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Author: 
Peter S. Carmichael
Reviewer: 
Christopher Rein

Rein on Carmichael, 'The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies'

Peter S. Carmichael. The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 408 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4309-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Rein (Combat Studies Institute, The Army Press) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Caroline Boswell
Reviewer: 
Carla Pestana

Pestana on Boswell, 'Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England'

Caroline Boswell. Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England. Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History Series. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2017. 272 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-045-3.

Reviewed by Carla Pestana (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Melvin G. Deaile
Reviewer: 
Philip Shackelford

Shackelford on Deaile, 'Always at War: Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62'

Melvin G. Deaile. Always at War: Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018. 328 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-248-4.

Reviewed by Philip Shackelford (South Arkansas Community College) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Harry S. Stout
Reviewer: 
Andy Forney

Forney on Stout, 'American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism'

Harry S. Stout. American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 432 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09898-9.

Reviewed by Andy Forney (Texas Christian University and US Army) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Rebecca Reich
Reviewer: 
Amanda Williams

Williams on Reich, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature, and Dissent after Stalin'

Rebecca Reich. State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature, and Dissent after Stalin. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2018. x + 283 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-775-1; $60.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-60909-233-7.

Reviewed by Amanda Williams (University of Leeds) Published on H-Russia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych

Author: 
David S. Dalton
Reviewer: 
Alexander Dawson

Dawson on Dalton, 'Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico'

David S. Dalton. Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018. 248 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-039-4.

Reviewed by Alexander Dawson (SUNY Albany) Published on H-LatAm (January, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Emily Thomas
Reviewer: 
J. J. MacIntosh

MacIntosh on Thomas, 'Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics'

Emily Thomas. Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi + 236 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880793-3.

Reviewed by J. J. MacIntosh (University of Calgary) Published on H-Albion (January, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Alberto A. Martinez
Reviewer: 
Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Finocchiaro on Martinez, 'Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition'

Alberto A. Martinez. Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition. London: Reaktion Books, Limited, 2018. 349 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78023-896-8.

Reviewed by Maurice A. Finocchiaro (University of Nevada Las Vegas) Published on H-Albion (January, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52831

Author: 
Thomas W. Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Ryan Glauser

Glauser on Goldstein, 'Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals'

Thomas W. Goldstein. Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals. German History in Context Series. Woodbridge: Camden House, 2017. 318 pp. $55.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78744-165-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-920-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Glauser (Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Erika Holst
Reviewer: 
Ellen Neumann

Neumann on Holst, 'Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois'

Erika Holst. Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois. Looking for Lincoln Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xiii + 113 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3696-8.

Reviewed by Ellen Neumann (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Kelly O'Neill
Reviewer: 
James White

White on O'Neill, 'Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire'

Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.

Reviewed by James White (Ural Federal University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53030

Author: 
Jakub J. Grygiel
Reviewer: 
Megan A. Stewart

Stewart on Grygiel, 'Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present'

Jakub J. Grygiel. Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. ix + 222 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15857-3; $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61124-1.

Reviewed by Megan A. Stewart (American University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bantman and Silva, 'The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance'

Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds. The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-4742-5851-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Brian VanDeMark
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Kimball

Kimball on VanDeMark, 'Road to Disaster: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam'

Brian VanDeMark. Road to Disaster: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam. New York: Custom House, 2018. 656 pp. $32.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-244974-0.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Kimball (Miami University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, Tim Stainton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ian Miller

Miller on McDonagh and Goodey and Stainton, 'Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900'

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, Tim Stainton, eds. Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 296 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2531-6.

Reviewed by Ian Miller (University of Ulster) Published on H-Disability (January, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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