The Historian articles

Volume 79 (1)

To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement. By Christopher Cameron. (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2014. Pp. i, 172. $45.00.)
Sandra Slater, vol. 79 (1): 110-111
Authoritarian El Salvador: Politics and the Origins of the Military Regimes, 1880-1940. By Erik Ching. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014. Pp. xvii, 486. $55.00.)
Joaquín M. Chávez, vol. 79 (1): 111-113
Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century. By Andrew Wender Cohen. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2015. Pp. x, 376. $27.95.)
George T. Díaz, vol. 79 (1): 113-114
American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquin Murrieta. By Mark J. Dworkin. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. xv, 269. $29.95.)
Richard W. Etulain, vol. 79 (1): 115-116
A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867. By  Max M. Edling. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 318. $45.00.)
Mark Wahlgren Summers, vol. 79 (1): 116-117
The Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico. By Raphael Brewster Folsom. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. xi, 296. $50.00.)
Thomas E. Sheridan, vol. 79 (1): 117-118
Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. By Eric Foner. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2015. Pp. xiii, 320. $26.95.)
Loren Schweninger, vol. 79 (1): 119-120
Foreign Aid and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Edited by Raymond H. Geselbracht. (Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 327. $34.95.)
Max J. Skidmore, vol. 79 (1): 120-121
Dictablanda: Politics, Work, and Culture in Mexico, 1938-1968. Edited by Paul Gillingham and Benjamin T. Smith. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. 464. $28.95.)
Jurgen Buchenau, vol. 79 (1): 121-122
Miseducating Americans: Distortions of Historical Understanding. By Richard F. Hamilton. (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2015. Pp. vii, 274. $49.95.)
James P. Cousins, vol. 79 (1): 123-124
Yankee Bishops: Apostles in the New Republic, 1783 to 1873. By Charles R. Henery. (New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2015. Pp. xxiv, 351. $93.95.)
Mary Kupiec Cayton, vol. 79 (1): 124-125
The British Gentry, the Southern Planter, and the Northern Family Farmer: Agriculture and Sectional Antagonism in North America. By James L. Huston. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. xviii, 345. $47.50.)
Daniel Kilbride, vol. 79 (1): 125-127
No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War. By David Kaiser. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. 408. $27.99.)
Randy Roberts, vol. 79 (1): 127-128
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt: How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics. By Harry Lembeck. (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2015. Pp. 544. $27.00.)
Lewis L. Gould, vol. 79 (1): 128-129
Born To Be Wild: The Rise of the American Motorcyclist. By Randy D. McBee. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 359. $35.00.)
James J. Ward, vol. 79 (1): 129-131
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