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Author: 
Frances Harris
Reviewer: 
Nigel Aston

Aston on Harris, 'The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Queen Anne'

Frances Harris. The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Queen Anne. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 432 pp. $45.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880244-0.

Reviewed by Nigel Aston (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (May, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Renata Keller
Reviewer: 
Courtney Kennedy

Kennedy on Keller, 'Mexico's Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution'

Renata Keller. Mexico's Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 296 pp. $103.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07958-8.

Reviewed by Courtney Kennedy (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2018) Commissioned by Michele McArdle Stephens (West Virginia University)

Author: 
Laurent Dubois
Reviewer: 
Veronique Helenon

Helenon on Dubois, 'The Banjo: America's African Instrument'

Laurent Dubois. The Banjo: America's African Instrument. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04784-6.

Reviewed by Veronique Helenon (University of Massachusetts, Boston) Published on H-AfrArts (May, 2018) Commissioned by Jean M. Borgatti (Clark Univeristy)

Author: 
Patricia Roberts-Miller
Reviewer: 
Ryan Skinnell

Skinnell on Roberts-Miller, 'Demagoguery and Democracy'

Patricia Roberts-Miller. Demagoguery and Democracy. New York: Experiment, 2017. 135 pp. $9.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61519-408-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Skinnell (San Jose State University) Published on H-Rhetor (May, 2018) Commissioned by Cristen Fitzpatrick (St. John's University)

Author: 
Edward A. Alpers
Reviewer: 
Mahmood KOORIA

KOORIA on Alpers, 'The Indian Ocean in World History'

Edward A. Alpers. The Indian Ocean in World History. New Oxford World History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 172 pp. Illustrations, maps. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533787-7; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516593-7.

Reviewed by Mahmood KOORIA (Leiden University Institute for History) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2018) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair (Central Michigan University)

Author: 
David Arbesú
Reviewer: 
Peter Ferdinando

Ferdinando on Arbesú, 'Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript'

David Arbesú. Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Conquest of Florida: A New Manuscript. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. xii + 431 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6124-5.

Reviewed by Peter Ferdinando (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (May, 2018) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Richard McMahon
Reviewer: 
Cosmin Koszor Codrea

Koszor Codrea on McMahon, 'The Races of Europe: Construction of National Identities in the Social Sciences, 1839-1939'

Richard McMahon. The Races of Europe: Construction of National Identities in the Social Sciences, 1839-1939. London: Palgrave, 2016. 466 pp. $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-36319-9.

Reviewed by Cosmin Koszor Codrea (Oxford Brookes University) Published on H-Romania (May, 2018) Commissioned by R. Chris Davis (Lone Star College - Kingwood)

Author: 
Gershon Baskin
Reviewer: 
Anders Persson

Persson on Baskin, 'In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine'

Gershon Baskin. In Pursuit of Peace in Israel and Palestine. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2181-1.

Reviewed by Anders Persson (Lund University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kenneth J. Vandevelde
Reviewer: 
Armand de Mestral

de Mestral on Vandevelde, 'The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties'

Kenneth J. Vandevelde. The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 575 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-067957-6.

Reviewed by Armand de Mestral (McGill University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eric Rauchway
Reviewer: 
Andrew Baker

Baker on Rauchway, 'The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace'

Eric Rauchway. The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 336 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-04969-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Baker (Auburn University) Published on H-War (May, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Stephan Lehnstedt
Reviewer: 
Matthew Schwonek

Schwonek on Lehnstedt, 'Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944'

Stephan Lehnstedt. Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944. New York: Berghahn Books, Incorporated, 2016. 306 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78533-323-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Schwonek (ACSC) Published on H-War (May, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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Author: 
Allan Kent Powell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Van Wagenen

Van Wagenen on Powell, 'Utah and the Great War: The Beehive State and the World War I Experience'

Allan Kent Powell, ed. Utah and the Great War: The Beehive State and the World War I Experience. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2016. Illustrations. x + 421 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60781-510-5.

Reviewed by Michael Van Wagenen (Georgia Southern University) Published on H-War (May, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Dana E. Katz
Reviewer: 
Flora Cassen

Cassen on Katz, 'The Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern Venice'

Dana E. Katz. The Jewish Ghetto and the Visual Imagination of Early Modern Venice. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 202 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16514-4.

Reviewed by Flora Cassen (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Author: 
Paul Cronin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher A. Huff

Huff on Cronin, 'A Time to Stir: Columbia '68'

Paul Cronin, ed. A Time to Stir: Columbia '68. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 512 pp. $34.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-54433-7; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18274-4.

Reviewed by Christopher A. Huff (Beacon College) Published on H-1960s (May, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51630

Author: 
Francisca Cho
Reviewer: 
Lina Verchery

Verchery on Cho, 'Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film'

Francisca Cho. Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017. xi + 177 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6439-8; $20.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-6438-1.

Reviewed by Lina Verchery (Harvard University) Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2018) Commissioned by Rafal Stepien (University of Oxford)

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