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Author: 
Astrid M. Eckert
Reviewer: 
Cristina Florea

Florea on Eckert, 'West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands'

Astrid M. Eckert. West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 445 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-069005-2.

Reviewed by Cristina Florea (Cornell University) Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2021) Commissioned by María de los Ángeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, ed.
Reviewer: 
Matthew J. Smalarz

Smalarz on Gamper-Rabindran, 'The Shale Dilemma: A Global Perspective on Fracking and Shale Development'

Shanti Gamper-Rabindran, ed. The Shale Dilemma: A Global Perspective on Fracking and Shale Development. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 460 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4513-0

Reviewed by Matthew J. Smalarz (Manor College) Published on H-Pennsylvania (September, 2021) Commissioned by Jeanine Mazak-Kahne (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Author: 
Giang Nguyen-Thu
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Nguyen-Thu, 'Television in Post-Reform Vietnam: Nation, Media, Market'

Giang Nguyen-Thu. Television in Post-Reform Vietnam: Nation, Media, Market. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2019. xii + 150 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-06902-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (September, 2021) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55651

Author: 
Vanessa S. Oliveira
Reviewer: 
John K. Thornton

Thornton on Oliveira, 'Slave Trade and Abolition: Gender, Commerce, and Economic Transition in Luanda'

Vanessa S. Oliveira. Slave Trade and Abolition: Gender, Commerce, and Economic Transition in Luanda. Women in Africa and the Diaspora Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps, tables. 272 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32580-0.

Reviewed by John K. Thornton (Boston University) Published on H-Africa (September, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Emily A. Engel
Reviewer: 
Kelly Donahue-Wallace

Donahue-Wallace on Engel, 'Pictured Politics: Visualizing Colonial History in South American Portrait Collections'

Emily A. Engel. Pictured Politics: Visualizing Colonial History in South American Portrait Collections. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2020. viii + 173 pp. Ill. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-2059-4

Reviewed by Kelly Donahue-Wallace (University of North Texas) Published on H-LatAm (September, 2021) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Trisha T. Pritikin
Reviewer: 
India Luxton

Luxton on Pritikin, 'The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice'

Trisha T. Pritikin. The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. xvi + 348 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2904-6

Reviewed by India Luxton (Colorado State University) Published on H-Environment (September, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Eberhard Demm
Reviewer: 
Alex Beckstrand

Beckstrand on Demm, 'Censorship and Propaganda in World War I: A Comprehensive History'

Eberhard Demm. Censorship and Propaganda in World War I: A Comprehensive History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. xviii + 330 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-851-4.

Reviewed by Alex Beckstrand (University of Connecticut) Published on H-War (September, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56607

Author: 
Nicholas L. Miller
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Boehlefeld

Boehlefeld on Miller, 'Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy'

Nicholas L. Miller. Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy. Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 330 pp. $47.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1780-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn Boehlefeld (Air University) Published on H-War (September, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Emily Robins Sharpe
Reviewer: 
Michael Seidman

Seidman on Robins Sharpe, 'Mosaic Fictions: Writing Identity in the Spanish Civil War'

Emily Robins Sharpe. Mosaic Fictions: Writing Identity in the Spanish Civil War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. Illustrations. 240 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0142-6.

Reviewed by Michael Seidman (University of North Carolina, Wilmington) Published on H-Canada (September, 2021) Commissioned by Sarah K. Miles (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Author: 
Virginia Comolli
Reviewer: 
Michael Cserkits

Cserkits on Comolli, 'Boko Haram: Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency'

Virginia Comolli. Boko Haram: Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency. London: Hurst & Company, 2018. Maps. 208 pp. $19.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84904-661-9.

Reviewed by Michael Cserkits (University of Vienna) Published on H-Africa (September, 2021) Commissioned by Dawne Y. Curry (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56689

Author: 
Alesia Montgomery
Reviewer: 
Josiah Rector

Rector on Montgomery, 'Greening the Black Urban Regime: The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit (Great Lakes Books Series)'

Alesia Montgomery. Greening the Black Urban Regime: The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit (Great Lakes Books Series). Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2020. 332 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8143-4651-8

Author: 
Daniel I. Wasserman-Soler
Reviewer: 
Allison Caplan

Caplan on Wasserman-Soler, 'Truth in Many Tongues: Religious Conversion and the Languages of the Early Spanish Empire'

Daniel I. Wasserman-Soler. Truth in Many Tongues: Religious Conversion and the Languages of the Early Spanish Empire. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 227 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-08599-9

Author: 
Annette Chapman-Adisho
Reviewer: 
Caroline Hackett

Hackett on Chapman-Adisho, 'Patriot and Priest: Jean-Baptiste Volfius and the Constitutional Church in the Côte-d'Or'

Annette Chapman-Adisho. Patriot and Priest: Jean-Baptiste Volfius and the Constitutional Church in the Côte-d'Or. McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $34.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-7735-5988-2; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5870-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5871-7.

Author: 
Kyama M. Mugambi
Reviewer: 
Paul G. Grant

Grant on Mugambi, 'A Spirit of Revitalization: Urban Pentecostalism in Kenya'

Kyama M. Mugambi. A Spirit of Revitalization: Urban Pentecostalism in Kenya. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2020. 348 pp. $54.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4813-1355-1.

Reviewed by Paul G. Grant (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Africa (September, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56179

Author: 
Bill Freund
Reviewer: 
Diana Wylie

Wylie on Freund, 'Bill Freund: An Historian’s Passage to Africa'

Bill Freund. Bill Freund: An Historian’s Passage to Africa. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77614-672-7.

Reviewed by Diana Wylie (Boston University) Published on H-Africa (September, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56887

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