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Author: 
David Arnold
Reviewer: 
Archana Venkatesh

Venkatesh on Arnold, 'Pandemic India: From Cholera to Covid-19'

David Arnold. Pandemic India: From Cholera to Covid-19. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022. 288 pp. $50.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-767455-0; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-765962-5.

Reviewed by Archana Venkatesh (Clemson University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2023) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Alicia M. Boswell, Kyle A. Knabb, eds.
Reviewer: 
Philip Gooding

Gooding on Boswell and Knabb, 'Life at the Margins of the State: Comparative Landscapes from the Old and New Worlds'

Alicia M. Boswell, Kyle A. Knabb, eds. Life at the Margins of the State: Comparative Landscapes from the Old and New Worlds. Denver: University Press of Colorado, 2022. Illustrations. ix + 250 pp. $67.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64642-294-4

Author: 
Molly Pucci
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Blobaum

Blobaum on Pucci, 'Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe'

Molly Pucci. Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe. Yale-Hoover Series on Authoritarian Regimes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. xiv + 378 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-24257-7

Author: 
José Lingna Nafafé
Reviewer: 
Miguel Valerio

Valerio on Lingna Nafafé, 'Lourenco da Silva Mendonca and the Black Atlantic Abolitionist Movement in the Seventeenth Century'

José Lingna Nafafé. Lourenco da Silva Mendonca and the Black Atlantic Abolitionist Movement in the Seventeenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. 377 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83823-8.

Reviewed by Miguel Valerio (Washington University) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2023) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Nicole Iturriaga
Reviewer: 
Katherine Hite

Hite on Iturriaga, 'Exhuming Violent Histories: Forensics, Memory, and Rewriting Spain’s Past'

Nicole Iturriaga. Exhuming Violent Histories: Forensics, Memory, and Rewriting Spain’s Past. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xv + 234 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-20112-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-20113-1

Author: 
Derek Turner
Reviewer: 
Tobias Hrynick

Hrynick on Turner, 'Edge of England: Landfall in Lincolnshire'

Derek Turner. Edge of England: Landfall in Lincolnshire. London: Hurst, 2022. Illustrations. xxi + 446 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78738-698-3

Reviewed by Tobias Hrynick (Fordham University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Kira Thurman
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Zima

Zima on Thurman, 'Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms'

Kira Thurman. Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 368 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5984-0

Reviewed by Jeremy Zima (Wisconsin Lutheran College) Published on H-German (January, 2023) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds.
Reviewer: 
Reagan Fancher

Fancher on Jeffords and Al-Sumait, 'Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man'

Susan Jeffords, Fahed Yahya Al-Sumait, eds. Covering bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 304 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08040-1

Author: 
John Beeler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Beeler, 'The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862'

John Beeler, ed. The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896), vol. 2, The Royal Navy and the Outbreak of the American Civil War, 1860-1862. Publications of the Navy Records Society Series. London: Routledge, 2016. 760 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-4686-6; $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-911423-91-1. 

Author: 
Jason Crouthamel
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Crouthamel, 'Trauma, Religion and Spirituality in Germany during the First World War'

Jason Crouthamel. Trauma, Religion and Spirituality in Germany during the First World War. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Illustrations. 272 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-08370-7

Author: 
Nadine Weidman
Reviewer: 
Alejandro Fábregas-Tejeda

Fábregas-Tejeda on Weidman, 'Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century America'

Nadine Weidman. Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2021. 368 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98347-2

Author: 
Darren Wershler, Lori Emerson, Jussi Parikka
Reviewer: 
Dana Freiburger

Freiburger on Wershler and Emerson and Parikka, 'The Lab Book: Situated Practices in Media Studies'

Darren Wershler, Lori Emerson, Jussi Parikka. The Lab Book: Situated Practices in Media Studies. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2022. x + 333 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0217-9; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0218-6

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