Volume 3 - Number 1 - April 2016

July 22-28, 2016

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AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
I. William Zartman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jamil Mouawad

Mouawad on Zartman, 'Arab Spring: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Intifadat'


I. William Zartman, ed. Arab Spring: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Intifadat. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 496 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4824-7; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4825-4.

Reviewed by Jamil Mouawad (The Arab Council for Social Sciences)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lennard J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Richard K. Scotch

Scotch on Davis, 'Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights'


Lennard J. Davis. Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015. 296 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-7156-4.

Reviewed by Richard K. Scotch (University of Texas at Dallas)
Published on H-Law (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Christine Van Everbroeck, Pieter Verstraete
Reviewer: 
Nathanje Dijkstra

Dijkstra on Van Everbroeck and Verstraete, 'Verminkte stilte: De Belgische invalide soldaten van de Groote Oorlog'


Christine Van Everbroeck, Pieter Verstraete. Verminkte stilte: De Belgische invalide soldaten van de Groote Oorlog. Namur, Belgium: Namur University Press, Namur, Belgium, 2014. 200 pp. EUR 35.00, ISBN 978-2-87037-786-4.

Reviewed by Nathanje Dijkstra (Utrecht University)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

The Sound of Silence

Author: 
Sumit Guha
Reviewer: 
Matthew Cook

Cook on Guha, 'Beyond Caste: Identity and Power in South Asia, Past and Present'


Sumit Guha. Beyond Caste: Identity and Power in South Asia, Past and Present. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014. xviii + 236 pp. $127.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-24918-9.

Reviewed by Matthew Cook (North Carolina Central University)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Karl Galinsky, Kenneth Lapatin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Carson Bay

Bay on Galinsky and Lapatin, 'Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire'


Karl Galinsky, Kenneth Lapatin, eds. Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016. 376 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60606-462-7.

Reviewed by Carson Bay (Florida State University)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jürgen Osterhammel
Reviewer: 
Patrick Manning

Manning on Osterhammel, 'The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century'


Jürgen Osterhammel. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. xxii + 1167 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14745-1.

Reviewed by Patrick Manning (University of Pittsburgh)
Published on H-World (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

The World of the Nineteenth Century

Author: 
John Field
Reviewer: 
Jihan Abbas

Abbas on Field, 'Working Men's Bodies: Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1940'


John Field. Working Men's Bodies: Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1940. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013. 272 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8768-4.

Reviewed by Jihan Abbas (Carleton University)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David M. Krueger
Reviewer: 
Adam J. Oberlin

Oberlin on Krueger, 'Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America'


David M. Krueger. Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. 232 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9696-3.

Reviewed by Adam J. Oberlin (Atlanta International School)
Published on H-Skand (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Kyle Frackman

Author: 
Jiang Wu, Lucille Chia, eds.
Reviewer: 
Courtney Bruntz

Bruntz on Wu and Chia, 'Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon'


Jiang Wu, Lucille Chia, eds. Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon. Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 405 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17160-1.

Reviewed by Courtney Bruntz (Doane University)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott

Author: 
Carol Nackenoff, Julie Novkov, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matthew C. Sherman

Sherman on Nackenoff and Novkov, 'Statebuilding from the Margins: Between Reconstruction and the New Deal'


Carol Nackenoff, Julie Novkov, eds. Statebuilding from the Margins: Between Reconstruction and the New Deal. American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 320 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4571-4.

Reviewed by Matthew C. Sherman (Institute for Political History )
Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin

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