The Historian articles

Volume 75 (3)

Victors in Blue: How Union Generals Fought the Confederates, Battled Each Other, and Won the Civil War. By Albert Castel with Brooks D. Simpson. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2011. Pp. 392. $34.95.)
Sharon A. Roger Hepburn, vol. 75 (3): 552-553
The Abolitionist Imagination. By Andrew Delbanco, with commentaries by John Stauffer, Manisha Sinha, Darryl Pinckney, and Wilfred M. McClay. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 205. $24.95.)
Leigh Fought, vol. 75 (3): 553-555
Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman. By Aida D. Donald. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2012. Pp. xvi, 288. $25.99.)
Gary A. Donaldson, vol. 75 (3): 555-556
Illinois in the War of 1812. By Gillum Ferguson. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 349. $34.95.)
Ann Durkin Keating, vol. 75 (3): 556-557
The Revolution of 1861: The American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict. By Andre M. Fleche. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. xii, 224. $39.95.)
Don H. Doyle, vol. 75 (3): 557-559
America in the Forties. By Ronald Allen Goldberg. (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 213. $45.00.)
Brian Q. Cannon, vol. 75 (3): 559-560
Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire. By Eliga H. Gould. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 301. $45.00.)
Rory T. Cornish, vol. 75 (3): 560-561
Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America. By Marion Jacobson. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 219. $29.25.)
Kenneth J. Bindas, vol. 75 (3): 562-563
Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past. By Ronald M. James. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press and the Society for Historical Archaeology, 2012. Pp. xxii, 147. $16.95.)
Donald L. Hardesty, vol. 75 (3): 563-564
The Life of Herbert Hoover: Fighting Quaker, 1928–1933. By Glen Jeansonne. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Pp. 542. $60.00.)
Wilton Eckley, vol. 75 (3): 564-565
The Character of Meriwether Lewis: Explorer in the Wilderness. By Clay S. Jenkinson. (Washburn, ND: Dakota Institute Press of the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation; distributed by the University of Oklahoma Press, 2011. Pp. xxxiv, 456. $19.95.)
Brian Carso, vol. 75 (3): 565-567
Abolishing the Taboo: Dwight D. Eisenhower and American Nuclear Doctrine, 1945–1961. By Brian Madison Jones. (Solihull, England: Helion, 2011. Pp. iv, 172. $49.95.)
Andrew N. Buchanan, vol. 75 (3): 567-568
Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation after the Great War. By Erika Kuhlman. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012. Pp. ii, 235. $49.00.)
Erika Quinn, vol. 75 (3): 568-569
The Corner of the Living: Ayacucho on the Eve of the Shining Path Insurgency. By Miguel La Serna. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. xiv, 286. $29.95.)
Steve J. Stern, vol. 75 (3): 570-571
Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South. By Stephanie McCurry. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 456. $21.95.)
Mark A. Weitz, vol. 75 (3): 571-573
Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts. By Vern McKinley. (Oakland, CA: Independent Institute, 2011. Pp. xvi, 381. $16.95.)
David L. Mason, vol. 75 (3): 573-574
Calamity Jane: The Woman and the Legend. By James D. McLaird. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2005. Pp. xiii, 378. $29.95.)
Marguerite Quintelli-Neary, vol. 75 (3): 574-575
The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event. By James C. Nicholson. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. Pp. xx, 223. $29.95.)
Susan Nusser, vol. 75 (3): 575-576
Whispers of Rebellion: Narrating Gabriel's Conspiracy. By Michael L. Nicholls. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. x, 248. $42.50.)
Loren Schweninger, vol. 75 (3): 577-578
The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans. By Lawrence N. Powell. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 422. $29.95.)
Timothy K. Kinsella, vol. 75 (3): 578-580
Tell Me the Story of How I Conquered You: “Elsewheres” and Ethnosuicide in the Colonial Mesoamerican World. By José Rabasa. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2011. Pp. xii, 264. $55.00.)
Judith Francis Zeitlin, vol. 75 (3): 580-581
The Science of the Soul in Colonial New England. By Sarah Rivett. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, VA, 2011. Pp. x, 364. $45.00.)
Heather Miyano Kopelson, vol. 75 (3): 581-582
Reborn in America: French Exiles and Refugees in the United States and the Vine and Olive Adventure, 1815–1865. By Eric Saugera. Translated by Madeleine Velguth. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2011. Pp. x, 572. $30.00.)
Gregory Kennedy, vol. 75 (3): 583-584
J. Edgar Hoover Goes to the Movies: The FBI and the Origins of Hollywood's Cold War. By John Sbardellati. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. Pp. vii, 256. $27.95.)
Douglas M. Charles, vol. 75 (3): 584-585
The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis. By Ira Shapiro. (New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 2012. Pp. xxi, 475. $34.99.)
Patricia Zelman, vol. 75 (3): 585-586
The People's Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America. By Jed Handelsman Shugerman. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 381. $35.00.)
Keith E. Whittington, vol. 75 (3): 586-588
Thomas Jefferson, Time, and History. By Hannah Spahn. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011. Pp. x, 290. $45.00.)
Michael Schwarz, vol. 75 (3): 588-589
The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America: The 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers. Edited by Lyle Spatz . (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press & the Society for American Baseball Research, 2012. Pp. xi, 380. $26.95.)
Duane A. Smith, vol. 75 (3): 589-590
Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South. By Yael A. Sternhell. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 272. $49.95.)
Judith Giesberg, vol. 75 (3): 590-591
Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign. By Stanley Weintraub. (Boston, MA: Da Capo Press, 2012. Pp. 306. $26.00.)
Justus D. Doenecke, vol. 75 (3): 592-593
An Infinity of Nations: How the Native New World Shaped Early North America. By Michael Witgen. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Pp. 450. $45.00.)
Stacey L. Moore, vol. 75 (3): 593-594
Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics. By Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam. (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2011. Pp. xviii, 516. $29.50.)
Michael H. Fisher, vol. 75 (3): 594-596
Multicultural China in the Early Middle Ages. By Sanping Chen. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 279. $79.95.)
Albert E. Dien, vol. 75 (3): 596-597
Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900–1953. By Janet Y. Chen. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. Pp. viii, 309. $45.00.)
Hong-Ming Liang, vol. 75 (3): 597-598
Pious Citizens: Reforming Zoroastrianism in India and Iran. By Monica M. Ringer. (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011. Pp. xv, 273. $39.95.)
Indira Falk Gesink, vol. 75 (3): 598-599
The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool. By John E. Archer. (Liverpool, England: Liverpool University Press, 2011. Pp. xv, 281. $34.95.)
Marc Baer, vol. 75 (3): 600-601
The Enemy of the New Man: Homosexuality in Fascist Italy. By Lorenzo Benadusi. Translated by Suzanne Dingee and Jennifer Pudney. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. Pp. xxi, 432. $55.00.)
Charlotte Ross, vol. 75 (3): 601-602
When the Sun Danced: Myth, Miracles, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Portugal. By Jeffrey S. Bennett. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. x, 238. $24.50.)
Tom Gallagher, vol. 75 (3): 603-604
1494: How a Family Feud in Medieval Spain Divided the World in Half. By Stephen R. Bown. (New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2011. Pp. 292. $27.99.)
Gayle K. Brunelle, vol. 75 (3): 604-605
The Book and the Transformation of Britain, c. 550–1050: A Study in Written and Visual Literacy and Orality. By Michelle P. Brown. (London, England: The British Library, 2012. Pp. 184. $70.00.)
Emily Zack Tabuteau, vol. 75 (3): 605-606