Reviews

Author: 
Eberhard L. Faber
Reviewer: 
Michael K. Beauchamp

Beauchamp on Faber, 'Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America'

Eberhard L. Faber. Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. xii + 441 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16689-6.

Reviewed by Michael K. Beauchamp (Rogers State University) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
John M. Murrin
Reviewer: 
John L. Larson

Larson on Murrin, 'Rethinking America: From Empire to Republic'

John M. Murrin. Rethinking America: From Empire to Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xi + 432 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-503871-2.

Reviewed by John L. Larson (Purdue University) Published on H-Early-America (August, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Maura Jane Farrelly
Reviewer: 
Ryan Tobler

Tobler on Farrelly, 'Anti-Catholicism in America, 1620-1860'

Maura Jane Farrelly. Anti-Catholicism in America, 1620-1860. Cambridge Essential Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 222 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61636-9.

Reviewed by Ryan Tobler (Harvard University) Published on H-Early-America (August, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Rosalie Metro
Reviewer: 
Marie McDaniel

McDaniel on Metro, 'Teaching U.S. History Thematically: Document-Based Lessons for the Secondary Classroom'

Rosalie Metro. Teaching U.S. History Thematically: Document-Based Lessons for the Secondary Classroom. New York: Teachers College Press, 2017. 224 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8077-5868-7.

Reviewed by Marie McDaniel (Southern Connecticut State University) Published on H-Early-America (July, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Michael D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Kristin C. Lee

Lee on Thompson, 'Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port'

Michael D. Thompson. Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Enterprise in an Antebellum Southern Port. Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Series. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. 312 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-474-8.

Reviewed by Kristin C. Lee (Washington University in St. Louis) Published on H-Early-America (July, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Rebecca Brannon
Reviewer: 
Jason Stroud

Stroud on Brannon, 'From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists'

Rebecca Brannon. From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. Illustrations. 232 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-668-1.

Reviewed by Jason Stroud (University of North Carolina-Greensboro) Published on H-Early-America (May, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (Middle Tennessee State University)

Author: 
Melvin Yazawa
Reviewer: 
Kevin Butterfield

Butterfield on Yazawa, 'Contested Conventions: The Struggle to Establish the Constitution and Save the Union, 1787-1789'

Melvin Yazawa. Contested Conventions: The Struggle to Establish the Constitution and Save the Union, 1787-1789. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-2026-4.

Reviewed by Kevin Butterfield (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Early-America (April, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (Middle Tennessee State University)

Author: 
Brian Yothers
Reviewer: 
Faith Barter

Barter on Yothers, 'Reading Abolition: The Critical Reception of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass'

Brian Yothers. Reading Abolition: The Critical Reception of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass. Studies in American Literature and Culture: Literary Criticism in Perspective Series. Rochester: Camden House, 2016. 200 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-577-3.

Reviewed by Faith Barter (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Early-America (April, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (Middle Tennessee State University)

Author: 
Alejandra Dubcovsky
Reviewer: 
Sean P. Harvey

Harvey on Dubcovsky, 'Informed Power: Communication in the Early American South'

Alejandra Dubcovsky. Informed Power: Communication in the Early American South. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 287 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66018-2.

Reviewed by Sean P. Harvey (Seton Hall University) Published on H-Early-America (March, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (Middle Tennessee State University)

Author: 
Michele Currie Navakas
Reviewer: 
John Nelson

Nelson on Navakas, 'Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America'

Michele Currie Navakas. Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America. Early American Studies Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 248 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4956-9.

Reviewed by John Nelson (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Early-America (January, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

Author: 
Patrick Griffin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Shira Lurie

Lurie on Griffin, 'Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America'

Patrick Griffin, ed. Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-3989-6; $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3988-9.

Reviewed by Shira Lurie (University of Virginia) Published on H-Early-America (December, 2017) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

Author: 
John Wareing
Reviewer: 
G. Patrick O'Brien

O'Brien on Wareing, 'Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618-1718'

John Wareing. Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618-1718. Oxford: Oxford University Press, February 2017. 352 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878890-4.

Reviewed by G. Patrick O'Brien (University of South Carolina) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2017) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

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Author: 
Robert G. Parkinson
Reviewer: 
Anna Leigh Todd

Todd on Parkinson, 'The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution'

Robert G. Parkinson. The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. xi + 742 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2663-5.

Reviewed by Anna Leigh Todd (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2017) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

Author: 
Rebecca Anne Goetz
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey T. Perry

Perry on Goetz, 'The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race'

Rebecca Anne Goetz. The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-1981-7.

Reviewed by Jeffrey T. Perry (Florida Gulf Coast University) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2017) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

Author: 
Bonnie Martin, James F. Brooks, eds.
Reviewer: 
Garrett W. Wright

Wright on Martin and Brooks, 'Linking the Histories of Slavery: North America and Its Borderlands'

Bonnie Martin, James F. Brooks, eds. Linking the Histories of Slavery: North America and Its Borderlands. School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series. Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2015. Illustrations. 416 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-938645-60-0.

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