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Book Reviews


Pearl City, Florida: A Black Community Remembers, by Arthur S. Evans and David Lee, reviewed by Daniel T. Hobby; The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy, by Kirkpatrick Sale, reviewed by Michael Gannon; The Oligarchs in Colonial and Revolutionary Charleston: Lieutenant Governor William Bull and His Family, by Kinlock Bull, Jr., reviewed by Don Higginbotham; The Final Campaign of the American Revolution: Rise and Fall of the Spanish Bahamas, by James A. Lewis, reviewed by Robert R. Rea; Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789: Volume 17, March 1 - August 31, 1781, edited by Paul H. Smith, Gerard W. Gawalt, and Ronald M. Gephart, reviewed by Robert M. Calhoon; An American Iliad: The Story of the Civil War, by Charles P. Roland, reviewed by Rodney E. Dillon, Jr.; Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History, by Richard M. McMurry, reviewed by Edwin C. Bearss; Destroyer of the Iron Horse: Joseph E. Johnston and Confederate Rail Transport, 1861-1865, by Jeffrey N. Lash, reviewed by Robert A. Taylor; Mosby’s Rangers, by Jeffry D. Wert, reviewed by Everett W. Caudle; Diary of a Confederate Soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade, edited by William C. Davis, reviewed by Lewis N. Wynne; Black Property Owners in the South, 1790-1915, by Loren Schweninger, reviewed by Wali R. Kharif; New Men, New Cities, New South: Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, Mobile, 1860-1910, by Don H. Doyle, reviewed by Jeffrey S. Adler; Dirt Roads to Dixie: Accessibility and Modernization in the South, 1885-1935, by Howard L. Preston, reviewed by Alex Lichtenstein; Searching for the Sunbelt: Historical Perspectives on a Region, edited by Raymond A. Mohl, reviewed by Kent Kester II; A Ringling By Any Other Name: The Story of John Ringling North and His Circus, by Ernest Albrecht, reviewed by Robert E. Snyder; Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression, by Robin D. G. Kelley, reviewed by Wayne Flynt; Pocahontas’s People: The Powhatan Indians of Virginia Through Four Centuries, by Helen C. Rountree, reviewed by Kathryn E. Holland Braund; Alias Bill Arp: Charles Henry Smith and the South’s “Goodly Heritage,” by David B. Parker, reviewed by Gary Alan Fine; Sorrow’s Kitchen: The Life and Folklore of Zora Neale Hurston, by Mary E. Lyons, reviewed by Mildred A. Hill-Lubin; The Future of the Past, by C. Vann Woodward, reviewed by Vincent P. DeSantis