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February 2013 Book Reviews

Slater and Yarbrough, eds., Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400–1850, by Ian Chambers

Jennings, New Worlds of Violence: Cultures and Conquests in the Early American Southeast, by Armstrong Starkey

Black, Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871, by Robert G. Parkinson

Drake, The Nation’s Nature: How Continental Presumptions Gave Rise to the United States of America, by Christian J. Koot

Hahn, Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617–1937, by Max Grivno

Bradburn and Coombs, eds., Early Modern Virginia: Reconsidering the Old Dominion, by James D. Rice

Cleary, The World, the Flesh, and the Devil: A History of Colonial St. Louis, by David Nichols

Evans, Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans, by Sara M. Picard

Landers, Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions, by Justin Roberts

Kidd, Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots, by John A. Ruddiman

Onuf and Cole, eds., Thomas Jefferson, the Classical World, and Early America, by Kevin J. Hayes

Valsania, The Limits of Optimism: Thomas Jefferson’s Dualistic Enlightenment, by Carl J. Richard

Tonsetic, 1781: The Decisive Year of the Revolutionary War, by Philip Ranlet

Bauer, Creole Genesis: The Bringier Family and Antebellum Plantation Life in Louisiana, by Paul Lachance

Ostendorf, Sounds American: National Identity and the Music Cultures of the Lower Mississippi River Valley, 1800–1860, by Sandra M. Frink

Hackett et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series. Vol. 9: 1 February 1805–30 June 1805, by Kevin Butterfield

Daughan, 1812: The Navy’s War, by John H. Schroeder

Ramage and Watkins, Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War, by Mark R. Cheathem

Willis, Southern Prohibition: Race, Reform, and Public Life in Middle Florida, 1821–1920, by Douglas Carlson

Zaboly, An Altar for Their Sons: The Alamo and the Texas Revolution in Contemporary Newspaper Accounts, by James E. Crisp

Carney, Ministers and Masters: Methodism, Manhood, and Honor in the Old South, by Robert Elder

Winter, The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader, by Michael D. Thompson

Auslander, The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family, by Amy Murrell Taylor

Asher, Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress, by Ginette Aley

Genovese and Fox-Genovese, Fatal Self-Deception: Slaveholding Paternalism in the Old South, by Margaret Abruzzo

Wells and Green, eds., The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century, by Frank J. Byrne

Gudmestad, Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom, by William G. Thomas

Ariens, Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas, by Steven Harmon Wilson

Konig, Finkelman, and Bracy, eds., The Dred Scott Case: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Race and Law, by Peter Wallenstein

Reynolds, Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America, by Michael Winship

Goldfield, America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation, by Robert Bonner

White, Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman, by Burrus M. Carnahan

Dobak, Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862–1867, by Sharon A. Roger Hepburn

Cooling, To the Battles of Franklin and Nashville and Beyond: Stabilization and Reconstruction in Tennessee and Kentucky, 1864–1866, by James Lee McDonough

Davis and Robertson, eds., Virginia at War, 1865, by Brian S. Wills

Bowen, Spain and the American Civil War, by Jay Sexton

Storey, ed., Tried Men and True, Or Union Life in Dixie, by Daniel E. Sutherland

Berry, ed., Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War’s Ragged Edges, by Joan Waugh

Follett, Foner, and Johnson, Slavery’s Ghost: The Problem of Freedom in the Age of Emancipation, by Ted Maris-Wolf

Barnes, ed., The Materiality of Freedom: Archaeologies of Postemancipation Life, by Charles E. Orser Jr.

Strom and Weaver, Confederates in the Tropics: Charles Swett’s Travelogue of 1868, by Christopher Jones

Reed, School Segregation in Western North Carolina: A History, 1860s–1970s, by Rodney Clare

Glasrud, ed., African Americans in South Texas History, by Brent M. S. Campney

Reilly, ed., Infinite Hope and Finite Disappointment: The Story of the First Interpreters of the Fourteenth Amendment, by Elizabeth Dale

Margolies, Spaces of Law in American Foreign Relations: Extradition and Extraterritoriality in the Borderlands and Beyond, 1877–1898, by Ethan Blue

Remillard, Southern Civil Religions: Imagining the Good Society in the Post-Reconstruction Era, by Charles A. Israel

Satterwhite, Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878, by John C. Inscoe

McIntyre, Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology, by Daniel Vivian

Engelhardt, A Mess of Greens: Southern Gender and Southern Food, by Rebecca Sharpless

Milanich and Root, Hidden Seminoles: Julian Dimock’s Historic Florida Photographs, by Robert A. Taylor

Sarvis, The Jefferson National Forest: An Appalachian Environmental History, by Albert G. Way

Boyd, Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community, by Fiona Deans Halloran

Pate, Arsenal of Defense: Fort Worth’s Military Legacy, by Joseph Abel

Pollard and Gwin, Harsh Country, Hard Times: Clayton Wheat Williams and the Transformation of the Trans-Pecos, by Mark W. Beasley

White, Will Rogers: A Political Life, by David Vaught

Gellman and Roll, The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor’s Southern Prophets in New Deal America, by Louis Cantor

Ratcliffe, Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues, by Sean Burns

Fenberg, Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good, by Bruce J. Schulman

Bowen, The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party, by Angie Maxwell

Feldman, ed., Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican, by Jason Morgan Ward

Clark, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper’s Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary, by Stephen J. Whitfield

Titus, Brown’s Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia, by Jon N. Hale

Emanuel, Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution, by Sally Jo Vasicko

Hall and Urofsky, New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press, by R. Volney Riser

Blight, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era, by Bruce E. Baker

McGuire and Dittmer, eds., Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement, by Kevin Boyle

Wallach and Kirk, eds., Arsnick: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Arkansas, by Cynthia Griggs Fleming

Waldschmidt-Nelson, Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality in America, by Lewis V. Baldwin

Godbey, Crowe on the Banjo: The Music Life of J. D. Crowe, by Jason Dean Mellard

Farley, Soul of the Man: Bobby “Blue” Bland, by Ulrich Adelt

King, I’m Feeling the Blues Right Now: Blues Tourism and the Mississippi Delta, by Anthony J. Stanonis

McMahon, Nixon’s Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political Consequences, by Robert Mason

Heale, Contemporary America: Power, Dependency, and Globalization Since 1980, by Allen J. Matusow

Maxwell and Shields, eds., Unlocking V. O. Key Jr.: Southern Politics for the Twenty-First Century, by Seth C. McKee

Buenger and De León, eds., Beyond Texas Through Time: Breaking Away from Past Interpretations, by Laura Lyons McLemore

Frank and Kilbride, eds., Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown, by Michael T. Bernath


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