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May 2013 Book Reviews

Francis and Kole, Murder and Martyrdom in Spanish Florida: Don Juan and the Guale Uprising of 1597

Bernhard, A Tale of Two Colonies: What Really Happened in Virginia and Bermuda?, by Matthew Pursell

Lounsbury, Essays in Early American Architectural History: A View from the Chesapeake, by Laurie Ossman

Farrelly, Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity, by Mathias D. Bergmann

Hofstra, ed., Ulster to America: The Scots-Irish Migration Experience, 1680–1830, by Roark Atkinson

Haulman, The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America, by Ashli White

Glasson, Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World, by Carla Gardina Pestana

Ferguson, God’s Fields: Landscape, Religion, and Race in Moravian Wachovia, by Elisabeth Sommer

Young, Nash, and Raphael, eds., Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation, by Thomas P. Slaughter

Spahn, Thomas Jefferson, Time, and History, by Andrew Cayton

Broadwater, James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation, by Kevin M. Gannon

Heideking, The Constitution Before the Judgment Seat: The Prehistory and Ratification of the American Constitution, 1787–1791, by Jane E. Calvert

Din, War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles, by David E. Narrett

Danisi, Uncovering the Truth about Meriwether Lewis, by William E. Foley

Stanton, “Those Who Labor for My Happiness”: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, by Ellen Eslinger

Grivno, Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790–1860, by Calvin Schermerhorn

Ericson, Slavery in the American Republic: Developing the Federal Government, 1791–1861, by John Lauritz Larson

Horne, Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. before Emancipation, by Keith Mason

Fede, Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South, by Chad Vincent Vanderford

Saugera, Reborn in America: French Exiles and Refugees in the United States and the Vine and Olive Adventure, 1815–1865, by Marise Bachand

Apple, The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch, by Anne E. Marshall

Scarborough, The Allstons of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Lowcountry, by Kathleen Hilliard

Myers, Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston, by Felicity Turner

Oshatz, Slavery and Sin: The Fight against Slavery and the Rise of Liberal Protestantism, by David Torbett

Harvey, Moses, Jesus, and the Trickster in the Evangelical South, by Matt Harper

Martinez, Coming for to Carry Me Home: Race in America from Abolitionism to Jim Crow, by Shawn Leigh Alexander

Quigley, Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865, by Frank Towers

Ayers and Martin, eds., America on the Eve of the Civil War, by Gunja SenGupta

Fleche, The Revolution of 1861: The American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict, by Matthew J. Clavin

Harris, Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving the Union, by Christopher Phillips

Burton, Podair, and Weber, eds., The Struggle for Equality: Essays on Sectional Conflict, the Civil War, and the Long Reconstruction, by Wallace Hettle

Lause, A Secret Society History of the Civil War, by Mark R. Cheathem

Gourley, Diverging Loyalties: Baptists in Middle Georgia during the Civil War, by John G. Crowley

Marten, ed., Children and Youth during the Civil War Era, by Libra R. Hilde

Glatthaar, Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee, by J. David Hacker

Newell and Shrader, Of Duty Well and Faithfully Done: A History of the Regular Army in the Civil War, by Samuel J. Watson

Brasher, The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation: African Americans and the Fight for Freedom, by James J. Broomall

Hardy, The Fifty-Eighth North Carolina Troops: Tar Heels in the Army of Tennessee, by Timothy J. Orr

Frazier, Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February 1863–May 1863, by John M. Sacher

Lause, Price’s Lost Campaign: The 1864 Invasion of Missouri, by Bradley R. Clampitt

Hess, The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi, by Bradley R. Clampitt

Clampitt, The Confederate Heartland: Military and Civilian Morale in the Western Confederacy, by John Fowler

Dee, “Feel the Bonds That Draw”: Images of the Civil War at the Western Reserve Historical Society, by Jeffrey Ruggles

Moody, Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History, by Wallace Hettle

Brown, ed., Remixing the Civil War: Meditations on the Sesquicentennial, by Reiko Hillyer

Towns, Enduring Legacy: Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, by Kibibi V. Mack-Shelton

Gannon, The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic, by Stuart McConnell

Wells, Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South, by Janet L. Coryell

Crouch and Brice, The Governor’s Hounds: The Texas State Police, 1870–1873, by Paul N. Spellman

Gallman, ed., A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875, by Laura Kathryn Baines-Walsh

Agee, A Cry for Justice: Daniel Rudd and His Life in Black Catholicism, Journalism, and Activism, 1854–1933, by Nikki Taylor

Frehner, Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859–1920, by Brian C. Black

Zackodnik, Press, Platform, Pulpit: Black Feminist Publics in the Era of Reform, by LaShawn Harris

Davis, Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition, by Alan M. Kraut

Whayne, Delta Empire: Lee Wilson and the Transformation of Agriculture in the New South, by Drew A. Swanson

Way, Conserving Southern Longleaf: Herbert Stoddard and the Rise of Ecological Land Management, by Will Sarvis

Newfont, Blue Ridge Commons: Environmental Activism and Forest History in Western North Carolina, by Sarah Mittlefehldt

Blue, St. Mark’s and the Social Gospel: Methodist Women and Civil Rights in New Orleans, 1895–1965, by Mary Jane Smith

Prenshaw, Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiography, by Michele Gillespie

Alexander, Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten: Enforcing Law on the Texas Frontier, by Michael L. Tate

Bush, Who Gets a Childhood? Race and Juvenile Justice in Twentieth-Century Texas, by Deborah L. Blackwell

Ward, Defending White Democracy: The Making of a Segregationist Movement and the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936–1965, by Karl E. Campbell

Kruse and Tuck, eds., Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement, by Max Krochmal

Hahamovitch, No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor, by Kathleen Mapes

Walker, ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, by Charles H. Martin

Bonastia, Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia, by Sarah H. Brown

Williams, Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr, by Charles M. Payne

Behnken, ed., The Struggle in Black and Brown: African American and Mexican American Relations during the Civil Rights Era, by Julie Leininger Pycior

Danielson, After Freedom Summer: How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965–1986, by Wesley Hogan

Shuler, Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town, by Michael J. Goleman

White, The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s, by Zachery Williams

Berryhill, The Trials of Eroy Brown: The Murder Case That Shook the Texas Prison System, by Norwood Andrews

Gidlow, ed., Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008, by Blake A. Ellis

Link, Links: My Family in American History, by Ralph B. Levering

Flynt, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives: A Memoir, by Richard Lowitt

Fellman, Views from the Dark Side of American History, by Stephen Berry

Payne, ed., Writing Women’s History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott, by Stephanie Cole


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