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Author: 
Uri Bialer
Reviewer: 
Sonja Wentling

Wentling on Bialer, 'Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone'

Uri Bialer. Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell Alone. Perspectives on Israel Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 370 pp. $48.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04621-5

Reviewed by Sonja Wentling (Concordia College Moorhead) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Klaas van Walraven, ed.
Reviewer: 
Diana Wylie

Wylie on Walraven, 'The Individual in African History: The Importance of Biography in African Historical Studies'

Klaas van Walraven, ed. The Individual in African History: The Importance of Biography in African Historical Studies. African Dynamics Series. Leiden: Brill, 2020. Illustrations. xii + 304 pp. $73.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-40781-7

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

Author: 
Yusuf M. Juwayeyi
Reviewer: 
Kathryn M. de Luna

de Luna on Juwayeyi, 'Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi: Origins and Early History of the Chewa'

Yusuf M. Juwayeyi. Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi: Origins and Early History of the Chewa. Suffolk: James Currey, 2020. Illustrations, maps, tables. 264 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84701-253-1; $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84701-254-8. 

Author: 
Kara Moskowitz
Reviewer: 
Muey C. Saeturn

Saeturn on Moskowitz, 'Seeing Like a Citizen: Decolonization, Development, and the Making of Kenya, 1945-1980'

Kara Moskowitz. Seeing Like a Citizen: Decolonization, Development, and the Making of Kenya, 1945-1980. New African Histories Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 336 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2395-0; $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2396-7. 

Author: 
Michelle C. Wang
Reviewer: 
Zhenru Zhou

Zhou on Wang, 'Maṇḍalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang'

Michelle C. Wang. Maṇḍalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2018. xvii + 318 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-35765-5.

Reviewed by Zhenru Zhou (The University of Chicago) Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Jessica Zu (USC Dornsife, School of Religion)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55814

Author: 
Shari Rabin
Reviewer: 
Mara Cohen Ioannides

Cohen Ioannides on Rabin, 'Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America'

Shari Rabin. Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America. North American Religions Series. New York: New York University Press, 2017. viii + 193 pp. $37.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-3047-3

Author: 
James L. Nolan
Reviewer: 
Eva Castringius

Castringius on James L. Nolan, 'Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age'

James L. Nolan. Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 304 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-24863-2.

Reviewed by Eva Castringius (Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Hamburg) Published on H-NewMexico (January, 2021) Commissioned by Tomas Jaehn (Special Collections/Center for Southwest Research)

Author: 
Michael Walsh
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Abel

Abel on Walsh, 'Last Stands: Why Men Fight When All Is Lost'

Michael Walsh. Last Stands: Why Men Fight When All Is Lost. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. 368 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-21708-0

Reviewed by Jonathan Abel (Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth) Published on H-War (January, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Patrick Porter
Reviewer: 
Michael McInerney

McInerney on Porter, 'Blunder: Britain's War in Iraq'

Patrick Porter. Blunder: Britain's War in Iraq. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 254 pp. $41.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880796-4.

Reviewed by Michael McInerney (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (January, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55982

Author: 
Paul D'Anieri
Reviewer: 
Shawn Conroy

Conroy on D'Anieri, 'Ukraine and Russia: From Civilized Divorce to Uncivil War'

Paul D'Anieri. Ukraine and Russia: From Civilized Divorce to Uncivil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Maps, tables. 296 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-71395-5; $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48609-5. 

Reviewed by Shawn Conroy (The Ohio State University) Published on H-War (January, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Letizia Argenteri
Reviewer: 
Stefano Luconi

Luconi on Argenteri, 'Lelio Lagorio. Un socialista'

Letizia Argenteri. Lelio Lagorio. Un socialista. Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2020. 328 pp. EUR 19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-498-6115-0.

Reviewed by Stefano Luconi (University of Padua) Published on H-Italy (January, 2021) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56162

Author: 
James H. Murphy
Reviewer: 
Richard Butler

Butler on Murphy, 'The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion'

James H. Murphy. The Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900: From Reform to Expansion. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2020. 240 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84682-853-9

Reviewed by Richard Butler (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (January, 2021) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
David Parrish
Reviewer: 
Joseph Krulder

Krulder on Parrish, 'Jacobitism and Anti-Jacobitism in the British Atlantic World, 1688-1727'

David Parrish. Jacobitism and Anti-Jacobitism in the British Atlantic World, 1688-1727. Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2017. 199 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86193-341-9.

Reviewed by Joseph Krulder (Butte College) Published on H-Atlantic (January, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Tanya Harmer
Reviewer: 
Debbie Sharnak

Sharnak on Harmer, 'Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America'

Tanya Harmer. Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War Latin America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 384 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5429-4.

Reviewed by Debbie Sharnak (Rowan University) Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2021) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Ned Richardson-Little
Reviewer: 
Samantha Clarke

Clarke on Richardson-Little, 'The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany'

Ned Richardson-Little. The Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism, Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany. Human Rights in History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 284 pp. $24.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-56003-0; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44078-3; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42467-7.

Reviewed by Samantha Clarke (McMaster University) Published on H-Russia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

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