Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
Volume 110 / Number 4
The Great Catastrophe of My Life: Divorce in the Old Dominion
By Thomas E. Buckley, S.J.
Reviewed by Jewel L. Spangler, University of Calgary
George Sandys: Travel, Colonialism, and Tolerance in the Seventeenth Century.
By James Ellison
Reviewed by Warren M. Billings, University of New Orleans
The Many Legalities of Early America.
Edited by Christopher L. Tomlins and Bruce H. Mann
Reviewed by Herbert A. Johnson, Emeritus, University of South Carolina School of Law
Taverns and Drinking in Early America.
By Sharon V. Salinger
Reviewed by Daniel B. Thorp, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Creole Gentlemen: The Maryland Elite, 1691–1776
By Trevor Burnard
Reviewed by Kevin R. Hardwick, James Madison University
Between the Lines: Banditti of the American Revolution.
By Harry M. Ward
Reviewed by Susan Shenstone, Ottawa, Ontario
By Harlow Giles Unger
Reviewed by Sylvia Neely, Pennsylvania State University
The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery.
By Don E. Fehrenbacher. Completed and edited by Ward M. McAfee
Reviewed by Wallace Hettle, University of Northern Iowa
Neither Lady Nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South.
Edited by Susanna Delfino and Michele Gillespie
Reviewed by Melissa Walker, Converse College
John Brown: The Legend Revisited.
By Merrill D. Peterson
Reviewed by Mark Wahlgren Summers, University of Kentucky
The South vs. the South: How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War.
By William W. Freehling
Reviewed by Stephen V. Ash, University of Tennessee
The Smoothbore Volley That Doomed the Confederacy: The Death of Stonewall Jackson and Other Chapters on the Army of Northern Virginia.
By Robert K. Krick
Reviewed by Ethan S. Rafuse, United States Military Academy
The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock.
By Francis Augustin O'Reilly
Reviewed by Samuel Watson, United States Military Academy
To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13–25, 1864.
By Gordon C. Rhea
Reviewed by A. Wilson Greene, Pamplin Historical Park
The Loyal, True, and Brave: America's Civil War Soldiers.
Edited by Steven E. Woodworth
Reviewed by Jason K. Phillips, Texas A&M University
Surviving the Confederacy: Rebellion, Ruin and Recovery—Roger and Sara Pryor During the Civil War.
By John C. Waugh
Reviewed by Sarah E. Gardner, Mercer University
A Way Out of No Way: Claiming Family and Freedom in the New South.
By Dianne Swann-Wright
Reviewed by Sally G. McMillen, Davidson College
Race Man: The Rise and Fall of the "Fighting Editor," John Mitchell, Jr.
By Ann Field Alexander
Reviewed by Linda McMurry Edwards, North Carolina State University
Window on the Forbidden City: The Beijing Diaries of David Bruce, 1973–1974.
Edited by Priscilla Roberts
Reviewed by Ernest C. Bolt, Jr., University of Richmond