The Historian articles

Volume 74 (4)

The Captain Who Burned His Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, USN, 1750–1829. By Gordon S. Brown. (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011. Pp. viii, 200. $28.95.)
Tim Lanzendörfer, vol. 74 (4): 820-821
The Last Caudillo: Alvaro Obregón and the Mexican Revolution. By Jürgen Buchenau. (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. Pp. xiii, 218. $23.95.)
Nancy Aguirre, vol. 74 (4): 822-823
Winning the West with Words: Language and Conquest in the Lower Great Lakes. By James Joseph Buss. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2011. Pp. 336. $34.95.)
Rob Harper, vol. 74 (4): 823-824
Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture. By Karen L. Cox. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Pp. x, 210. $34.95.)
Jodi Skipper, vol. 74 (4): 824-825
1812: The Navy's War. By George C. Daughan. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2011. Pp. xxix, 491. $32.50.)
Wade G. Dudley, vol. 74 (4): 825-827
Funerals, Festivals, and Cultural Politics in Porfirian Mexico. By Matthew D. Esposito. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2010. Pp. xvi, 313. $29.95.)
Glen David Kuecker, vol. 74 (4): 827-828
Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America. By Carol Faulkner. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Pp. 312. $45.00.)
Victoria E. Ott, vol. 74 (4): 828-829
The Latest Word from 1540: People, Places, and Portrayals of the Coronado Expedition. Edited, with an introduction, by Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint . (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2011. Pp. xi, 505. $55.00.)
Richard Melzer, vol. 74 (4): 829-830
FDR Goes to War: How Expanded Executive Power, Spiraling National Debt, and Restricted Civil Liberties Shaped Wartime America. By Burton W. Folsom, Jr. and Anita Folsom, with an introduction by M. Stanton Evans. (New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 2011. P
Thomas J. McInerney, vol. 74 (4): 831-832
The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933. By Edward O. Frantz. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2011. Pp. xii, 295. $69.95.)
James C. Clark, vol. 74 (4): 832-833
The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic. By Barbara A. Gannon. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Pp. 282. $39.95.)
John David Smith, vol. 74 (4): 833-834
Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence. By Alan Gilbert. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. xvi, 369. $30.00.)
Douglas R. Egerton, vol. 74 (4): 835-836
Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life. By Vivian Gornick. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. Pp. 151. $25.00.)
Kathy E. Ferguson, vol. 74 (4): 836-837
Virginia Woolf. By Alexandra Harris. (New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 2011. Pp. 191. $24.95.)
Martin Hipsky, vol. 74 (4): 837-838
Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World. By Maya Jasanoff. (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Pp. xvi, 462. $30.00.)
D. G. Bell, vol. 74 (4): 839-840
Against the Gallows: Antebellum American Writers and the Movement to Abolish Capital Punishment. By Paul Christian Jones. (Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2011. Pp. x, 228. $35.00.)
Stephen D. Andrews, vol. 74 (4): 840-841
The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier. By Adam Jortner. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 299. $27.95.)
Thomas A. Britten, vol. 74 (4): 841-842
Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots. By Thomas S. Kidd. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2011. Pp. xiii, 291. $28.00.)
Paul A. Gilje, vol. 74 (4): 842-844
A Secret Society History of the Civil War. By Mark A. Lause. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2011. Pp. xiii, 209. $35.00.)
David Carlson, vol. 74 (4): 844-845
The Accidental Revolutionary: George Whitefield and the Creation of America. By Jerome Dean Mahaffey. (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2011. Pp. xii, 214. $24.95.)
Chris Beneke, vol. 74 (4): 845-846
Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America. By Joseph A. McCartin. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. 375. $29.95.)
Arthur B. Shostak, vol. 74 (4): 846-847
Forty Miles from the Sea: Xalapa, the Public Sphere, and the Atlantic World in Nineteenth-Century Mexico. By Rachel A. Moore. (Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2011. Pp. 240. $49.95.)
Mark Wasserman, vol. 74 (4): 848-849
The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South. By Damian Alan Pargas. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2011. Pp. xi, 259. $27.95.)
Loren Schweninger, vol. 74 (4): 849-850
Ethan Allen: His Life and Times. By Willard Sterne Randall. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2011. Pp. xiv, 617. $35.00.)
Jonathan Den Hartog, vol. 74 (4): 850-851
Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge. By John Nelson Rickard. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. Pp. xxii, 490. $34.95.)
Stephen G. Fritz, vol. 74 (4): 851-852
Making War and Minting Christians: Masculinity, Religion, and Colonialism in Early New England. By R. Todd Romero. (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011. Pp. xiii, 255. $26.95.)
Thomas A. Foster, vol. 74 (4): 853-854
Neurasthenic Nation: America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869–1920. By David G. Schuster. (Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011. Pp. 224. $42.95.)
Gerald Markowitz, vol. 74 (4): 854-855
The Empire Reformed: English America in the Age of the Glorious Revolution. By Owen Stanwood. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. Pp. 220. $45.00.)
Karen E. Robbins, vol. 74 (4): 855-856
The Iron Way: Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America. By William G. Thomas. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. Pp. 296. $30.00.)
H. Roger Grant, vol. 74 (4): 857-858
Affection and Trust: The Personal Correspondence of Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson, 1953–1971. By Harry S. Truman and Dean Acheson. Edited by Ray Geselbracht and David C. Acheson . (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Pp. xv, 343. $30.00.)
Donald J. Mrozek, vol. 74 (4): 858-859
Improbable Patriot: The Secret History of Monsieur de Beaumarchais, the French Playwright Who Saved the American Revolution. By Harlow Giles Unger. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2011. Pp. x, 236. $26.95.)
Kathryn Statler, vol. 74 (4): 859-860
Radical: A Portrait of Saul Alinsky. By Nicholas von Hoffman. (New York, NY: Nation Books, 2010. Pp. xiii, 237. $26.95.)
Robert C. Cottrell, vol. 74 (4): 861-862
The Thousand-Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi Disaster of 1937. By David Welky. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xi, 355. $27.50.)
Christopher J. Manganiello, vol. 74 (4): 862-863
Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation. Edited by Alfred F. Young , Gary B. Nash , and Ray Raphael . (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Pp. x, 452. $32.50.)
Philip Ranlet, vol. 74 (4): 863-864
Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes: The Tangshan Earthquake and the Death of Mao's China. By James Palmer. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2012. Pp. ix, 273. $26.99.)
Gregory Rohlf, vol. 74 (4): 865-866
Chinese Circulations: Capital, Commodities, and Networks in Southeast Asia. Edited by Eric Tagaliacozzo and Wen-Chin Chang . (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. Pp. xi, 534. $27.95.)
Hongshan Li, vol. 74 (4): 866-867
The Pope's Soldiers: A Military History of the Modern Vatican. By David Alvarez. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2011. Pp. xiii, 429. $34.95.)
Douglas B. Palmer, vol. 74 (4): 867-868
Polybius and Roman Imperialism. By Donald Walter Baronowsky. (London, England: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. Pp. xiv, 242. $80.00.)
Adrian Tronson, vol. 74 (4): 869-870
Song of the Forest: Russian Forestry and Stalinist Environmentalism, 1905–1953. By Stephen Brain. (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011. Pp. viii, 232. $24.95.)
Ryan Tucker Jones, vol. 74 (4): 870-871
The Emperor and the Saint: Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, Francis of Assisi, and Journeys to Medieval Places. By Richard F. Cassady. (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011. Pp. xvii, 454. $35.00.)
Ernest E. Jenkins, vol. 74 (4): 871-872