Reviews

Author: 
Esther Sahle
Reviewer: 
Robynne Rogers Healey

Healey on Sahle, 'Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c. 1660-1800'

Esther Sahle. Quakers in the British Atlantic World, c. 1660-1800. Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2021. 292 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78327-586-1.

Reviewed by Robynne Rogers Healey (Trinity Western University) Published on H-Early-America (January, 2022) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Jessica Marie Johnson
Reviewer: 
Erica N. Duncan

Duncan on Johnson, 'Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World'

Jessica Marie Johnson. Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World. Early American Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. 360 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5238-5

Author: 
Katherine Carté
Reviewer: 
Donald Johnson

Johnson on Carté, 'Religion and the American Revolution: An Imperial History'

Katherine Carté. Religion and the American Revolution: An Imperial History. Williamsburg and Chapel Hill: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture/University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 416 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6264-0.

Reviewed by Donald Johnson (North Dakota State University) Published on H-Early-America (January, 2022) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Carolyn Eastman
Reviewer: 
Kaden Ivy

Ivy on Eastman, 'The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity'

Carolyn Eastman. The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2021. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6051-6.

Reviewed by Kaden Ivy (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Early-America (December, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Nik Ribianszky
Reviewer: 
Christian Pinnen

Pinnen on Ribianszky, 'Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence in Natchez, 1779-1865'

Nik Ribianszky. Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence in Natchez, 1779-1865. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2021. 286 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-6012-6.

Reviewed by Christian Pinnen (Mississippi College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Francis J. Bremer
Reviewer: 
Jordan Landes

Landes on Bremer, 'One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England'

Francis J. Bremer. One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-751004-9.

Reviewed by Jordan Landes (Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Jen Manion
Reviewer: 
Joan Jockel

Jockel on Manion, 'Female Husbands: A Trans History'

Jen Manion. Female Husbands: A Trans History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xi + 342 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48380-3

Reviewed by Joan Jockel (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Nina Sankovitch
Reviewer: 
Rhonda Barlow

Barlow on Sankovitch, 'American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution'

Nina Sankovitch. American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. Maps. 416 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-16328-8

Reviewed by Rhonda Barlow (Massachusetts Historical Society) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Donald F. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Joan Jockel

Jockel on Johnson, 'Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution (Early American Studies)'

Donald F. Johnson. Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution (Early American Studies). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. 256 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5254-5.

Reviewed by Joan Jockel (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Paul J. Polgar
Reviewer: 
William Hardin

Hardin on Polgar, 'Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement'

Paul J. Polgar. Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5393-8.

Reviewed by William Hardin (Montgomery Bell Academy) Published on H-Early-America (September, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Kevin John Weddle
Reviewer: 
Matthew Vajda

Vajda on Weddle, 'The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution'

Kevin John Weddle. The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. xvii + 519 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-533140-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Vajda (Kent State University) Published on H-Early-America (September, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56421

Author: 
Jonathan Todd Hancock
Reviewer: 
Sean P. Harvey

Harvey on Hancock, 'Convulsed States: Earthquakes, Prophecy, and the Remaking of Early America'

Jonathan Todd Hancock. Convulsed States: Earthquakes, Prophecy, and the Remaking of Early America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 186 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6218-3; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6217-6.

Reviewed by Sean P. Harvey (Seton Hall University) Published on H-Early-America (September, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck

Author: 
Jeanne E. Abrams
Reviewer: 
Michael K. Beauchamp

Beauchamp on Abrams, 'A View from Abroad: The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe'

Jeanne E. Abrams. A View from Abroad: The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe. New York: New York University Press, 2021. 296 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-0287-6.

Reviewed by Michael K. Beauchamp (Rogers State University) Published on H-Early-America (September, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
John Harris
Reviewer: 
Manuel Barcia

Barcia on Harris, 'The Last Slave Ships: New York and the End of the Middle Passage'

John Harris. The Last Slave Ships: New York and the End of the Middle Passage. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. ix + 300 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-24733-6.

Reviewed by Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds) Published on H-Early-America (August, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56391

Author: 
Michael D. Hattem
Reviewer: 
Tanner Ogle

Ogle on Hattem, 'Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution'

Michael D. Hattem. Past and Prologue: Politics and Memory in the American Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. 320 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23496-1.

Reviewed by Tanner Ogle (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Early-America (August, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56236

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