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Author: 
Harini Nagendra
Reviewer: 
Anjali Vaidya

Vaidya on Nagendra, 'Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future'


Harini Nagendra. Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016. 244 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946592-7.

Reviewed by Anjali Vaidya (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Water (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48601

Author: 
Eddy Portnoy
Reviewer: 
Jessica Kirzane

Kirzane on Portnoy, 'Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press'


Eddy Portnoy. Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0411-7.

Reviewed by Jessica Kirzane (University of Kansas)
Published on H-Judaic (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Timothy L. Fort
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Delton

Delton on Fort, 'The Diplomat in the Corner Office: Corporate Foreign Policy'


Timothy L. Fort. The Diplomat in the Corner Office: Corporate Foreign Policy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 224 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9660-6; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8637-9.

Reviewed by Jennifer Delton (Skidmore College)
Published on H-FedHist (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
James W. Trent
Reviewer: 
Daniel Werges

Werges on Trent, 'Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States'


James W. Trent. Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations, tables. 392 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939618-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Werges (City University of New York)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Gundula Katharina Kreuzer
Reviewer: 
Michael Walter

Walter on Kreuzer, 'Verdi and the Germans: From Unification to the Third Reich'


Gundula Katharina Kreuzer. Verdi and the Germans: From Unification to the Third Reich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xix + 362 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-51919-9.

Reviewed by Michael Walter (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)
Published on H-Music (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Lars Fischer

Author: 
Michele Currie Navakas
Reviewer: 
John Nelson

Nelson on Navakas, 'Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America'


Michele Currie Navakas. Liquid Landscape: Geography and Settlement at the Edge of Early America. Early American Studies Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 248 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4956-9.

Reviewed by John Nelson (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Early-America (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter
Reviewer: 
Xu Guoqi

Guoqi on Streets-Salter, 'World War One in Southeast Asia: Colonialism and Anticolonialism in an Era of Global Conflict'


Heather Streets-Salter. World War One in Southeast Asia: Colonialism and Anticolonialism in an Era of Global Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 246 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50109-2; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13519-2.

Reviewed by Xu Guoqi (University of Hong Kong)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Carina E. Ray
Reviewer: 
Kate Skinner

Skinner on Ray, 'Crossing the Color Line: Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana'


Carina E. Ray. Crossing the Color Line: Race, Sex, and the Contested Politics of Colonialism in Ghana. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2015. 364 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2180-2.

Reviewed by Kate Skinner (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Histsex (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Philippa L. Hetherington

Author: 
Rebecca R. Moore, Damon Coletta, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Slobodchikoff

Slobodchikoff on Moore and Coletta, 'NATO's Return to Europe: Engaging Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond'


Rebecca R. Moore, Damon Coletta, eds. NATO's Return to Europe: Engaging Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, August 22, 2017. 272 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-488-8.

Reviewed by Michael Slobodchikoff (Troy University)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jérôme aan De Wiel
Reviewer: 
Augustine Meaher

Meaher on De Wiel, 'East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90: Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy'


Jérôme aan De Wiel. East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90: Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. xiv + 313 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-0741-1.

Reviewed by Augustine Meaher (Air University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Tom Carter
Reviewer: 
Zoe Rose Buonaiuto

Buonaiuto on Carter, 'Beachhead Normandy: An LCT's Odyssey'


Tom Carter. Beachhead Normandy: An LCT's Odyssey. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2012. 242 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59797-710-4.

Reviewed by Zoe Rose Buonaiuto (Princeton University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50823

Author: 
Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, Brett L. Walker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Arnold

Arnold on Miller and Thomas and Walker, 'Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power'


Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, Brett L. Walker, eds. Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2013. xiv + 322 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3692-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-3876-8.

Reviewed by Thomas Arnold (Black Hills State University)
Published on H-War (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Judy Kutulas
Reviewer: 
Drew Maciag

Maciag on Kutulas, 'After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies'


Judy Kutulas. After Aquarius Dawned: How the Revolutions of the Sixties Became the Popular Culture of the Seventies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 274 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3290-2.

Reviewed by Drew Maciag (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-1960s (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner

Author: 
Robert E. Buswell
Reviewer: 
Eamon Adams

Adams on Buswell, 'Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice'


Robert E. Buswell. Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. xiv + 326 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-6739-3.

Reviewed by Eamon Adams (Mokpo Catholic University, South Korea)
Published on H-Buddhism (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim

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