Book Reviews

JNCAH Vol 24 (2016)

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The Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians publishes reviews of scholarly books in all fields of History. 

Sara Ahmed. Willful Subjects.
Reviewed by Joshua Falek

Catherine W. Bishir. Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900.
Reviewed by Ralph Scott

Thomas J. Brown. Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina.
Reviewed by Jacob Clawson

Crystal R. Sanders. A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Freedom Struggle.
Reviewed by Cindy A. Jones

Adam Wesley Dean. An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era.
Reviewed by Natasha Thompson

Brian K. Feltman. The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond.
Reviewed by James I. Martin, Sr

Cecile Fromont. The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo
Reviewed by Jarvis L. Hargrove

Angela Pulley Hudson. Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians.
Reviewed by Brenda Hanson

David Narrett. Adventurism and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803.
Reviewed by Jeff Broadwater

Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler. A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through its History, Places, and People.
Reviewed by Alan K. Lamm

Yeidy M. Rivero. Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960.
Reviewed by Nathan Widener