Reviews

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: 
John Boessenecker, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mark R. Cheathem

Cheathem on Boessenecker, 'Against the Vigilantes: The Recollections of Dutch Charley Duane'

John Boessenecker, ed. Against the Vigilantes: The Recollections of Dutch Charley Duane. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. xiv + 225 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3166-5.

Reviewed by Mark R. Cheathem (Department of History, Mississippi State University) Published on H-Pol (September, 2000)

Justice for a Thug

Justice for a Thug

Author: 
Roger G. Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Todd Estes

Estes on Kennedy, 'Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character'

Roger G. Kennedy. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xix + 476 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-513055-3.

Reviewed by Todd Estes (Department of History, Oakland University) Published on H-Pol (September, 2000)

Author: 
Allen C. Guelzo
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. McInerney

McInerney on Guelzo, 'Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President'

Allen C. Guelzo. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1999. xii + 516 pp. $29.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8028-3872-8.

Reviewed by Daniel J. McInerney (Department of History, Utah State University) Published on H-Pol (September, 2000)

Reluctant Redeemer

Reluctant Redeemer

Author: 
Robert Remini
Reviewer: 
Richard Latner

Latner on Remini, 'Daniel Webster: The Man and His Times'

Robert Remini. Daniel Webster: The Man and His Times. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. vi + 796 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04552-9.

Reviewed by Richard Latner (Department of History, Tulane University) Published on H-Pol (August, 2000)

The Voice of (Jacksonian) America

Author: 
S. J. Kleinberg
Reviewer: 
Melanie S. Gustafson

Gustafson on Kleinberg, 'Women in the United States 1830-1945'

S. J. Kleinberg. Women in the United States 1830-1945. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999. xii + 368 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-2729-1; $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2728-4.

Reviewed by Melanie S. Gustafson (Department of History, University of Vermont) Published on H-Pol (August, 2000)

Author: 
David J. Goldberg
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Pegram

Pegram on Goldberg, 'Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s'

David J. Goldberg. Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. xii + 210 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-6005-8; $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6004-1.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Pegram (Department of History, Loyola College in Maryland) Published on H-Pol (August, 2000)

Bringing the 1920s into Balance

Author: 
Sidney M. Milkis, Jerome M. Mileur, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brett Flehinger

Flehinger on Milkis and Mileur, 'Progressivism and the New Democracy'

Sidney M. Milkis, Jerome M. Mileur, eds. Progressivism and the New Democracy. Amherst, Mass: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. vi + 302 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-193-9; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-192-2.

Reviewed by Brett Flehinger (Department of History, Harvard University) Published on H-Pol (August, 2000)

The Triumph of Progressivism

Author: 
Sherie Mershon, Steven Schlossman
Reviewer: 
Marvin Fletcher

Fletcher on Mershon and Schlossman, 'Foxholes & Color Lines: Desegregating the U.S Armed Forces'

Sherie Mershon, Steven Schlossman. Foxholes & Color Lines: Desegregating the U.S Armed Forces. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. xiii + 393 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5690-7.

Reviewed by Marvin Fletcher (Department of History, Ohio University) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

Desegregation Reviewed Again

Author: 
Thomas Fleming
Reviewer: 
Michael P. Gabriel

Gabriel on Fleming, 'Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr,and the Future of America'

Thomas Fleming. Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr,and the Future of America. New York: Basic Books, 1999. xiv + 446 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01736-2.

Reviewed by Michael P. Gabriel (Department of History, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

Hamilton, Burr, and Politics in the Early Republic

Author: 
John Robert Greene
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Greene, 'The Presidency of George Bush'

John Robert Greene. The Presidency of George Bush. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. ix + 245 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0993-2.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Social Science Division, Missouri Southern State College) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

George Bush: A Guardian President

Author: 
Frank A. Warren
Reviewer: 
Brett Gary

Gary on Warren, 'Noble Abstractions: American Liberal Intellectuals and World War II'

Frank A. Warren. Noble Abstractions: American Liberal Intellectuals and World War II. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999. xxii + 330 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-0814-4.

Reviewed by Brett Gary (Graduate Program in Modern History and Literature, Drew University) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

A Disappointing War Against Fascism: Left-Liberal Journalists andWWII

Author: 
Robert Booth Fowler
Reviewer: 
Philip Abbott

Abbott on Fowler, 'Enduring Liberalism: American Political Thought Since the 1960s'

Robert Booth Fowler. Enduring Liberalism: American Political Thought Since the 1960s. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999. xvii + 331 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0974-1.

Reviewed by Philip Abbott (Department of Political Science, Wayne State University) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

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