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Author: 
Christina Snyder
Reviewer: 
Daniel Feller

Feller on Snyder, 'Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson'


Christina Snyder. Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson. New York: Oxford University Press Inc, 2017. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939906-2.

Reviewed by Daniel Feller (University of Tennessee)
Published on H-AmIndian (January, 2018)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Author: 
Dale W. Tomich
Reviewer: 
William A. Morgan

Morgan on Tomich, 'Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar: Martinique and the World-Economy, 1830-1848'


Dale W. Tomich. Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar: Martinique and the World-Economy, 1830-1848. Reprint edition. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016. 507 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5917-2.

Reviewed by William A. Morgan (Lone Star College - Montgomery)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Author: 
Daniel A. Sjursen
Reviewer: 
Robert Thompson

Thompson on Sjursen, 'Ghost Riders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge'


Daniel A. Sjursen. Ghost Riders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. Lebanon: University Press of New England, 2015. xv+ 290 pp. $22.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-781-1.

Reviewed by Robert Thompson (University of Southern Mississippi)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Andrew Gawthorpe

Author: 
Jeremi Suri
Reviewer: 
Richard Moss

Moss on Suri, 'The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office'


Jeremi Suri. The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05173-1.

Reviewed by Richard Moss (U.S. Naval War College)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Bingham and Green, 'Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor'


Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green. Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor. Boulder: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2017. 200 pp,. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62637-520-8; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62637-565-9.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jenni Kuuliala
Reviewer: 
Christiane N. Fabbri

Fabbri on Kuuliala, 'Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization'


Jenni Kuuliala. Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2016. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-55185-2.

Reviewed by Christiane N. Fabbri (Yale University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Artur H. Boer
Reviewer: 
Brian K. Feltman

Feltman on Boer, 'The Great War from the German Trenches: A Sapper's Memoir, 1914-1918'


Artur H. Boer. The Great War from the German Trenches: A Sapper's Memoir, 1914-1918. Translated and edited by Bertil van Boer and Margaret L. Fast. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 200 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6368-5.

Reviewed by Brian K. Feltman (Georgia Southern University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Stephen L. Kling, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caleb Karges

Karges on Kling, 'Great Northern War Compendium'


Stephen L. Kling, ed. Great Northern War Compendium. Volumes 1 and 2. St. Louis: THGC Publishing, 2015. Illustrations. 625 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9964557-0-1.

Reviewed by Caleb Karges (Concordia University Irvine)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49893

Author: 
Elke Hartmann
Reviewer: 
Thomas Scheben

Scheben on Hartmann, 'Die Reichweite des Staates: Wehrpflicht und moderne Staatlichkeit im Osmanischen Reich 1869-1910'


Elke Hartmann. Die Reichweite des Staates: Wehrpflicht und moderne Staatlichkeit im Osmanischen Reich 1869-1910. Paderborn: Paderborn Schöningh Paderborn, 2016. 470 pp. EUR 58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-78373-8.

Reviewed by Thomas Scheben (City of Frankfurt am Main Department of History)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Clifford Ando, Seth Richardson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nathan Pilkington

Pilkington on Ando and Richardson, 'Ancient States and Infrastructural Power: Europe, Asia, and America'


Clifford Ando, Seth Richardson, eds. Ancient States and Infrastructural Power: Europe, Asia, and America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 320 pp. 69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4931-6.

Reviewed by Nathan Pilkington (Harvard University)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Tore C. Olsson
Reviewer: 
Mikael Wolfe

Wolfe on Olsson, 'Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside'


Tore C. Olsson. Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16520-2.

Reviewed by Mikael Wolfe (Stanford University)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50440

Author: 
Paul Schor
Reviewer: 
John Graham

Graham on Schor, 'Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation'


Paul Schor. Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 376 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991785-3.

Reviewed by John Graham (Rutgers University at Newark)
Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50209

Author: 
Catharine Coleborne
Reviewer: 
Natalie Spagnuolo

Spagnuolo on Coleborne, 'Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910'


Catharine Coleborne. Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8724-0.

Reviewed by Natalie Spagnuolo (York University, Toronto)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Tera W. Hunter
Reviewer: 
Robert D. Bland

Bland on Hunter, 'Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century'


Tera W. Hunter. Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2017. 404 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04571-2.

Reviewed by Robert D. Bland (St. John's University)
Published on H-South (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caitlin Verboon

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