Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sunday Book Review Roundup

Richard Aldous' Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian appears to be garnering significant attention.  The new biography is reviewed in The Nation, The Washington Post and the Boston Review

Michael Kazin's War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918  is reviewed in The Nation

Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 by Mike Wallace has recieved a glowing review in The New York Times.

In The Washington Post is a review of Ron Chernow's Grant.

Robert Paxton thoughtfully reviews Benjamin Martin's The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture in The New York Review of Books.

At H-Net is a review of legal historian Michelle McKinley's Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700

In the New Republic Nell Irvin Painter reviews Toni Morrison's The Origin of Others.

At Salon Nancy MacLean speaks about her Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America.

In Dissent's fall issue is a review of Noam Maggor's Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age.