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Author: 
Anthony R. DiMaggio
Reviewer: 
Michelle Martindale

Martindale on DiMaggio, 'The Politics of Persuasion: Economic Policy and Media Bias in the Modern Era'

Anthony R. DiMaggio. The Politics of Persuasion: Economic Policy and Media Bias in the Modern Era. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017. 390 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6345-2.

Reviewed by Michelle Martindale (Purdue University) Published on Jhistory (June, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Richard E. Schroeder
Reviewer: 
Markus Schoof

Schoof on Schroeder, 'The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War'

Richard E. Schroeder. The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2017. 188 pp. cloth ($24.95), ISBN 978-0-8262-2137-7.

Reviewed by Markus Schoof (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Maria Fritsche
Reviewer: 
Hiroshi Kitamura

Kitamura on Fritsche, 'The American Marshall Plan Film Campaign and the Europeans: A Captivated Audience?'

Maria Fritsche. The American Marshall Plan Film Campaign and the Europeans: A Captivated Audience? London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 360 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00935-6.

Reviewed by Hiroshi Kitamura (College of William and Mary) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Tamar Rudavsky
Reviewer: 
Alexander Green

Green on Rudavsky, 'Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Science, Rationalism, and Religion'

Tamar Rudavsky. Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Science, Rationalism, and Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-958090-3.

Reviewed by Alexander Green (State University of New York, University at Buffalo) Published on H-Judaic (June, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy Alborn

Alborn on Mountford and Tuffnell, 'A Global History of Gold Rushes'

Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell, eds. A Global History of Gold Rushes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. 336 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-96758-8.

Reviewed by Timothy Alborn (Lehman College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53801

Author: 
Nathan Jun, ed.
Reviewer: 
Shelby Shapiro

Shapiro on Jun, 'Proletarian Days: A Hippolyte Havel Reader'

Nathan Jun, ed. Proletarian Days: A Hippolyte Havel Reader. Chico: AK Press, 2018. 450 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-328-1.

Reviewed by Shelby Shapiro (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald
Reviewer: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Takeuchi-Demirci on McDonald and McDonald, 'Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism'

Andrew T. McDonald, Verlaine Stoner McDonald. Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 288 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7607-9.

Reviewed by Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci (Stanford University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Udayon Misra
Reviewer: 
Anwesha Sengupta

Sengupta on Misra, 'Burden of History: Assam and the Partition - Unresolved Issues'

Udayon Misra. Burden of History: Assam and the Partition - Unresolved Issues. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $45.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947836-1.

Reviewed by Anwesha Sengupta (Institute of Development Studies Kolkata) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2019) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Author: 
Venus Bivar
Reviewer: 
Ruth Sandwell

Sandwell on Bivar, 'Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France'

Venus Bivar. Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4118-8.

Reviewed by Ruth Sandwell (University of Toronto) Published on H-Environment (June, 2019) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)

Author: 
Mary Stockwell
Reviewer: 
Nick Sacco

Sacco on Stockwell, 'Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians'

Mary Stockwell. Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians. World of Ulysses S. Grant Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. ix + 256 pp. $34.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3670-8.

Reviewed by Nick Sacco (Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Adkins and Adkins, 'Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History'

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History. New York: Viking, 2018. xxvi + 449 pp. Illustrations. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7352-2162-8.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John A. Wood
Reviewer: 
Martin Clemis

Clemis on Wood, 'Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War'

John A. Wood. Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2223-6.

Reviewed by Martin Clemis (Temple University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52089

Author: 
James Hinton
Reviewer: 
Tina M. Peabody

Peabody on Hinton, 'Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century'

James Hinton. Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 190 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878713-6.

Reviewed by Tina M. Peabody (University at Albany, SUNY) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53209

Author: 
Paul Finkelman
Reviewer: 
Scott Gerber

Gerber on Finkelman, 'Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court'

Paul Finkelman. Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-05121-8.

Reviewed by Scott Gerber (Brown University & Ohio Northern University) Published on H-Early-America (June, 2019) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Richard J. Evans
Reviewer: 
Mathias Fuelling

Fuelling on Evans, 'Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History'

Richard J. Evans. Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. 800 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045964-2.

Reviewed by Mathias Fuelling (Temple University) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

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