Reviews

Author: 
Albrecht Koschnik
Reviewer: 
Amanda B. Moniz

Moniz on Koschnik, '"Let a Common Interest Bind Us Together": Associations, Partisanship, and Culture in Philadelphia, 1775-1840'

Albrecht Koschnik. "Let a Common Interest Bind Us Together": Associations, Partisanship, and Culture in Philadelphia, 1775-1840. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007. xii + 351 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2648-3.

Reviewed by Amanda B. Moniz Published on H-SHEAR (February, 2009) Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
John Craig Hammond
Reviewer: 
François Furstenberg

Furstenberg on Hammond, 'Slavery, Freedom, and Expansion in the Early American West'

John Craig Hammond. Slavery, Freedom, and Expansion in the Early American West. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007. xiii + 245 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2669-8.

Reviewed by François Furstenberg Published on H-SHEAR (January, 2009) Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Slouching toward Missouri

Author: 
Andrew M. Schocket
Reviewer: 
Tamara Thornton

Thornton on Schocket, 'Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia'

Andrew M. Schocket. Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia. Northern Illinois University Press, 2007. 274 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-369-2.

Reviewed by Tamara Thornton Published on H-SHEAR (December, 2008) Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Power in the Early Republic, Inc.

Author: 
Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Mary Kelley

Kelley on Kaplan, 'Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship'

Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. viii + 239 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3164-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5853-0.

Reviewed by Mary Kelley Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2008) Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

Author: 
Eva Sheppard Wolf
Reviewer: 
Douglas R. Egerton

Egerton on Wolf, 'Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner's Rebellion'

Eva Sheppard Wolf. Race and Liberty in the New Nation: Emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner's Rebellion. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. xix + 284 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3194-7.

Reviewed by Douglas R. Egerton Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2008) Commissioned by Stacey M. Robertson

From Revolution to Reaction

Author: 
Rosemarie Zagarri
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Eastman

Eastman on Zagarri, 'Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic'

Rosemarie Zagarri. Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 233 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4027-6.

Reviewed by Carolyn Eastman Published on H-SHEAR (October, 2008) Commissioned by Stacey M. Robertson

Reinterpreting Women, Politics, and Culture

Author: 
J. M. Opal
Reviewer: 
Johann Neem

Neem on Opal, 'Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England'

J. M. Opal. Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4062-7.

Reviewed by Johann Neem (Department of History, Western Washington University) Published on H-SHEAR (August, 2008)

Making Self-Made Men

Author: 
Joseph T. Glatthaar, James Kirby Martin
Reviewer: 
Jon Parmenter

Parmenter on Glatthaar and Martin, 'Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution'

Joseph T. Glatthaar, James Kirby Martin. Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. 434 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-4601-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-4600-3.

Reviewed by Jon Parmenter (Department of History, Cornell University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2008)

Convenient Amnesia

Author: 
Scott Gac
Reviewer: 
Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Laughlin-Schultz on Gac, 'Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform'

Scott Gac. Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. xiv + 312 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11198-9.

Reviewed by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz (Department of History, Indiana University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2008)

Author: 
Timothy Patrick McCarthy, John Stauffer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ed Rugemer

Rugemer on McCarthy and Stauffer, 'Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism'

Timothy Patrick McCarthy, John Stauffer, eds. Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism. New York: The New Press, 2006. xxxiii + 382 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56584-880-1.

Reviewed by Ed Rugemer (Departments of History and African American Studies, Yale University) Published on H-SHEAR (June, 2008)

Author: 
Robert Pierce Forbes
Reviewer: 
Matthew E. Mason

Mason on Forbes, 'The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America'

Robert Pierce Forbes. The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 369 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3105-2.

Reviewed by Matthew E. Mason (Department of History, Brigham Young University) Published on H-SHEAR (June, 2008)

Throwback to the Backroom

Author: 
Trish Loughran
Reviewer: 
Scott Casper

Casper on Loughran, 'The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770-1870'

Trish Loughran. The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770-1870. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. xxv + 537 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13908-3.

Reviewed by Scott Casper (Department of History, University of Nevada) Published on H-SHEAR (May, 2008)

The Materiality of Print vs. the Theory of Imagined Communities

Author: 
Trish Loughran
Reviewer: 
Scott Casper

Casper on Loughran, 'The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770-1870'

Trish Loughran. The Republic in Print: Print Culture in the Age of U.S. Nation Building, 1770-1870. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. xxv + 537 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13908-3.

Reviewed by Scott Casper (Department of History, University of Nevada) Published on H-SHEAR (May, 2008)

The Materiality of Print vs. the Theory of Imagined Communities

Author: 
Gerald Horne
Reviewer: 
Stephen D. Behrendt

Behrendt on Horne, 'The Deepest South: The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade'

Gerald Horne. The Deepest South: The United States, Brazil, and the African Slave Trade. New York: New York University Press, 2007. 352 S. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3688-3; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-3689-0.

Reviewed by Stephen D. Behrendt (Department of History, Victoria University of Wellington) Published on H-SHEAR (May, 2008)

Author: 
Patrick Griffin
Reviewer: 
Michael A. McDonnell

McDonnell on Griffin, 'American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier'

Patrick Griffin. American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier. New York: Hill & Wang, 2007. x + 368 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9515-5.

Reviewed by Michael A. McDonnell (Department of History, University of Sydney) Published on H-SHEAR (March, 2008)

American Leviathan: How the West, and the Revolution, was Won

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