Book Reviews


  • Joseph M. McCarthy Suffolk University
  • Sally Allen Hampshire College
  • Michael L. Tate University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Michael B. Husband Morningside College
  • Charles T. Haley Colby College
  • Larry Madaras Howard Community College (Maryland)
  • Richard A. Diem The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Larry A. Greene Seton Hall University
  • Helmut J. Schmeller Fort Hays State University
  • Charles M. Flail Harwood Union High School
  • Fred R. van Hartesveldt Valley City State College
  • Don M. Cregier University of Prince Edward Island



J.H. Plumb, Frederic A. Youngs, Jr., Henry L. Snyder, E. A. Reitan, and David M. Fahey. The English Heritage. St. Louis: Forum Press, 1978. Pp. 419. Paper, $9.95. Review by Don M. Cregier of the University of Prince Edward Island.

J. R. Hay. The Development of the British Welfare State, 1880-1975. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. Pp. x, 116. Cloth, $18.95; C. J. Bartlett. A History of Postwar Britain, 1945-1974. New York: Longman, Inc., 1977. Pp. v, 360. Cloth, $19.00; paper, $9.95. Review by Fred R. van Hartesveldt of Valley City State College.

Donald Kagan, ed. The End of the Roman Empire: Decline or Transformation? Second edition. Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath and Co., 1978. Pp. xii, 188. Paper, $3.95. Review by Charles M. Flail of Harwood Union High School.

Alexander J. DeGrand. The Italian Nationalist Association and .the Rise of Fascism in Italy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1978.- pp. x, 238. Cloth, $12.50; Leon Poliakov. The Aryan Myth: A History of Racist and Nationalist Ideas in Europe. New York: Meridian, 1974. Pp. x, 388. Paper, $4.95; Esmonde M. Robertson. Mussolini as Empire Builder: Europe and Africa, 1932-36. New York: St. Martin's, 1978. Pp. 246. Cloth, $17.95. Review by Helmut J. Schmeller of Fort Hays State University.

Peter N. Carroll and David W. Noble. The Free and the Unfree: A New History of the United States. New York: Penguin, 1977. Pp. 448. Paper, $4.95. Review by Larry A. Greene of Seton Hall University.

Irwin Unger. These United States: The Questions of Our Past. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978. Pp. xxiv, 993, lxxix. Cloth, $15.95 (single-volume ed.); paper, $9.95 (two-volume ed.); H. L. Ingle and James A. Ward. American History: A Brief View. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978. Pp. xii, 500, ix. Paper, $9.95 (single-volume ed.); $5.95/volume (two-volume ed.). Review by Richard A. Diem of The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Maxine Seller. To Seek America: A History of Ethnic Life in America. Englewood, New Jersey: Jerome S. Ozer, 1977. Pp. 328. Paper, $6.95. Review Larry Madaras of Howard Community College (Maryland).

Willie Lee Rose, ed. A Documentary History of Slavery in North America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. Pp. xvi, 537. Cloth, $19.95; paper, $7.00. Review by Charles T. Haley of Colby College.

Alice Marriott and Carol Rachlin. Plains Indian Mythology. New York: Mentor, 1975. Pp. xi, 180. Paper, $1.75. Review by Michael B. Husband of Morningside College.

J. Frank Dobie. Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico (c. 1967), 1976. Pp. xiii, 366. Paper, $4.95; James B. Gillett. Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875-1881. Lincoln: University of Nebraska (c. 1925), 1976. Pp. xxxvi, 259. Paper, $3.95; Robert Edgar Riegel. The Story of the Western Railroads: From 1852 Through the Reign of the Giants. Lincoln: University of Nebraska (c. 1926), 1964.Pp. xv, 345. Paper, $3.95. Review by Michael L. Tate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Emma Goldman. Living My Life. Edited by Richard and Anna Maria Drinnon. New York: The New American Library, 1977. Pp. 754. Paper, $6.95. Review by Sally Allen of Hampshire College.

John Baskin. New Burlington: The Life and Death of an American Village. New York: Plume, 1977 . Pp. xii, 259. Paper, $2.95; Diana Klebanow, Franklin L. Jonas, and Ira M. Leonard. Urban Legacy: The Story of America's Cities. New York: Mentor, 1977. Pp. xix, 421. Paper, $2.95. Review Joseph M. McCarthy of Suffolk University.



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McCarthy, Joseph M., Sally Allen, Michael L. Tate, Michael B. Husband, Charles T. Haley, Larry Madaras, Richard A. Diem, et al. 1979. “Book Reviews”. Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 4 (1):35-46.



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