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Author: 
Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed.
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Senechal de la Roche, '"Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War'

Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed. "Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-248-5.

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

Author: 
Matthew Kroenig
Reviewer: 
Cory Hollon

Hollon on Kroenig, 'The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters'

Matthew Kroenig. The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters. Bridging the Gap Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084918-4.

Reviewed by Cory Hollon (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Boulter
Reviewer: 
Yin Chung Au

Au on Boulter, 'Bloomsbury Scientists: Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin'

Michael Boulter. Bloomsbury Scientists: Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin. London: UCL Press, 2018. 198 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-005-2; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78735-006-9.

Reviewed by Yin Chung Au (National Cheng Kung University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (February, 2019) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva
Reviewer: 
Miguel Valerio

Valerio on Sierra Silva, 'Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706'

Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva. Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706. Cambridge Latin American Studies Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvii + 226 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41981-9; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-41218-6.

Reviewed by Miguel Valerio (Washington University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
John Bennett Shank
Reviewer: 
Michael Nauenberg

Nauenberg on Shank, 'Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715'

John Bennett Shank. Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 464 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-50932-7.

Reviewed by Michael Nauenberg (University of California, Santa Cruz (emeritus)) Published on H-Albion (February, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Frederick W. Gooding
Reviewer: 
Michael Dennis

Dennis on Gooding, 'American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981'

Frederick W. Gooding. American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. ix + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4539-0.

Reviewed by Michael Dennis (Acadia University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Jeffrey M. Schulze
Reviewer: 
Theodore Cohen

Cohen on Schulze, 'Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands'

Jeffrey M. Schulze. Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 258 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3711-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3710-5.

Reviewed by Theodore Cohen (Lindenwood University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Bradley Benton
Reviewer: 
Caroline Dodds Pennock

Pennock on Benton, 'The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico'

Bradley Benton. The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 196 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19058-0.

Reviewed by Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Andrew E. Masich
Reviewer: 
Cecily Zander

Zander on Masich, 'Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867'

Andrew E. Masich. Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. x + 454 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5572-2.

Reviewed by Cecily Zander (Penn State University) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Giles Scott-Smith, J. Simon Rofe, eds.
Reviewer: 
William G. Gray

Gray on Scott-Smith and Rofe, 'Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order'

Giles Scott-Smith, J. Simon Rofe, eds. Global Perspectives on the Bretton Woods Conference and the Post-War World Order. The World of the Roosevelts Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 305 pp. $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-60890-7.

Reviewed by William G. Gray (Purdue University) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Victor T. King, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christa Adams

Adams on King, 'UNESCO in Southeast Asia: World Heritage Sites in Comparative Perspective'

Victor T. King, ed. UNESCO in Southeast Asia: World Heritage Sites in Comparative Perspective. NIAS Studies in Asian Topics Series. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2015. Illustrations. xv + 463 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-174-1.

Reviewed by Christa Adams (Miami University of Ohio Regionals) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Jessica Blatt
Reviewer: 
Vanessa E. Quince

Quince on Blatt, 'Race and the Making of American Political Science'

Jessica Blatt. Race and the Making of American Political Science. American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 205 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5004-6.

Reviewed by Vanessa E. Quince (University of Washington) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Timothy J. Lombardo
Reviewer: 
Seth Blumenthal

Blumenthal on Lombardo, 'Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics'

Timothy J. Lombardo. Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-9543-6.

Reviewed by Seth Blumenthal (Boston University) Published on H-1960s (February, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
Chad Elias
Reviewer: 
Dina A. Ramadan

Ramadan on Elias, 'Posthumous Images: Contemporary Art and Memory Politics in Post–Civil War Lebanon'

Chad Elias. Posthumous Images: Contemporary Art and Memory Politics in Post–Civil War Lebanon. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. xvi + 243 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4710-1; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4766-8.

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