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Author: 
Bruce A. Ragsdale
Reviewer: 
Camille Davis

Davis on Ragsdale, 'Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery'

Bruce A. Ragsdale. Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021. vii + 358 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-24638-6

Author: 
Martyn Bond
Reviewer: 
Laura Almagor

Almagor on Bond, 'Hitler's Cosmopolitan Bastard'

Martyn Bond. Hitler's Cosmopolitan Bastard. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021. 464 pp. $45.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-228-00702-9; $45.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00545-2.

Reviewed by Laura Almagor (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Biography (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (University of New Brunswick)

Author: 
Sara E. Black
Reviewer: 
Zoë Dubus

Dubus on Black, 'Drugging France: Mind-Altering Medicine in the Long Nineteenth Century'

Sara E. Black. Drugging France: Mind-Altering Medicine in the Long Nineteenth Century. Intoxicating Histories. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2022. 400 pp. $42.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-01164-4; $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-01143-9

Author: 
Mark C. Dillon
Reviewer: 
Richard Stocking

Stocking on Dillon, 'The First Chief Justice: John Jay and the Struggle of a New Nation'

Mark C. Dillon. The First Chief Justice: John Jay and the Struggle of a New Nation. SUNY American Constitutionalism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2022. 336 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-8785-4

Author: 
Jeffrey K. Stine
Reviewer: 
Rachel S. Gross

Gross on Stine, 'Green Persuasion: Advertising, Voluntarism, and America's Public Lands'

Jeffrey K. Stine. Green Persuasion: Advertising, Voluntarism, and America's Public Lands. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2021. 237 pp. (paper), ISBN 978-1-944466-46-6; Open Monographs (pdf), ISBN 978-1-944466-45-9.

Reviewed by Rachel S. Gross (University of Colorado-Denver) Published on H-Environment (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Michaela Mross
Reviewer: 
Matthew Hayes

Hayes on Mross, 'Memory, Music, Manuscripts: The Ritual Dynamics of Kōshiki in Japanese Sōtō Zen'

Michaela Mross. Memory, Music, Manuscripts: The Ritual Dynamics of Kōshiki in Japanese Sōtō Zen. Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2022. Illustrations. xvii + 364 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-9273-9

Author: 
Anna Sailer
Reviewer: 
Satya Shikha Chakraborty

Chakraborty on Sailer, 'Workplace Relations in Colonial Bengal: The Jute Industry and Indian Labour 1870s-1930s'

Anna Sailer. Workplace Relations in Colonial Bengal: The Jute Industry and Indian Labour 1870s-1930s. Critical Perspectives in South Asian History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. xiii + 23 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-23353-9

Author: 
John Osborne, Peter Smeaton
Reviewer: 
Katherine Mitchell

Mitchell on Osborne and Smeaton, 'Out of the Studio: The Photographic Innovations of Charles and John Smeaton at Home and Abroad'

John Osborne, Peter Smeaton. Out of the Studio: The Photographic Innovations of Charles and John Smeaton at Home and Abroad. McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2022. Illustrations. 208 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-01205-4

Author: 
Faisal Husain
Reviewer: 
Camille Cole

Cole on Husain, 'Rivers of the Sultan: The Tigris and Euphrates in the Ottoman Empire'

Faisal Husain. Rivers of the Sultan: The Tigris and Euphrates in the Ottoman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. x + 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-754727-4

Reviewed by Camille Cole (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Water (January, 2023) Commissioned by Yan Gao

Author: 
Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau
Reviewer: 
Francis R. Bradley

Bradley on Tan-Tangbau, 'Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội'

Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau. Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2021. 320 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4968-3633-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4968-3634-2

Author: 
Anadelia A. Romo
Reviewer: 
Hendrik Kraay

Kraay on Romo, 'Selling Black Brazil: Race, Nation, and Visual Culture in Salvador, Bahia'

Anadelia A. Romo. Selling Black Brazil: Race, Nation, and Visual Culture in Salvador, Bahia. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2022. Illustrations. xiv + 332 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-2419-6

Author: 
Merlin Chowkwanyun
Reviewer: 
Tamara Venit-Shelton

Venit-Shelton on Chowkwanyun, 'All Health Politics Is Local: Community Battles for Medical Care and Environmental Health'

Merlin Chowkwanyun. All Health Politics Is Local: Community Battles for Medical Care and Environmental Health. Studies in Social Medicine Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. Illustrations. x + 336 pp.

Author: 
Ralph Moffat
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Price

Price on Moffat, 'Medieval Arms and Armour: A Sourcebook'

Ralph Moffat. Medieval Arms and Armour: A Sourcebook. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2022. 352 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-676-9.

Reviewed by Brian R. Price (Air University) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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Author: 
Robert E. Cray
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Angelica

Angelica on Cray, 'A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts)'

Robert E. Cray. A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts). Kent: Kent State University Press, 2021. xi + 308 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-424-7

Author: 
Jeremy Hicks
Reviewer: 
Patrick McColgan

McColgan on Hicks, 'Victory Banner Over the Reichstag: Film, Document and Ritual in Russia's Contested Memory of World War II'

Jeremy Hicks. Victory Banner Over the Reichstag: Film, Document and Ritual in Russia's Contested Memory of World War II. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020. 296 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4650-2.

Reviewed by Patrick McColgan (San Diego State University) Published on H-War (January, 2023) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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