Monday, August 10, 2009

Book review round-up

A round-up of recent reviews:
On H-Law:

Steven Hahn, Steven F. Miller, Susan E. O'Donovan, John C. Rodrigue, Leslie S. Rowland, eds., Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867: Series 3, Volume 1: Land and Labor, 1865 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008), is reviewed by Michael Fitzgerald.

Orville Vernon Burton,
The Age of Lincoln (New York: Hill and Wang,2007) is reviewed by Christopher Olsen.

Mark Elliott, Color-Blind Justice: Albion Tourgee and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008) is reviewed by Martin Hardeman, Eastern Illinois University.

Elliott Visconsi,
Lines of Equity: Literature and the Origins of Lawin Later Stuart England (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008) is reviewed by Melissa Bissonette, St. John Fisher College.

The U.S. Supreme Court and the Judicial Review of Congress: Two Hundred Years in the Exercise of the Court's Most Potent Power by Linda Camp Keith (New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2008) is reviewed by Joseph L. Smith, Department of Political Science, The University of Alabama.

The Detention of Unlawful Enemy Combatants During the War on Terror by Colleen E. Hardy (El Paso: LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2009) is reviewed by John E. Finn, Department of Government, Wesleyan.

Gay Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America's Debate on Homosexuality by Fred Fejes (New York: Palgrave, 2008) is reviewed by Susan Burgess, Department of Political Science, Ohio University.