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Author: 
George Washington, Philander D. Chase, Dorothy Twohig, Frank E. Grizzard, David R. Hoth, William M. Ferraro, Edward G. Lengel, Benjamin L. Huggins
Reviewer: 
Laura-Eve Moss

Moss on Washington and Chase and Twohig and Grizzard and Hoth and Ferraro and Lengel and Huggins, 'The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series 23: 22 October-31 December 1779'


George Washington, Philander D. Chase, Dorothy Twohig, Frank E. Grizzard, David R. Hoth, William M. Ferraro, Edward G. Lengel, Benjamin L. Huggins. The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series 23: 22 October-31 December 1779. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015. Revolutionary War Series 23. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3695-6.

Author: 
Jan Vermeiren
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Kwan

Kwan on Vermeiren, 'The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War'


Jan Vermeiren. The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 458 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03167-8.

Reviewed by Jonathan Kwan (University of Nottingham)
Published on H-Nationalism (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

Author: 
Elisabeth Leake
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Leake, 'The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65'


Elisabeth Leake. The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-57156-3.

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Paul E. Pedisich
Reviewer: 
James Risk

Risk on Pedisich, 'Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921'


Paul E. Pedisich. Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2016. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-077-0.

Reviewed by James Risk (University of South Carolina)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Lang

Lang on Gleeson and Lewis, 'The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War'


David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds. The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War. The Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Series. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2014. viii + 308 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-325-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Lang (Mississippi State University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
James Carson
Reviewer: 
Mark Eickhoff

Eickhoff on Carson, 'Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army'


James Carson. Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army. North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2015. 432 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-611-4.

Reviewed by Mark Eickhoff (University of Indianapolis)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Kerry F. Crawford
Reviewer: 
Tuba Inal

Inal on Crawford, 'Wartime Sexual Violence: From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War'


Kerry F. Crawford. Wartime Sexual Violence: From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-466-6; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-465-9.

Reviewed by Tuba Inal (University West)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Michael Uhl
Reviewer: 
Evan R Ash

Ash on Uhl, 'The War I Survived Was Vietnam: Collected Writings of a Veteran and Antiwar Activist'


Michael Uhl. The War I Survived Was Vietnam: Collected Writings of a Veteran and Antiwar Activist. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 290 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6614-3.

Reviewed by Evan R Ash (Miami University of Ohio)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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Author: 
John C. Swanson
Reviewer: 
H. Glenn Penny

Penny on Swanson, 'Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary'


John C. Swanson. Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary. Pitt Russian East European Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. 464 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6429-2.

Reviewed by H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa)
Published on H-German (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David Harrisville

Author: 
Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
Reviewer: 
Niels Eichhorn

Eichhorn on Marx and Engels, 'The Civil War in the United States'


Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels. The Civil War in the United States. Edited by Andrew Zimmerman. New York: International Publishers, 2016. 254 pp. $14.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7178-0753-6.

Reviewed by Niels Eichhorn (Middle Georgia State University)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Jeff Karnicky
Reviewer: 
Amy Coale

Coale on Karnicky, 'Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America'


Jeff Karnicky. Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 246 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9498-1.

Reviewed by Amy Coale (Florida State University)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Paul David Blanc
Reviewer: 
Amy Hay

Hay on Blanc, 'Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon'


Paul David Blanc. Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20466-7.

Reviewed by Amy Hay (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

Author: 
Catherine Fletcher
Reviewer: 
David Rosenthal

Rosenthal on Fletcher, 'The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici'


Catherine Fletcher. The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xxiii + 308 pp. Illustrations. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061272-6.

Reviewed by David Rosenthal (School of History, Classics, Archaeology, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Italy (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Maartje van Gelder

Author: 
Alix Cohen, Robert Stern
Reviewer: 
Tyler Carrington

Carrington on Cohen and Stern, 'Thinking about the Emotions: A Philosophical History'


Alix Cohen, Robert Stern. Thinking about the Emotions: A Philosophical History. Mind Association Occasional Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-876685-8.

Reviewed by Tyler Carrington (Cornell College)
Published on H-Ideas (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Eliah Bures

Author: 
Joseph Hanaway, John H. Burgess, eds.
Reviewer: 
Annmarie Adams

Adams on Hanaway and Burgess, 'The General: A History of the Montreal General Hospital'


Joseph Hanaway, John H. Burgess, eds. The General: A History of the Montreal General Hospital. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 760 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4685-1.

Reviewed by Annmarie Adams (McGill University)
Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

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