Reviews

Author: 
Lea E. Williams
Reviewer: 
Selika Ducksworth Lawton

Lawton on Williams, 'Servant of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership'

Lea E. Williams. Servant of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. x + 247 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-17684-6; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-16372-3.

Reviewed by Selika Ducksworth Lawton (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

Author: 
Jan E. Dizard, Robert Merrill Muth, Stephen P. Andrews, eds.
Reviewer: 
Glenn H. Utter

Utter on Dizard and Muth and Andrews, 'Guns in America: A Reader'

Jan E. Dizard, Robert Merrill Muth, Stephen P. Andrews, eds. Guns in America: A Reader. New York and London: New York University Press, 1999. ix + 517 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-1879-7; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-1878-0.

Reviewed by Glenn H. Utter (Department of Political Science, Lamar University) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

Author: 
J. Morgan Kousser
Reviewer: 
Michael Les Benedict

Benedict on Kousser, 'Colorblind Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction'

J. Morgan Kousser. Colorblind Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 608 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4738-1; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2431-3.

Reviewed by Michael Les Benedict (Department of History, Ohio State University) Published on H-Pol (June, 2000)

Author: 
Arnold A. Rogow
Reviewer: 
Whitman H. Ridgway

Ridgway on Rogow, 'A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr'

Arnold A. Rogow. A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. 351 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-4753-6.

Reviewed by Whitman H. Ridgway (University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-Pol (May, 2000)

In Search of Hamilton's

Author: 
Stephen E. Frantzich
Reviewer: 
Robert W. Kweit

Kweit on Frantzich, 'Citizen Democracy'

Stephen E. Frantzich. Citizen Democracy. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. vii + 235 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9150-0; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9151-7.

Reviewed by Robert W. Kweit (Department of Political Science & Public Administration, University of North Dakota) Published on H-Pol (May, 2000)

Author: 
Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Kenneth O'Reilly

O'Reilly on Kornweibel, '"Seeing Red": Federal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925'

Theodore Kornweibel, Jr. "Seeing Red": Federal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1998. xv + 225 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33337-7.

Reviewed by Kenneth O'Reilly (Department of History, University of Alaska Anchorage) Published on H-Pol (May, 2000)

Author: 
Bradley C.S. Watson
Reviewer: 
Thomas M. J. Bateman

Bateman on Watson, 'Civil Rights and the Paradox of Liberal Democracy'

Bradley C.S. Watson. Civil Rights and the Paradox of Liberal Democracy. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 1999. xi + 203 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0038-7.

Reviewed by Thomas M. J. Bateman (Department of Political Studies, Augustana University College.) Published on H-Pol (May, 2000)

Rights and the Twilight of Consent

Author: 
Paul F. Campos
Reviewer: 
John Dinan

Dinan on Campos, 'Jurismania: The Madness of American Law'

Paul F. Campos. Jurismania: The Madness of American Law. New York and Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1998. x + 198 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-510785-2.

Reviewed by John Dinan (Department of Politics, Wake Forest University) Published on H-Pol (April, 2000)

A Diagnosis of the Ailments of the American Legal System

Author: 
Carl Abbott
Reviewer: 
Alan H. Lessoff

Lessoff on Abbott, 'Political Terrain: Washington, D.C., from Tidewater Town to Global Metropolis'

Carl Abbott. Political Terrain: Washington, D.C., from Tidewater Town to Global Metropolis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. xv + 252 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2478-8; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4805-0.

Reviewed by Alan H. Lessoff (Department of History, Illinois State University) Published on H-Pol (April, 2000)

Author: 
Edward J. Renehan, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Stephen M. Streeter

Streeter on Renehan, 'The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War'

Edward J. Renehan, Jr. The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. xii + 289 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512719-5.

Reviewed by Stephen M. Streeter (Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University) Published on H-Pol (April, 2000)

All in the Family: The Roosevelts' Obsession with War

Author: 
Peggy Cooper Davis
Reviewer: 
William D. Rich

Rich on Davis, 'Neglected Stories: The Constitution and Family Values'

Peggy Cooper Davis. Neglected Stories: The Constitution and Family Values. New York: Hill & Wang, 1997. xi + 292 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-7241-5.

Reviewed by William D. Rich (The University of Akron School of Law) Published on H-Pol (April, 2000)

Author: 
Dominick Cavallo
Reviewer: 
Doug Rossinow

Rossinow on Cavallo, 'A Fiction of the Past: The Sixties in American History'

Dominick Cavallo. A Fiction of the Past: The Sixties in American History. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. vi + 282 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-21930-7.

Reviewed by Doug Rossinow (Department of History, Religious & Women's Studies, Metropolitan State University) Published on H-Pol (March, 2000)

The Sixties and the Bigger Picture

Author: 
Stephen Eric Bronner
Reviewer: 
Tracey Gladstone-Sovell

Gladstone-Sovell on Bronner, 'Ideas in Action: Political Tradition in the Twentieth Century'

Stephen Eric Bronner. Ideas in Action: Political Tradition in the Twentieth Century. Oxford and Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. 349 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9387-0.

Reviewed by Tracey Gladstone-Sovell (Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls) Published on H-Pol (March, 2000)

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