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Author: 
Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Claire Maes

Maes on Markham and Lohr Sapp, 'A World Religions Reader'

Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp, eds. A World Religions Reader. Newark: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020. 408 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-35709-4.

Reviewed by Claire Maes (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Author: 
Jennifer A. Thompson, Joseph J. Rishel, Eileen Owens, Timothy Rub, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nancy Locke

Locke on Thompson and Rishel and Owens and Rub, 'Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art'

Jennifer A. Thompson, Joseph J. Rishel, Eileen Owens, Timothy Rub, eds. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. 216 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87633-289-4

Author: 
Joseph J. Walsh
Reviewer: 
Linda R. Gosner

Gosner on Walsh, 'The Great Fire of Rome: Life and Death in the Ancient City'

Joseph J. Walsh. The Great Fire of Rome: Life and Death in the Ancient City. Witness to Ancient History Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 192 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3370-7; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-3371-4

Author: 
Robert Burroughs, Richard Huzzey, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lewis Eliot

Eliot on Burroughs and Huzzey, 'The Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: British Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion'

Robert Burroughs, Richard Huzzey, eds. The Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: British Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. viii + 216 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8511-6

Author: 
Erica Heinsen-Roach
Reviewer: 
Maurits A. Ebben

Ebben on Heinsen-Roach, 'Consuls and Captives: Dutch-North African Diplomacy in the Early Modern Mediterranean'

Erica Heinsen-Roach. Consuls and Captives: Dutch-North African Diplomacy in the Early Modern Mediterranean. Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2020. 258 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-974-6.

Reviewed by Maurits A. Ebben (Leiden University) Published on H-Africa (December, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
David Prior
Reviewer: 
Brooks T. Swett

Swett on Prior, 'Between Freedom and Progress: The Lost World of Reconstruction Politics'

David Prior. Between Freedom and Progress: The Lost World of Reconstruction Politics. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6968-1.

Reviewed by Brooks T. Swett (Columbia University) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Noah Weisbord
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Weisbord, 'Crime of Aggression: The Quest for Justice in an Age of Drones, Cyberattacks, Insurgents, and Autocrats'

Noah Weisbord. Crime of Aggression: The Quest for Justice in an Age of Drones, Cyberattacks, Insurgents, and Autocrats. Human Rights and Crimes against Humanity Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-691-19135-5; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16987-3.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
James G. Patterson
Reviewer: 
Matt Zembo

Zembo on Patterson, 'In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland after 1798'

James G. Patterson. In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland after 1798. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2008. vi + 202 pp. $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7693-0

Reviewed by Matt Zembo (Hudson Valley Community College) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John A. Gentry, Joseph S. Gordon
Reviewer: 
Scott Moseman

Moseman on Gentry and Gordon, 'Strategic Warning Intelligence: History, Challenges, and Prospects'

John A. Gentry, Joseph S. Gordon. Strategic Warning Intelligence: History, Challenges, and Prospects. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2019. 274 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-655-4.

Reviewed by Scott Moseman (Kansas State University) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Christine Walker
Reviewer: 
Alexandra M. Macdonald

Macdonald on Walker, 'Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire'

Christine Walker. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5879-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5526-0.

Reviewed by Alexandra M. Macdonald (William & Mary) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Dea Boster

Boster on Hunt-Kennedy, 'Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 244 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08506-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04319-2.

Reviewed by Dea Boster (Columbus State Community College) Published on H-Disability (December, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jack E. Davis
Reviewer: 
William D. Bryan

Bryan on Davis, 'The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea'

Jack E. Davis. The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. New York: Liveright, 2017. x + 592 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87140-866-2

Reviewed by William D. Bryan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Alan Rems
Reviewer: 
Luke Truxal

Truxal on Rems, 'South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds'

Alan Rems. South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds. Washington, DC: Naval Institute Press, 2014. 312 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-471-0; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61251-944-9.

Reviewed by Luke Truxal (Columbia State Community College) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Anna Fifield
Reviewer: 
Paul Moreshead

Moreshead on Fifield, 'The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un'

Anna Fifield. The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un. New York: Hachette Book Group, 2020. 336 pp. $17.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5293-8725-4

Reviewed by Paul Moreshead (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Nikolay Antov
Reviewer: 
Nathan Michalewicz

Michalewicz on Antov, 'The Ottoman "Wild West": The Balkan Frontier in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries'

Nikolay Antov. The Ottoman "Wild West": The Balkan Frontier in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 342 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18263-9.

Reviewed by Nathan Michalewicz (George Mason University) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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