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Author: 
Gary Clayton Anderson
Reviewer: 
Jimmy Sweet

Sweet on Anderson, 'Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History'

Gary Clayton Anderson. Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019. 384 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-6434-2.

Reviewed by Jimmy Sweet (Rutgers University) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
George Y. Kohler
Reviewer: 
Ori Werdiger

Werdiger on Kohler, 'Kabbalah Research in the Wissenschaft des Judentums (1820-1880): The Foundation of an Academic Discipline'

George Y. Kohler. Kabbalah Research in the Wissenschaft des Judentums (1820-1880): The Foundation of an Academic Discipline. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019. 282 pp. $114.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-11-062037-5.

Reviewed by Ori Werdiger (University of Chicago) Published on H-Judaic (April, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Dmitry Adamsky
Reviewer: 
Joseph Torigian

Torigian on Adamsky, 'Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy'

Dmitry Adamsky. Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 376 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0805-4.

Reviewed by Joseph Torigian (American University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Tamara Gene Myers
Reviewer: 
Clayton A. Hartjen

Hartjen on Myers, 'Youth Squad: Policing Children in the Twentieth Century'

Tamara Gene Myers. Youth Squad: Policing Children in the Twentieth Century. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. xiii + 253 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5893-9; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5892-2.

Reviewed by Clayton A. Hartjen (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Heather D. Curtis
Reviewer: 
Michael Barnett

Barnett on Curtis, 'Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid'

Heather D. Curtis. Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 370 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73736-5.

Reviewed by Michael Barnett (George Washington University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lori Boornazian Diel
Reviewer: 
Catherine DiCesare

DiCesare on Diel, 'The Codex Mexicanus: A Guide to Life in Late Sixteenth-Century New Spain'

Lori Boornazian Diel. The Codex Mexicanus: A Guide to Life in Late Sixteenth-Century New Spain. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. Illustrations. x + 216 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-1673-3.

Reviewed by Catherine DiCesare (Colorado State University) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Jean Alix René
Reviewer: 
Chelsea Stieber

Stieber on Gonzalez, 'Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti' and Jean Alix René, 'Haiti après l'esclavage: Formation de l'état et culture politique populaire (1804-1846)'

Johnhenry Gonzalez. Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti. Yale Agrarian Studies Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23008-6.Jean Alix René. Haiti après l'esclavage: Formation de l'état et culture politique populaire (1804-1846). Port-au-Prince: Editions Le Natal, 2019. 453 pp. n.p. (paper), ISBN 978-999706514-8.

Author: 
Harry N. K. Odamtten
Reviewer: 
Andrew E. Barnes

Barnes on Odamtten, 'Edward W. Blyden's Intellectual Transformations: Afropublicanism, Pan-Africanism, Islam, and the Indigenous West African Church'

Harry N. K. Odamtten. Edward W. Blyden's Intellectual Transformations: Afropublicanism, Pan-Africanism, Islam, and the Indigenous West African Church. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2019. 292 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-320-8.

Reviewed by Andrew E. Barnes (Arizona State University) Published on H-Africa (April, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
John M. Belohlavek
Reviewer: 
Leonne M. Hudson

Hudson on Belohlavek, 'Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies: Women and the Mexican-American War'

John M. Belohlavek. Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies: Women and the Mexican-American War. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017. 306 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3990-2.

Reviewed by Leonne M. Hudson (Kent State) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Jack L. Schwartzwald
Reviewer: 
Stephen Lazer

Lazer on Schwartzwald, 'The Rise of the Nation-State in Europe: Absolutism, Enlightenment and Revolution, 1603-1815.'

Jack L. Schwartzwald. The Rise of the Nation-State in Europe: Absolutism, Enlightenment and Revolution, 1603-1815. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 275 pp. $65.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6547-4.

Reviewed by Stephen Lazer (Arizona State University) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Andrew Lambert
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Lambert, 'Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World'

Andrew Lambert. Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23004-8.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Julia Gaffield, ed.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Maginn

Maginn on Gaffield, 'The Haitian Declaration of Independence: Creation, Context and Legacy'

Julia Gaffield, ed. The Haitian Declaration of Independence: Creation, Context and Legacy. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 296 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3788-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Maginn (Howard University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Erna Brodber
Reviewer: 
Justin Iverson

Iverson on Brodber, 'Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782-1996'

Erna Brodber. Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782-1996. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2019. xv + 184 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-640-708-7.

Reviewed by Justin Iverson (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-Slavery (April, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aaron Ackerley

Ackerley on Brendebach and Herzer and Tworek, 'International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations'

Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds. International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations. Routledge Studies in Modern History. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 256 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-30308-9.

Reviewed by Aaron Ackerley (University of Sheffield) Published on Jhistory (April, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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