Reviews

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

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

Author: 
David E. Bernstein
Reviewer: 
Daniel S. Holt

Holt on Bernstein, 'Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights against Progressive Reform'


David E. Bernstein. Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights against Progressive Reform. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. viii + 194 pages. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-04353-1.

Reviewed by Daniel S. Holt (Federal Judicial Center)
Published on H-South (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Catherine A. Cardno

Author: 
Kyle G. Wilkison
Reviewer: 
Debra A. Reid

Reid on Wilkison, 'Yeomen, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870-1914'


Kyle G. Wilkison. Yeomen, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870-1914. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. x + 297 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60344-065-3.

Reviewed by Debra A. Reid (Eastern Illinois University)
Published on H-South (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Catherine A. Cardno

Author: 
Seth C. Bruggeman
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Lord

Lord on Bruggeman, 'Here, George Washington Was Born: Memory, Material Culture, and the Public History of a National Monument'


Seth C. Bruggeman. Here, George Washington Was Born: Memory, Material Culture, and the Public History of a National Monument. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008. xi + 260 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3177-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3178-2.

Reviewed by Alexandra Lord (National Park Service)
Published on H-South (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Catherine A. Cardno

Author: 
Mary Robinson
Reviewer: 
Annette Cox

Cox on Robinson, 'Moisture of the Earth: Mary Robinson, Civil Rights and Textile Union Activist'


Mary Robinson. Moisture of the Earth: Mary Robinson, Civil Rights and Textile Union Activist. Compiled and Edited by Fran Leeper Buss. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009. Illustrations. xv + 222 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-09587-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-06587-5.

Author: 
Michael Dennis
Reviewer: 
Annette Cox

Cox on Dennis, 'The New Economy and the Modern South'


Michael Dennis. The New Economy and the Modern South. Working in the Americas Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009. 272 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3291-7.

Reviewed by Annette Cox (Campbell University)
Published on H-South (May, 2010)
Commissioned by Catherine A. Cardno

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