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Author: 
Adam Michnik, Agnieszka Marczyk, eds.
Reviewer: 
Barbara Krawcowicz

Krawcowicz on Michnik and Marczyk, 'Against Anti-Semitism: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Polish Writings'

Adam Michnik, Agnieszka Marczyk, eds. Against Anti-Semitism: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Polish Writings. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 424 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062451-4.

Reviewed by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Published on H-Poland (May, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Joanne M. Ferraro
Reviewer: 
Brian N. Becker

Becker on Ferraro, 'Venice: History of the Floating City'

Joanne M. Ferraro. Venice: History of the Floating City. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Maps, illustrations. 310 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60661-2.

Reviewed by Brian N. Becker (Delta State University) Published on H-Maritime (May, 2018) Commissioned by Donna Sinclair (Central Michigan University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47534

Author: 
Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Zixian Liu

Liu on Zouw and Zürcher, 'Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution'

Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds. Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Acumen Research Editions Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 144 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-946298181-2.

Reviewed by Zixian Liu (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Andreas Schönle, Andrei Zorin, Alexei Evstratov, eds.
Reviewer: 
Allison Leigh

Leigh on Schönle and Zorin and Evstratov, 'The Europeanized Elite in Russia, 1762–1825: Public Role and Subjective Self'

Andreas Schönle, Andrei Zorin, Alexei Evstratov, eds. The Europeanized Elite in Russia, 1762–1825: Public Role and Subjective Self. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2016. 420 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-747-8; ISBN 978-1-60909-207-8.

Reviewed by Allison Leigh (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Published on H-SHERA (May, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar)

Author: 
Thomas J. Osborne
Reviewer: 
Matthew Pearce

Pearce on Osborne, 'Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore'

Thomas J. Osborne. Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. Illustrations. xx + 227 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28308-4; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29665-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Pearce (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-California (May, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Terry Rey
Reviewer: 
Chris Bongie

Bongie on Rey, 'The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World'

Terry Rey. The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062584-9.

Reviewed by Chris Bongie (Queen's University) Published on H-Haiti (May, 2018) Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot (University of Connecticut at Stamford)

Author: 
Caren Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Neta C. Crawford

Crawford on Kaplan, 'Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above'

Caren Kaplan. Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-7017-8.

Reviewed by Neta C. Crawford (Boston University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51542

Author: 
Dorota Szeligowska
Reviewer: 
Joanna Mishtal

Mishtal on Szeligowska, 'Polish Patriotism after 1989: Concepts, Debates, Identities'

Dorota Szeligowska. Polish Patriotism after 1989: Concepts, Debates, Identities. Nationalisms across the Globe Series. Bern: Peter Lang Publishing, 2016. 310 pp. $76.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-0343-1992-8.

Reviewed by Joanna Mishtal (University of Central Florida) Published on H-Poland (May, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Nigel Raab
Reviewer: 
Daniel Schrader

Schrader on Raab, 'All Shook Up: The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917–1991'

Nigel Raab. All Shook Up: The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917–1991. Montreal: McGill Queen's University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5002-5.

Reviewed by Daniel Schrader (University of Regensburg) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
M. Jane Johansson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Evan Rothera

Rothera on Cutrer, 'Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865' and Johansson, 'Albert C. Ellithorpe, the First Indian Home Guards, and the Civil War on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier'

Thomas W. Cutrer. Theater of a Separate War: The Civil War West of the Mississippi River, 1861-1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 608 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3156-1.M. Jane Johansson, ed. Albert C. Ellithorpe, the First Indian Home Guards, and the Civil War on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6358-0.

Author: 
R. Costello
Reviewer: 
Paul Brenard Chiudza Banda

Banda on Costello, 'Black Tommies: British Soldiers of African Descent in the First World War'

R. Costello. Black Tommies: British Soldiers of African Descent in the First World War. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. xiv + 216 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78138-018-5; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78138-019-2.

Reviewed by Paul Brenard Chiudza Banda (University of West Virginia) Published on H-War (May, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kate Masur, Gregory P. Downs, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tracy Barnett

Barnett on Masur and Downs, 'The World the Civil War Made'

Kate Masur, Gregory P. Downs, eds. The World the Civil War Made. The Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 392 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2418-1.

Reviewed by Tracy Barnett (University of Georgia) Published on H-War (May, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Caitlin E. Schindler
Reviewer: 
Giles Scott-Smith

Scott-Smith on Schindler, 'The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition'

Caitlin E. Schindler. The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition. Palgrave Macmillan Series in Global Public Diplomacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 325 pp. $149.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-57278-9.

Reviewed by Giles Scott-Smith (Leiden University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Colin D. Moore
Reviewer: 
Katherine Moran

Moran on Moore, 'American Imperialism and the State, 1893-1921'

Colin D. Moore. American Imperialism and the State, 1893-1921. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 286 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60658-2.

Reviewed by Katherine Moran (Saint Louis University) Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (H-SHGAPE Book Review Editor; The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

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