Book Reviews

24. Review of Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965, by Sid Bedingfield. Journal of American History (forthcoming).

 

23. Review of Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940, by Jonathan Scott Holloway. Southern Studies (forthcoming).

 

22. Review of The Best of Peter Finney, Legendary New Orleans Sportswriter, by Peter Finney. Louisiana History 58 (Fall 2017): 495-497.

 

21. Review of Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans, by Gary Krist. Journal of Southern History 82 (August 2016): 705-706.

 

20. Review of The Negro Southern League: A Baseball History, 1920-1951, by William J. Plott. Black Ball: A Journal of the Negro Leagues 8 (2015): 118-120.

 

19. Review of Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad, by Eric Foner. Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 114 (Winter 2016): 79-81.

 

18. Review of Ain’t Got No Home: America’s Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left, by Erin Royston Battat. History: Reviews of New Books 44 (May 2016): 64-65.

 

17. Review of Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All, by David Roediger. African American Review 48 (Fall 2015): 383-385.

 

16. Review of A New Day in the Delta: Inventing School Desegregation as You Go, by David W. Beckwith. Southern Studies 21 (Spring/Summer 2014): 97-99.

 

15. Review of “If You Were Only White”: The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige, by Donald Spivey. Journal of American History 99 (March 2013): 1293-1294.

 

14. Review of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 16: Sports & Recreation, ed. Clarence L. Mohr. Louisiana History 55 (Spring 2014): 250-252.

 

13. Review of Joe Louis: Hard Times Man, by Randy Roberts. Journal of American History 98 (September 2011): 568.

 

12. Review of Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860, by Michael O’Brien. Louisiana History 53 (Summer 2012): 352-354.

 

11. Review of Lift Every Voice and Sing: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement, by Patricia Sullivan. Journal of Popular Culture 43 (January 2010): 1302-1303.

 

10. Review of Harlem vs. Columbia University: Black Student Power in the Late 1960s, by Stefan M. Bradley. Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters 33 (Fall 2010): 1149-1151.

 

9. Review of Public Culture: Diversity, Democracy, and Community in the United States, by Marguerite S. Shaffer. Journal of American History 96 (September 2009): 563-564.

 

8. Review of Legacy: Walter Chrysler Jr. and the Untold Story of Norfolk’s Chrysler Museum of Art, by Peggy Earle. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 116 (No. 4 2008): 428-429.

 

7. Review of Out of the Shadows: African American Baseball from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson, edited by Bill Kirwin. PAST: Pioneer America Society Transactions 29 (2006): 63-65.

 

REPRINTED IN: Material Culture: The Journal of the Pioneer America Society 39 (Spring 2007): 61-63.

 

6. Review of Literary Memory, Consciousness, and the Group Oulipo, by Peter Consenstein. Consciousness, Literature and the Arts 7 (August 2006): http://blackboard.lincoln.ac.uk/bbcswebdav /users/dmeyerdinkgrafe/archive/consenstein.html.

 

5. Review of Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor, by Evelyn Nakano Glenn. Southern Historian 27 (Spring 2006): 73-74.

 

4. Review of Playgrounds to the Pros: An Illustrated History of Sports in Tacoma-Pierce County, by Caroline Gallacci, Marc H. Blau, and Doug McArthur. Pacific Northwest Quarterly 97 (Spring 2006): 106-107.

 

3. Review of Reconstructing Reason and Representation, by Murray Clarke. Cercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du monde Anglophone.  http://www.cercles.com/review/r23/clarke.htm.

 

2. Review of The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture, edited by Alice Fahs and Joan Waugh. NeoAmericanist 1 (Fall 2005): http://cas.ssc.uwo.ca/neoamericanist/aiello.pdf.

 

1. Review of American Independent Cinema, by Geoff King. Cercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du monde anglophone. http://www.cercles.com/revievw/r24/king.htm.