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Author: 
Aimi Hamraie
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Hamraie, 'Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability'

Aimi Hamraie. Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 336 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0164-6.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (May, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54095

Author: 
Juan David Coronado
Reviewer: 
Harry Franqui-Rivera

Franqui-Rivera on Coronado, '"I'm Not Gonna Die in This Damn Place": Manliness, Identity, and Survival of the Mexican American Vietnam Prisoners of War'

Juan David Coronado. "I'm Not Gonna Die in This Damn Place": Manliness, Identity, and Survival of the Mexican American Vietnam Prisoners of War. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2018. xxxv + 180 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-272-0.

Reviewed by Harry Franqui-Rivera (Bloomfield College) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Joanne Freeman
Reviewer: 
Adam Zucconi

Zucconi on Freeman, 'The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War'

Joanne Freeman. The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. 384 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-374-15477-6.

Reviewed by Adam Zucconi (Richard Bland College) Published on H-CivWar (May, 2019) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Randolph-Macon College)

Author: 
Monty Noam Penkower
Reviewer: 
Rafael Medoff

Medoff on Penkower, 'Palestine to Israel: Mandate to State, 1945-1948: Vol. 1: Rebellion Launched, 1945-1946; Vol. 2: Into the International Arena, 1947-1948'

Monty Noam Penkower. Palestine to Israel: Mandate to State, 1945-1948: Vol. 1: Rebellion Launched, 1945-1946; Vol. 2: Into the International Arena, 1947-1948. Vallejo, CA: Touro University Press, 2019. 2 volumes. xvii + 804 pp. $119.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61811-873-8; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61811-874-5; $119.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61811-876-9; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61811-877-6.

Author: 
William O. Walker
Reviewer: 
Shaul Mitelpunkt

Mitelpunkt on Walker, 'The Rise and Decline of the American Century'

William O. Walker. The Rise and Decline of the American Century. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 306 pp. $46.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2613-2.

Reviewed by Shaul Mitelpunkt (University of York) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Reviewer: 
Bonnie A. Lucero

Lucero on Dorr, 'A Thousand Thirsty Beaches: Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition'

Lisa Lindquist Dorr. A Thousand Thirsty Beaches: Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 312 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4327-4.

Reviewed by Bonnie A. Lucero (University of Houston-Downtown) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Gerald Groemer
Reviewer: 
Michael Lee

Lee on Groemer, 'The Land We Saw, the Times We Knew: An Anthology of Zuihitsu Writing from Early Modern Japan'

Gerald Groemer. The Land We Saw, the Times We Knew: An Anthology of Zuihitsu Writing from Early Modern Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 376 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7444-5.

Reviewed by Michael Lee (Heidelberg University) Published on H-Japan (May, 2019) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Author: 
Nathan E. Busch, Joseph F. Pilat
Reviewer: 
Mario Serna

Serna on Busch and Pilat, 'The Politics of Weapons Inspections: Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes'

Nathan E. Busch, Joseph F. Pilat. The Politics of Weapons Inspections: Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0160-4.

Reviewed by Mario Serna (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Jaime M. Pensado, Enrique C. Ochoa, eds.
Reviewer: 
Colin M. Snider

Snider on Pensado and Ochoa, 'Mexico beyond 1968: Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression during the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies'

Jaime M. Pensado, Enrique C. Ochoa, eds. Mexico beyond 1968: Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression during the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. xv + 342 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3842-3.

Reviewed by Colin M. Snider (University of Texas at Tyler) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Patrick Gallagher
Reviewer: 
Hayley Hasik

Hasik on Gallagher, 'Traumatic Defeat: POWs, MIAs, and National Mythmaking'

Patrick Gallagher. Traumatic Defeat: POWs, MIAs, and National Mythmaking. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 200 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2644-1.

Reviewed by Hayley Hasik (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Michelle Getchell
Reviewer: 
Ron Gurantz

Gurantz on Getchell, 'The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents'

Michelle Getchell. The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents. Passages: Key Moments in History Series. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 200 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62466-741-1; $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62466-742-8.

Reviewed by Ron Gurantz (Air War College, Air University) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Howard G. Brown
Reviewer: 
Steven Vincent

Vincent on Brown, 'Mass Violence and the Self: From the French Wars of Religion to the Paris Commune'

Howard G. Brown. Mass Violence and the Self: From the French Wars of Religion to the Paris Commune. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. xii + 283 pp. Illustrations. $50.000 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3061-0.

Reviewed by Steven Vincent (North Carolina State University) Published on H-War (May, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Wiktor Marzec
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Blobaum

Blobaum on Marzec, 'Rebelia i reakcja: Rewolucja 1905 roku i plebejskie doświadczenie polityczne'

Wiktor Marzec. Rebelia i reakcja: Rewolucja 1905 roku i plebejskie doświadczenie polityczne. Łódź: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016. 524 pp. 49.90 PLN (paper), ISBN 978-83-242-3001-3.

Reviewed by Robert E. Blobaum (West Virginia University) Published on H-Poland (May, 2019) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Sarah Churchwell
Reviewer: 
Benjamin V. Allison

Allison on Churchwell, 'Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream"'

Sarah Churchwell. Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream". New York: Basic Books, 2018. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-7340-3.

Reviewed by Benjamin V. Allison (Kent State University) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Sarah C. Davis-Secord
Reviewer: 
Theresa Jäckh

Jäckh on Davis-Secord, 'Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean'

Sarah C. Davis-Secord. Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 316 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0464-2.

Reviewed by Theresa Jäckh (Universitat Konstanz) Published on H-Italy (May, 2019) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

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