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Author: 
Charlotte Walker-Said
Reviewer: 
Jeremy M. Rich

Rich on Walker-Said, 'Faith, Power and Family: Christianity and Social Change in French Cameroon'

Charlotte Walker-Said. Faith, Power and Family: Christianity and Social Change in French Cameroon. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer. xxi + 314 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84701-182-4.

Reviewed by Jeremy M. Rich (Marywood University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55094

Author: 
Luca Codignola
Reviewer: 
Roberto Perin

Perin on Codignola, 'Blurred Nationalities across the North Atlantic: Traders, Priests, and Their Kin Travelling between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763-1846'

Luca Codignola. Blurred Nationalities across the North Atlantic: Traders, Priests, and Their Kin Travelling between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763-1846. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. xxvii + 519 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0456-4

Author: 
Mari K. Webel
Reviewer: 
Kirk A. Hoppe

Hoppe on Webel, 'The Politics of Disease Control: Sleeping Sickness in Eastern Africa, 1890-1920'

Mari K. Webel. The Politics of Disease Control: Sleeping Sickness in Eastern Africa, 1890-1920. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2399-8

Reviewed by Kirk A. Hoppe (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Cristina Salinas
Reviewer: 
Samuel Klee

Klee on Salinas, 'Managed Migrations: Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century'

Cristina Salinas. Managed Migrations: Growers, Farmworkers, and Border Enforcement in the Twentieth Century. Historia USA Series. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. xii + 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-1614-6

Reviewed by Samuel Klee (Saint Louis University) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Lawrence Goldman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Anne Rodrick

Rodrick on Goldman, 'Welfare and Social Policy in Britain since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris'

Lawrence Goldman, ed. Welfare and Social Policy in Britain since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 256 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-883304-8.

Reviewed by Anne Rodrick (Wofford College) Published on H-Albion (June, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55060

Author: 
Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, Jonathan Boyarin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Musch

Musch on Ginsburg and Land and Boyarin, 'Jews and the Ends of Theory'

Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, Jonathan Boyarin, eds. Jews and the Ends of Theory. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019. viii + 328 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-8199-2.

Reviewed by Sebastian Musch (University of Osnabrueck) Published on H-Judaic (June, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Richard Archer
Reviewer: 
David Rothmund

Rothmund on Archer, 'Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England'

Richard Archer. Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-067664-3.

Reviewed by David Rothmund (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Sebastian R. Prange
Reviewer: 
Samira Sheikh

Sheikh on Prange, 'Monsoon Islam: Trade and Faith on the Medieval Malabar Coast'

Sebastian R. Prange. Monsoon Islam: Trade and Faith on the Medieval Malabar Coast. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 358 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42438-7.

Reviewed by Samira Sheikh (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53037

Author: 
Victoria Reyes
Reviewer: 
Mark J. Sanchez

Sanchez on Reyes, 'Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines'

Victoria Reyes. Global Borderlands: Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 312 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0799-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0941-9

Author: 
Helen M. Rozwadowski
Reviewer: 
Miles Powell

Powell on Rozwadowski, 'Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans'

Helen M. Rozwadowski. Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. Illustrations. 268 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78023-997-2

Reviewed by Miles Powell (Nanyang Technological University) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
James Copnall
Reviewer: 
Ian Spears

Spears on Copnall, 'A Poisonous Thorn In Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce'

James Copnall. A Poisonous Thorn In Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce. Updated edition. London: Hurst, 2017. Maps. xxix + 317 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84904-830-9

Reviewed by Ian Spears (University of Guelph) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madison Heslop

Heslop on Beaven and Bell and James, 'Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700–2000'

Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James, eds. Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700–2000. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 289 pp. $74.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-137-48316-4; $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-48315-7.

Reviewed by Madison Heslop (University of Washington) Published on H-Environment (June, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Alexander Smyth
Reviewer: 
Lisa A. Francavilla

Francavilla on Smyth, 'A Rape in the Early Republic: Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial'

Alexander Smyth. A Rape in the Early Republic: Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial. Edited by Randall L. Hall. New Directions In Southern History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 136 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-6952-1.

Reviewed by Lisa A. Francavilla (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series and Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters) Published on H-Early-America (June, 2020) Commissioned by Kelly K. Sharp (Furman University)

Author: 
David Stahel
Reviewer: 
Mark Montesclaros

Montesclaros on Stahel, 'Retreat from Moscow: A New History of Germany's Winter Campaign, 1941-1942'

David Stahel. Retreat from Moscow: A New History of Germany's Winter Campaign, 1941-1942. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 560 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-24952-6.

Reviewed by Mark Montesclaros (US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon Satellite Campus) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Andrew Futter
Reviewer: 
Paul Springer

Springer on Futter, 'Hacking the Bomb: Cyber Threats and Nuclear Weapons'

Andrew Futter. Hacking the Bomb: Cyber Threats and Nuclear Weapons. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. xiii + 197 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-565-6

Reviewed by Paul Springer (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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