Book Reviews


  • James Hantula University of Northern Iowa
  • Ronald E. Butchart SUNY, Cortland
  • Louis Y. Van Dyke Dordt College
  • Juan Ramón García University of Michigan-Flint
  • George Kirchmann John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Delno C. West Northern Arizona University
  • Bullitt Lowry North Texas State University
  • Dana Greene St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Sandra C. Taylor University of Utah
  • Frank Burdick SUNY, Cortland
  • James L. Forsythe Fort Hays State University
  • Eckard V. Toy, Jr. University of Oregon
  • Barbara L. Yolleck Columbia University; Rutgers University
  • Frank J. Rader SUNY Empire State College



Harold C. Livesay. Samuel Gompers and Organized Labor in America. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1978. Pp. x, 195. Paper, $8.95. Review by Frank J. Rader of SUNY Empire State College.

Leroy Ostransky. Jazz City: The Impact of our Cities on the Development of Jazz. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc, Inc., 1978. Pp. 274. Cloth, $10.95; paper, $5.95. Review by Barbara L. Yolleck of Columbia University and Rutgers University.

Melvyn Dubofsky, Athan Theoharis, and Daniel M. Smith. The United States in the Twentieth Century. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1978. Pp. xiv, 545. Paper, $13.95. Review by Eckard V. Toy, Jr. of the University of Oregon.

Jack Bass and Walter DeVries. The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence Since 1945. New York: Meridian, 1976. Pp. xi, 531. Paper, $5.95. Review by James L. Forsythe of Fort Hays State University.

Allan R. Millett, ed. A Short History of the Vietnam War. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978. Pp. xx, 169. Cloth, $12.50; paper, $3.95. Review by Frank Burdick of SUNY College at Cortland.

Barbara Mayer Wertheimer. We Were There: The Story of Working Women in America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1977. Pp. xii, 427. Paper, $6.95. Review by Sandra C. Taylor of the University of Utah.

Patricia Branca. Women in Europe Since 1750. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. Pp. 223. Cloth, $17.95. Review by Dana Greene of St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Michael Anderson. The Family and Industrialization in Western Europe. The Forum Series. St. Louis: Forum Press, 1978. Pp. 16. $1.45; Daniel R. Browner. Russia and the West: The Origins of the Russian Revolution. The Forum Series. St. Louis: Forum Press, 1975. Pp. 16. $1.45; David F. Trask. Woodrow Wilson and World War I. The Forum Series. St. Louis: Forum Press, 1975. Pp. 16. $1.45; Michael Adas. European Imperialism in Asia. The Forum Series. St. Louis: Forum Press, 1974. Pp. 16. $1.45. Review by Bullitt Lowry of North Texas State University.

Deno J. Geanakoplos. Medieval Western Civilization and the Byzantine and Islamic Worlds. Lexington, Massachusetts: D. C. Heath and Co., 1979. Pp. xii, 513. Cloth, $12.95. Review by Delno C. West of Northern Arizona University.

Edward Crankshaw. The Shadow of the Winter Palace: The Drift to Revolution, 1825-1917. New York: Penguin Books, 1978. Pp. 509. Paper, $3.95. Review by George Kirchmann of John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Samuel H. Mayo. A History of Mexico: From Pre-Columbia to Present. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1978. Pp. xi, 454. Paper, $9.95. Review by Juan Ramón García of the University of Michigan-Flint.

By What Standard? A Response to Ronald E. Butchart by Louis Y. Van Dyke- Response by Ronald E. Butchart.

Textbooks and the New York Times American History Examination. Review by James Hantula of the University of Northern Iowa.




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Hantula, James, Ronald E. Butchart, Louis Y. Van Dyke, Juan Ramón García, George Kirchmann, Delno C. West, Bullitt Lowry, et al. 1979. “Book Reviews”. Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 4 (2):81-95.



Book Reviews