by Charity R. Carney (Western Governors University) Published on H-South (January, 2013) Commissioned by Matthew L. Downs

Author: 
Charity R. Carney
Reviewer: 
Charles F. Irons

Irons on Carney, 'Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South'

Charity R. Carney. Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011. 216 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3886-1; ISBN 978-0-8071-3888-5; ISBN 978-0-8071-3887-8; ISBN 978-0-8071-3889-2.

Reviewed by Charles F. Irons (Elon University) Published on H-South (January, 2013) Commissioned by David Carlson

Author: 
Allen Tullos
Reviewer: 
Jeff Frederick

Frederick on Tullos, 'Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie'

Allen Tullos. Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. xii + 364 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3048-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3049-5.

Reviewed by Jeff Frederick (University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Published on H-South (November, 2012) Commissioned by Matthew L. Downs

Author: 
Melanie Benson Taylor
Reviewer: 
Gina Marie Caison

Caison on Taylor, 'Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause'

Melanie Benson Taylor. Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. x + 253 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3884-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4066-1.

Reviewed by Gina Marie Caison (Georgia State University) Published on H-South (October, 2012) Commissioned by David Carlson

Author: 
Marvin McAllister
Reviewer: 
Tim Buckner

Buckner on McAllister, 'Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance'

Marvin McAllister. Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3508-1.

Reviewed by Tim Buckner (Troy University) Published on H-South (October, 2012) Commissioned by David Carlson

Author: 
Emma Hart
Reviewer: 
Simon Middleton

Middleton on Hart, 'Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World'

Emma Hart. Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. xii + 274 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2867-8.

Reviewed by Simon Middleton Published on H-South (September, 2012) Commissioned by Catherine A. Cardno

Capitalism and Curtain-Twitching in Colonial Charleston

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