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Author: 
Harvey J. Sindima
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Isichei

Isichei on Sindima, 'Africa's Agenda: The Legacy of Liberalism and Colonialism in the Crisis of African Values'

Harvey J. Sindima. Africa's Agenda: The Legacy of Liberalism and Colonialism in the Crisis of African Values. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995. xvii + 256 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29479-2.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Isichei (University of Otago (New Zealand)) Published on H-Africa (May, 1996)

Author: 
Jean-Pierre Lavandier
Reviewer: 
Helen Liebel-Weckowicz

Liebel-Weckowicz on Lavandier, 'Le Livre au Temps de Joseph II et de Leopold II: Code des lois de censure du livre pour les pays Austro-Bohemiens (1780-1792)'

Jean-Pierre Lavandier. Le Livre au Temps de Joseph II et de Leopold II: Code des lois de censure du livre pour les pays Austro-Bohemiens (1780-1792). Bern, France: Peter Lang, 1995. 365 pp. $55.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-906753-73-7.

Reviewed by Helen Liebel-Weckowicz (University of Alberta) Published on HABSBURG (May, 1996)

The Censorship Policies of Joseph II and Leopold II, 1780-92

Author: 
Laszlo Szarka
Reviewer: 
Irina Popova

Popova on Szarka, 'Szlovak Nemzeti Fejlodes--Magyar Nemzetisegi Politika 1867-1918'

Laszlo Szarka. Szlovak Nemzeti Fejlodes--Magyar Nemzetisegi Politika 1867-1918. Pozsony: Kalligram Konyvkiado, 1995. 340 pp. HUF 400, Sk 80 (cloth), ISBN 978-80-7149-087-6.

Reviewed by Irina Popova (Central European University) Published on HABSBURG (May, 1996)

Slovaks in Hungary during the Dualist Era

Author: 
John M. Efron
Reviewer: 
Richard Bodek

Bodek on Efron, 'Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors & Race Science in Fin-de-SiÖ¨cle Europe'

John M. Efron. Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors & Race Science in Fin-de-SiÖ¨cle Europe. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 1994. xi i+ 255 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-05440-8.

Reviewed by Richard Bodek (College of Charleston) Published on H-SAE (May, 1996)

Author: 
Judy Barrett Litoff, David C. Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Theresa Kaminski

Kaminski on Litoff and Smith, 'Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front'

Judy Barrett Litoff, David C. Smith, eds. Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1995. xii + 293 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-0714-3.

Reviewed by Theresa Kaminski (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point) Published on H-Women (May, 1996)

The Women Who Kept the Home Fires Burning

Author: 
Oscar Cornblit
Reviewer: 
Ross Jamieson

Jamieson on Cornblit, 'Power and Violence in the Colonial City: Oruro from the Mining Renaissance to the Rebellion of Tupac Amaru (1740-1782)'

Oscar Cornblit. Power and Violence in the Colonial City: Oruro from the Mining Renaissance to the Rebellion of Tupac Amaru (1740-1782). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. x + 230 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-44148-3.

Reviewed by Ross Jamieson (University of Calgary) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Roderic A. Camp, ed.
Reviewer: 
Roger P. Davis

Davis on Camp, 'Democracy in Latin America: Patterns and Cycles'

Roderic A. Camp, ed. Democracy in Latin America: Patterns and Cycles. Jaguar Books on Latin America, no 10. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1996. xiv + 294 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2513-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2512-6.

Reviewed by Roger P. Davis (University of Nebraska at Kearney) Published on H-LatAm (May, 1996)

Author: 
Thomas D. Cockrell, Michael B. Ballard, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Eyman

Eyman on Cockrell and Ballard, 'Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia: The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt'

Thomas D. Cockrell, Michael B. Ballard, eds. Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia: The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995. xx + 354 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-1981-5.

Reviewed by David Eyman (History Department, Skidmore College) Published on H-CivWar (May, 1996)

Author: 
John Taylor
Reviewer: 
Kyle Sinisi

Sinisi on Taylor, 'Bloody Valverde: A Civil War Battle on the Rio Grande, February 21, 1862'

John Taylor. Bloody Valverde: A Civil War Battle on the Rio Grande, February 21, 1862. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. xii + 185 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-1632-5.

Reviewed by Kyle Sinisi (The Citadel ) Published on H-CivWar (May, 1996)

Author: 
Robin Pickering-Iazzi, ed.
Reviewer: 
Silvia Salvatici

Salvatici on Pickering-Iazzi, 'Mothers of Invention: Women, Italian Fascism, and Culture'

Robin Pickering-Iazzi, ed. Mothers of Invention: Women, Italian Fascism, and Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995. xxxii + 271 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-2651-9; $65.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2650-2.

Reviewed by Silvia Salvatici (University of Florence) Published on H-Italy (May, 1996)

Author: 
Col. Lawrence R. Bailey
Reviewer: 
Robert C. Doyle

Doyle on Bailey, 'Solitary Survivor: The First POW in Southeast Asia'

Col. Lawrence R. Bailey. Solitary Survivor: The First POW in Southeast Asia. Washington, D.C., and London: Brassey's, 1995. xxi + 214 pp. $23.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-004-5.

Reviewed by Robert C. Doyle (Independent Scholar) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

POW Experience and the Dark Night of the Soul

Author: 
David Skidmore
Reviewer: 
Joe Rich

Rich on Skidmore, 'Reversing Course: Carter's Foreign Policy and the Failure of Reform'

David Skidmore. Reversing Course: Carter's Foreign Policy and the Failure of Reform. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt University Press, 1996. xxii + 234 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-1273-4.

Reviewed by Joe Rich (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Published on H-PCAACA (May, 1996)

The Carter Administration and Soviet Affairs

Author: 
Ramona Curry
Reviewer: 
Steven Mintz

Mintz on Curry, 'Too Much of a Good Thing: Mae West as Cultural Icon'

Ramona Curry. Too Much of a Good Thing: Mae West as Cultural Icon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. xxii + 217 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-2791-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-2790-5.

Reviewed by Steven Mintz (University of Houston ) Published on H-Film (May, 1996)

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