Book Reviews From


Title: Women and Slavery in the French Antilles, 1635-1848 - Bernard Moitt.
Reviewer: Sue Peabody

Title:Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation - Larry Eugene Rivers

Reviewer: Andrew K. Frank

Title:  Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory -   David W. Blight
Reviewer: Joan Waugh

Title:  Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War -  Dew, Charles B.
Reviewer:  Christopher Olsen.

Title: Migrants Against Slavery: Virginians and the Nation -  Schwarz, Philip J.
Reviewer: James C. Foley

Title: Slave Laws in Virginia. Studies in the Legal History of the South -  Schwarz, Philip J.
Reviewer: Annette Gordon-Reed

Title: The Punished Self: Surviving Slavery in the Colonial SouthAlex Bontemps.
Reviewer:  Sean Condon

Title:Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas - Sally E. Hadden.
Reviewer: Laura Croghan Kamoie

Title: Many Thousands Gone: The First TwoCenturies of Slavery in North America - Berli n, Ira.
Reviewer: Sally E. Hadden

Title: He Shall Go Out Free: The Lives of Denmark Vesey - Egerton, Douglas R.
          Reviewer: Jeffrey Robert Young

Title: Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest - Heath, Barbara J .
          Reviewer: Joshua D. Rothman

Title: A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War - Jaffa, Harry V.
        Reviewer: Matthew J. Franck

Title: Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass & Transatlantic Reform Rice, Alan J. and Martin Crawford, eds
        Reviewer: Carolyn Williams

Title: Abolitionist Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa - Sanneh, Lamin
             Reviewer: Randal Jelks

Title: The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina - Sinha, Manisha
          Reviewer: Kevin Gannon

Title: The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas - David Eltis.
 Reviewer: Jan Hogendorn

Title: Slavery and the Law - Paul Finkelman, ed
Reviewer: Eric Tscheschlok

Title: Race, Place, and the Law, 1836-1948 - David Delaney
          Reviewer: Wendell E. Pritchett

Title: Mistresses and Slaves: Plantation Women in South Carolina, 1830-80 - Marli F. Weiner
          Reviewer: Virginia J. Laas

Title: Roots of Disorder: Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817-1880 - Christopher Waldrep
          Reviewer: Michael J. Pfeifer

Title : Free in the World: American Slavery and Constitutional Failure - Mark E. Brandon
          Reviewer: Mark Hall

Title: How Did American Slavery Begin? - Edward Countryman, ed
          Reviewer: Brian D. McKnight

Title: Religion and the Antebellum Debate Over Slavery - John R. McKivigan and Mitchell Snay, eds
          Reviewer: Jon Sensbach

Title: The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the Antislavery Movement - Julie Roy Jeffrey
          Reviewer: Carolyn

Title: The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston - Albert J. von Frank
          Reviewer: Joan Waugh

Title: Political Abolitionism in Wisconsin, 1840-1861 - Michael J. McManus
          Reviewer: Michael D. Pierson

Title: Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and 1780-1860 - Joanne Pope Melish
          Reviewer: Vivien Sandlund

Title: From Calabar to Carter's Grove: The History of a Virginia Slave Community - Lorena S. Walsh
          Reviewer: Karen R. Utz

Title: Nat Turner Before the Bar of Judgement: Fictional Treatments of the Southampton Slave Rebellion
           Mary Kemp Davis
          Reviewer: Douglas R. Egerton

Title: Mammon and Manon in Early New Orleans: The First Slave Society in the Deep South 1718-1819
             Thomas N. Ingersoll
          Reviewer: Virginia M. Gould

Title: Of One Blood: Abolitionism and the Origins of Racial Equality - Paul Goodman
          Reviewer: Joanne Pope Melish

Title: From Bondage to Contract: Wage Labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Era of Slave Emanipation
          Amy Dru Stanley
            Reviewer: Daniel Hamilton

Title: Root & Branch: African Americans in New York and East Jersey, 1613-1863 - Graham Russell Hodges
          Reviewer: Liam Riordan

Title: Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, & the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia
          Woody Holton
           Reviewer: James H. Merrell

Title: Slavery in the Clover Bottoms: John McCline's Narrative of His Life during Slavery and the Civil War
         Jan Furman, ed
         Reviewer: Michelle A. Krowl

Title: Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion, and Identity in Gabriel's Virginia, 1730-1810 - James Sidbury
        Reviewer: Seth Rockman

Title: Leonard Bacon: New England Reformer and Antislavery Moderate - Hugh Davis
          Reviewer: Leo P. Hirrel

Title: Parties, Slavery and the Union in Antebellum Georgia - Anthony Gene Carey
          Reviewer: Lloyd Benson

Title: Freedom, Racism, and Reconstruction: Collected Writings of LaWanda Cox
          Reviewer: Patrick G. Williams

Title: The Forgotten Cause of the Civil War: A New Look at the Slavery Issue
          Reviewer: James L. Huston

Title:  The Forgotten Cause of the Civil War: A New Look at the Slavery Issue - Lawrence R. Tenzer.
          Reviewer: James L. Huston

Title: Questioning Slavery. London: Routledge - James Walvin
    Reviewer: James L. Huston

Title: Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and The Coming of The Civil War
            Michael A. Morrison
            Reviewer: Daniel W. Crofts

Title: Henry Hughes and Proslavery Thought in the Old South -  Douglas Ambrose
           Reviewer: Robert Emmett Curran

Title: Slavery and Colonial Rule in French West Africa - Martin A. Klein
          Reviewer: Andrew F. Clark

Title: From Slaving to Neoslavery - Irahim K. Sundiata
Reviewer: John Edward Philips

Race Related

Title: How Jews Became White Folks and What that Says About Race in America
          Reviewer: Denise D. Meringolo

Title: Racializing Class, Classifying Race: Labour and Difference in Britain, the USA and Africa
          Reviewer: Derek Catsam

Title: Race in the Shaping of Twentieth-Century Atlanta - Bayor, Ronald H.
          Reviewer: Dean Rowley

Title: Slave in a Box: The Strange Career of Aunt Jemima
          Reviewer: Kate Clifford Larson

Title: "My Mind Set on Freedom": A History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968
          Reviewer: William Jordan

Title: Racechanges: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture
          Reviewer: Susan J. Hubert

Title: The New Colored People: The Mixed-Race Movement in America
          Reviewer: Richard L. Hughes

Title: Civil Rights and Social Wrongs: Black-White Relations Since World War II

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