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Author: 
Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton
Reviewer: 
Mary McCune

McCune on Lemak and Hopkins-Benton, 'Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial'

Jennifer A. Lemak, Ashley Hopkins-Benton. Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial. Albany: Excelsior Editions, and imprint of State University of New, 2017. 272 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6730-6.

Reviewed by Mary McCune (SUNY-Oswego) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Michael Kazin
Reviewer: 
Alex Ryan

Ryan on Kazin, 'War against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918'

Michael Kazin. War against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. xix + 378 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4767-0590-3; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4767-0591-0.

Reviewed by Alex Ryan Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Kate Brown (Huntington University)

Author: 
David S. Turk
Reviewer: 
Jessica J. Warner

Warner on Turk, 'Forging the Star: The Official Modern History of the United States Marshals Service'

David S. Turk. Forging the Star: The Official Modern History of the United States Marshals Service. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. 560 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-654-1.

Reviewed by Jessica J. Warner (Miami University of Ohio Regionals) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas
Reviewer: 
Lawrence DiStasi

DiStasi on Chopas, 'Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America'

Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas. Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xvi + 232 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3434-0; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3433-3.

Reviewed by Lawrence DiStasi (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Benjamin F. Alexander
Reviewer: 
Kim Jarvis

Jarvis on Alexander, 'The New Deal's Forest Army: How the Civilian Conservation Corps Worked'

Benjamin F. Alexander. The New Deal's Forest Army: How the Civilian Conservation Corps Worked. How Things Worked Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 192 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-2456-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2455-2.

Reviewed by Kim Jarvis (Doane University) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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