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Author: 
Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bell and Owen and Khorana and Henrichsen, 'Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State'

Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds. Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. xvi + 326 pp. $25.00 (papep), ISBN 978-0-231-17613-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Joshua D. Zimmerman
Reviewer: 
Jadwiga Biskupska

Biskupska on Zimmerman, 'The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945'

Joshua D. Zimmerman. The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 469 pp. $128.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-01426-8; $32.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-108-43274-0; $26.00 (ebook), ISBN 978-1-316-30839-4.

Reviewed by Jadwiga Biskupska (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Poland (November, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Ilana Löwy
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Löwy, 'Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis'

Ilana Löwy. Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. pp. (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-4214-2363-0.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Christopher Phillips
Reviewer: 
Stephen E. Towne

Towne on Phillips, 'The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border'

Christopher Phillips. The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518723-6.

Reviewed by Stephen E. Towne (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis) Published on H-Midwest (November, 2018) Commissioned by Patrick A. Pospisek (Grand Valley State University)

Author: 
Ruth Palmer
Reviewer: 
Marci Mazzarotto

Mazzarotto on Palmer, 'Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight'

Ruth Palmer. Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18315-4.

Reviewed by Marci Mazzarotto (Georgian Court University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Michael A. Flannery
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Rae Privette

Privette on Flannery, 'Civil War Pharmacy: A History'

Michael A. Flannery. Civil War Pharmacy: A History. Second Edition. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 336 pp. $34.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3592-3.

Reviewed by Lindsay Rae Privette (Anderson University) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Tiya Miles
Reviewer: 
Brian Miller

Miller on Miles, 'Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era'

Tiya Miles. Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era. The Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Illustrations. 176 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2633-8.

Reviewed by Brian Miller (Mission College) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Benjamin Fortna
Reviewer: 
James Ryan

Ryan on Fortna, 'The Circassian: A Life of Esref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent'

Benjamin Fortna. The Circassian: A Life of Esref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 256 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049244-1.

Reviewed by James Ryan (Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, New York University) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Henry Olsen
Reviewer: 
Adam Bruno

Bruno on Olsen, 'The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism'

Henry Olsen. The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism. New York: Broadside Books, 2017. 368 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-247526-8.

Reviewed by Adam Bruno (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-1960s (November, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

Author: 
William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Horner and Carver, 'Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics'

William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver. Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 208 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7184-0.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Blair Davis
Reviewer: 
Caryn E. Neumann

Neumann on Davis, 'Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page'

Blair Davis. Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7225-3; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7226-0.

Reviewed by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Jane M. Gaines
Reviewer: 
Marisa Stickel

Stickel on Gaines, 'Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries?'

Jane M. Gaines. Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries? Women and Film History International Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Illustrations. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08343-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04181-5.

Reviewed by Marisa Stickel (University of Tennessee) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Ryan Alford
Reviewer: 
Christopher Kelley

Kelley on Alford, 'Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law'

Ryan Alford. Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4919-7.

Reviewed by Christopher Kelley (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (October, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Maddy Carey
Reviewer: 
Bjorn Krondorfer

Krondorfer on Carey, 'Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction'

Maddy Carey. Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 224 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00806-9.

Reviewed by Bjorn Krondorfer (Northern Arizona University) Published on H-Judaic (October, 2018) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Mónica Ricketts
Reviewer: 
Barry M. Robinson

Robinson on Ricketts, 'Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire'

Mónica Ricketts. Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii + 314 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049488-9.

Reviewed by Barry M. Robinson (Queens University of Charlotte) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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