Reviews

Author: 
Michael A. McDonnell
Reviewer: 
Joshua J. Jeffers

Jeffers on McDonnell, 'Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America'

Michael A. McDonnell. Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America. New York: Hill and Wang, 2015. Maps. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-2953-2.

Reviewed by Joshua J. Jeffers (Middle Tennessee State University) Published on H-Midwest (November, 2018) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek (Grand Valley State University)

Author: 
Christopher Phillips
Reviewer: 
Stephen E. Towne

Towne on Phillips, 'The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border'

Christopher Phillips. The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518723-6.

Reviewed by Stephen E. Towne (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis) Published on H-Midwest (November, 2018) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek (Grand Valley State University)

Author: 
Sara Egge
Reviewer: 
Chelsea Griffis

Griffis on Egge, 'Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920'

Sara Egge. Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920. Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, 2018. 242 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60938-557-6.

Reviewed by Chelsea Griffis (University of Toledo) Published on H-Midwest (September, 2018) Commissioned by Dustin McLochlin (Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums)

Author: 
Sabine N. Meyer
Reviewer: 
Josh Steedman

Steedman on Meyer, 'We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota'

Sabine N. Meyer. We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03935-5.

Reviewed by Josh Steedman (University of Toledo) Published on H-Midwest (May, 2018) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek (Grand Valley State University)

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Author: 
Andrew R. Highsmith
Reviewer: 
Brandon M. Ward

Ward on Highsmith, 'Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan and the Fate of the American Metropolis'

Andrew R. Highsmith. Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan and the Fate of the American Metropolis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 398 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-05005-8.

Reviewed by Brandon M. Ward (Perimeter College, Georgia State University) Published on H-Midwest (March, 2018) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek (Grand Valley State University)

Author: 
Reg Ankrom
Reviewer: 
Gregory Peek

Peek on Ankrom, 'Stephen A. Douglas: The Political Apprenticeship, 1833-1843'

Reg Ankrom. Stephen A. Douglas: The Political Apprenticeship, 1833-1843. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 240 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9807-9.

Reviewed by Gregory Peek (Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-Midwest (November, 2017) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=46485

Author: 
Frank Felsenstein, James J. Connolly
Reviewer: 
Mary Hricko

Hricko on Felsenstein and Connolly, 'What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City'

Frank Felsenstein, James J. Connolly. What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. 304 pp.. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-141-9.

Reviewed by Mary Hricko (KSU Geauga Campus and Regional Academic Center) Published on H-Midwest (November, 2017) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek

Author: 
Adam Mack
Reviewer: 
Brian M. Ingrassia

Ingrassia on Mack, 'Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers'

Adam Mack. Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2015. xi + 161 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08075-3.

Reviewed by Brian M. Ingrassia (West Texas A&M University) Published on H-Midwest (October, 2017) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek

Ingrassia on The Five Senses in the Windy City

Author: 
Dominic A. Pacyga
Reviewer: 
Greg Hall

Hall on Pacyga, 'Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made'

Dominic A. Pacyga. Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2015. 256 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-12309-7.

Reviewed by Greg Hall (Western Illinois University) Published on H-Midwest (September, 2017) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek

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