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Author: 
Daniel B. Rood
Reviewer: 
Michael Becker

Becker on Rood, 'The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean'

Daniel B. Rood. The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-065526-6.

Reviewed by Michael Becker (Duke University) Published on H-Caribbean (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sarah Foss (Oklahoma State University)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111

Author: 
David Jünger
Reviewer: 
Lori G. Bihler

Bihler on Jünger, 'Jahre der Ungewissheit: Emigrationspläne deutscher Juden, 1933-1938'

David Jünger. Jahre der Ungewissheit: Emigrationspläne deutscher Juden, 1933-1938. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016. 440 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-525-37039-1.

Reviewed by Lori G. Bihler (Framingham State University) Published on H-TGS (December, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Chanelle N. Rose
Reviewer: 
Lewis W. Metzger, V

Metzger, V on Rose, 'The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968'

Chanelle N. Rose. The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. 385 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-5766-4.

Reviewed by Lewis W. Metzger, V (Daytona State College/ Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) Published on H-Florida (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Leona J. Skelton
Reviewer: 
Leslie Tomory

Tomory on Skelton, 'Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection, 1529-2015'

Leona J. Skelton. Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental History of a River's Battle for Protection, 1529-2015. Winwick: White Horse Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 296 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-874267-95-9.

Reviewed by Leslie Tomory (McGill University) Published on H-Water (December, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Author: 
Richard Grove, George Adamson
Reviewer: 
Ruth Morgan

Morgan on Grove and Adamson, 'El Niño in World History'

Richard Grove, George Adamson. El Niño in World History. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xvii + 245 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-45739-4.

Reviewed by Ruth Morgan (Monash University) Published on H-Water (December, 2018) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51772

Author: 
Chantalle F. Verna
Reviewer: 
Aaron Coy Moulton

Moulton on Verna, 'Haiti and the Uses of America: Post-U.S. Occupation Promises'

Chantalle F. Verna. Haiti and the Uses of America: Post-U.S. Occupation Promises. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 252 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8516-1; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8517-8.

Reviewed by Aaron Coy Moulton (Stephen F. Austin State University) Published on H-Caribbean (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sarah Foss (Oklahoma State University)

Author: 
L. H. Roper
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Allain

Allain on Roper, 'The Torrid Zone: Caribbean Colonization and Cultural Interaction in the Long Seventeenth Century'

L. H. Roper. The Torrid Zone: Caribbean Colonization and Cultural Interaction in the Long Seventeenth Century. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. 273 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-890-6.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Allain (Duke University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
David Cahan
Reviewer: 
R. Steven Turner

Turner on Cahan, 'Helmholtz: A Life in Science'

David Cahan. Helmholtz: A Life in Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 944 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-48114-2.

Reviewed by R. Steven Turner (University of New Brunswick) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (December, 2018) Commissioned by Kathryn Olesko (Georgetown University)

Author: 
Matthew K. Shannon
Reviewer: 
Roham Alvandi

Alvandi on Shannon, 'Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War'

Matthew K. Shannon. Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1313-2.

Reviewed by Roham Alvandi (London School of Economics) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eric T. Jennings
Reviewer: 
Jorge Bayona

Bayona on Jennings, 'Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean'

Eric T. Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98338-0.

Reviewed by Jorge Bayona (University of Washington) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kori N. Schake
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Schake, 'Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony'

Kori N. Schake. Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 389 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97507-1.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University eSchool of Graduate PME) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Leslie Peirce
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Peirce, 'Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire'

Leslie Peirce. Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03251-8.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Ryan A. Quintana
Reviewer: 
Melissa DeVelvis

DeVelvis on Quintana, 'Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina'

Ryan A. Quintana. Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 254 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4222-2.

Reviewed by Melissa DeVelvis (University of South Carolina) Published on H-SC (November, 2018) Commissioned by David W. Dangerfield (University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie)

Author: 
Philip A. Seaton, Takayoshi Yamamura, Akiko Sugawa-Shimada, Kyungjae Jang
Reviewer: 
Mary Quek

Quek on Seaton and Yamamura and Sugawa-Shimada and Jang, 'Contents Tourism in Japan: Pilgrimages to "Sacred Sites" of Popular Culture'

Philip A. Seaton, Takayoshi Yamamura, Akiko Sugawa-Shimada, Kyungjae Jang. Contents Tourism in Japan: Pilgrimages to "Sacred Sites" of Popular Culture. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps, tables. 326 pp. $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60497-973-2.

Reviewed by Mary Quek (University of Hertfordshire) Published on H-Japan (November, 2018) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

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