Marla R. Miller. Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 384 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3274-8.
Michael J. Walsh. Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-19357-3.
Reviewed by Peter Zarrow (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)
Susan Neiman. Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 432 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-18446-9.
Reviewed by Irit Dekel (Indiana University Bloomington) Published on H-Judaic (December, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Jagiellonian University)
Michael E. Woods. Arguing until Doomsday: Stephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5641-0.
Reviewed by Thomas Balcerski (Eastern Connecticut State University) Published on H-South (December, 2020) Commissioned by Bennett Parten (Yale University)
Alex Borucki, David Eltis, David Wheat, eds. From the Galleons to the Highlands: Slave Trade Routes in the Spanish Americas. Diálogos Series. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2020. x + 350 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-6116-5; $90.75 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-6115-8.
Reviewed by William A. Morgan (Lone Star College - Montgomery) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)
Matthew Mindrup. The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019. Illustrations. xviii + 326 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-04275-8.
Reviewed by Nick Dunn (Lancaster University) Published on H-Urban (December, 2020) Commissioned by Alexander Vari (Marywood University)
James Mark, Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Steffi Marung, eds. Alternative Globalizations: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $48.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04651-2; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-04650-5.
Thomas C. Field, Stella Krepp, Vanni Pettinà, eds. Latin America and the Global Cold War. The New Cold War History Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. xii + 422 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5569-7.
Reviewed by Miles Culpepper (UC Berkeley) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)
John A. Marcum. Conceiving Mozambique. Edited by Edmund Burke III and Michael W. Clough. African Histories and Modernities Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 199 pp. $79.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-319-65987-9; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-65986-2.
Reviewed by Malyn Newitt (King's College London) Published on H-Luso-Africa (December, 2020) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT))
Dustin A. Abnet. The American Robot: A Cultural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 376 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-69271-5.
Reviewed by Paul Springer (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)
Michael Scheibach. Alert America!: The Atomic Bomb and "The Show That May Save Your Life". Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 204 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7804-7.
Reviewed by Frank A. Blazich (National Museum of American History) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)
Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55358
Bruce O. Riedel. Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2020. 136 pp. $24.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-3729-2.
Reviewed by Sean Scanlon (University of Nebraska) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)
Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55493
Hans Olsson. Jesus for Zanzibar: Narratives of Pentecostal (Non-)Belonging, Islam, and Nation. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xvi + 291 pp. $192.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-40681-0; $192.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-41036-7.
Reviewed by Valentina Bryndina (Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-Africa (December, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)
Angelos Chaniotis. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65964-3.
Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Richard Whatmore. Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16877-7.
Reviewed by Nigel Aston (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)