The Historian articles

Volume 77 (4)

Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America. By Kathleen Donegan. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. 288. $49.95.)
Benjamin L. Carp, vol. 77 (4): 786-788
The Education of an Anti-Imperialist: Robert La Follette and US Expansion. By Richard Drake. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 533. $34.95.)
Thomas R. Pegram, vol. 77 (4): 788-789
Loving Nature, Fearing the State: Environmentalism and Antigovernment Politics before Reagan. By Brian Allen Drake. (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 245. $34.95.)
George Vrtis, vol. 77 (4): 789-790
The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence. By Marvin Dunn. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. 186. $24.95.)
Marilyn K. Howard, vol. 77 (4): 790-791
The Irony of the Solid South: Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865–1944. By Glenn Feldman. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2013. Pp. xix, 459. $49.95.)
Ben Wynne, vol. 77 (4): 792-793
The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America. By John F. Kasson. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2014. Pp. 308. $27.95.)
Burton W. Peretti, vol. 77 (4): 793-794
Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster. By Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2014. Pp. xix, 257. $35.00.)
Robert Gudmestad, vol. 77 (4): 794-795
Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South. By Barbara Krauthamer. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 232. $34.95.)
Cheryl A. Wells, vol. 77 (4): 796-797
Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War. By Jerome Loving. (Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2013. Pp. xi, 243. $27.95.)
Matthew C. Hulbert, vol. 77 (4): 797-798
Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation. By Marc Mappen. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Pp. 256. $24.95.)
Lisa Lindquist Dorr, vol. 77 (4): 799-799
Hard Times in the Marvelous City: From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro. By Bryan McCann. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. xi, 249. $24.95.)
Hendrik Kraay, vol. 77 (4): 800-801
Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina. By Shepherd W. McKinley. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2014. Pp. xi, 230. $69.95.)
Louis Ferleger, vol. 77 (4): 801-802
Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity. By Cruz Miguel Ortíz Cuadra. Translated by Russ Davidson. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 388. $45.00.)
Daniel J. Greenberg, vol. 77 (4): 802-803
Indians and the Political Economy of Colonial Central America, 1670–1810. By Robert W. Patch. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 272. $36.95.)
Robinson A. Herrera, vol. 77 (4): 803-805
Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era. By Priscilla Pope-Levison. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2014. Pp. ix, 270. $49.00.)
Nathaniel H. Wiewora, vol. 77 (4): 805-806
The Rotinonshonni: A Traditional Iroquoian History Through the Eyes of Teharonhia:wako and Sawiskera. By Brian Rice. (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 328. $34.95.)
R. Douglas Hurt, vol. 77 (4): 806-807
For God and Revolution: Priest, Peasant, and Agrarian Socialism in the Mexican Huasteca. By Mark Saad Saka. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. Pp. xxi, 208. $50.00.)
Eric Van Young, vol. 77 (4): 807-809
Washington Brotherhood: Politics, Social Life, and the Coming of the Civil War. By Rachel A. Shelden. (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 296. $34.95.)
David Carlson, vol. 77 (4): 809-810
Ideologies of the Sacred: The Transfiguration of Space in Colonial Yucatan. By Amara Solari. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2013. Pp. 212. $55.00.)
Adam Herring, vol. 77 (4): 810-811
Hell's Kitchen and the Battle for Urban Space: Class Struggle and Progressive Reform in New York City, 1894–1914. By Joseph J. Varga. (New York, NY: Monthly Review Press, 2013. Pp. 269. $18.95.)
Kerry Wynn, vol. 77 (4): 811-812
Violent Delights, Violent Ends: Sex, Race, and Honor in Colonial Cartagena de Indias. By Nicole von Germeten. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 304. $29.95.)
Peter Wade, vol. 77 (4): 813-814
The Princess Nun: Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan. By Gina Cogan. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2014. Pp. xxvii, 309. $49.95.)
Anne Walthall, vol. 77 (4): 814-815
Letters and Epistolary Culture in Early Medieval China. By Antje Richter. (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2013. Pp. x, 235. $30.00.)
David Prager Branner, vol. 77 (4): 815-816
Martial Spectacles of the Ming Court. By David M. Robinson. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2013. Pp. xiv, 423. $52.95.)
Harry Miller, vol. 77 (4): 816-817
Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma. By Mandy Sadan. (Oxford, England: British Academy and Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 512. $142.50.)
Ken MacLean, vol. 77 (4): 818-819
The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684–1757. By Gang Zhao. (Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 267. $56.00.)
Eugenio Menegon, vol. 77 (4): 819-820
Publishing Policies and Family Strategies: The Fortunes of a Dutch Publishing House in the 18th and Early 19th Centuries. By Arianne Baggerman. (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2014. Pp. xvii, 551. $249.00.)
Kees Boterbloem, vol. 77 (4): 820-822
The Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval England: From Bondage to Freedom. By Mark Bailey. (Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 373. $99.00.)
Boris Gorshkov, vol. 77 (4): 822-823
The Fruit of Liberty: Political Culture in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480–1550. By Nicholas Scott Baker. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. 368. $49.95.)
Marcello Simonetta, vol. 77 (4): 823-824
Funding Loyalty: The Economics of the Communist Party. By Eugenia Belova and Valery Lazarev. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 209. $33.00.)
Julie Hessler, vol. 77 (4): 824-825
Satan the Heretic: The Birth of Demonology in the Medieval West. By Alain Boureau. Translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 255. $20.00.)
Phillips Stevens, vol. 77 (4): 826-827
Franco: The Biography of the Myth. By Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez. (London, England: Routledge, 2014. Pp. viii, 271. $39.95.)
Wayne H. Bowen, vol. 77 (4): 827-828
Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga: Power Sharing at the Italian Renaissance Court. By Sarah D. P. Cockram. (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2013. Pp. xvi, 256. $149.95.)
Jennifer A. Cavalli, vol. 77 (4): 828-829
Saltpeter: The Mother of Gunpowder. By David Cressy. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 237. $29.95.)
Wayne E. Lee, vol. 77 (4): 830-831
Westphalia: The Last Christian Peace. By Derek Croxton. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Pp. xiv, 452. $115.00.)
Robert Bireley, vol. 77 (4): 831-832
Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great. By Robert Garland. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. Pp. 319. $35.00.)
Carolina López-Ruiz, vol. 77 (4): 832-833
The Rural War: Captain Swing and the Politics of Protest. By Carl J. Griffin. (Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 2012. Pp. 360. $105.00.)
Christopher Frank, vol. 77 (4): 833-835
Transforming 1916: Meaning, Memory and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising. By Roisín Higgins. (Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 2012. Pp. 288. $55.00.)
Sean Farrell, vol. 77 (4): 835-836
Mozart: A Life. By Paul Johnson. (New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2013. Pp. 164. $25.95.)
Roye E. Wates, vol. 77 (4): 836-837
A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought. By Mark Jurdjevic. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 295. $49.95).
Gregory Murry, vol. 77 (4): 837-839