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Author: 
William Caferro
Reviewer: 
Adam Franklin-Lyons

Franklin-Lyons on Caferro, 'Petrarch's War: Florence and the Black Death in Context'

William Caferro. Petrarch's War: Florence and the Black Death in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 238 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42401-1.

Reviewed by Adam Franklin-Lyons (Emerson College) Published on H-War (December, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55930

Author: 
Amy D. Propen
Reviewer: 
Lauren Judge

Judge on Propen, 'Visualizing Posthuman Conservation in the Age of the Anthropocene'

Amy D. Propen. Visualizing Posthuman Conservation in the Age of the Anthropocene. New Directions in Rhetoric and Materiality Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 192 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1377-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5492-9. 

Author: 
David Fedman
Reviewer: 
Timothy Yang

Yang on Fedman, 'Seeds of Control: Japan's Empire of Forestry in Colonial Korea'

David Fedman. Seeds of Control: Japan's Empire of Forestry in Colonial Korea. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. xvii + 292 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74745-3.

Reviewed by Timothy Yang (University of Georgia) Published on H-Japan (November, 2021) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56292

Author: 
Marc Becker
Reviewer: 
David M. K. Sheinin

Sheinin on Becker, 'The CIA in Ecuador'

Marc Becker. The CIA in Ecuador. American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. Illustrations. xi + 317 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1138-5; $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-1035-7.

Reviewed by David M. K. Sheinin (Trent University) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2021) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Nik Ribianszky
Reviewer: 
Christian Pinnen

Pinnen on Ribianszky, 'Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence in Natchez, 1779-1865'

Nik Ribianszky. Generations of Freedom: Gender, Movement, and Violence in Natchez, 1779-1865. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2021. 286 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-6012-6.

Reviewed by Christian Pinnen (Mississippi College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Matthew Christopher Hulbert
Reviewer: 
Jacob S. Clawson

Clawson on Hulbert, 'The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West'

Matthew Christopher Hulbert. The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West. UnCivil Wars Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. Illustrations. 344 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-5002-8; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5001-1.

Reviewed by Jacob S. Clawson (Auburn University) Published on H-War (November, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Andreas Umland, Felix Ackerman, Michael Galbas, Uilleam Blacker, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Fancher

Fancher on Umland and Ackerman and Galbas and Blacker, 'Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: Double Special Issue: Back from Afghanistan: The Experiences of Soviet Afghan War Veterans, vol. 1, no. 2 (2015)'

Andreas Umland, Felix Ackerman, Michael Galbas, Uilleam Blacker, eds. Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society: Double Special Issue: Back from Afghanistan: The Experiences of Soviet Afghan War Veterans, vol. 1, no. 2 (2015). Stuttgart: ibidem, 2016. 250 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-0806-0.

Reviewed by James Fancher (University of North Texas) Published on H-War (November, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Christopher McKee
Reviewer: 
John Casey

Casey on McKee, 'Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There'

Christopher McKee. Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018. Illustrations. 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59114-573-8

Author: 
Leslie Anne Hadfield
Reviewer: 
Matt Heaton

Heaton on Hadfield, 'A Bold Profession: African Nurses in Rural Apartheid South Africa'

Leslie Anne Hadfield. A Bold Profession: African Nurses in Rural Apartheid South Africa. Women in Africa and the Diaspora Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2021. 304 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-33120-7.

Reviewed by Matt Heaton (Virginia Tech) Published on H-Africa (November, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Stephen M. Underhill
Reviewer: 
Caley Hewitt

Hewitt on Underhill, 'The Manufacture of Consent: J. Edgar Hoover and the Rhetorical Rise of the FBI'

Stephen M. Underhill. The Manufacture of Consent: J. Edgar Hoover and the Rhetorical Rise of the FBI. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2020. 354 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-346-8.

Reviewed by Caley Hewitt (Louisiana State University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2021) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55971

Author: 
W. Puck Brecher
Reviewer: 
Katalin Ferber

Ferber on Brecher, 'Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930'

W. Puck Brecher. Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930. Leiden: Brill, 2021. xx + 364 pp. $157.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-44754-7.

Reviewed by Katalin Ferber (Retired from Waseda University, Freelance writer) Published on H-Japan (November, 2021) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56698

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