Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
Volume 110 / Number 3
Before and After Jamestown: Virginia's Powhatans and Their Predecessors
By Helen C. Rountree and E. Randolph Turner III
Reviewed by Virginia Bernhard, University of St. Thomas
The Best and Worst Country in the World: Perspectives on the Early Virginia Landscape.
By Stephen Adams
Reviewed by Catherine Armstrong, University of Warwick, England
Shenandoah Religion: Outsiders and the Mainstream, 1716–1865.
By Stephen L. Longenecker
Reviewed by Philip N. Mulder, High Point University
Byrd's Line: A Natural History.
By Stephen Conrad Ausband
Reviewed by Jack Temple Kirby, Miami University
Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America.
By Alan Pell Crawford
Reviewed by Patricia Brady, New Orleans, Louisiana
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.
By William L. Beiswanger, Susan R. Stein, Peter J. Hatch, and Lucia Stanton
Reviewed by Charles Brownell, Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia's Western War, 1775–1786.
By Neal O. Hammon and Richard Taylor
Reviewed by Kevin T. Barksdale, West Virginia University
Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic.
By Joanne B. Freeman
Reviewed by Stan Deaton, Georgia Historical Society
When Slavery Was Called Freedom: Evangelicalism, Proslavery, and the Causes of the Civil War.
By John Patrick Daly
Reviewed by Janet Moore Lindman, Rowan University
Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision.
By Natalie Zemon Davis
Reviewed by Stephanie M. H. Camp, University of Washington, Seattle
Defend This Old Town: Williamsburg During the Civil War.
By Carol Kettenburg Dubbs
Reviewed by Brian Burton, Western Washington University
The Mosby Myth: A Confederate Hero in Life and Legend.
By Paul Ashdown and Edward Caudill
Reviewed by Paul Christopher Anderson, Clemson University
Exile in Richmond: The Confederate Journal of Henri Garidel.
Edited by Michael Bedout Chesson and Leslie Jean Roberts
Reviewed by Ervin L. Jordan, Jr., University of Virginia
A Citizen-Soldier's Civil War: The Letters of Brevet Major General Alvin C. Voris.
Edited by Jerome Mushkat
Reviewed by Aaron Sheehan-Dean, University of Virginia
Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26–June 3, 1864.
By Gordon C. Rhea
Reviewed by John G. Selby, Roanoke College
Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital.
By Nelson Lankford
Reviewed by Robert C. Kenzer, University of Richmond
Note: Because the author of this book is the editor of the Virginia Magazine, he did not assign the review but, according
to the journal's policy, asked a member of the editorial advisory board to make that selection.
Freedom's Promise: Ex-Slave Families and Citizenship in the Age of Emancipation.
By Elizabeth Regosin
Reviewed by Lisa Lindquist Dorr, University of Alabama
Editor for Justice: The Life of Louis I. Jaffé.
By Alexander S. Leidholdt
Reviewed by Kara Miles Turner, Morgan State University
American Places: Encounters with History, A Celebration of Sheldon Meyer.
By William E. Leuchtenburg
Reviewed by John C. Willis, The University of the South