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Author: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Reviewer: 
Rohan D'Souza

D'Souza on Bhattacharyya, 'Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta'

Debjani Bhattacharyya. Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42574-2.

Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Kyoto University) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Author: 
Clarence Taylor
Reviewer: 
Alex Tabor

Tabor on Taylor, 'Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City'

Clarence Taylor. Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City. New York: New York University Press, 2018. v + 309 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-6245-0.

Reviewed by Alex Tabor (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Peter B. Levy
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Huff

Huff on Levy, 'The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s'

Peter B. Levy. The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 344 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43403-4.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Huff (Beacon College) Published on H-1960s (March, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Christopher M. Tinson
Reviewer: 
Max Lewontin

Lewontin on Tinson, 'Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s'

Christopher M. Tinson. Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 346 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3455-5.

Reviewed by Max Lewontin (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (March, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53506

Author: 
Sumita Mukherjee
Reviewer: 
Tracey Rizzo

Rizzo on Mukherjee, 'Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks'

Sumita Mukherjee. Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi + 292 pages. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-948421-8.

Reviewed by Tracey Rizzo (UNC Asheville) Published on H-Empire (March, 2019) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
Srinivasan Sitaraman

Sitaraman on Rubin and Stulberg, 'The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries'

Lawrence Rubin, Adam N. Stulberg, eds. The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-603-5; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-602-8.

Author: 
Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles
Reviewer: 
Julia Schwenkenberg

Schwenkenberg on Lindsey and Teles, 'The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality'

Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles. The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062776-8.

Reviewed by Julia Schwenkenberg (Rutgers University – Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
James Barr
Reviewer: 
John V. Bowlus

Bowlus on Barr, 'Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East'

James Barr. Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East. New Yotk: Basic Books, 2018. vi + 454 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05063-5.

Reviewed by John V. Bowlus (Kadir Has University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ivo Goldstein, Slavko Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Roland Clark

Clark on Goldstein and Goldstein, 'The Holocaust in Croatia'

Ivo Goldstein, Slavko Goldstein. The Holocaust in Croatia. Russian and East European Studies Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 736 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4451-5.

Reviewed by Roland Clark (University of Liverpool) Published on HABSBURG (March, 2019) Commissioned by Borislav Chernev

Author: 
Chunjie Zhang
Reviewer: 
Matthew Erlin

Erlin on Zhang, 'Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism'

Chunjie Zhang. Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3477-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Erlin (Washington University in St. Louis) Published on H-TGS (March, 2019) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Jim Clifford
Reviewer: 
Carry Van Lieshout

Van Lieshout on Clifford, 'West Ham and the River Lea: A Social and Environmental History of London's Industrialized Marshland, 1839-1914'

Jim Clifford. West Ham and the River Lea: A Social and Environmental History of London's Industrialized Marshland, 1839-1914. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017. 240 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-3423-0.

Reviewed by Carry Van Lieshout (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Author: 
Emmelie Prophète
Reviewer: 
Nathan Dize

Dize on Prophète, 'Le reste du temps'

Emmelie Prophète. Le reste du temps. Montreal: Mémoire d'encrier, 2013. 165 pp. CND 13.95 (paper), ISBN 978-2-89712-474-8.

Reviewed by Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Haiti (March, 2019) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53365

Author: 
Mukoma Wa Ngugi
Reviewer: 
Nganga Muchiri

Muchiri on Ngugi, 'The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership'

Mukoma Wa Ngugi. The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of Language, Identity, and Ownership. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 240 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-05368-1.

Reviewed by Nganga Muchiri (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Published on H-Africa (March, 2019) Commissioned by Dawne Y. Curry (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Author: 
Margarette Lincoln
Reviewer: 
John R. Burrow

Burrow on Lincoln, 'Trading in War: London's Maritime World in the Age of Cook and Nelson'

Margarette Lincoln. Trading in War: London's Maritime World in the Age of Cook and Nelson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-22748-2.

Reviewed by John R. Burrow (Mississippi State University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53109

Author: 
Jerry D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Thompson, 'Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891'

Jerry D. Thompson. Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891. The Texas Biography Series. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2017. xii + 412 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-407-2.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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