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Author: 
Madeline Y. Hsu
Reviewer: 
Karen Leonard

Leonard on Hsu, 'The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority'


Madeline Y. Hsu. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16402-1.

Reviewed by Karen Leonard (University of California-Irvine)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
S. C. M. Paine
Reviewer: 
Tak Matsusaka

Matsusaka on Paine, 'The Japanese Empire: Grand Strategy from the Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War'


S. C. M. Paine. The Japanese Empire: Grand Strategy from the Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 220 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67616-9; $74.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01195-3.

Reviewed by Tak Matsusaka (Wellesley College)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Steven J. Taylor
Reviewer: 
David Wright

Wright on Taylor, 'Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907'


Steven J. Taylor. Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907. Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 191 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-60026-4.

Reviewed by David Wright (McGill University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Micah S. Muscolino
Reviewer: 
Sravani Biswas

Biswas on Muscolino, 'The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950.'


Micah S. Muscolino. The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950. Studies in Environment and History Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 314 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07156-8.

Reviewed by Sravani Biswas (Syracuse University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Kenneth D. Alford
Reviewer: 
Benjamin M. Schneider

Schneider on Alford, 'American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947'


Kenneth D. Alford. American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947. Jeffersonville: McFarland, 2015. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-1943-9.

Reviewed by Benjamin M. Schneider (George Mason University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Nikolas Gardner
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Gardner, 'The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916'


Nikolas Gardner. The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916. Twentieth-Century Battles Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. 224 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01384-2.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Brunel University London)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Agnia Grigas
Reviewer: 
Michael Labelle

Labelle on Grigas, 'The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas'


Agnia Grigas. The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97183-7.

Reviewed by Michael Labelle (Central European University)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Author: 
S. L. Price
Reviewer: 
John Bloom

Bloom on Price, 'Playing through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town'


S. L. Price. Playing through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016. x + 550 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8021-2564-4.

Reviewed by John Bloom (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Pennsylvania (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Author: 
Susan Parham
Reviewer: 
Caroline Miller

Miller on Parham, 'Food and Urbanism: The Convivial City and a Sustainable Future'


Susan Parham. Food and Urbanism: The Convivial City and a Sustainable Future. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. Illustrations. 376 pp. $42.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-85785-453-7; $122.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85785-452-0.

Reviewed by Caroline Miller (Massey University)
Published on H-ANZAU (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Toby Harper

Author: 
Philippe Girard
Reviewer: 
Charlton Yingling

Yingling on Girard, 'Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life'


Philippe Girard. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09413-4.

Reviewed by Charlton Yingling (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Sheila Cliffe
Reviewer: 
Emerald King

King on Cliffe, 'The Social Life of Kimono: Japanese Fashion Past and Present'


Sheila Cliffe. The Social Life of Kimono: Japanese Fashion Past and Present. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Illustrations, charts. xvi + 229 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-8552-3; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-8553-0.

Reviewed by Emerald King (Victoria University Wellington)
Published on H-Japan (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Author: 
Donald G. Mathews
Reviewer: 
Brent Campney

Campney on Mathews, 'At the Altar of Lynching: Burning Sam Hose in the American South'


Donald G. Mathews. At the Altar of Lynching: Burning Sam Hose in the American South. Cambridge Studies in the American South Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 354 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63398-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18297-4.

Reviewed by Brent Campney (University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley)
Published on H-Law (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Janosch Steuwer
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Sederberg

Sederberg on Steuwer, '"Ein Drittes Reich, wie ich es auffasse": Politik, Gesellschaft und privates Leben in Tagebüchern 1933-1939'


Janosch Steuwer. "Ein Drittes Reich, wie ich es auffasse": Politik, Gesellschaft und privates Leben in Tagebüchern 1933-1939. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2017. 611 pp. EUR 49.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8353-3003-0.

Reviewed by Kathryn Sederberg (Kalamazoo College)
Published on H-German (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

Author: 
Ellen F. Fitzpatrick
Reviewer: 
Cherisse Jones-Branch

Jones-Branch on Fitzpatrick, 'The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency'


Ellen F. Fitzpatrick. The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 318 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08893-1.

Reviewed by Cherisse Jones-Branch (Arkansas State University-Jonesboro)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Matthew M. Stith
Reviewer: 
Hannah Blubaugh

Blubaugh on Stith, 'Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier'


Matthew M. Stith. Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2016. 232 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6314-6.

Reviewed by Hannah Blubaugh (Miami University of Ohio)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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