Reviews

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)

Author: 
Lawrence J. McAndrews
Reviewer: 
Marsha E. Barrett

Barrett on McAndrews, 'The Presidents and the Poor: America Battles Poverty, 1964-2017'

Lawrence J. McAndrews. The Presidents and the Poor: America Battles Poverty, 1964-2017. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2673-1.

Reviewed by Marsha E. Barrett (University of Illinois) Published on H-FedHist (August, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Paul Williams
Reviewer: 
Andrew Offenburger

Offenburger on Williams, 'Custer and the Sioux, Durnford and the Zulus: Parallels in the American and British Defeats at the Little Bighorn and Isandlwana'

Paul Williams. Custer and the Sioux, Durnford and the Zulus: Parallels in the American and British Defeats at the Little Bighorn and Isandlwana. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 220 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9794-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Offenburger (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (July, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Richard E. Schroeder
Reviewer: 
Markus Schoof

Schoof on Schroeder, 'The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War'

Richard E. Schroeder. The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2017. 188 pp. cloth ($24.95), ISBN 978-0-8262-2137-7.

Reviewed by Markus Schoof (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Maria Fritsche
Reviewer: 
Hiroshi Kitamura

Kitamura on Fritsche, 'The American Marshall Plan Film Campaign and the Europeans: A Captivated Audience?'

Maria Fritsche. The American Marshall Plan Film Campaign and the Europeans: A Captivated Audience? London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 360 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00935-6.

Reviewed by Hiroshi Kitamura (College of William and Mary) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Dustin Gish, Daniel Klinghard
Reviewer: 
Kevin Slack

Slack on Gish and Klinghard, 'Thomas Jefferson and the Science of Republican Government: A Political Biography of Notes on the State of Virginia'

Dustin Gish, Daniel Klinghard. Thomas Jefferson and the Science of Republican Government: A Political Biography of Notes on the State of Virginia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 348 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15736-1.

Reviewed by Kevin Slack (Hillsdale College) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
William Hogeland
Reviewer: 
Michael H. Taint

Taint on Hogeland, 'Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West'

William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.

Reviewed by Michael H. Taint (Independent Scholar and United States Air Force (ret)) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Stuart Eizenstat
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Eizenstat, 'President Carter: The White House Years'

Stuart Eizenstat. President Carter: The White House Years. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2018. 1,024 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-10455-7.

Reviewed by Susan M. Hartmann (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (May, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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)

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