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Author: 
Claudia Theune
Reviewer: 
Brian Valimont

Valimont on Theune, 'A Shadow of War: Archaeological Approaches to Uncovering the Darker Sides of Conflict from the 20th Century'

Claudia Theune. A Shadow of War: Archaeological Approaches to Uncovering the Darker Sides of Conflict from the 20th Century. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2018. Illustrations. 208 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-8890-454-7.

Reviewed by Brian Valimont (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (December, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Kathleen A. Cairns
Reviewer: 
Michael Gunther

Gunther on Cairns, 'At Home in the World: California Women and the Postwar Environmental Movement'

Kathleen A. Cairns. At Home in the World: California Women and the Postwar Environmental Movement. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Illustrations. 216 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4962-0747-0.

Reviewed by Michael Gunther (Georgia Gwinnett College) Published on H-Environment (December, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Diana Arbaiza
Reviewer: 
Daniela Samur

Samur on Arbaiza, 'The Spirit of Hispanism: Commerce, Culture, and Identity across the Atlantic, 1875-1936'

Diana Arbaiza. The Spirit of Hispanism: Commerce, Culture, and Identity across the Atlantic, 1875-1936. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2020. Illustrations. 308 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-10693-5.

Reviewed by Daniela Samur (Cornell University) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
María T. Padilla, Nancy Rosado
Reviewer: 
Carmen Bolt

Bolt on Padilla and Rosado, 'Tossed to the Wind: Stories of Hurricane Maria Survivors'

María T. Padilla, Nancy Rosado. Tossed to the Wind: Stories of Hurricane Maria Survivors. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. Illustrations. 208 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-150-6

Author: 
Laura Jean Cameron, ed.
Reviewer: 
Donna Drucker

Drucker on Cameron, 'Friend Beloved: Marie Stopes, Gordon Hewitt, and an Ecology of Letters'

Laura Jean Cameron, ed. Friend Beloved: Marie Stopes, Gordon Hewitt, and an Ecology of Letters. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021. 224 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00527-8.

Reviewed by Donna Drucker (Colorado College) Published on H-Environment (December, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Megan Eaton Robb
Reviewer: 
Asiya Alam

Alam on Robb, 'Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India'

Megan Eaton Robb. Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 264 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-008937-5.

Reviewed by Asiya Alam (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Dretske
Reviewer: 
Timothy Roberts

Roberts on Dretske, 'The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry'

Diana Dretske. The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Engaging the Civil War series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2021. 276 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3820-7

Author: 
Klaas van Walraven, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lisa A. Lindsay

Lindsay on Walraven, 'The Individual in African History: The Importance of Biography in African Historical Studies'

Klaas van Walraven, ed. The Individual in African History: The Importance of Biography in African Historical Studies. African Dynamics Series. Leiden: Brill, 2020. xii + 304 pp. Ill. $73.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-40781-7

Author: 
Carolyn Eastman
Reviewer: 
Kaden Ivy

Ivy on Eastman, 'The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity'

Carolyn Eastman. The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2021. 360 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6051-6.

Reviewed by Kaden Ivy (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Early-America (December, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Jonathan Rees
Reviewer: 
Kara Schlichting

Schlichting on Rees, 'Before the Refrigerator: How We Used to Get Ice'

Jonathan Rees. Before the Refrigerator: How We Used to Get Ice. How Things Worked Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 136 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-2459-0; $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2458-3. 

Author: 
Thomas-Durell Young
Reviewer: 
Eoin Power

Power on Young, 'Anatomy of Post-Communist European Defense Institutions: The Mirage of Military Modernity'

Thomas-Durell Young. Anatomy of Post-Communist European Defense Institutions: The Mirage of Military Modernity. London: Bloomsbury, 2017. 312 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-01239-4; $40.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-09580-9.

Reviewed by Eoin Power (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-War (December, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David Nasaw
Reviewer: 
Sara Halpern

Halpern on Nasaw, 'The Last Million: Europe's Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War'

David Nasaw. The Last Million: Europe's Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War. New York: Penguin Press, 2020. 672 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-673-3

Reviewed by Sara Halpern (St. Olaf College) Published on H-War (December, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Cedric Delves
Reviewer: 
John DiEugenio

DiEugenio on Delves, 'Across an Angry Sea: The SAS in the Falklands War'

Cedric Delves. Across an Angry Sea: The SAS in the Falklands War. London: Hurst, 2018. xxxviii + 341 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78738-112-4

Reviewed by John DiEugenio (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) Published on H-War (December, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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