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Volume 51

Table of Contents


"Isolationism and Pacifism: Senator Rush D. Holt and American Foreign Policy" By William E. Coffey

"'A Little Pregnant': The Charleston Gazette's Editorial Response to the Vietnam War, 1963-1965" By Craig Houston

"Woman's Legal Rights in West Virginia, 1863-1984" By Donna J. Spindel

"Subsistence-Barter-and-Borrow Systems: An Approach to West Virginia's Economic History" By Paul Salstrom

"War-Time Reminiscences of James D. Sedinger Company E, 8th Virginia Cavalry (Border Rangers)"

"A Tenuous Trek: A Visual Journey Across the Mountain State"

Book Reviews

Coal, Class, and Color: Blacks in Southern West Virginia, by Joe William Trotter Jr. Reviewer Ronald L. Lewis

Lawyer's Lawyer: The Life of John W. Davis, by William H. Harbaugh. Reviewer John Hennen

Mary Lee Settle's Beulah Quintet: The Price of Freedom, by Brian Rosenberg. Reviewer Gordon Simmons

Coal Towns: Life, Work, and Culture in Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, by Crandall A. Shifflett. Reviewer Stuart McGehee

Civil War in Cabell County, West Virginia, 1861-1865, by Joe Geiger Jr. Reviewer Noble K. Wyatt

War Diaries: The 1861 Kanawha Valley Campaigns, ed. by David L. Phillips. Reviewer Michael J. Pauley

Antietam: Essays on the 1862 Maryland Campaign, ed. by Gary W. Gallagher. Reviewer Tim McKinney

Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History, by Alan T. Nolan. Reviewer Tim McKinney

Battle Tactics of the Civil War, by Paddy Griffith. Reviewer David Woodward

An American Iliad: The Story of the Civil War, by Charles Pierce Roland. Reviewer J. D. Waggoner

The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935, by James D. Anderson. Reviewer Joe W. Trotter

The Great Migration in Historical Perspective: New Dimensions of Race, Class, and Gender, ed. by Joe William Trotter Jr. Reviewer Kenneth R. Bailey

Civil Rights, the Constitution, and Congress, 1863-1869, by Earl M. Maltz. Reviewer Robert Sawrey

A. Philip Randolph: Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement, by Paula F. Pfeffer. Reviewer I. D. Talbott

Law, Gender & Injustice: A Legal History of U.S. Women, by Joan Hoff. Reviewer Donna Spindel

Women, Minorities, and Unions in the Public Sector, by Norma Riccucci. Reviewer Jerra Jenrette

Republicans and Reconstruction in Virginia, 1865-70, by Richard Lowe. Reviewer Randall S. Gooden

Lincoln, the South, and Slavery: The Political Dimension, by Robert W. Johannsen. Reviewer Tim McKinney

Gentry and Common Folk: Political Culture on a Virginia Frontier, by Albert H. Tillson Jr. Reviewer Otis K. Rice

Virginia Folk Legends, ed. by Thomas E. Barden. Reviewer Noel W. Tenney

The American South: A History, by William J. Cooper Jr. and Thomas E. Terrill. Reviewer Pamela C. Edwards

Sixty Million Acres: American Veterans and the Public Lands Before the Civil War, by James W. Oberly. Reviewer Monty Baker

American Chamelion: Individualism in a Trans-National Context, ed. by Richard O. Curry and Lawrence B. Goodheart. Reviewer Robert J. O'Brien

The Papers of George Washington. Revolutionary War Series. Vol. 4: April-June 1776, ed. by Philander D. Chase. Reviewer John Ferling

Women and Sisters: The Antislavery Feminists in American Culture, by Jean Fagan Yellin. Reviewer Patricia A. Mulvey

Speculators and Slaves: Masters, Traders, and Slaves in the Old South, by Michael Tadman. Reviewer John Edmund Stealey III

Revolt Against Destiny: An Intellectual History of the United States, by Paul A. Carter. Reviewer Bruce C. Flack

Claudius Crozet: French Engineer in America, 1790-1864, by Robert F. Hunter and Edwin L. Dooley Jr. Reviewer Emory L. Kemp

The Eagle-Dragon Alliance: America's Relations with China in World War II, by Wesley M. Bagby. Reviewer Art Barbeau

Book Notes

Other Publications Received

State History Featured in Periodical Literature

Accessions to the West Virginia State Archives, January-December 1991

Selected Accessions to the West Virginia and Regional History Collection, January- December 1991

West Virginia Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies


West Virginia History Journal

West Virginia History Center

West Virginia Archives and History