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Books for Review

The titles below are available for review. If you are interested in reviewing a book for publication in the Hudson River Valley Review, please contact us with your selected title and a brief introduction. Be sure to include your academic background and affiliation.


Set In Stone: Creating and Commemorating a Hudson Valley Culture
Kenneth Shefsiek (SUNY Press, 2017) 304 pp.


Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age
Geraldine Hawkins (Black Dome Press, 2017) 387 pp.


A Description of The New York Central Park (originally published in 1869)
Clarence C. Cook, with an introduction by Maureen Meister (NYU Press, 2017)207 pp.


Beauty in the City: The Ashcan School
Robert A. Slayton (SUNY Press, 2017) 195 pp.


The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills
Leslie T. Sharpe (Overlook Press, 2017) 238 pp.


Citizens of Convenience: The Imperial Origins of American Nationhood on the U.S.-Canadian Border
Lawrence B. A. Hatter (University of Virginia Press, 2017) 267 pp.


The Greatest Hits of The Colonial Chronicle: A quarterly Newsletter of 18th & Early 19th Century North American Living History; The Rev War Collection
Philip D. Weaver (Continental Consulting, 2016) 92 pp.


Fort Crailo and the Van Rensselaers: The Dutch Colonial Origins of Greenbush & the City of Rensselaer
Shirley W. Dunn (Block Dome Press, 2016) 202 pp.


An Oneida Indian in Foreign Waters; The Life of Chief Chapman Scanandoah, 1870-1953
Laurence M. Hauptman (Syracuse University Press, 2016) 207 pp.


The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency
Kathryn Smith (Touchstone, An Imprint of Simon & Schuster, 2016) 341 pp.


Our Time at Foxhollow Farm: A Hudson Valley Family Remembered
David Bryars (SUNY Press, 2016) 298 pp.


The Street That Built a City: McEntee's Chestnut Street, Kingston, and the Rise of New York
Lowell Thing (Black Dome Press, 2015) 332 pp.


Jervis McEntee: Kingston's Artist of the Hudson River School
The Friends of Historic Kingston, Lowell Thing, Dr. William Rhoads (Black Dome Press, 2015) 64 pages, 62 illustrations

Creating Sustainable Communities: Lessons from the Hudson River Region
Rik Scarce (SUNY Press excelsior editions, 2015) 257 pp.

In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Senenca Nation of Indians since World War II
Laurence Marc Hauptman (Syracuse University Press, 2014). 415 pp.