Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
Volume 111 / Number 4
A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America
By Jon Kukla
Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase
By Roger G. Kennedy
Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein, New York Law School
Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Heart of a New Nation.
By David A. Price
Reviewed by Warren M. Billings, University of New Orleans
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America.
By Henry Wiencek
Reviewed by Peter R. Henriques, George Mason University, Emeritus
Jefferson's Vision for Education, 1760–1845.
By Cameron Addis
Reviewed by Stuart Leibiger, La Salle University
The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic.
Edited by James Horn, Jan Ellen Lewis, and Peter S. Onuf
Reviewed by Kevin R. C. Gutzman, Western Connecticut State University
Jefferson's Call for Nationhood: The First Inaugural Address.
By Stephen Howard Browne
Reviewed by Ronald C. White, San Francisco Theological Seminary
A Troublesome Commerce: The Transformation of the Interstate Slave Trade.
By Robert H. Gudmestad
Reviewed by Edward E. Baptist, Cornell University
Calculating the Value of the Union: Slavery, Property Rights, and the Economic Origins of the Civil War.
By James L. Huston
Reviewed by Robert Gudmestad, Southwest Baptist University
Robert E. Lee.
By Roy Blount, Jr.
Reviewed by Peter S. Carmichael, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, A Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy.
By Elizabeth R. Varon
Reviewed by Elizabeth D. Leonard, Colby College
Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee.
By Sheila R. Phipps
Reviewed by Ken Fones-Wolf, West Virginia University
From Morning to Night: Domestic Service in Maymont House and the Gilded Age South.
By Elizabeth L. O'Leary
Reviewed by Stephanie Cole, University of Texas at Arlington