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August 2016 Book Reviews  

Miller et al., eds., The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History, by Abigail L. Swingen

Kelton, Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824, by Daniel J. Tortora

Nelson and Elliott, eds., The Curious Mister Catesby: A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores New Worlds, by Vaughn Scribner

Milne, Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana,  by Carla Gerona

Ekberg and Person, St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive, by Jacob F. Lee

Parr, Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon, by William Taylor

Owens, Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763-1815, by Daniel Ingram

Sledge, The Mobile River, by Kenna Lang Archer

Crytzer, Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America, by David Head

Mattes, Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland: The Transatlantic Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, by Hannah Spahn

Fleming, The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined a Nation, by Aaron N. Coleman

Berkin, The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties, by Nicholas Pellegrino

Kierner and Treadway, eds., Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times, Vol. 1, by Joyce L. Broussard

Sullivan and Hampton, eds., Varieties of Southern Religious History: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Mathews, by Luke E. Harlow

Bryant, Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope, by Jessica Lowe

Maillard, A Map of Time and Blood: An Introduction to the Skinner Family Papers 1826-1850; On the Carpet: The Coming of Age Letters of Penelope Skinner 1832-1840; Albemarle Son: The Coming of Age Letters of Tristrim Lowther Skinner 1833-1849; The Belles of Williamsburg: The Courtship Correspondence of Eliza Fisk Harwood and Tristrim Lowther Skinner 1839-1849, by Jennifer Ford

Inskeep, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, by John F. Kirn

Fish, Federal Justice in the Mid-Atlantic South: United States Courts from Maryland to the Carolinas, 1836-1861,  by James M. Denham

Black, American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment, by Jay Precht

Brantley, with McGee, Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect, by Clifton Ellis

Stepenoff, Working the Mississippi: Two Centuries of Life on the River, by Sharony Green

Kytle, Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era, by Jason Stacy

Holzer, Symonds, and Williams, eds., Exploring Lincoln: Great Historians Reappraise Our Greatest President,  by Phillip W. Magness

Hurt, Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South,  by Louis Ferleger

Hewitt and Schott, eds., Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America's Civil War, Vol. 2, by James R. Jewell

Browning, Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron During the Civil War, by Samuel Negus

Akers, Year of Desperate Struggle: Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, from Gettysburg to Yellow Tavern, 1863-1864, by Debra Sheffer

Chick, The Battle of Petersburg, June 15-18, 1864, by Benjamin G. Cloyd

Hess, The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta, by Mark Barloon

Wheelan, Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War; and Jamieson, Spring 1865: The Closing Campaigns of the Civil War,  by Patricia Richard

Lause, Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class, by James D. Schmidt

Brown, Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina, by Barbara Gannon

Finnegan, Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression, by Aston Gonzalez

Dunkelman, Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician, by Nancy Schurr

Hubbs, Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman, by Bertis English

Kennedy-Nolle, Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South, by Adrian Greene

Campney, This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927, by Guy Lancaster

Kirk, ed.,Race and Ethnicity in Arkansas: New Perspectives, by LaGuana K. Gray

Berrey, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi, by Mark Schultz

Bailey and Tolnay, Lynched: The Victims of Southern Mob Violence, by Bruce E. Baker

Pollack, Visual Art and the Urban Evolution of the New South, by Reiko Hillyer

Taylor, James Larkin Pearson: A Biography of North Carolina's Longest-Serving Poet Laureate, by Carol Boggess

Krist, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans, by Thomas Aiello

Christian, El Paso's Muckraker: The Life of Owen Payne White, by Janice Hume

Varley, Americans Recaptured: Progressive Era Memory of Frontier Captivity, by Sherry L. Smith

Ware, The Cherokee Kid: Will Rogers, Tribal Identity, and the Making of an American Icon, by Arica L. Coleman

Murphet and Solomon, eds., William Faulkner in the Media Ecology, by Patrick E. Horn

Gilbert, Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal, by David Ekbladh

Allen, Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives, by Ben Keppel

Preston, Schulman, and Zelizer, eds., Faithful Republic: Religion and Politics in Modern America, by Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Gillespie and McMillen, eds., North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times, Vol. 2, by Jae Turner

Bond and Freeman, eds., Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times, Vol. 2,  by Sara Brooks Sundberg

Haberland, Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000,  by Tami J. Friedman

Archer, Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River, by Robert A. Gilmer

Manganiello, Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region, by Matthew L. Downs

Graham, Presidents and the American Environment, by Sara Dant

McKenzie-Jones, Clyde Warrior: Tradition, Community, and Red Power, by C. Richard King

Zwiers, Senator James Eastland: Mississippi's Jim Crow Democrat, by Catherine A. Conner

Guzmán, Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism, by Brandon Kyron Lenzie Winford

Nájera, The Borderlands of Race: Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Town, by Carlos Kevin Blanton

Rose, The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968, by Felipe Hinojosa

Threat, Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps,  by Judy Barrett Litoff

Díaz, The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College, by Patrick Lee Lucas

Burrow, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Theology of Resistance, by Ansley L. Quiros

Morris, Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi, by Prudence D. Cumberbatch

Hartnett, Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights,  by Justin Lorts

Brooks, Tigers in the Tempest: Savannah State University and the Struggle for Civil Rights, by Jelani M. Favors

Williamson, Elvis Presley: A Southern Life, by Douglas R. Harrison

Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, by Todd M. Kerstetter

Fearnbach, Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage, by Lisa C. Tolbert

Foley, Mexicans in the Making of America, by Shannon Baker

Berry, Obermiller, and Scott, eds., Studying Appalachian Studies: Making the Path by Walking, by Ian C. Hartman

Bay et al., eds., Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women, by Vivian M. May

Regan, A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court, by Scott D. Gerber

Young, Dissent: The History of an American Idea, by Set


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