Reviews

Author: 
Robert E. Shalhope
Reviewer: 
Frank Towers

Towers on Shalhope, 'The Baltimore Bank Riot: Political Upheaval in Antebellum Maryland'


Robert E. Shalhope. The Baltimore Bank Riot: Political Upheaval in Antebellum Maryland. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. x + 196 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03480-0.

Reviewed by Frank Towers (University of Calgary, History Department)
Published on H-SHEAR (May, 2010)
Commissioned by Brian Luskey

Author: 
Timothy Mason Roberts
Reviewer: 
Rob Nelson

Nelson on Roberts, 'Distant Revolutions: 1848 and the Challenge to American Exceptionalism'


Timothy Mason Roberts. Distant Revolutions: 1848 and the Challenge to American Exceptionalism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. xi + 256 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2799-2.

Reviewed by Rob Nelson (University of Richmond)
Published on H-SHEAR (May, 2010)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
Reviewer: 
Candice Harrison

Harrison on Hartigan-O'Connor, 'The Ties That Buy: Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America'


Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor. The Ties That Buy: Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 253 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4144-0.

Reviewed by Candice Harrison (University of San Francisco)
Published on H-SHEAR (April, 2010)
Commissioned by Brian Luskey

Author: 
Andrew Jackson
Reviewer: 
Harry L. Watson

Watson on Jackson, 'The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volume VII: 1829'


Andrew Jackson. The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volume VII: 1829. Ed. Daniel Feller, Harold D. Moser, Laura-Eve Moss, and Thomas Coens. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007. 864 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-593-6.

Reviewed by Harry L. Watson (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Lori D. Ginzberg
Reviewer: 
Sally McMillen

McMillen on Ginzberg, 'Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life'


Lori D. Ginzberg. Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life. New York: Hill and Wang, 2009. 272 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9493-6.

Reviewed by Sally McMillen (Davidson College)
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Brian Luskey

America's Premier Feminist: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Author: 
John Gilbert McCurdy
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Irvin

Irvin on McCurdy, 'Citizen Bachelors: Manhood and the Creation of the United States'


John Gilbert McCurdy. Citizen Bachelors: Manhood and the Creation of the United States. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. xi + 268 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4788-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin Irvin (University of Arizona)
Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Brian Luskey

Singled Out

Author: 
Richard S. Newman
Reviewer: 
Kyle B. Roberts

Roberts on Newman, 'Freedom's Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers'


Richard S. Newman. Freedom's Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers. New York: New York University Press, 2008. xiii + 359 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5826-7.

Reviewed by Kyle B. Roberts (University of London)
Published on H-SHEAR (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Prophetic Founder

Author: 
Friederike Baer
Reviewer: 
Joyce Goodfriend

Goodfriend on Baer, 'The Trial of Frederick Eberle: Language, Patriotism and Citizenship in Philadelphia's German Community, 1790 to 1830'


Friederike Baer. The Trial of Frederick Eberle: Language, Patriotism and Citizenship in Philadelphia's German Community, 1790 to 1830. New York: New York University Press, 2008. 272 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9980-2.

Reviewed by Joyce Goodfriend (University of Denver)
Published on H-SHEAR (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Ethnicity and Language in the Early Republic

Author: 
Philip F. Gura
Reviewer: 
David Voelker

Voelker on Gura, 'American Transcendentalism: A History'


Philip F. Gura. American Transcendentalism: A History. New York: Hill & Wang, 2007. 384 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-3477-2.

Reviewed by David Voelker
Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

The Rise and Fall of American Transcendentalism

The Rise and Fall of American Transcendentalism

Author: 
David N. Gellman
Reviewer: 
Richard Bond

Bond on Gellman, 'Emancipating New York: The Politics of Slavery and Freedom, 1777-1827'


David N. Gellman. Emancipating New York: The Politics of Slavery and Freedom, 1777-1827. Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. xi + 297 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3174-9.

Reviewed by Richard Bond (Virginia Wesleyan College)
Published on H-SHEAR (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Daniel R. Mandell
Reviewer: 
George Price

Price on Mandell, 'Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780-1880'


Daniel R. Mandell. Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780-1880. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xx + 321 pp. Maps, tables, illustrations. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-8694-2.

Reviewed by George Price (University of Montana)
Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Jewel L. Spangler
Reviewer: 
Vassiliki Karali

Karali on Spangler, 'Virginians Reborn: Anglican Monopoly, Evangelical Dissent, and the Rise of the Baptists in the Late Eighteenth Century'


Jewel L. Spangler. Virginians Reborn: Anglican Monopoly, Evangelical Dissent, and the Rise of the Baptists in the Late Eighteenth Century. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2008. Maps, table. viii + 288 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2679-7.

Reviewed by Vassiliki Karali (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Seth Rockman
Reviewer: 
Brian Luskey

Luskey on Rockman, 'Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore'


Seth Rockman. Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xii + 368 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9006-2; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-9007-9.

Reviewed by Brian Luskey (West Virginia University)
Published on H-SHEAR (June, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Robert M. Owens
Reviewer: 
John Bowes

Bowes on Owens, 'Mr. Jefferson's Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy'


Robert M. Owens. Mr. Jefferson's Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xxx + 311 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3842-8.

Reviewed by John Bowes
Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2009)
Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

The Long Arm of Virginia

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