Book Reviews


  • Marvin Reed Brown University
  • Donn C. Neal Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education
  • Reuben Garner Empire State College
  • James A. Zabel The School of the Ozarks
  • Fred R. van Hartesveldt Fort Valley State College
  • Steven Philip Kramer International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 1983-1984
  • Monroe Billington New Mexico State University
  • Arthur Q. Larson Westmar College
  • Dan Levinson Thayer Academy
  • W. Benjamin Kennedy West Georgia College
  • William F. Mugleston Mountain View College
  • Edward L. Schapsmeier Illinois State University
  • Paul L. Silver Johnson State College
  • Charles F. Bryan, Jr. University of Tennessee-Knoxville



Harry V. Jaffa. Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Pp. 451. Paper, $9.95. Review by Charles F. Bryan, Jr. of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Arthur S. Link and Richard L. McCormick. Progressivism. Arlington Heights, Illinois: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1983. Pp. ix, 149. Paper, $6.95. Review by Paul L. Silver of Johnson State College.

William H. Chafe and Harvard Stikoff, eds. A History of Our Time: Readings on Postwar America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. Pp. xiii, 386. Paper, $10.95. Review by Edward L. Schapsmeier of Illinois State University.

Robert s. McElvaine, ed. Down & Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the "Forgotten Man." Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1983. Pp. xvii, 251. Cloth, $23.00; Paper, $8.95. Review by William F. Mugleston of Mountain View College.

G. de Bertier de Sauvigny and David H. Pinkney. History of France. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Arlington Heights, Illinois: The Forum Press, 1983. Pp. 436. Cloth, $28.50; Paper, $17.95. Review by W. Benjamin Kennedy of West Georgia College.

Brian Catchpole. A Map History of the Modern World. London and Exeter: Heinemann Educational Books, Ltd., 1982. Third Edition. Pp. 169. Paper, $6.50. Review by Dan Levinson of Thayer Academy.

Glenn E. Perry. The Middle East: Fourteen Islamic Centuries. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1983. Pp. xv, 350. Paper, $15.95. Review by Arthur Q. Larson of Westmar College.

Bill C. Malone. Southern Music, American Music. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1979. Pp. x, 203. Cloth, $16.00. Review by Monroe Billington of New Mexico State University.

Walter Laqueur. Europe since Hitler: The Rebirth of Europe. New York: Penguin Books, 1982. Pp. 607. Paper, $6.95. Review by Steven Philip Kramer, International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 1983-1984.

Sydney Wood. The British Welfare State 1900-1950. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1982. Pp. 48. Paper, $3.95. Review by Fred R. van Hartesveldt of Fort Valley State College.

John G. Stoessinger. Why Nations Go to War. Third Edition. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. Pp. xiii, 226. Cloth, $12.95; Paper, $6.95. Review by James A. Zabel of The School of the Ozarks.

Richard L. Rubenstein. The Age of Triage: Fear and Hope in an Overcrowded World. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983. Pp. 301. Cloth, $15.50. Review by Reuben Garner of Empire State College.

Douglas A. Noverr and Lawrence E. Ziewacz. The Games They Played: Sports in American History, 1865-1980. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, Inc., Pp. vii, 423. Cloth, $34.95. Review by Donn C. Neal of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education.

James B. Gardner and George Rollie Adams, eds. Ordinary People and Everyday Life: Perspectives on the New Social History. Nashville: The American Association for State and Local History, 1983. Pp. viii, 215. Cloth, $17.95. Review by Marvin Reed of Brown University.



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Reed, Marvin, Donn C. Neal, Reuben Garner, James A. Zabel, Fred R. van Hartesveldt, Steven Philip Kramer, Monroe Billington, et al. 1984. “Book Reviews”. Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 9 (1):37-48.



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