Reviews

Author: 
Ronald G. Shaiko
Reviewer: 
Laura A. Watt

Watt on Shaiko, 'Voices and Echoes for the Environment: Public Interest Representation in the 1990s and Beyond'

Ronald G. Shaiko. Voices and Echoes for the Environment: Public Interest Representation in the 1990s and Beyond. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xvi + 300 pp. $31.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11355-7; $78.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11354-0.

Reviewed by Laura A. Watt (Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California at Berkeley.) Published on H-Pol (March, 2000)

Author: 
Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin
Reviewer: 
Patrick Jones

Jones on Isserman and Kazin, 'America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s'

Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin. America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s. New York and Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2000. x + 300 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-509190-8.

Reviewed by Patrick Jones (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Pol (March, 2000)

Making Sense of the Sixties

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: 
Philip Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Kenneth C. Wolensky

Wolensky on Jenkins, 'Cold War at Home: The Red Scare in Pennsylvania 1945-1960'

Philip Jenkins. Cold War at Home: The Red Scare in Pennsylvania 1945-1960. Chapel Hill and London, England: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 271 pp. $49.95 (cloth), $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-2498-6.

Reviewed by Kenneth C. Wolensky (Division of History, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg) Published on H-Pol (February, 2000)

Author: 
Richard A. Posner
Reviewer: 
Gil Troy

Troy on Posner, 'An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton'

Richard A. Posner. An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. xii + 276 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00080-3.

Reviewed by Gil Troy (Department of History, McGill University) Published on H-Pol (February, 2000)

Judge Posner Finds Clinton -- And the Rest of Us -- Guilty

Author: 
Robert L. Hilliard, Michael C. Keith
Reviewer: 
Russell F. Farnen

Farnen on Hilliard and Keith, 'Waves of Rancor: Tuning in the Radical Right'

Robert L. Hilliard, Michael C. Keith. Waves of Rancor: Tuning in the Radical Right. Armonk, New York and London, England: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. Xv + 288 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0131-5.

Reviewed by Russell F. Farnen (Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs) Published on H-Pol (February, 2000)

Author: 
Michael Janeway
Reviewer: 
Philip Seib

Seib on Janeway, 'Republic of Denial: Press, Politics and Public Life'

Michael Janeway. Republic of Denial: Press, Politics and Public Life. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999. 177 pp. $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08123-7.

Reviewed by Philip Seib (Department of Journalism, Marquette University) Published on H-Pol (January, 2000)

The Deterioration of Press, Politics, and Public Life

Author: 
Frederick Mayer
Reviewer: 
Jennifer S. Holmes

Holmes on Mayer, 'Interpreting NAFTA: The Science and Art of Political Analysis'

Frederick Mayer. Interpreting NAFTA: The Science and Art of Political Analysis. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xiv + 374 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-10981-9; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10980-2.

Reviewed by Jennifer S. Holmes (School of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas) Published on H-Pol (January, 2000)

Author: 
Kimberly K. Smith
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth R. Varon

Varon on Smith, 'The Dominion of Violence: Riot, Reason & Romance in Antebellum Politics'

Kimberly K. Smith. The Dominion of Violence: Riot, Reason & Romance in Antebellum Politics. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999. viii + 318 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-0957-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth R. Varon (Department of History, Wellesley College) Published on H-Pol (January, 2000)

Democracy and Rational Public Debate in the Antebellum North

Author: 
Daniel T. Rodgers
Reviewer: 
Katherine G. Aiken

Aiken on Daniel T. Rodgers, 'Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age' and Rodgers, 'Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age'

Daniel T. Rodgers. Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age. Cambridge and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1998. 634 pp. Daniel T. Rodgers. Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998. 672 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05131-7.

Author: 
Doron Ben-Atar, Barbara B. Oberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard Buel

Buel on Ben-Atar and Oberg, 'Federalists Reconsidered'

Doron Ben-Atar, Barbara B. Oberg, eds. Federalists Reconsidered. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1998. ix + 310 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-1863-1; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1819-8.

Reviewed by Richard Buel (Department of History, Wesleyan University) Published on H-Pol (January, 2000)

Author: 
Michael F. Holt
Reviewer: 
James L. Huston

Huston on Holt, 'The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War'

Michael F. Holt. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. xviii + 1248 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-505544-3.

Reviewed by James L. Huston ( Department of History, Oklahoma State University) Published on H-Pol (December, 1999)

Author: 
Judy Kaplan, Linn Shapiro, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. Keene

Keene on Kaplan and Shapiro, 'Red Diapers: Growing Up in the Communist Left'

Judy Kaplan, Linn Shapiro, ed. Red Diapers: Growing Up in the Communist Left. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1998. 320 pp. $49.95 (cloth), $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06725-9.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. Keene (Department of History, University of Redlands) Published on H-Pol (November, 1999)

Author: 
Kurt Schuparra.
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Wellock

Wellock on Schuparra., 'Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966'

Kurt Schuparra. Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 1998. xxiv + 221 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0277-0.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Wellock (Department of History, Central Washington University) Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Paranoid No More

Author: 
Anthony N. Penna
Reviewer: 
William Rowley

Rowley on Penna, 'Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives'

Anthony N. Penna. Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. xvi + 300 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0188-9; $97.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0187-2.

Reviewed by William Rowley (University of Nevada-Reno) Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

The Historical Environment Made Modern

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