Reviews

Author: 
Stephen Warren
Reviewer: 
Joshua J. Jeffers

Jeffers on Warren, 'The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America'


Stephen Warren. The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Maps. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-1173-0.

Reviewed by Joshua J. Jeffers (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) )
Published on H-Ohio (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Jon S. Miller

Author: 
Mardo Williams
Reviewer: 
Michael S. Mangus

Mangus on Williams, 'Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up with the Country'


Mardo Williams. Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up with the Country. New York: Calliope Press, 1996. iii + 335 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9649241-2-3.

Reviewed by Michael S. Mangus (Department of History, The Ohio State University of Newark)
Published on H-Ohio (April, 2003)

From Buggies to Spaceships: One Ohio Woman's Journey Through the Twentieth Century

Author: 
John S. Kessler, Donald B. Ball
Reviewer: 
Penny Messinger

Messinger on Kessler and Ball, 'North From the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio'


John S. Kessler, Donald B. Ball. North From the Mountains: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2001. xiii + 220 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86554-703-2; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86554-700-1.

Reviewed by Penny Messinger (St. Bonaventure University)
Published on H-Ohio (June, 2002)

Author: 
David Blanke
Reviewer: 
Stuart D. Hobbs

Hobbs on Blanke, 'Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest'


David Blanke. Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000. xvi + 282 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1348-7.

Reviewed by Stuart D. Hobbs (Education Services, Ohio Historical Society)
Published on H-Ohio (June, 2001)

Author: 
Tom Rumer
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Rumer, 'Unearthing the Land: The Story of Ohio's Scioto Marsh'


Tom Rumer. Unearthing the Land: The Story of Ohio's Scioto Marsh. Akron: University of Akron Press, 1999. xi + 291 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-884836-52-7.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Published on H-Ohio (June, 2001)

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Author: 
H. Roger Grant
Reviewer: 
Kenneth H. Wheeler

Wheeler on Grant, 'Ohio on the Move: Transportation in the Buckeye State'


H. Roger Grant. Ohio on the Move: Transportation in the Buckeye State. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000. xx + 210 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1283-1.

Reviewed by Kenneth H. Wheeler (Department of History, Reinhardt College )
Published on H-Ohio (December, 2000)

Transportation in Ohio History

Transportation in Ohio History

Author: 
Jon Lauck
Reviewer: 
R. Douglas Hurt

Hurt on Lauck, 'American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953-1980'


Jon Lauck. American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953-1980. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. xiv + 259pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2932-7.

Reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt (Department of History, Iowa State University)
Published on H-Ohio (December, 2000)

Author: 
Jon Lauck
Reviewer: 
R. Douglas Hurt

Hurt on Lauck, 'American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953-1980'


Jon Lauck. American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953-1980. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. xiv + 259pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2932-7.

Reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt (Department of History, Iowa State University )
Published on H-Ohio (December, 2000)

Author: 
Ruth C. Carter, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christine Dee

Dee on Carter, 'For Honor Glory & Union: The Mexican & Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen William Haines Lytle'


Ruth C. Carter, ed. For Honor Glory & Union: The Mexican & Civil War Letters of Brig. Gen William Haines Lytle. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999. xiv + 244 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2108-6.

Reviewed by Christine Dee (History of American Civilization, Harvard University)
Published on H-Ohio (October, 2000)

Author: 
Elizabeth A. Perkins
Reviewer: 
William T. Kerrigan

Kerrigan on Perkins, 'Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley'


Elizabeth A. Perkins. Border Life: Experience and Memory in the Revolutionary Ohio Valley. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xiv + 253 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-2400-9.

Reviewed by William T. Kerrigan (Department of History, Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio)
Published on H-Ohio (March, 2000)

Author: 
Larry Gara, Lenna Mae Gara, eds.
Reviewer: 
Janet R. Bednarek

Bednarek on Gara and Gara, 'A Few Small Candles: War Resisters of World War II Tell Their Stories'


Larry Gara, Lenna Mae Gara, eds. A Few Small Candles: War Resisters of World War II Tell Their Stories. Kent, Ohio and London: Kent State University Press, 1999. x + 207 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-621-0.

Reviewed by Janet R. Bednarek (Department of History, University of Dayton)
Published on H-Ohio (March, 2000)

Shedding Light on World War II Draft Resisters

Author: 
Marilyn S. Greenwald
Reviewer: 
Marilyn Howard

Howard on Greenwald, 'A Woman of the Times'


Marilyn S. Greenwald. A Woman of the Times. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1999. xxiv + 220 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1265-7.

Reviewed by Marilyn Howard (Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio)
Published on H-Ohio (January, 2000)

Just a Little Girl From Ohio

Author: 
Steve Love, David Giffels
Reviewer: 
Susan Johnson

Johnson on Love and Giffels, 'Wheels of Fortune: The Story of Rubber in Akron'


Steve Love, David Giffels. Wheels of Fortune: The Story of Rubber in Akron. Akron, Oh.: University of Akron Press, 1999. xiv + 359 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-884836-37-4; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-884836-38-1.

Reviewed by Susan Johnson (Department of History, The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Ohio (December, 1999)

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