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Author: 
Kristopher A. Teters
Reviewer: 
Roy "Trae" Wisecarver

Wisecarver on Teters, 'Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War'

Kristopher A. Teters. Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3886-7.

Reviewed by Roy "Trae" Wisecarver (Texas A&M University) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Alice Elizabeth Malavasic
Reviewer: 
Ginette Aley

Aley on Malavasic, 'The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act'

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic. The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3552-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3647-4.

Reviewed by Ginette Aley (Kansas State University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Andrew Robarts
Reviewer: 
Lucien J. Frary

Frary on Robarts, 'Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries'

Andrew Robarts. Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. xii + 280 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-5949-1.

Reviewed by Lucien J. Frary (Rider University) Published on H-Russia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych

Author: 
Richard S. Grayson
Reviewer: 
Jay Winter

Winter on Grayson, 'Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution'

Richard S. Grayson. Dublin's Great Wars: The First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 484 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02925-5.

Reviewed by Jay Winter (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam LoBue

LoBue on Kovacs and Bjarnesen, 'Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics'

Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds. Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics. Africa Now Series. London: Zed Books, 2018. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78699-228-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78699-229-1.

Reviewed by Adam LoBue (University of Illinois) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Lawrence S. Kaplan
Reviewer: 
David Walker

Walker on Kaplan, 'Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament'

Lawrence S. Kaplan. Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament. Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018. 212 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7486-0.

Reviewed by David Walker (Boise State University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Andrew Orr
Reviewer: 
Abigail Lewis

Lewis on Orr, 'Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940'

Andrew Orr. Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxvi + 192 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02677-4; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02630-9.

Reviewed by Abigail Lewis (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Benjamin Ziemann
Reviewer: 
Matthew Hershey

Hershey on Ziemann, 'Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving'

Benjamin Ziemann. Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving. Translated by Andrew Evans. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 320 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3958-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Hershey (University of Michigan) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Lynn Hunt, Jack Richard Censer
Reviewer: 
Frederick Black

Black on Hunt and Censer, 'The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World'

Lynn Hunt, Jack Richard Censer. The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. xiii + 236 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1371-4.

Reviewed by Frederick Black (USMA) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jake H. Davis, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan C. Gold

Gold on Davis, 'A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics'

Jake H. Davis, ed. A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxv + 358 pp. $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-049976-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan C. Gold (Princeton University) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Rafal Stepien (Heidelberg University)

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Author: 
Earl J. Hess
Reviewer: 
Thomas Army

Army on Hess, 'Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War'

Earl J. Hess. Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 408 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4342-7.

Reviewed by Thomas Army (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Éva Forgács
Reviewer: 
Beata Hock

Hock on Forgács, 'Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement'

Éva Forgács. Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement. Los Angeles: Dopplehouse Press, 2016. 303 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9970034-1-3.

Reviewed by Beata Hock (Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa-GWZO) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Douglas Osto
Reviewer: 
Mavis Fenn

Fenn on Osto, 'Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America'

Douglas Osto. Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. xxvi + 300 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17730-6.

Reviewed by Mavis Fenn (University of Waterloo) Published on H-Buddhism (March, 2019) Commissioned by John Powers (Deakin University)

Author: 
Angela Lampe, ed.
Reviewer: 
Victor Martinovich

Martinovich on Lampe, 'Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922'

Angela Lampe, ed. Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922. London: Prestel Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 285 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7913-5807-9.

Reviewed by Victor Martinovich (European Humanities University) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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