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"In Memoriam: Dr. William D. Barns, 1917-1991"

"The United States Army and the Return to Normalcy in Labor Dispute Interventions: The Case of the West Virginia Coal Mine Wars, 1920-1921" By Clayton D. Laurie

"A Temptation to Lawlessness: Peonage in West Virginia, 1903-1908" By Kenneth R. Bailey

"Benign Betrayal: Capitalist Intervention in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, 1890-1910" By John Hennen

"John Jay Jackson, Jr.: Business, Legal and Political Activities, 1847-1859" By Jacob C. Baas Jr.

"Lewis Wetzel: Warfare Tactics on the Frontier" By George Carroll

"'Appalachia's' Civil War Genesis: Southwest Virginia as Depicted by Northern and European Writers, 1825-1865" By Kenneth Noe

"Loyalties in Conflict: Union and Confederate Sentiment in Barbour County" By John W. Shaffer

"The Rudulph Collection of Civil War Letters" Ed. by Dan R. Brook

Book Reviews

The West Virginia Mine Wars: An Anthology, ed. by David Alan Carbin. Reviewer Richard Fauss

The Past is a Key to the Future: A History of Terra Alta, West Virginia and its Vicinity, by Betty Whittaker. Reviewer Michael Pauley

Generation of Growth: A Contemporary View of the West Virginia University School of Medicine, by Dolores A. Fleming et al. Reviewer Clarke Ridgeway

Robert E. Lee at Sewell Mountain: The West Virginia Campaign, by Tim McKinney. Reviewer Joseph H. Ferrell

Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain, by Robert K. Krick. Reviewer Mark Lynch

Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of the Confederate Command in the West, by Steven E. Woodworth. Reviewer Gary L. Conway

Prison Life Among the Rebels: Recollections of a Union Chaplain, by Edward D. Jervey. Reviewer Tim McKinney

A Crisis of Republicanism: American Politics During the Civil War, ed. by Lloyd E. Ambrosius. Reviewer Kenneth Yount

Another Civil War: Labor, Capital and the State in the Anthracite Regions of Pennsylvania, 1840-68, by Grace Palladino. Reviewer Lou Athey

John L. Lewis: Labor Leader, by Robert H. Zieger. Reviewer Art Barbeau

Weaving a Common Thread: A History of the Woolen Industry in the Top of the Shenandoah Valley, by Wilbur S. Johnston. Reviewer Jerra Jenrette

Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808, by Rachel N. Klein. Reviewer Mary Lou Lustig

Looking South: Chapters in the Story of an American Region, ed. by Winfred B. Moore Jr. and Joseph F. Tripp. Reviewer Paul D. Casdorph

Black, White, and Southern: Race Relations and Southern Culture, 1940 to the Present, by David R. Goldfield. Reviewer David C. Duke

Throwed Away: Failures of Progress in Eastern North Carolina, by Linda Flowers. Reviewer Jerra Jenrette

Motherhood in the Old South: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Infant Rearing, by Salley G. McMillen. Reviewer Donna Spindel

Black Women in White, by Darlene Clark. Reviewer Audrey B. Davis

To Bind up the Wounds: Catholic Sister Nurses in the U.S. Civil War, by Sister Mary Denis Maher. Reviewer Margaret Brennan

Traveling the National Road: Across the Centuries on America's First Highway, by Jerritt Ierley. Reviewer Fredrick Armstrong

Let the Good Times Roll: Life at Home in America During World War II, by Paul D. Casdorph. Reviewer The Honorable Ken Hechler

The Conservation of Culture: Folklorists and the Public Sector, ed. by Burt Feintuch. Reviewer Barry Ward

The Papers of George Washington. Colonial Series. Volume 7: January 1761-June 1767, ed. by W. W. Abbot. Reviewer John Ferling

Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book, ed. by Edwin Morris Betts, and Thomas Jefferson: The Garden and Farm Books, ed. by Robert C. Baron. Reviewer Elizabeth Cometti

Book Notes

Other Publications Received

State History Featured in Periodical Literature

Accessions to the West Virginia State Archives, January-December 1990

West Virginia Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies


West Virginia History Journal

West Virginia History Center

West Virginia Archives and History