Reviews

Author: 
Angela Hornsby-Gutting
Reviewer: 
Franklin Forts

Forts on Hornsby-Gutting, 'Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900-1930'


Angela Hornsby-Gutting. Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900-1930. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009. xiv + 244 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3293-1.

Reviewed by Franklin Forts (Allegheny College)
Published on H-NC (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Ambivalent Patriarchs

Author: 
Barton A. Myers
Reviewer: 
Derek W. Frisby

Frisby on Myers, 'Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865'


Barton A. Myers. Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861-1865. Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011. 193 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-4362-9; $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3475-7.

Author: 
Charles J. Holden
Reviewer: 
Wayne Urban

Urban on Holden, 'The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC'


Charles J. Holden. The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. 217 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-3438-3; ISBN 978-0-8131-3439-0.

Reviewed by Wayne Urban (University of Alabama)
Published on H-NC (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Deborah Beckel
Reviewer: 
Steven Nash

Nash on Beckel, 'Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina'


Deborah Beckel. Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011. x + 298 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3002-2; $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-3052-7.

Author: 
Daniel S. Pierce
Reviewer: 
Mark D. Howell

Howell on Pierce, 'Real NASCAR: White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France'


Daniel S. Pierce. Real NASCAR: White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. 360 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3384-1.

Reviewed by Mark D. Howell (Northwestern Michigan College)
Published on H-NC (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
John Shelton Reed, Dale Volberg Reed, William McKinley
Reviewer: 
Eric Groce

Groce on Reed and Reed and McKinley, 'Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue'


John Shelton Reed, Dale Volberg Reed, William McKinley. Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3243-1.

Reviewed by Eric Groce (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-NC (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Pits, Personalities, and Places: An Education on Tarheel ‘Cue

Author: 
Malinda Maynor Lowery
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Lowery, 'Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation'


Malinda Maynor Lowery. Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xxvi + 339 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3368-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-7111-9.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-NC (August, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Andrew L. Slap, ed.
Reviewer: 
Fred J. Hay

Hay on Slap, 'Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath'


Andrew L. Slap, ed. Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath. New Directions in Southern History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010. 390 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2581-7.

Reviewed by Fred J. Hay (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-NC (June, 2011)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Mark L. Bradley
Reviewer: 
Rodney Steward

Steward on Bradley, 'Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina'


Mark L. Bradley. Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009. xi + 370 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2507-7.

Reviewed by Rodney Steward (Auburn University)
Published on H-NC (June, 2010)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Reconstruction in North Carolina

Author: 
Devin Fergus
Reviewer: 
Jama Lazerow

Lazerow on Fergus, 'Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980'


Devin Fergus. Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. Illustrations. 364 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-3323-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3324-3.

Author: 
Steven P. Miller
Reviewer: 
Darren E. Grem

Grem on Miller, 'Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South'


Steven P. Miller. Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 320 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4151-8.

Reviewed by Darren E. Grem (University of Georgia)
Published on H-NC (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

The Political Soul of Billy Graham

Author: 
Gregory S. Taylor
Reviewer: 
Harvey Klehr

Klehr on Taylor, 'The History of the North Carolina Communist Party'


Gregory S. Taylor. The History of the North Carolina Communist Party. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2009. 258 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-802-0.

Reviewed by Harvey Klehr (Emory University)
Published on H-NC (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Tar Heel Reds

Author: 
Russell McClintock
Reviewer: 
Michael Smith

Smith on McClintock, 'Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession'


Russell McClintock. Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 400 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3188-5.

Reviewed by Michael Smith (McNeese State University)
Published on H-NC (February, 2009)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

Author: 
Karl E. Campbell
Reviewer: 
Paul Milazzo

Milazzo on Campbell, 'Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers'


Karl E. Campbell. Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. xvii + 425 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3156-4.

Reviewed by Paul Milazzo
Published on H-NC (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Judkin J. Browning

A Shrewd Country Lawyer's 'Soft Southern Strategy'

Author: 
Amy Murrell Taylor
Reviewer: 
Michael E. Smith

Smith on Taylor, 'The Divided Family in Civil War America'


Amy Murrell Taylor. The Divided Family in Civil War America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xiv + 319 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2969-1.

Reviewed by Michael E. Smith (Department of History, McNeese State University)
Published on H-NC (April, 2008)

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