Reviews in American History

Reviews in American History 25.4, December 1997

Editor's Note


    Presser, Stephen B., 1946-.
  • The Restoration of George Washington
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Brookhiser, Richard. Founding father: rediscovering George Washington.
    • Book Review: Phelps, Glenn A., 1948-. George Washington and American constitutionalism.
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    Moses, Wilson Jeremiah, 1942-.
  • Black Communities in Antebellum America: Buttressing Held Views
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Hodges, Graham Russell, 1946-. Slavery and freedom in the rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865.
    • Book Review: Horton, James Oliver. In hope of liberty: culture, community, and protest among northern free Blacks, 1700-1860.
    • Book Review: Reed, Harry A. (Harry Atwood), 1934-. Platform for change: the foundations of the northern free black community, 1775-1865.
    • Afro-Americans -- History -- To 1863.
    Maizlish, Stephen E., 1945-.
  • The Sectionalization of American Politics
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Morrison, Michael A., 1948-. Slavery and the American West: the eclipse of manifest destiny and the coming of the Civil War.
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
    Grimsley, Mark.
  • Dead White Males on Horseback
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Hirshson, Stanley P., 1928-. White Tecumseh: a biography of General William T. Sherman.
    • Book Review: Robertson, James I. Stonewall Jackson: the man, the soldier, the legend
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
    Morgan, H. Wayne (Howard Wayne).
  • Art-Culture in the Gilded Age
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Burns, Sarah. Inventing the modern artist: art and culture in Gilded Age America.
    • Book Review: Van Hook, Bailey, 1953-. Angels of art: women and art in American society, 1876-1914.
    • Art, American.
    Carp, E. Wayne, 1946-.
  • The Rise and Fall of the U.S. Children's Bureau
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Lindenmeyer, Kriste, 1955-. Right to childhood: the U.S. Children's Bureau and child welfare, 1912-46.
    • United States. Children's Bureau -- History.
    Grimsted, David.
  • The Hairy Ape Up In Mabel's Room
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Wainscott, Ronald Harold, 1948-. Emergence of the modern American theater, 1914-1929.
    • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Wiener, Jon.
  • Popular Culture and the Popular Front
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Denning, Michael. Cultural front: the laboring of American culture in the twentieth-century.
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Hutchison, William R.
  • Missionaries on the "Middle Ground" in China
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Hsing, Chün. Baptized in the fire of revolution: the American social gospel and the YMCA in China, 1919-1937.
    • Book Review: Lian, Xi. Conversion of missionaries: liberalism in American Protestant missions in China, 1907-1932.
    • Protestant churches -- Missions -- China -- History -- 20th century.
    Hunt, D. Bradford.
  • Public Housing in America: Lost Opportunities
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Radford, Gail. Modern housing for America: policy struggles in the New Deal era.
    • Housing policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Adams, Michael C. C., 1945-.
  • How the West Won
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Kimball, Warren F. Forged in war: Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Second World War.
    • Book Review: Chappell, John D. (John David), 1961-. Before the bomb: how America approached the end of the Pacific War.
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
    Ribuffo, Leo P.
  • Rural? Radical?
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Stock, Catherine McNicol. Rural radicals: righteous rage in the American grain.
    • Book Review: Horowitz, David A. Beyond left and right: insurgency and the establishment.
    • Radicalism -- United States -- History.
    Kusmer, Kenneth L., 1945-.
  • The Urban Crisis as History
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Sugrue, Thomas J., 1962-. Origins of the urban crisis: race and inequality in postwar Detroit.
    • Book Review: Gillette, Howard. Between justice and beauty: race, planning, and the failure of urban policy in Washington, D.C.
    • Urban policy -- United States.
    Gilbert, James Burkhart.
  • Somewhat Like Us
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Pells, Richard H. Not like us: how Europeans have loved, hated, and transformed American culture since World War II.
    • Europe -- Relations -- United States.
    Ray, Gerda W.
  • White Crime: S&L Christmas
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Calavita, Kitty. Big money crime: fraud and politics in the savings and loan crisis.
    • Savings and loan associations -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
    Ritchie, Donald A., 1945-.
  • Politics as Usual?
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Marszalek, John F., 1939-, ed. American political history: essays on the state of the discipline.
    • United States -- Politics and government -- Historiography.
    Johns, Elizabeth, 1937-.
  • Anything but "Correct"
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Hughes, Robert, 1938-. American visions: the epic history of art in America.
    • Art, American -- Themes, motives.
    Fisher, James T., 1956-.
  • With Friends Like These...
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Morgan, Joseph G. Vietnam lobby: the American Friends of Vietnam, 1955-1975.
    • American Friends of Vietnam -- History.
    Gardner, Lloyd C., 1934-.
  • Still In Saigon ...
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Lee, Steven Hugh, 1962-. Outposts of empire: Korea, Vietnam and the origins of the Cold War in Asia, 1949-1954.
    • Book Review: McMaster, H. R., 1962-. Dereliction of duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the lies that led to Vietnam.
    • Book Review: Schulzinger, Robert D., 1945-. Time for war: the United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975.
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.
    Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 1932-.
  • War as Hell: Blasting Survivors' Minds
    Subject Headings:
    • Book Review: Dean, Eric T. Shook over hell: post-traumatic stress, Vietnam and the Civil War.
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder.

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