Reviews

Author: 
James H. Madison
Reviewer: 
Katherine Burger Johnson

Johnson on Brown, 'An Army in Skirts: The World War II Letters of Frances DeBra' and Madison, 'Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II'

Frances DeBra Brown. An Army in Skirts: The World War II Letters of Frances DeBra. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2008. Illustrations. ix + 264 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-264-6.James H. Madison. Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. Illustrations. xviii + 300 pp.

Author: 
Ray E. Boomhower
Reviewer: 
William Doherty

Doherty on Boomhower, 'Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana Primary'

Ray E. Boomhower. Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana Primary. Indiana University Press, 2008. xii + 173 pp.p Illustrations. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35089-3.

Reviewed by William Doherty Published on H-Indiana (November, 2008) Commissioned by Stephen E. Towne

1968 and 2008: The More Things Change...

Author: 
John Craig Hammond
Reviewer: 
Nicole Etcheson

Etcheson on Hammond, 'Slavery, Freedom, and Expansion in the Early American West'

John Craig Hammond. Slavery, Freedom, and Expansion in the Early American West. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007. xiii + 245 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2669-8.

Reviewed by Nicole Etcheson (Department of History, Ball State University) Published on H-Indiana (July, 2008)

Did Popular Sovereignty Work After All?

Author: 
Stephen E. Towne, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas A. Mason

Mason on Towne, '"A Fierce, Wild Joy": The Civil War Letters of Colonel Edward J. Wood, 48th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment'

Stephen E. Towne, ed. "A Fierce, Wild Joy": The Civil War Letters of Colonel Edward J. Wood, 48th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007. xxviii + 296 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-599-8.

Reviewed by Thomas A. Mason (Department of History, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis) Published on H-Indiana (July, 2008)

Author: 
Robert M. Owens
Reviewer: 
Jim Buss

Buss on Owens, 'Mr. Jefferson's Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy'

Robert M. Owens. Mr. Jefferson's Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xxx + 311 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3842-8.

Reviewed by Jim Buss (Department of History, Oklahoma City University) Published on H-Indiana (July, 2008)

A Son of Virginia/A Father of Indiana

Author: 
Paul Salstrom
Reviewer: 
Martin Hershock

Hershock on Salstrom, 'From Pioneering to Persevering: Family Farming in Indiana to 1880'

Paul Salstrom. From Pioneering to Persevering: Family Farming in Indiana to 1880. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2007. xi + 208 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-453-8.

Reviewed by Martin Hershock (Department of Social Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn) Published on H-Indiana (May, 2008)

Hoosier Heyday: The Rise and Fall of Indiana's Family Farming Ethos

Author: 
Ralph D. Gray
Reviewer: 
Dean J. Kotlowski

Kotlowski on Gray, 'Meredith Nicholson: A Writing Life'

Ralph D. Gray. Meredith Nicholson: A Writing Life. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2007. 281 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-257-8.

Reviewed by Dean J. Kotlowski (Department of History, Salisbury University) Published on H-Indiana (November, 2007)

Meredith Nicholson: Indiana and Beyond

Author: 
Judith Vale Newton, Carol Ann Weiss
Reviewer: 
Colleen McFarland

McFarland on Newton and Weiss, 'Skirting the Issue: Stories of Indiana's Historical Women Artists'

Judith Vale Newton, Carol Ann Weiss. Skirting the Issue: Stories of Indiana's Historical Women Artists. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2004. xiv + 390 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-177-9.

Reviewed by Colleen McFarland (University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire) Published on H-Indiana (September, 2007)

Author: 
Joseph R. Reinhart, ed.
Reviewer: 
Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Tolzmann on Reinhart, 'August Willich's Gallant Dutchmen: Civil War Letters from the 32nd Indiana Infantry'

Joseph R. Reinhart, ed. August Willich's Gallant Dutchmen: Civil War Letters from the 32nd Indiana Infantry. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2006. xiii + 262 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-862-7.

Reviewed by Don Heinrich Tolzmann (German-Americana Collection, Archives and Rare Books, University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Indiana (April, 2007)

Indiana's German Regiment

Author: 
Harold Holzer
Reviewer: 
Daniel W. Stowell

Stowell on Holzer, 'Abraham Lincoln Portrayed in the Collections of the Indiana Historical Society'

Harold Holzer. Abraham Lincoln Portrayed in the Collections of the Indiana Historical Society. Catalog of collections compiled by Emily Castle and Barbara Quigley. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2006. x + 253 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-201-1.

Reviewed by Daniel W. Stowell (Papers of Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois) Published on H-Indiana (April, 2007)

Author: 
Darrel E. Bigham
Reviewer: 
Stephen Vincent

Vincent on Bigham, 'On Jordan's Banks: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in the Ohio River Valley'

Darrel E. Bigham. On Jordan's Banks: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in the Ohio River Valley. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005. x + 458 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2366-0.

Reviewed by Stephen Vincent (Independent Scholar, Iowa City) Published on H-Indiana (November, 2006)

Detailed, Restrained Analysis of African Americans at Two Great Divides

Author: 
Menahem Blondheim, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas E. Rodgers

Rodgers on Blondheim, 'Copperhead Gore: Benjamin Wood's Fort Lafayette and Civil War America'

Menahem Blondheim, ed. Copperhead Gore: Benjamin Wood's Fort Lafayette and Civil War America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006. xi + 291 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21847-6; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34737-4.

Reviewed by Thomas E. Rodgers (Department of History, University of Southern Indiana) Published on H-Indiana (November, 2006)

The Copperhead Perspective

Author: 
David J. Bodenhamer, Hon. Randall T. Shepard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Mackey

Mackey on Bodenhamer and Shepard, 'The History of Indiana Law'

David J. Bodenhamer, Hon. Randall T. Shepard, eds. The History of Indiana Law. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. ix + 391 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1637-2.

Reviewed by Thomas Mackey (Department of History, University of Louisville) Published on H-Indiana (November, 2006)

Moderation Is the Indiana Way

Author: 
Cynthia Carr
Reviewer: 
Allen Safianow

Safianow on Carr, 'Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America'

Cynthia Carr. Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America. New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. 512 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-517-70506-3.

Reviewed by Allen Safianow (Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo) Published on H-Indiana (July, 2006)

Confronting Unpleasant Truths

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