Reviews

Author: 
Matthew D. Lassiter
Reviewer: 
Craig Kaplowitz

Kaplowitz on Lassiter, 'The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South'


Matthew D. Lassiter. The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. xiii + 390 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-09255-3.

Reviewed by Craig Kaplowitz (Department of History, Judson College)
Published on H-Pol (January, 2010)

Southern Unexceptionalism

Author: 
Robert O. Self
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Silver

Silver on Self, 'American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland'


Robert O. Self. American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. xvi + 386 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-12486-5; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-07026-1.

Reviewed by Lindsay Silver (Department of History, Brandeis University)
Published on H-Pol (January, 2007)

Babylon on the Bay

Author: 
Bill Lofy
Reviewer: 
Jason Stahl

Stahl on Lofy, 'Paul Wellstone: The Life of a Passionate Progressive'


Bill Lofy. Paul Wellstone: The Life of a Passionate Progressive. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005. xiii + 167 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03119-1.

Reviewed by Jason Stahl (Department of History, University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Pol (January, 2007)

Vocational Training

Author: 
Catherine E. Rymph
Reviewer: 
Aaron Haberman

Haberman on Rymph, 'Republican Women: Feminism and Conservatism from Suffrage through the Rise of the New Right'


Catherine E. Rymph. Republican Women: Feminism and Conservatism from Suffrage through the Rise of the New Right. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xiii + 341 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5652-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2984-4.

Reviewed by Aaron Haberman (Department of History, University of South Carolina)
Published on H-Pol (January, 2007)

Author: 
Meg Jacobs
Reviewer: 
Gregory L. Schneider

Schneider on Jacobs, 'Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America'


Meg Jacobs. Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. xii + 349 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-08664-4.

Reviewed by Gregory L. Schneider (Department of History, Emporia State University)
Published on H-Pol (August, 2006)

Consumption Junction

Author: 
David S. Allen
Reviewer: 
Arthur L. Morin

Morin on Allen, 'Democracy, Inc. The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere'


David S. Allen. Democracy, Inc. The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2005. xi + 200 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02975-2.

Reviewed by Arthur L. Morin (Fort Hays State University)
Published on H-Pol (August, 2006)

A Champion of the Public Sphere

Author: 
Donna M. Binkiewicz
Reviewer: 
Jamie Pimlott

Pimlott on Binkiewicz, 'Federalizing the Muse: United States Arts Policy and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1965-1980'


Donna M. Binkiewicz. Federalizing the Muse: United States Arts Policy and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1965-1980. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 295 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-2878-6; ISBN 978-0-8078-5546-1.

Reviewed by Jamie Pimlott (Department of Political Science, University of Florida)
Published on H-Pol (July, 2006)

Cold Warrior to Provocateur: The History of the National Endowment for the Arts

Author: 
Gil Troy
Reviewer: 
Donna Binkiewicz

Binkiewicz on Troy, 'Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s'


Gil Troy. Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 397 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-09645-2.

Reviewed by Donna Binkiewicz (Department of History, California State University, Long Beach)
Published on H-Pol (July, 2006)

Can a President Invent a Decade?

Author: 
Yanek Mieczkowski
Reviewer: 
Jason Lantzer

Lantzer on Mieczkowski, 'Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s'


Yanek Mieczkowski. Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2005. vii + 455 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2349-3.

Reviewed by Jason Lantzer (Department of History, Indiana University, Indianapolis)
Published on H-Pol (June, 2006)

Time to Trade in the Old Ford for a New Revision

Author: 
Matthew Countryman
Reviewer: 
James Wolfinger

Wolfinger on Countryman, 'Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia'


Matthew Countryman. Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 432 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3894-5.

Reviewed by James Wolfinger (Department of History and Teacher Education, DePaul University)
Published on H-Pol (June, 2006)

From Interracial Liberalism to Black Power

Author: 
Suzanne Mettler
Reviewer: 
Stephen R. Ortiz

Ortiz on Mettler, 'Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation'


Suzanne Mettler. Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. xvi + 252 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518097-8.

Reviewed by Stephen R. Ortiz (Department of History, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Pol (June, 2006)

Author: 
Kevin M. Kruse
Reviewer: 
Andrew Highsmith

Highsmith on Kruse, 'White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism'


Kevin M. Kruse. White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-09260-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Highsmith (Department of History, University of Michigan.)
Published on H-Pol (May, 2006)

Atlanta: The City Too Busy Moving to Hate

Author: 
Stanley P. Berard
Reviewer: 
Tim Boyd

Boyd on Berard, 'Southern Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives'


Stanley P. Berard. Southern Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2001. 250 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-3305-8.

Reviewed by Tim Boyd (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Pol (May, 2006)

Author: 
Kevin M. Kruse
Reviewer: 
Andrew Highsmith

Highsmith on Kruse, 'White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism'


Kevin M. Kruse. White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-09260-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Highsmith (Department of History, University of Michigan)
Published on H-Pol (May, 2006)

Atlanta: The City Too Busy Moving to Hate

Author: 
Donald T. Critchlow
Reviewer: 
Jonathan J. Bean

Bean on Critchlow, 'Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade'


Donald T. Critchlow. Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. xi + 422 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-07002-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan J. Bean (Department of History, Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Published on H-Pol (February, 2006)

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