Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan Gienapp
Reviewer: 
Alexander V. Marriott

Marriott on Gienapp, 'The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era'

Jonathan Gienapp. The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2018. 451 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-18504-3.

Reviewed by Alexander V. Marriott (Alvin Community College) Published on H-FedHist (April, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Richard A. Naclerio
Reviewer: 
Jefferson Decker

Decker on Naclerio, 'The Federal Reserve and its Founders: Money, Politics, and Power'

Richard A. Naclerio. The Federal Reserve and its Founders: Money, Politics, and Power. Newcastly upon Tyne, UK: Agenda Publishing, 2018. ix + 226 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78821-078-2.

Reviewed by Jefferson Decker (Rutgers University) Published on H-FedHist (April, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Jeffrey D. Lavoie
Reviewer: 
Sarah Patterson

Patterson on Lavoie, 'The Private Life of General Omar N. Bradley'

Jeffrey D. Lavoie. The Private Life of General Omar N. Bradley. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9839-0.

Reviewed by Sarah Patterson (Florida State University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Evanthis Hatzivassiliou
Reviewer: 
Susan Colbourn

Colbourn on Hatzivassiliou, 'The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, 1969-1975: Transatlantic Relations, the Cold War and the Environment'

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou. The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, 1969-1975: Transatlantic Relations, the Cold War and the Environment. Security, Conflict and Cooperation in the Contemporary World Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 287 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-53846-4; $84.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-319-53847-1.

Reviewed by Susan Colbourn (Yale University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Alice Elizabeth Malavasic
Reviewer: 
Ginette Aley

Aley on Malavasic, 'The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act'

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic. The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3552-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3647-4.

Reviewed by Ginette Aley (Kansas State University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove
Reviewer: 
Mary Ellen Curtin

Curtin on Asch and Musgrove, 'Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital'

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove. Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 624 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3586-6.

Reviewed by Mary Ellen Curtin (American University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Joseph D. Collea
Reviewer: 
Bradley Keefer

Keefer on Collea, 'New York and the Lincoln Specials: The President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire State'

Joseph D. Collea. New York and the Lincoln Specials: The President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire State. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. 225 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7075-1.

Reviewed by Bradley Keefer (Kent State University - Ashtabula) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Dwight T. Pitcaithley
Reviewer: 
Evan A. Turiano

Turiano on Pitcaithley, 'The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy'

Dwight T. Pitcaithley. The U.S. Constitution and Secession: A Documentary Anthology of Slavery and White Supremacy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 400 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2626-7.

Reviewed by Evan A. Turiano (CUNY Queens College) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Frederick W. Gooding
Reviewer: 
Michael Dennis

Dennis on Gooding, 'American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981'

Frederick W. Gooding. American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. ix + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4539-0.

Reviewed by Michael Dennis (Acadia University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Victor T. King, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christa Adams

Adams on King, 'UNESCO in Southeast Asia: World Heritage Sites in Comparative Perspective'

Victor T. King, ed. UNESCO in Southeast Asia: World Heritage Sites in Comparative Perspective. NIAS Studies in Asian Topics Series. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2015. Illustrations. xv + 463 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-174-1.

Reviewed by Christa Adams (Miami University of Ohio Regionals) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Clayton Nall
Reviewer: 
Bruce Seely

Seely on Nall, 'The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities'

Clayton Nall. The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 170 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41759-4.

Reviewed by Bruce Seely (Michigan Technological University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Erika Holst
Reviewer: 
Ellen Neumann

Neumann on Holst, 'Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois'

Erika Holst. Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois. Looking for Lincoln Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xiii + 113 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3696-8.

Reviewed by Ellen Neumann (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Stanley Harrold
Reviewer: 
Martin P. Johnson

Johnson on Harrold, 'Lincoln and the Abolitionists'

Stanley Harrold. Lincoln and the Abolitionists. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. vii + 155 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3641-8.

Reviewed by Martin P. Johnson (Miami University Hamilton) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Donald Pfanz
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Brown

Brown on Pfanz, 'Where Valor Proudly Sleeps: A History of Fredericksburg National Cemetery, 1866–1933'

Donald Pfanz. Where Valor Proudly Sleeps: A History of Fredericksburg National Cemetery, 1866–1933. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. xvi + 253 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3645-6.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Brown (University of South Carolina) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Mark R. Cheathem
Reviewer: 
Daniel Feller

Feller on Cheathem, 'Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democratic Party'

Mark R. Cheathem. Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democratic Party. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2018. 277 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62190-453-3.

Reviewed by Daniel Feller (University of Tennessee) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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