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Author: 
Steven E. Aschheim, Vivian Liska, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tally Gur

Gur on Aschheim and Liska, 'The German-Jewish Experience: Contested Interpretations and Conflicting Perceptions'


Steven E. Aschheim, Vivian Liska, eds. The German-Jewish Experience: Contested Interpretations and Conflicting Perceptions. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. 300 pp. ISBN 978-3-11-037293-9.

Reviewed by Tally Gur (Haifa University)
Published on H-Judaic (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

The German Jewish Experience Revisited

Author: 
Sudhir Mahadevan
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Mahadevan, 'A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India, 1840-1930'


Sudhir Mahadevan. A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India, 1840-1930. Albany: SUNY Press, 2015. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5829-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Anthony R. Wells
Reviewer: 
Corbin Williamson

Williamson on Wells, 'A Tale of Two Navies: Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015'


Anthony R. Wells. A Tale of Two Navies: Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. Illustrations, charts. 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-120-3.

Reviewed by Corbin Williamson (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Bradley R. Clampitt
Reviewer: 
Robert Glaze

Glaze on Clampitt, 'The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory'


Bradley R. Clampitt. The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 200 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8032-7727-4.

Reviewed by Robert Glaze (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Helen Watt, Anne Hawkins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sofia Zepeda

Zepeda on Watt and Hawkins, 'Letters of Seamen in the Wars with France, 1793-1815'


Helen Watt, Anne Hawkins, eds. Letters of Seamen in the Wars with France, 1793-1815. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2014. 384 pp. $165.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84383-896-8.

Reviewed by Sofia Zepeda (University of Arizona)
Published on H-War (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jacob Paul Dalton
Reviewer: 
David Templeman

Templeman on Dalton, 'The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra'


Jacob Paul Dalton. The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. xxiii + 246 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17600-2.

Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University)
Published on H-Buddhism (April, 2017)
Commissioned by John Powers

Author: 
Audra Jennings
Reviewer: 
Beth Linker

Linker on Jennings, 'Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America'


Audra Jennings. Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 296 pp. 55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4851-7.

Reviewed by Beth Linker (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Adam Rayski
Reviewer: 
Laurien F. Vastenhout

Vastenhout on Rayski, 'The Choice of the Jews under Vichy: Between Submission and Resistance'


Adam Rayski. The Choice of the Jews under Vichy: Between Submission and Resistance. Notre Dame: University Of Notre Dame Press, 2015. 408 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-268-04061-1.

Reviewed by Laurien F. Vastenhout (University of Sheffield)
Published on H-Judaic (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Alexia M. Yates
Reviewer: 
Philipp Reick

Reick on Yates, 'Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital'


Alexia M. Yates. Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Maps, tables. 368 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08821-4.

Reviewed by Philipp Reick (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Published on H-Urban (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Alexander Vari

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Zhaoqing Han

Han on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'


Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Zhaoqing Han (Fudan University)
Published on H-Water (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Yan Gao

A Dynastic Tragedy Caused by the Yellow River

Author: 
Patrick J. Houlihan
Reviewer: 
Markus Raasch

Raasch on Houlihan, 'Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922'


Patrick J. Houlihan. Catholicism and the Great War: Religion and Everyday Life in Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914–1922. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 287 pp. $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03514-0.

Reviewed by Markus Raasch (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz)
Published on H-German (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Lon Kurashige
Reviewer: 
Abigail Markwyn

Markwyn on Kurashige, 'Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States'


Lon Kurashige. Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 336 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2943-8.

Reviewed by Abigail Markwyn (Carroll University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
David J. Silverman
Reviewer: 
Jason Warren

Warren on Silverman, 'Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America'


David J. Silverman. Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73747-1.

Reviewed by Jason Warren (U.S. Army War College)
Published on H-AmIndian (April, 2017)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Technology and Violence in Native America

Author: 
Daniel J. Walther
Reviewer: 
David Brandon Dennis

Dennis on Walther, 'Sex and Control: Venereal Disease, Colonial Physicians, and Indigenous Agency in German Colonialism, 1884-1914'


Daniel J. Walther. Sex and Control: Venereal Disease, Colonial Physicians, and Indigenous Agency in German Colonialism, 1884-1914. Monographs in German History Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 183 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78238-591-2.

Reviewed by David Brandon Dennis (Dean College)
Published on H-TGS (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

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