Reviews

Author: 
Kenneth Bindas
Reviewer: 
John Hayes

Hayes on Bindas, 'Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South'


Kenneth Bindas. Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. 184 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3048-7.

Reviewed by John Hayes (Department of History, University of Georgia)
Published on H-NC (February, 2008)

Hardship and Kindness

Author: 
Bradford J. Wood
Reviewer: 
Peter Moore

Moore on Wood, 'This Remote Part of the World: Regional Formation in the Lower Cape Fear, North Carolina, 1725-1775'


Bradford J. Wood. This Remote Part of the World: Regional Formation in the Lower Cape Fear, North Carolina, 1725-1775. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. xx + 344 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-540-1.

Reviewed by Peter Moore (Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi)
Published on H-NC (January, 2008)

Regionalism Revisited

Author: 
Lorri Glover
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Lynn Gross

Gross on Glover, 'Southern Sons: Becoming Men in the New Nation'


Lorri Glover. Southern Sons: Becoming Men in the New Nation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. x + 250 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8498-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Lynn Gross (Department of History, Jacksonville State University)
Published on H-NC (December, 2007)

Moving beyond Southern Honor in our Understanding of Southern Manhood

Author: 
David Brown, Clive Webb
Reviewer: 
Robert J. Franzese

Franzese on Brown and Webb, 'Race in the American South: From Slavery to Civil Rights'


David Brown, Clive Webb. Race in the American South: From Slavery to Civil Rights. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. viii + 392 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3202-3; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-3203-0.

Reviewed by Robert J. Franzese (Department of History, University of Georgia)
Published on H-NC (December, 2007)

Author: 
Paul A. Cimbala
Reviewer: 
Mary Farmer-Kaiser

Farmer-Kaiser on Cimbala, 'The Freedmen's Bureau: Reconstructing the American South after the Civil War'


Paul A. Cimbala. The Freedmen's Bureau: Reconstructing the American South after the Civil War. Malabar: Krieger Publishing, 2005. 206 pp. $23.75 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57524-094-7.

Reviewed by Mary Farmer-Kaiser (Department of History and Geography, University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
Published on H-NC (November, 2007)

A Long Overdue New History of the Freedmen's Bureau

Author: 
Richard D. Starnes
Reviewer: 
Paul Yandle

Yandle on Starnes, 'Creating the Land of the Sky: Tourism and Society in Western North Carolina'


Richard D. Starnes. Creating the Land of the Sky: Tourism and Society in Western North Carolina. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. xiv + 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1462-0.

Reviewed by Paul Yandle (Department of History, West Virginia University)
Published on H-NC (November, 2007)

The New South Reaches into the Mountains

Author: 
James Alex Baggett
Reviewer: 
Hyman S. Rubin

Rubin on Baggett, 'The Scalawags: Southern Dissenters in the Civil War and Reconstruction'


James Alex Baggett. The Scalawags: Southern Dissenters in the Civil War and Reconstruction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. xvi + 323 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-3014-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2798-8.

Reviewed by Hyman S. Rubin (Department of History and Political Science, Columbia College, South Carolina)
Published on H-NC (November, 2007)

Author: 
Stephen Berry
Reviewer: 
Robert Kenzer

Kenzer on Berry, 'Princes of Cotton: Four Diaries of Young Men in the South, 1848-1860'


Stephen Berry. Princes of Cotton: Four Diaries of Young Men in the South, 1848-1860. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. xiv + 554 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2884-3.

Reviewed by Robert Kenzer (Department of History, University of Richmond)
Published on H-NC (October, 2007)

Four Young Southern Men Reveal All

Author: 
Mary G. Rolinson
Reviewer: 
James C. Giesen

Giesen on Rolinson, 'Grassroots Garveyism: The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927'


Mary G. Rolinson. Grassroots Garveyism: The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. xii + 286 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5795-3; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3092-5.

Reviewed by James C. Giesen (Department of History, Mississippi State University)
Published on H-NC (October, 2007)

Author: 
Steve Estes
Reviewer: 
Franklin Forts

Forts on Estes, 'I Am a Man!: Race, Manhood, and the Civil Rights Movement' and Steve Estes, 'I Am a Man! Race, Manhood, and the Civil Rights Movement'


Steve Estes. I Am a Man!: Race, Manhood, and the Civil Rights Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. 265 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5593-5; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2929-5.Steve Estes. I Am a Man! Race, Manhood, and the Civil Rights Movement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. iii + 239 pp.

Author: 
Christopher Arris Oakley
Reviewer: 
Christina Snyder

Snyder on Oakley, 'Keeping the Circle: American Indian Identity In Eastern North Carolina, 1885-2004'


Christopher Arris Oakley. Keeping the Circle: American Indian Identity In Eastern North Carolina, 1885-2004. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. ix + 191 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3574-8.

Reviewed by Christina Snyder (McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-NC (August, 2007)

Author: 
Gordon B. McKinney
Reviewer: 
Steven Nash

Nash on McKinney, 'Zeb Vance: North Carolina's Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader'


Gordon B. McKinney. Zeb Vance: North Carolina's Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. viii + 477 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2865-6.

Reviewed by Steven Nash (Department of History, University of Georgia)
Published on H-NC (June, 2007)

North Carolina's War Governor: Before and After

Author: 
George Lewis
Reviewer: 
John Godwin

Godwin on Lewis, 'Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement'


George Lewis. Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2006. x + 254 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-90022-2.

Reviewed by John Godwin (Graduate Liberal Studies, University of North Carolina, Wilmington)
Published on H-NC (June, 2007)

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