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November 2012 Book Reviews

Woods, A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513-1900, by Robert Emmett Curran, 943

Horn, A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, by Alexander Haskell, 944

Boulware, Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees, by Ian Chambers, 945

Kastor, William Clark's World: Describing America in an Age of Unknowns; and Mapp, The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763, by Dan Flores, 946

Winner, A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia, by Sarah Hand Meacham, 949

Lawrence, One Family Under God: Love, Belonging, and Authority in Early Transatlantic Methodism, by Jacob M. Blosser, 950

Troxler, Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina, by Cory Joe Stewart, 952

Lowther, The African American Odyssey of John Kizell: A South Carolina Slave Returns to Fight the Slave Trade in His African Homeland, by Randy J. Sparks, 953

Van Cleve, A Slaveholders' Union: Slavery, Politics, and the Constitution in the Early American Republic, by David N. Gellman, 954

Curran, A History of Georgetown University. Vol. 1: From Academy to University, 1789-1889; Vol. 2: The Quest for Excellence, 1889-1964; Vol. 3: The Rise to Prominence, 1964-1989, by James P. Cousins, 956

Crackel et al., eds., The Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Vol. 16: 1 May-30 September 1794, by Van Beck Hall, 958

McInnis and Nelson, eds., Shaping the Body Politic: Art and Political Formation in Early America, by Alan Wallach, 960

Pennington, Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920, by Lee Glazer, 962

Ellis, A History of Education in Kentucky, by Eric Moyen, 963

Cooper and Knock, eds., Jefferson, Lincoln, and Wilson: The American Dilemma of Race and Democracy, by Marek Steedman, 964

Hammond and Mason, eds., Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation, by Douglas R. Egerton, 966

Delfino, Gillespie, and Kyriakoudes, eds., Southern Society and Its Transformations, 1790-1860, by Bess Beatty, 967

Barnes, Schoen, and Towers, eds., The Old South's Modern Worlds: Slavery, Region, and Nation in the Age of Progress, by Harry L. Watson, 969

Schermerhorn, Money over Mastery, Family over Freedom: Slavery in the Antebellum Upper South, by Ted Pearson, 971

Young, Ripe for Emancipation: Rockbridge and Southern Antislavery from Revolution to Civil War, by Ellen Eslinger, 972

Greenwald, ed., In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre-Civil War New Orleans, by Kenneth Aslakson, 974

Buckner and Caster, eds., Fathers, Preachers, Rebels, Men: Black Masculinity in U.S. History and Literature, 1820-1945, by Sergio Lussana, 975

Lovett, America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Narrative History from the Nineteenth Century into the Twenty-First Century, by Marcus S. Cox, 977

Wilkie, Lilly Texana: One Hundred Eighty Broadsides and Other Ephemera Relating to Texas Printed and Published in Mexico before 1849 in the Lilly Library of Indiana University, by Gregg Cantrell, 978

Faulkner, Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America, by Gale L. Kenny, 979

Oickle, The Man with the Branded Hand: The Life of Jonathan Walker, Abolitionist, by Mischa Honeck, 980

McKirdy, Lincoln Apostate: The Matson Slave Trial, by Brian Dirck, 981

Lubet, Fugitive Justice: Runaways, Rescuers, and Slavery on Trial, by James D. Schmidt, 982

Barnhart, Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause, by Lee L. Willis, 984

Hirsch and Van Haften, Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason, by S. Chandler Lighty, 985

Knight, Confederate Invention: The Story of the Confederate States Patent Office and Its Inventors, by Harold Wilson, 986

Frazier and Hillhouse, eds., Love and War: The Civil War Letters and Medicinal Book of Augustus V. Ball; and Reid, ed., Practicing Medicine in a Black Regiment: The Civil War Diary of Burt G. Wilder, 55th Massachusetts, by Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein, 988

Plumb, Your Brother in Arms: A Union Soldier's Odyssey, by Bruce Kahler, 989

Jenkins and Stauffer, The State of Jones: The Small Southern County That Seceded from the Confederacy, by Rodney J. Steward, 990

McKnight, Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia, by Steven E. Nash, 991

Martin, General Braxton Bragg, C.S.A., by Alex Mendoza, 992

Hewitt and Bergeron, eds., Confederate Generals in the Western Theater. Vol. 3: Essays on America's Civil War, by Thomas A. DeBlack, 993

Ural, ed., Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict, by Cheryl A. Wells, 995

Smith, The Enemy Within: Fears of Corruption in the Civil War North, by Peter B. Knupfer, 997

Silkenat, Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina, by Stephen Berry, 998

Hettle, Inventing Stonewall Jackson: A Civil War Hero in History and Memory, by Sheila R. Phipps, 1000

Gilpin, John Brown Still Lives! America's Long Reckoning with Violence, Equality, and Change, by Edward J. Blum, 1001

Frantz, The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877-1933, by Lewis L. Gould, 1002

Frederickson, Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization, by Bryant Simon, 1003

Robinson, Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex and Revenge in the 1880s South, by Kellie Carter Jackson, 1004

Williams and Hoffius, Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow, by Matt J. Zacharias Harper, 1005

Dorsey, Southern West Virginia and the Struggle for Modernity, by Mark Myers, 1007

Cox, Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture, by Aaron Ketchell, 1008

Hess, Lincoln Memorial University and the Shaping of Appalachia, by Rebecca Montgomery, 1009

Neal, Vengeance Is Mine: The Scandalous Love Triangle That Triggered the Boyce-Sneed Feud, by Christopher B. Bean, 1010

Pfeifer, The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching; and Thurston, Lynching: American Mob Murder in Global Perspective, by Kidada E. Williams, 1011

Armstrong, Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching, by Clare Corbould, 1013

Hersey, My Work Is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver, by Evan P. Bennett, 1015

Johnson, Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age before Brown, by Jennifer E. Brooks, 1016

Aiello, The Kings of Casino Park: Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932, by John M. Carroll, 1017

Thompson, Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World, by Richard A. Straw, 1018

Lowery, Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation, by Deborah A. Rosen, 1019

Morrison, A History of the College of Charleston, 1936-2008, by Timothy Reese Cain, 1021

Andrews, Thyra J. Edwards: Black Activist in the Global Freedom Struggle, by Kendra T. Field, 1022

Bayless, Obliged to Help: Adolphine Fletcher Terry and the Progressive South, by Gail S. Murray, 1023

McDuffie, Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism, by William Jelani Cobb, 1024

Martin, ed., Louisiana Beyond Black and White: New Interpretations of Twentieth-Century Race and Race Relations, by Samuel C. Shepherd Jr., 1025

Emanuel and Tureaud, A More Noble Cause: A. P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana: A Personal Biography, by LaKisha Michelle Simmons, 1027

Behnken, Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas, by Cynthia E. Orozco, 1028

Crosby, ed., Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National Movement, by David P. Cline, 1030

Trolander, From Sun Cities to The Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-Restricted Communities, by Russell S. Kirby, 1031

Inscoe, Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography, by Pamela Tyler, 1033

Robinson and Williams, Remembrances in Black: Personal Perspectives of the African American Experience at the University of Arkansas, 1940s-2000s, by Bobby L. Lovett, 1034

Thompson, The Un-Natural State: Arkansas and the Queer South, by David K. Johnson, 1035

Buchanan, "Some of the People Who Ate My Barbecue Didn't Vote for Me": The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, by Chester M. Morgan, 1037

Smith, Camille, 1969: Histories of a Hurricane, by Mark D. Hersey, 1038

Flippen, Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right, by Michelle Nickerson, 1039

Stowe, No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism, by Randall J. Stephens, 1040

Tullos, Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie, by Charles W. Eagles, 1042

Okuda, The Presidency and the South: A U.S. History, by Takakazu Yamagishi, 1043

Kirkendall, ed., The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History, by Michael A. Morrison, 1044

Foner and McGirr, eds., American History Now, by Charles C. Bolton, 1046

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