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Author: 
Lenora Warren
Reviewer: 
Sara Caputo

Caputo on Warren, 'Fire on the Water: Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literature, 1789-1886'

Lenora Warren. Fire on the Water: Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literature, 1789-1886. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2019. 169 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-68448-017-3

Reviewed by Sara Caputo (University of Cambridge) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Noel Rae
Reviewer: 
Evan A. Turiano

Turiano on Rae, 'The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery'

Noel Rae. The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery. New York: Overlook Press, 2018. Illustrations. 624 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4683-1513-4

Reviewed by Evan A. Turiano (Graduate Center, City University of New York) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Kenneth B. Moss
Reviewer: 
Christopher Weimar

Weimar on Moss, 'Marque and Reprisal: The Spheres of Public and Private War'

Kenneth B. Moss. Marque and Reprisal: The Spheres of Public and Private War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 464 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2775-2

Reviewed by Christopher Weimar (Air University) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Kara Dixon Vuic
Reviewer: 
Lisa Beckenbaugh

Beckenbaugh on Vuic, 'The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines'

Kara Dixon Vuic. The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. Illustrations. viii + 382 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98638-1

Reviewed by Lisa Beckenbaugh (Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
William J. Plott
Reviewer: 
David Lee McMullen

McMullen on Plott, 'Black Baseball's Last Team Standing: The Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962'

William J. Plott. Black Baseball's Last Team Standing: The Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 345 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7788-0

Reviewed by David Lee McMullen (UNC Charlotte) Published on H-Florida (June, 2020) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Cynthia Nicoletti
Reviewer: 
Claire Wolnisty

Wolnisty on Nicoletti, 'Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis'

Cynthia Nicoletti. Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 358 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-40153-1

Reviewed by Claire Wolnisty (Department of History) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Thomas J. Brown
Reviewer: 
Rory T. Cornish

Cornish on Brown, 'Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America'

Thomas J. Brown. Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America. North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5374-7.

Reviewed by Rory T. Cornish (Winthrop University) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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Author: 
Willi Goetschel
Reviewer: 
Martin Shuster

Shuster on Goetschel, 'Heine and Critical Theory'

Willi Goetschel. Heine and Critical Theory. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. xii + 311 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-08729-3

Reviewed by Martin Shuster (Goucher College) Published on H-Judaic (June, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Kirsten L. Ziomek
Reviewer: 
Brian W. Platt

Platt on Ziomek, 'Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples'

Kirsten L. Ziomek. Lost Histories: Recovering the Lives of Japan’s Colonial Peoples. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. xix + 406 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-23728-5

Reviewed by Brian W. Platt (George Mason University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Sean Brady, Mark Seymour, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrija Filipovic

Filipovic on Brady and Seymour, 'From Sodomy Laws to Same-Sex Marriage: International Perspectives since 1789'

Sean Brady, Mark Seymour, eds. From Sodomy Laws to Same-Sex Marriage: International Perspectives since 1789. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 264 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-02392-5.

Reviewed by Andrija Filipovic (Singidunum University, Belgrade) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Brenden W. Rensink
Reviewer: 
Sonia Hernandez

Hernandez on Rensink, 'Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands'

Brenden W. Rensink. Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands. Connecting the Greater West Series. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 300 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-655-5

Author: 
Megan A. Styles
Reviewer: 
Thaddeus Sunseri

Sunseri on Styles, 'Roses from Kenya: Labor, Environment, and the Global Trade in Cut Flowers'

Megan A. Styles. Roses from Kenya: Labor, Environment, and the Global Trade in Cut Flowers. Culture, Place, and Nature Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. Illustrations, map, charts. 256 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74650-0; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74651-7.

Reviewed by Thaddeus Sunseri (Colorado State University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Lindsey B. Green-Simms
Reviewer: 
Martha Lagace

Lagace on Green-Simms, 'Postcolonial Automobility: Car Culture in West Africa'

Lindsey B. Green-Simms. Postcolonial Automobility: Car Culture in West Africa. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. Illustrations. 280 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0114-1; $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5179-0113-4.

Reviewed by Martha Lagace (Boston University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Julia Pauli
Reviewer: 
Meredith McKittrick

McKittrick on Pauli, 'The Decline of Marriage in Namibia: Kinship and Social Class in a Rural Community'

Julia Pauli. The Decline of Marriage in Namibia: Kinship and Social Class in a Rural Community. Culture and Social Practice Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2019. xiii + 296 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-4303-9

Reviewed by Meredith McKittrick (Georgetown University) Published on H-Africa (June, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Simon Forty, Leo Marriott, George Forty
Reviewer: 
Toby Clark

Clark on Forty and Marriott and Forty, 'The Normandy Battlefields: Bocage and Breakout: From the Beaches to the Falaise Gap'

Simon Forty, Leo Marriott, George Forty. The Normandy Battlefields: Bocage and Breakout: From the Beaches to the Falaise Gap. Havermate: Casemate Books, 2016. 192 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61200-419-8

Reviewed by Toby Clark (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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