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November 2016 Book Reviews

Driskell and Norrell, Tuckaleechee Cove: A Passage through Time, by Michael Toomey

Burnard, Planters, Merchants, and Slaves: Plantation Societies in British America, 1650-1820, by Chris Evans

McIlvenna, The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South, by Julie Richter

Melton, Religion, Community, and Slavery on the Colonial Southern Frontier, by Katharine Gerbner

Tortora, Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763, by Matthew Jennings

Juricek, Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776, by Tyler Boulware

Narrett, Adventurism and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803, by Richmond Brown

Harrison, A Powerful Mind: The Self-Education of George Washington, by Jeffrey J. Malanson

Fraser, The Washingtons: George and Martha "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love," by Carolyn M. Barske

Lengel et al., eds., The Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Vol. 18: 1 April-30 September 1795, by Joshua P. Canale

Malanson, Addressing America: George Washington's Farewell and the Making of National Culture, Politics, and Diplomacy, 1796-1852, by Nathaniel Millett

Porter, Their Lives, Their Wills: Women in the Borderlands, 1750-1846, by Nancy González

Tolley, Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845, by Edward McInnis

Head, Privateers of the Americas: Spanish American Privateering from the United States in the Early Republic, by Mariana L. R. Dantas

Van Atta, Wolf by the Ears: The Missouri Crisis, 1819-1821, by Matthew H. Crocker

Denham, Florida Founder William P. DuVal: Frontier Bon Vivant, by Zoltán Vajda

Green, Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Hidden Black-White Intimacies in Antebellum America, by Andrea Livesey

Dunt, Journey to Texas, 1833, by Janice Hoffmann

Haynes and Saxon, eds., Contested Empire: Rethinking the Texas Revolution, by Michael Scott Van Wagenen

Jackson and White, Joe, the Slave Who Became an Alamo Legend, by Carina Hoffpauir

Pargas, Slavery and Forced Migration in the Antebellum South, by Charles Vincent

Hope, A Scientific Way of War: Antebellum Military Science, West Point, and the Origins of American Military Thought, by Bradford Wineman

Peart and Smith, eds., Practicing Democracy: Popular Politics in the United States from the Constitution to the Civil War, by Sarah Purcell

Lubet, The"Colored Hero" of Harper's Ferry: John Anthony Copeland and the War Against Slavery, by Vanessa Holden

Rothman, Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery, by Karen Cook Bell

Brown and Rivers, Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works, by Karen Manners Smith

Huston, The British Gentry, the Southern Planter, and the Northern Family Farmer: Agriculture and Sectional Antagonism in North America, by Adam W. Dean

Tarter, Daydreams and Nightmares: A Virginia Family Faces Secession and War, by Catherine A. Jones

Thompson, A Civil War History of the New Mexico Volunteers and Militia, by Chris Rein

Hess, Civil War Infantry Tactics: Training, Combat, and Small-Unit Effectiveness, by Jennifer M. Murray

Dickey, Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, by Hugh Dubrulle

Sinisi, The Last Hurrah: Sterling Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864, by Thomas F. Curran

Marvel, Lincoln's Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton, by Angela M. Zombek

Thompson, The National Joker: Abraham Lincoln and the Politics of Satire, by Fiona Halloran

Clampitt, ed., The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory, by David P. Hopkins

Izecksohn, Slavery and War in the Americas: Race, Citizenship, and State Building in the United States and Brazil, 1861-1870, by Celso Thomas Castilho

Wahlstrom, The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War, by John McKiernan-González

Cimbala, Veterans North and South: The Transition from Soldier to Civilian after the American Civil War, by Brian Matthew Jordan

Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, by Kelly Kennington

Hobbs, Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida, by Mari N. Crabtree

Cooley, To Live and Dine in Dixie: The Evolution of Urban Food Culture in the Jim Crow South, by Stephanie Cole

Vella, George Washington Carver: A Life, by Thomas E. Reidy

Usner, Weaving Alliances with Other Women: Chitimacha Indian Work in the New South, by Mikaëla M. Adams

Guthman, Strangers Below: Primitive Baptists and American Culture, by John P. Daly

Jamison, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance, by Burt Feintuch

Rosenberg, The 4-H Harvest: Sexuality and the State in Rural America, by Andrew C. Baker

Shiflett, William Terry Couch and the Politics of Academic Publishing: An Editor's Career as Lightning Rod for Controversy, by Paul V. Murphy

Stephenson, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, by Todd M. Michney

Boyd, The Slain Wood: Papermaking and Its Environmental Consequences in the American South, by Deborah Fitzgerald

Poole, Saving Florida: Women's Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century, by Keith Woodhouse

Mizelle, Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination, by David Welky

Villarreal, Listening to Rosita: The Business of Tejana Music and Culture, 1930-1955, by Helena Simonett

Swensen, Picturing Migrants: The Grapes of Wrath and New Deal Documentary Photography, by Cory Pillen

Abreu, Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960, by Mario Rey

Morgan, Border Sanctuary: The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana Land Grant, by Tim Bowman

Littlejohn and Ford, eds., "The Enemy Within Never Did Without": German and Japanese Prisoners of War at Camp Huntsville, 1942-1945, by Martin T. Olliff

Holl, Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front during World War II, by G. Kurt Piehler

Feldman, The Great Melding: War, the Dixiecrat Rebellion, and the Southern Model for America's New Conservatism, by Stephanie Rolph

Bullock, Buchanan, and Gaddie, The Three Governors Controversy: Skullduggery, Machinations, and the Decline of Georgia's Progressive Politics, by Maarten Zwiers

Marsh, John Kasper and Ezra Pound: Saving the Republic, by June Melby Benowitz

Newby, Bluegrass in Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound and Its Legacy, by Kevin Kehrberg

Ford, Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul, by Katie Knowles

Stefani, Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970, by Debbie Z. Harwell

Quiroz, ed., Leaders of the Mexican American Generation: Biographical Essays, by John Weber

Laney, German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era, by Jason Krupar

George, One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County, by J. Russell Hawkins

Wilson, Glickman, and Lynn, eds., LBJ's Neglected Legacy: How Lyndon Johnson Reshaped Domestic Policy and Government, by Bell Julian Clement

Denham, Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, by Logan E. Sawyer

Berman, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, by Jennifer Delton

Upton, What Can and Can't Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South, by Renee Romano

Smith, McDaniel, and Hardin, eds., The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia, by Carole Stanford Bucy

Kelly, ed., Kentucky by Design: The Decorative Arts and American Culture, by Mel Buchanan

Ritchie and Orr, Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia, by Ted Olson

Bone, Ward, and Link, eds., Creating and Consuming the American South, by Sarah K. Bowman

Morris, The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, by Mikko Saikku

Friend and Glover, eds., Death and the American South, by David Silkenat

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