Recent Publications: The New York History Journal

New York History 2The latest issue of the New York State Historical Association’s digital quarterly journal, New York History, features the following:

&#8220Editors’ Introduction&#8221 by F. Daniel Larkin, Thomas D. Beal, and William S. Walker

&#8220Purveying Patriotic Pageantry: The Civil War Sanitary Fairs in New York&#8221 by Lorraine Madway

&#8220Love at War: The Civil War Courtship of John L. Hoster and Josephine Cole&#8221 by Stephen H. Light

Book Reviews

Review Essay: Race in Nineteenth-Century New York City by Scott Nichols, including:

Peterson. Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City

Hodges. David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City

Alexander. African or American? Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861

Books Reviewed

Spann. Gotham At War: New York City, 1860-1865, Reviewed by Thomas D. Beal

Dobak. Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867, Reviewed by Hari Jones

Seraile. Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York’s Colored Orphan Asylum, Reviewed by Edythe Ann Quinn


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