The Historian articles

Volume 79 (1)

The Wright Brothers. By David McCullough. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2015. Pp. 320. $30.00.)
John D. Anderson, vol. 79 (1): 131-132
The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State. By Lisa McGirr. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2015. Pp. xxii, 306. $27.95.)
David M. Fahey, vol. 79 (1): 132-133
Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader. By Robert Middlekauff. (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. Pp. xvi, 358. $30.00.)
Peter Charles Hoffer, vol. 79 (1): 133-134
American Vandal: Mark Twain Abroad. By Roy Morris Jr. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. 279. $27.95.)
Alan Gribben, vol. 79 (1): 134-135
Empire by Collaboration: Indians, Colonists, and Governments in Colonial Illinois Country. By Robert Michael Morrissey. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. x, 326. $45.00.)
W. Jeffrey Welsh, vol. 79 (1): 136-137
Professional Indian: The American Odyssey of Eleazer Williams. By Michael Leroy Oberg. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. x, 280. $39.95.)
Tim Alan Garrison, vol. 79 (1): 139-140
Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic. By Matthew Warner Osborn. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. vii, 268. $45.00.)
Andrew McMichael, vol. 79 (1): 141-142
Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763–1815. By Robert M. Owens. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 304. $32.95.)
Barbara Alice Mann, vol. 79 (1): 142-143
Fighting over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution. By Andrew M. Schocket. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 256. $30.00.)
Max M. Edling, vol. 79 (1): 143-145
Sea of Storms: A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina. By Stuart B. Schwartz. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xxi, 439. $35.00.)
Kerry A. Emanuel, vol. 79 (1): 145-146
Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America. By Ian Tyrrell. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 335. $40.00.)
Mark H. Lytle, vol. 79 (1): 148-149
The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II. By Nicholas Wapshott. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2015. Pp. xvi, 446. $27.95.)
Warren F. Kimball, vol. 79 (1): 149-151
Intellectual Manhood: University, Self, and Society in the Antebellum South. By Timothy J. Williams. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 284. $39.95.)
Donald Yacovone, vol. 79 (1): 151-152
Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life. By Mort Zachter. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 478. $34.95.)
Paul Ringel, vol. 79 (1): 152-153
Public Memory in Early China. By K. E. Brashier. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 526. $69.95.)
Yuri Pines, vol. 79 (1): 153-154
Farzana: The Woman Who Saved an Empire. By Julia Keay. (New York, NY: I. B. Tauris, 2014. Pp. xiii, 338. $30.00.)
John McLeod, vol. 79 (1): 155-156
The “Greatest Problem”: Religion and State Formation in Meiji Japan. By Trent E. Maxey. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2014. Pp. xiii, 330. $49.95.)
Miriam Kingsberg, vol. 79 (1): 156-157
The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China. By David A. Pietz. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 367. $39.95.)
Robert B. Marks, vol. 79 (1): 157-158
The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia. By Christopher Kaplonski. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2014. Pp. xvii, 259. $54.00.)
Paula L. W. Sabloff, vol. 79 (1): 159-160
The Destruction of the Medieval Chinese Aristocracy. By Nicolas Tackett. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2014. Pp. xiv, 298. $49.95.)
Alexei Ditter, vol. 79 (1): 160-161
Vietnamese Colonial Republican: The Political Vision of Vũ Trong Phung. By Peter Zinoman. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 300. $55.00.)
Mark W. McLeod, vol. 79 (1): 162-163
The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment, 1690-1805. By Thomas Ahnert. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 216. $65.00.)
Jeffrey Smitten, vol. 79 (1): 163-164
Dandyism in the Age of Revolution: The Art of the Cut. By Elizabeth Amann. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. 288. $45.00.)
Nigel Rodgers, vol. 79 (1): 164-166
1381: The Year of the Peasants’ Revolt. By Juliet Barker. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 528. $29.95.)
John Bedell, vol. 79 (1): 166-167
How to Ruin a Queen: Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Affair. By Jonathan Beckman. (Boston, MA: Da Capo Press, 2014. Pp. 386. $26.99.)
Sydney Watts, vol. 79 (1): 167-168
Darius in the Shadow of Alexander. By Pierre Briant. Translated by Jane Marie Todd. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. 608. $39.95.)
Lee Fratantuono, vol. 79 (1): 168-170
Galileo's Telescope: A European Story. By Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota, and Franco Giudice. Translated by Catherine Bolton. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 340. $35.00.)
Maurice A. Finocchiaro, vol. 79 (1): 170-172
Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years’ War. By Erica Charters. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 285. $50.00.)
Matthew Dziennik, vol. 79 (1): 172-173
King John and the Road to Magna Carta. By Stephen Church. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. xxii, 300. $29.99.)
Emily Zack Tabuteau, vol. 79 (1): 173-174
Women in the Peninsular War. By Charles J. Esdaile. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 322. $39.95.)
Charles MacKay, vol. 79 (1): 174-175
The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’ London. By Judith Flanders. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 2014. Pp. xxiii, 520. $27.99.)
Susie L. Steinbach, vol. 79 (1): 175-176
The Middle Ages. By Johannes Fried. Translated by Peter Lewis. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 632. $35.00.)
Gregory I. Halfond, vol. 79 (1): 177-178
Political Descent: Malthus, Mutualism, and the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England. By Piers J. Hale. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. 442. $45.00.)
Stephanie Barczewski, vol. 79 (1): 178-179
A Greater Ireland: The Land League and Transatlantic Nationalism in Gilded Age America. By Ely M. Janis. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. Pp. xiii, 279. $34.95.)
David Hudson, vol. 79 (1): 179-181
The German Right in the Weimar Republic: Studies in the History of German Conservatism, Nationalism, and Antisemitism. Edited by Larry Eugene Jones. (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2014. Pp. 352. $95.00.)
Paul Bookbinder, vol. 79 (1): 181-182
Hundred Days: The Campaign that Ended World War I. By Nick Lloyd. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. 900. $29.99.)
Geoffrey Wawro, vol. 79 (1): 182-183
Sasun: The History of an 1890s Armenian Revolt. By Justin McCarthy, Ömer Turan, and Cemalettin Taşkiran. (Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press, 2014. Pp. 496. $32.00.)
Richard G. Hovannisian, vol. 79 (1): 184-185
A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain. By Marc Morris. (New York, NY: Pegasus Books, 2015. Pp. xvi, 462. $29.95.)
Michael Prestwich, vol. 79 (1): 185-186
Lost Legion Rediscovered: The Mystery of the Theban Legion. By Donald O'Reilly. (Barnsley, United Kingdom: Pen and Sword, 2014. Pp. xv, 208. $39.95.)
Lee L. Brice, vol. 79 (1): 186-187
Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II. By Geoffrey Parker. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. xviii, 438. $40.00.)
John T. Wing, vol. 79 (1): 187-189