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Author: 
Tyrone L. Groh
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Chinchilla

Chinchilla on Groh, 'Proxy War: The Least Bad Option'

Tyrone L. Groh. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4

Reviewed by Alexandra Chinchilla (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Vince Houghton
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Houghton, 'The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin'

Vince Houghton. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jennifer L. Derr
Reviewer: 
George M. La Rue

La Rue on Derr, 'The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt'

Jennifer L. Derr. The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 264 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0965-5

Reviewed by George M. La Rue (Clarion University) Published on H-Africa (May, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Ron Harris
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Harris, 'Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700'

Ron Harris. Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 488 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2

Author: 
Peter Campbell
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Boehlefeld

Boehlefeld on Campbell, 'Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force and Innovation in the US Army'

Peter Campbell. Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force and Innovation in the US Army. American Military Experience Series. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019. 390 pp. $50.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8262-7426-7; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2184-1.

Reviewed by Kathryn Boehlefeld (Air University) Published on H-War (May, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David Cheng Chang
Reviewer: 
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Chang, 'The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War'

David Cheng Chang. The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 238 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0460-5

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (Chair of War Studies, University of Potsdam) Published on H-War (May, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Lisa Blackmore
Reviewer: 
Marcus Oliver Golding

Golding on Blackmore, 'Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958'

Lisa Blackmore. Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958. Pitt Illuminations Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. Illustrations. 240 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6438-4

Author: 
Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo
Reviewer: 
Ulices Piña

Piña on Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo, 'The Search (La Búsqueda)'

Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo. The Search (La Búsqueda). Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films, 2018. 75 min.; color.

Reviewed by Ulices Piña (California State University, Long Beach) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55247

Author: 
Padraig Riley
Reviewer: 
Tara Strauch

Strauch on Boles, 'Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty' and Riley, 'Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America'

John B. Boles. Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 640 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09468-4Padraig Riley. Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4749-7.

Author: 
Edmund Russell
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Howard-Smith

Howard-Smith on Russell, 'Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900'

Edmund Russell. Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 214 pp. $94.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76209-0; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74505-5

Author: 
James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir.
Reviewer: 
Neil Dhingra

Dhingra on Lebrecht and Newnham, 'Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution'

James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution. Chicago: Higher Ground Productions, 2020. 106 mins.

Reviewed by Neil Dhingra (University of Maryland) Published on H-Disability (May, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55249

Author: 
Brian A. Stauffer
Reviewer: 
Roberto Di Stefano

Di Stefano on Stauffer, 'Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion'

Brian A. Stauffer. Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019. Illustrations. 392 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-6127-1.

Reviewed by Roberto Di Stefano (Conicet/Universidad Nacional de La Pampa) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Justin Champion, John Coffey, Tim Harris and John Marshall, eds.
Reviewer: 
Matthew Neufeld

Neufeld on Champion and Coffey and Harris and John Marshall, 'Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie'

Justin Champion, John Coffey, Tim Harris and John Marshall, eds. Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie. Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2019. 365 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78744-587-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Neufeld (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Albion (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Tamara Hundorova
Reviewer: 
Brett Donohoe

Donohoe on Hundorova, 'The Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian Postmodernism of the 1990s'

Tamara Hundorova. The Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian Postmodernism of the 1990s. Translated by Sergiy Yakovenko. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2019. 320 pp. $42.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64469-238-7

Reviewed by Brett Donohoe (Harvard) Published on H-Ukraine (May, 2020) Commissioned by Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed (Indiana University)

Author: 
Marco Ferrari, Elisa Pasqual, Andrea Bagnato
Reviewer: 
Dani Inkpen

Inkpen on Ferrari and Pasqual and Bagnato, 'A Moving Border: Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change'

Marco Ferrari, Elisa Pasqual, Andrea Bagnato. A Moving Border: Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change. New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. Columbia University Press, 2018. 227 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-941332-45-0

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