The Historian articles

Volume 75 (4)

The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America's First Great Disaster. By Meredith Henne Baker. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 317. $39.95.)
Karen Hagan, vol. 75 (4): 830-831
We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States. By Richard Bell. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 332. $39.95.)
Kathleen M. Brian, vol. 75 (4): 832-833
Meetinghouses of Early New England. By Peter Benes. (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. Pp. viii, 447. $49.95.)
Jeanne Halgren Kilde, vol. 75 (4): 833-834
Carved from Granite: West Point since 1902. By Lance Betros. (College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2012. Pp. xvii, 458. $40.00.)
Bruce Fleming, vol. 75 (4): 834-835
First Founders: American Puritans and Puritanism in an Atlantic World. By Francis J. Bremer. (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2012. Pp. xii, 282. $27.95.)
Richard A. Bailey, vol. 75 (4): 836-837
American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic. By Nancy K. Bristow. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 280. $34.95.)
Andrew Mitchell, vol. 75 (4): 837-838
James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation. By Jeff Broadwater. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. xvi, 266. $30.00.)
Ralph Ketcham, vol. 75 (4): 838-839
Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico's War on Drugs. By Isaac Campos. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. 331. $39.95.)
Claire Clark, vol. 75 (4): 840-841
Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island: The Rise and Fall of a California Dynasty. By Frederic Caire Chiles. (Norman, OK: Arthur H. Clark Company, 2011. Pp. 240. $34.95.)
Iris Engstrand, vol. 75 (4): 841-842
The Green Hornet Streetcar Disaster. By Craig Allen Cleve. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. 184. $30.00.)
Richard Cahan, vol. 75 (4): 842-843
Lincoln and the Constitution. By Brian R. Dirck. (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2012. Pp. 168. $19.95.)
Thomas C. Mackey, vol. 75 (4): 844-845
Congress and the Crisis of the 1850s. Edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon . (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012. Pp. 231. $49.95.)
R. Scott Burnet, vol. 75 (4): 845-846
The Slaves Who Defeated Napoléon: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian War of Independence, 1801–1804. By Philippe R. Girard. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2011. Pp. 444. $45.00.)
Jeremy D. Popkin, vol. 75 (4): 846-847
Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South. By Libra R. Hilde. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. vii, 317. $39.50.)
Mary Ann Bradford Burnam, vol. 75 (4): 847-848
My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family after the Civil War. By Lawrence P. Jackson. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. 216. $25.00.)
Martin Kuhlman, vol. 75 (4): 849-849
Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution. By Deborah Jenson. (Liverpool, England: Liverpool University Press, 2011. Pp. ix, 322. $39.95.)
Sibylle Fischer, vol. 75 (4): 850-851
The Land Was Ours: African American Beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South. By Andrew W. Kahrl. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. ix, 376. $39.95.)
Stanley Arnold, vol. 75 (4): 851-852
The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions. By Robert M. Lichtman. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. 285. $60.00.)
Mark I. Gelfand, vol. 75 (4): 852-853
The Religious Roots of the First Amendment: Dissenting Protestants and the Separation of Church and State. By Nicholas P. Miller. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xviii, 242. $35.00.)
Daniel L. Dreisbach, vol. 75 (4): 853-854
Dwelling in American: Dissent, Empire, and Globalization. By John Muthyala. (Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2012. Pp. xxii, 238. $29.95.)
Robbie Robertson, vol. 75 (4): 855-856
Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts. By Daniel K. Richter. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 2011. Pp. viii, 502. $35.00.)
Andrew K. Frank, vol. 75 (4): 856-857
Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America. By Mitchell Snay. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2011. Pp. x, 198. $40.00.)
Robert C. Williams, vol. 75 (4): 857-858
Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania. By Beverly C. Tomek. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012. Pp. xxiii, 296. $65.00.)
Jean R. Soderlund, vol. 75 (4): 858-859
Supreme Decisions: Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact. By Melvin I. Urofsky. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2012. Pp. xvi, 382. $49.00.)
Michael R. Belknap, vol. 75 (4): 860-861
Revolutionary Deists: Early America's Rational Infidels. By Kerry Walters. (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. Pp. 279. $20.00.)
Willard Sterne Randall, vol. 75 (4): 861-862
They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies of Racial Violence from Emancipation to World War I. By Kidada E. Williams. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012. Pp. ix, 281. $25.00.)
Allison Gloria Dorsey, vol. 75 (4): 863-864
Almost Free: A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia. By Eva Sheppard Wolf. (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 174. $19.95.)
Darryl Mace, vol. 75 (4): 864-865
Uneasy Allies: Working for Labor Reform in Nineteenth-Century Boston. By David A. Zonderman. (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011. Pp. xii, 312. $28.95.)
Teresa Murphy, vol. 75 (4): 865-866
Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan. By Pär Kristoffer Cassel. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. 260. $39.95.)
Susan R. Fernsebner, vol. 75 (4): 867-868
Culture and History in Postrevolutionary China: The Perspective of Global Modernity. By Arif Dirlik. (Hong Kong, China: Chinese University Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 341. $42.00.)
Roger R. Thompson, vol. 75 (4): 868-871
The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos. By Seth Jacobs. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 312. $35.00.)
Martin Stuart-Fox, vol. 75 (4): 871-872
The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past. By Michael Laffan. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011. Pp. xx, 301. $39.50.)
Francis R. Bradley, vol. 75 (4): 872-873
Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu. By Robin McNeal. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 2012. Pp. viii, 246. $48.00.)
David A. Graff, vol. 75 (4): 874-875
The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China. By David J. Silbey. (New York, NY: Hill and Wang, 2012. Pp. 273. $26.95.)
Joseph W. Esherick, vol. 75 (4): 875-876
The Soldier Experience in the Fourteenth Century. Edited by Adrian R. Bell and Anne Curry , with Adam Chapman, Andy King, and David Simpkin. (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2011. Pp. ix, 234. $99.00.)
Gilbert Bogner, vol. 75 (4): 876-877
Motherland in Danger: Soviet Propaganda During World War II. By Karel C. Berkhoff. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 407. $35.00.)
David Shneer, vol. 75 (4): 878-879
Fashion Beyond Versailles: Consumption and Design in Seventeenth-Century France. By Donna J. Bohanan. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 154. $40.00.)
Jonathan Dewald, vol. 75 (4): 879-880
Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm. By Leslie Brubaker. (London, England: Bristol Classical Press, 2012. Pp. xvi, 134. $27.95.)
Warren Treadgold, vol. 75 (4): 880-881
Mr. Churchill's Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book that Defined the “Special Relationship.” By Peter Clarke. (New York, NY: Bloomsbury Press, 2012. Pp. xix, 352. $30.00.)
William John Shepherd, vol. 75 (4): 882-883
James Connolly. By Lorcan Collins. (Dublin, Ireland: O'Brien Press, 2012. Pp. 352. $18.95.)
Mark Sachleben, vol. 75 (4): 883-884