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Book Reviews


Reviews of The American Tory. By William H. Nelson. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1961. vi, 194 pp. Index. $4.80.); Catholics and the American Revolution: A Study in Religious Climate. By Charles H. Metzger, S. J. (Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1962. 306 pp. $5.00.); Prologue to War: England and the United States, 1805-1812. By Bradford Perkins. (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1961. 457 pp. $7.95.); North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860. By Leon F. Litwack. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961. 318 pp. Bibliographical essay and index. $6.00.); Reflections of the Civil War in Southern Humor. By Wade H. Hall. (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1961. 88 pp. $2.00.); Stanton, the Life and Times of Lincoln's Secretary of War. By Benjamin P. Thomas and Harold H. Hyman. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. xviii, 643 pp., illustrations. $8.50.); Reconstruction: After the Civil War. By John Hope Franklin. (Chicago University of Chicago Press, 1961. x, 258 pp. Illustrations and index. $5.00.); Reconstruction Bonds and Twentieth Century Politics. By Robert F. Durden. (Durham: Duke University Press, 1962. xi, 274 pp. Bibliography and index. $6.00.); Wisconsin Carpetbaggers in Dixie. By David H. Overy, Jr. (Madison: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin for the Department of History, University of Wisconsin, 1961. ix, 57 pp. Bibliographic note and index. $3.00.)