Reviews

Author: 
Hanes Walton, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Jay Barth

Barth on Walton, 'Reelection: William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate'


Hanes Walton, Jr. Reelection: William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. 352 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11553-7.

Reviewed by Jay Barth (Department of Politics, Hendrix College)
Published on H-Pol (April, 2001)

The Persistence of the "Native Son" Phenomenon

Author: 
Kendrick A. Clements
Reviewer: 
Nancy Unger

Unger on Clements, 'Hoover, Conservation, and Consumerism: Engineering the Good Life'


Kendrick A. Clements. Hoover, Conservation, and Consumerism: Engineering the Good Life. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. xxxi + 207pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1033-4.

Reviewed by Nancy Unger (Department of History, Women and Gender Studies, and Environmental Studies, Santa Clara University)
Published on H-Pol (March, 2001)

Author: 
Brett Gary
Reviewer: 
John Owen

Owen on Gary, 'The Nervous Liberals: Propaganda Anxieties from World War I to the Cold War'


Brett Gary. The Nervous Liberals: Propaganda Anxieties from World War I to the Cold War. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xii + 323 pp.p. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11365-6.

Reviewed by John Owen (Department of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia)
Published on H-Pol (March, 2001)

Liberals at War

Liberals at War

Author: 
Adrianna Bosch
Reviewer: 
Gregory L. Schneider

Schneider on Bosch, 'Reagan: An American Story'


Adrianna Bosch. Reagan: An American Story. New York: TV Books, 2000. 348 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57500-140-1.

Reviewed by Gregory L. Schneider (Department of History, Emporia State University)
Published on H-Pol (February, 2001)

Ronald Reagan: A Television History

Ronald Reagan: A Television History

Author: 
William J. Vizzard
Reviewer: 
Michael Bellesiles

Bellesiles on Vizzard, 'Shots in the Dark: The Policy, Politics, and Symbolism of Gun Control'


William J. Vizzard. Shots in the Dark: The Policy, Politics, and Symbolism of Gun Control. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xviii + 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9560-7.

Reviewed by Michael Bellesiles (Department of History, Emory University)
Published on H-Pol (February, 2001)

Straight Shooting

Straight Shooting

Author: 
Susan-Mary Grant
Reviewer: 
Nicole Etcheson

Etcheson on Grant, 'North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era'


Susan-Mary Grant. North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. xiii + 250 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1025-9.

Reviewed by Nicole Etcheson (Department of History, University of Texas at El Paso)
Published on H-Pol (December, 2000)

"Is There A North?"

"Is There a North?"

Author: 
M. Margaret Conway
Reviewer: 
Pat Dunham

Dunham on Conway, 'Political Participation in the United States'


M. Margaret Conway. Political Participation in the United States. Third edition. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2000. xii + 227 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87187-792-5.

Reviewed by Pat Dunham (Department of Political Science, Duquesne University )
Published on H-Pol (December, 2000)

Explaining Political Behavior

Explaining Political Behavior

Author: 
Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, Jyl J. Josephson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Terri Susan Fine

Fine on Tolleson-Rinehart and Josephson, 'Gender and American Politics: Women, Men, and the Political Process'


Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, Jyl J. Josephson, eds. Gender and American Politics: Women, Men, and the Political Process. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. ix + 262 pp. $66.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0408-8.

Reviewed by Terri Susan Fine (Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida)
Published on H-Pol (December, 2000)

Author: 
Robbie Lieberman
Reviewer: 
John E. Haynes

Haynes on Lieberman, 'The Strangest Dream: Communism, Anticommunism and the U.S. Peace Movement 1945-1963'


Robbie Lieberman. The Strangest Dream: Communism, Anticommunism and the U.S. Peace Movement 1945-1963. Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution. New York: Syracuse University Press, 2000. xvii + 244 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-2841-5.

Reviewed by John E. Haynes (Manuscript Division, Library of Congress)
Published on H-Pol (December, 2000)

Author: 
J. Brooks Flippen
Reviewer: 
Melvin Small

Small on Flippen, 'Nixon and the Environment'


J. Brooks Flippen. Nixon and the Environment. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000. ix + 308 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1993-7.

Reviewed by Melvin Small (History Department, Wayne State University )
Published on H-Pol (November, 2000)

All Politics is a Fad

All Politics is a Fad

Author: 
Jo Freeman
Reviewer: 
Kristie Miller

Miller on Freeman, 'A Room at a Time: How Women Entered Party Politics'


Jo Freeman. A Room at a Time: How Women Entered Party Politics. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. xii + 353 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9804-2.

Reviewed by Kristie Miller (National Coalition of Independent Scholars)
Published on H-Pol (November, 2000)

A Positive Slope Over Time

A Positive Slope Over Time

Author: 
Michael A. Bellesiles, ed.
Reviewer: 
Paul A. Gilje

Gilje on Bellesiles, 'Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American History'


Michael A. Bellesiles, ed. Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American History. New York: New York University Press, 1999. vii + 453 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1295-5.

Reviewed by Paul A. Gilje (Department of History, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2000)

Gender and Race in the Study of Violence

Author: 
Mark Solomon
Reviewer: 
James G. Ryan

Ryan on Solomon, 'The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-1936'


Mark Solomon. The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-1936. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1998. viii + 403 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-095-5.

Reviewed by James G. Ryan (Department of General Academics, Texas A&M University at Galveston )
Published on H-Pol (October, 2000)

One Group's Liberation; Everybody's Freedom

Author: 
Steven F. Lawson, Charles Payne
Reviewer: 
Derek Catsam

Catsam on Lawson and Payne, 'Debating the Civil Rights Movement'


Steven F. Lawson, Charles Payne. Debating the Civil Rights Movement. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998. vii + 176 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9054-1.

Reviewed by Derek Catsam (Contemporary History Institute, Ohio University)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2000)

Debating American Civil Rights History

Debating American Civil Rights History

Author: 
Katy J. Harriger
Reviewer: 
Keith E. Whittington

Whittington on Harriger, 'The Special Prosecutor in American Politics'


Katy J. Harriger. The Special Prosecutor in American Politics. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2000. 336 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1020-4.

Reviewed by Keith E. Whittington (Department of Politics, Princeton University)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2000)

It Didn't Start with Kenneth Starr

It Didn't Start with Kenneth Starr

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