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Author: 
Amir Engel
Reviewer: 
Jay Howard Geller

Geller on Engel, 'Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography'

Amir Engel. Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. xiv + 226 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-42863-5; ISBN 978-0-226-42877-2.

Reviewed by Jay Howard Geller (Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-Judaic (January, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
C. Riley Snorton
Reviewer: 
David Rothmund

Rothmund on Snorton, 'Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity'

C. Riley Snorton. Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0173-8.

Reviewed by David Rothmund (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Craig L. Symonds
Reviewer: 
Bill Cox

Cox on Symonds, 'World War II at Sea: A Global History'

Craig L. Symonds. World War II at Sea: A Global History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 792 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-024367-8.

Reviewed by Bill Cox (Air War College, Air University) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53485

Author: 
Eileen Rivers
Reviewer: 
Tanya L. Roth

Roth on Rivers, 'Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan'

Eileen Rivers. Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan. New York: Da Capo Press, 2018. 288 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-90307-6.

Reviewed by Tanya L. Roth (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53208

Author: 
David Stuttard
Reviewer: 
Aaron Beek

Beek on Stuttard, 'Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens'

David Stuttard. Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66044-1.

Reviewed by Aaron Beek (University of Memphis) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Ada Gebel
Reviewer: 
Ilan Fuchs

Fuchs on Gebel, 'Haredim ve-anshe ma`aseh: Po`ale Agudat Yisrael, 1933-1939'

Ada Gebel. Haredim ve-anshe ma`aseh: Po`ale Agudat Yisrael, 1933-1939. Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, 2018. 233 pp. 92 Israeli shekels (paper), ISBN 978-965-217-411-6.

Reviewed by Ilan Fuchs (Brandeis University) Published on H-Judaic (January, 2019) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53015

Author: 
Elizabeth Swanson, James Brewer Stewart, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Swanson and Stewart, 'Human Bondage and Abolition: New Histories of Past and Present Slaveries'

Elizabeth Swanson, James Brewer Stewart, eds. Human Bondage and Abolition: New Histories of Past and Present Slaveries. Slaveries since Emancipation Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 376 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63736-4; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18662-0.

Author: 
Brian S. Pullan
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Kuehn

Kuehn on Pullan, 'Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured Women and Abandoned Children in Italy, 1300-1800'

Brian S. Pullan. Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured Women and Abandoned Children in Italy, 1300-1800. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. x + 240 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78499-129-6.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Kuehn (Clemson University) Published on H-Italy (January, 2019) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Author: 
Maite Ojeda-Mata
Reviewer: 
Judith K. Lang Hilgartner

Lang Hilgartner on Ojeda-Mata, 'Modern Spain and the Sephardim: Legitimizing Identities'

Maite Ojeda-Mata. Modern Spain and the Sephardim: Legitimizing Identities. Lexington Studies in Modern Jewish History, Historiography, and Memory Series. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017. 284 pp. $95.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4985-5175-5; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4985-5174-8.

Reviewed by Judith K. Lang Hilgartner (Elon University) Published on H-Judaic (January, 2019) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Author: 
Quentin R. Skrabec
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Broxmeyer

Broxmeyer on Skrabec, 'The Ohio Presidents: Eight Men and a Binding Political Philosophy in the White House, 1841-1923'

Quentin R. Skrabec. The Ohio Presidents: Eight Men and a Binding Political Philosophy in the White House, 1841-1923. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. 230 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6930-4.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Broxmeyer (University of Toledo) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
S. Deborah Kang
Reviewer: 
Kunal M. Parker

Parker on Kang, 'The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954'

S. Deborah Kang. The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975743-5.

Reviewed by Kunal M. Parker (University of Miami School of Law) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Elisabeth Leake
Reviewer: 
Zunaira Komal

Komal on Leake, 'The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65'

Elisabeth Leake. The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-57156-3.

Reviewed by Zunaira Komal (University of California, Davis) Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Emory University)

Author: 
Sheri Chinen Biesen
Reviewer: 
Philip Glende

Glende on Biesen, 'Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen'

Sheri Chinen Biesen. Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen. Short Cuts Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2018. Illustrations. vii + 163 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18313-0.

Reviewed by Philip Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Susana Draper
Reviewer: 
Matthew Maletz

Maletz on Draper, '1968 Mexico: Constellations of Freedom and Democracy'

Susana Draper. 1968 Mexico: Constellations of Freedom and Democracy. Radical América Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 272 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0101-0; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0143-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Maletz (Northern Illinois University) Published on H-1960s (January, 2019) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

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