Reviews

Author: 
Susan Ware
Reviewer: 
Rachel Gunter

Gunter on Ware, 'Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote'

Susan Ware. Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019. viii + 345 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98668-8

Author: 
Wayne Fanebust
Reviewer: 
Ellen Neumann

Neumann on Fanebust, 'Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr.: A Union Army Dual Biography'

Wayne Fanebust. Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr.: A Union Army Dual Biography. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 242 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6986-1

Reviewed by Ellen Neumann (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2021) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Daniel K. Williams
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Williams, 'The Election of the Evangelical: Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and the Presidential Contest of 1976'

Daniel K. Williams. The Election of the Evangelical: Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and the Presidential Contest of 1976. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. xviii + 446 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2912-1

Author: 
Nicholas Evan Sarantakes
Reviewer: 
Joseph Stieb

Stieb on Sarantakes, 'Fan in Chief: Richard Nixon and American Sports, 1969-1974'

Nicholas Evan Sarantakes. Fan in Chief: Richard Nixon and American Sports, 1969-1974. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. Illustrations. 360 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2852-0; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2853-7

Author: 
Ionut C. Popescu
Reviewer: 
Owen Flanagan

Flanagan on Popescu, 'Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy'

Ionut C. Popescu. Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy: How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 248 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2377-7

Reviewed by Owen Flanagan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2021) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
James C. Klotter
Reviewer: 
Christopher Childers

Childers on Klotter, 'Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President'

James C. Klotter. Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 536 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049804-7

Reviewed by Christopher Childers (Pittsburg State University) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2021) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler
Reviewer: 
Claude R. Marx

Marx on Heidler and Heidler, 'The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics'

David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler. The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics. New York: Basic Books, 2018. ix + 433 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09756-2

Reviewed by Claude R. Marx (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (October, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Edward P. Moser
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnsen

Johnsen on Moser, 'The White House's Unruly Neighborhood: Crime, Scandal and Intrigue in the History of Lafayette Square'

Edward P. Moser. The White House's Unruly Neighborhood: Crime, Scandal and Intrigue in the History of Lafayette Square. Jefferson: McFarland, 202. 261 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7486-5.

Reviewed by Joan Johnsen (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (October, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Lori Cox Han
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Han, 'Advising Nixon: The White House Memos of Patrick J. Buchanan'

Lori Cox Han. Advising Nixon: The White House Memos of Patrick J. Buchanan. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 400 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2829-2

Reviewed by Susan M. Hartmann (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (May, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Charles Burnett, dir.
Reviewer: 
Nishani Frazier

Frazier on Burnett, 'Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Movement'

Charles Burnett, dir. Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Movement. Oley: Bullfrog Films, 2018. Documentary, DVD, 56 min.

Reviewed by Nishani Frazier (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (April, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Renee C. Romano, Claire Bond Potter, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brad Austin

Austin on Romano and Potter, 'Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past'

Renee C. Romano, Claire Bond Potter, eds. Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 396 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9029-5; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-9030-1.

Author: 
Dawn Langan Teele
Reviewer: 
Rachel Gunter

Gunter on Teele, 'Forging the Franchise: The Political Origins of the Women's Vote'

Dawn Langan Teele. Forging the Franchise: The Political Origins of the Women's Vote. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xiv + 222 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-18026-7.

Reviewed by Rachel Gunter (Collin College- Spring Creek Campus) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
J. Blake Perkins
Reviewer: 
Heather McNamee

McNamee on Perkins, 'Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks'

J. Blake Perkins. Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2017. Illustrations. xi + 277 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04137-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08289-4.

Author: 
Philip James McFarland
Reviewer: 
Claude R. Marx

Marx on McFarland, 'John Hay, Friend of Giants: The Man and Life Connecting Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt'

Philip James McFarland. John Hay, Friend of Giants: The Man and Life Connecting Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 384 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-2281-6.

Reviewed by Claude R. Marx (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (October, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
John G. Selby
Reviewer: 
Bradley Keefer

Keefer on Selby, 'Meade: The Price of Command, 1863–1865'

John G. Selby. Meade: The Price of Command, 1863–1865. Civil War Soldiers and Strategies Series: Kent State University Press, 2018. Maps. 432 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-348-6.

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

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