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Author: 
Michael Scheibach
Reviewer: 
Frank A. Blazich

Blazich on Scheibach, 'Alert America!: The Atomic Bomb and "The Show That May Save Your Life"'

Michael Scheibach. Alert America!: The Atomic Bomb and "The Show That May Save Your Life". Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 204 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7804-7.

Reviewed by Frank A. Blazich (National Museum of American History) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55358

Author: 
Bruce O. Riedel
Reviewer: 
Sean Scanlon

Scanlon on Riedel, 'Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began'

Bruce O. Riedel. Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2020. 136 pp. $24.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-3729-2.

Reviewed by Sean Scanlon (University of Nebraska) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55493

Author: 
Hans Olsson
Reviewer: 
Valentina Bryndina

Bryndina on Olsson, 'Jesus for Zanzibar: Narratives of Pentecostal (Non-)Belonging, Islam, and Nation'

Hans Olsson. Jesus for Zanzibar: Narratives of Pentecostal (Non-)Belonging, Islam, and Nation. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xvi + 291 pp. $192.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-40681-0; $192.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-41036-7.

Reviewed by Valentina Bryndina (Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-Africa (December, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Angelos Chaniotis
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Chaniotis, 'Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian'

Angelos Chaniotis. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65964-3

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Richard Whatmore
Reviewer: 
Nigel Aston

Aston on Whatmore, 'Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution'

Richard Whatmore. Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16877-7.

Reviewed by Nigel Aston (University of Leicester) Published on H-Albion (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Ronen Steinberg
Reviewer: 
Erica Edwards

Edwards on Steinberg, 'The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France'

Ronen Steinberg. The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-3924-8

Reviewed by Erica Edwards (Francis Marion University) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Pamela Ballinger
Reviewer: 
Christoph Kalter

Kalter on Ballinger, 'The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundations of Postwar Italy'

Pamela Ballinger. The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundations of Postwar Italy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. xxiii + 305 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4758-8.

Reviewed by Christoph Kalter (Universitetet i Agder) Published on H-Africa (December, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Matthew W. King
Reviewer: 
Brenton Sullivan

Sullivan on King, 'Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire'

Matthew W. King. Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 304 pp. $64.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-54922-6; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-19106-7.

Reviewed by Brenton Sullivan (Colgate University) Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jessica Zu (USC Dornsife, School of Religion)

Author: 
Jeffrey Koerber
Reviewer: 
Joanna Sliwa

Sliwa on Koerber, 'Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler'

Jeffrey Koerber. Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler. Modern Jewish History Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 286 pp. $39.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8156-5465-0; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-3637-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3619-9.

Reviewed by Joanna Sliwa (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference)) Published on H-Poland (December, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN)
Reviewer: 
Samuel Ludwig

Ludwig on Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN), 'Black Central Europe'

Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN). Black Central Europe. blackcentraleurope.com: Black Central European Studies Network (BCESN), 2014. A website combining teaching and research resources, the work of Black artists, and facilitation of conversations among stakeholders on Black people in Central European history.

Reviewed by Samuel Ludwig (Universite de Haute-Alsace) Published on H-TGS (December, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy Best (Iowa State University)

Author: 
Monika Rudaś-Grodzka
Reviewer: 
Tomasz Jędrzejewski

Jędrzejewski on Rudaś-Grodzka, 'Sfinks słowiański i mumia polska'

Monika Rudaś-Grodzka. Sfinks słowiański i mumia polska. Warsaw: Instytut Badań Literackich Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 2013. Maps. 392 pp. 27 złoty (paper), ISBN 978-83-61750-32-1.

Reviewed by Tomasz Jędrzejewski (Warsaw University) Published on H-Poland (December, 2020) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Jacob Blumenfeld
Reviewer: 
Wayne Price

Price on Blumenfeld, 'All Things Are Nothing to Me: The Unique Philosophy of Max Stirner'

Jacob Blumenfeld. All Things Are Nothing to Me: The Unique Philosophy of Max Stirner. Winchester: Zero Books, 2018. 155 pp. $17.46 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78099-663-9

Reviewed by Wayne Price (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Abigail Gillman
Reviewer: 
Elias Sacks

Sacks on Gillman, 'A History of German Jewish Bible Translation'

Abigail Gillman. A History of German Jewish Bible Translation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. xxiii + 332 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-47772-5

Reviewed by Elias Sacks (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Judaic (December, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Jagiellonian University)

Author: 
Christopher W. Calvo
Reviewer: 
Kimberly B. Sherman

Sherman on Calvo, 'The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America'

Christopher W. Calvo. The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. 308 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6633-2

Reviewed by Kimberly B. Sherman (Cape Fear Community College) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
David Pettinicchio
Reviewer: 
Allison Carey

Carey on Pettinicchio, 'Politics of Empowerment: Disability Rights and the Cycle of American Policy Reform'

David Pettinicchio. Politics of Empowerment: Disability Rights and the Cycle of American Policy Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xviii + 255 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0976-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0087-4. 

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