Tag: book reviews

JCWE Appoints New Associate Editors

We’re delighted to introduce two new associate editors of the journal: Megan L. Bever and Catherine A. Jones. Bever will serve as book review editor, while Jones will serve as review essay editor. Megan Bever is associate professor of history and chair of the Social Sciences Department at Missouri Southern ...
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The Underground Railroad in Art and History: A Review of Colson Whitehead’s Novel

Colson Whitehead’s eerily brilliant and deceptively simple novel, The Underground Railroad, is much more than a fictional account of historical reality. Like all inspired works of art, the book, even at its most fantastical, deftly unearths the horrible truth at the heart of racial slavery in a manner that very ...
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