Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2012


Alison Parker reviews the following books:

Lois Brown. Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Kimberley Mangun. A Force for Change: Beatrice Morrow Cannady and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Oregon, 1912-1936. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2010.

Julia A. Stem. Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Lea VanderVelde. Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery's Frontier. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Margaret Washington. Sojourner Truth's America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Citation/Publisher Attribution

Parker, A. M. M. (2012) Reading Race through U.S. Women's Biographies. Journal of Women's History, 24(3), 164-172. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Publisher Statement

Per, authors may archive publisher's version/PDF on author's personal website, departmental website or institutional repository