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Author: 
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
Reviewer: 
Mu Cao

Cao on Koloski-Ostrow, 'The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems'

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow. The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems. Studies in the History of Greece and Rome Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Illustrations. 312 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2128-9.

Reviewed by Mu Cao (Tianjin Normal University) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Yan Gao (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society)

Author: 
Lindsey Earner-Byrne
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Earner-Byrne, 'Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940'

Lindsey Earner-Byrne. Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 284 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-17991-2.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove
Reviewer: 
Mary Ellen Curtin

Curtin on Asch and Musgrove, 'Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital'

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove. Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 624 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3586-6.

Reviewed by Mary Ellen Curtin (American University) Published on H-FedHist (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Andreas Wimmer
Reviewer: 
Erin K. Jenne

Jenne on Wimmer, 'Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart'

Andreas Wimmer. Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart. Princeton Studies in Global and Comparative Sociology Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. xxiii + 345 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17738-0.

Author: 
Claudia Leal
Reviewer: 
Katherinne Mora Pacheco

Mora Pacheco on Leal, 'Landscapes of Freedom: Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia'

Claudia Leal. Landscapes of Freedom: Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. 352 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-3838-6.

Reviewed by Katherinne Mora Pacheco (Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Fredy González
Reviewer: 
Robert Chao Romero

Chao Romero on González, 'Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico'

Fredy González. Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among Chinese Immigrants in Mexico. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. xiii + 277 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29019-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29020-4.

Reviewed by Robert Chao Romero (UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Javier Gimeno-Martínez
Reviewer: 
Pinar Erkem

Erkem on Gimeno-Martínez, 'Design and National Identity'

Javier Gimeno-Martínez. Design and National Identity. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-9103-6; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-9104-3.

Reviewed by Pinar Erkem (Istanbul University) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caner Tekin (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51633

Author: 
Melissa Anne-Marie Curley
Reviewer: 
James M. Shields

Shields on Curley, 'Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination'

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley. Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017. xi + 241 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5775-2.

Reviewed by James M. Shields (Bucknell University) Published on H-Japan (February, 2019) Commissioned by Jessica Starling (Lewis & Clark College)

Author: 
Mary Elizabeth Ailes
Reviewer: 
Lauren Swift

Swift on Ailes, 'Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's Thirty Years' War'

Mary Elizabeth Ailes. Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's Thirty Years' War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 234 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0086-0.

Reviewed by Lauren Swift (Rutgers) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52074

Author: 
Russell Wallis
Reviewer: 
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Wallis, 'British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the Nazi Atrocities'

Russell Wallis. British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the Nazi Atrocities. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 320 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-503-2.

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (Free University of Berlin) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Bernhard Köppen, Norbert F. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Köppen and Schneider, 'Demographics of Korea and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification'

Bernhard Köppen, Norbert F. Schneider. Demographics of Korea and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification. Leverkusen-Opladen: Barbara Budrich-Esser, 2018. 127 pp. $49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8474-2152-8.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (US Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Youngmin Kim
Reviewer: 
Loubna El Amine

El Amine on Kim, 'A History of Chinese Political Thought'

Youngmin Kim. A History of Chinese Political Thought. Cambridge: Polity, 2018. x + 273 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-5246-7; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-5247-4.

Reviewed by Loubna El Amine (Northwestern University) Published on H-Ideas (February, 2019) Commissioned by Madeleine Elfenbein (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen)

Author: 
Steven Seegel
Reviewer: 
John McCannon

McCannon on Seegel, 'Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe'

Steven Seegel. Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. xv + 346 pp. Illustrations. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-43849-8.

Reviewed by John McCannon (Southern New Hampshire University) Published on H-SHERA (February, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Renilde Loeckx
Reviewer: 
Dora Vargha

Vargha on Loeckx, 'Cold War Triangle: How Scientists in East and West Tamed HIV'

Renilde Loeckx. Cold War Triangle: How Scientists in East and West Tamed HIV. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2017. 192 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-946270113-7.

Reviewed by Dora Vargha (University of Exeter) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Joseph D. Collea
Reviewer: 
Bradley Keefer

Keefer on Collea, 'New York and the Lincoln Specials: The President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire State'

Joseph D. Collea. New York and the Lincoln Specials: The President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire State. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. 225 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7075-1.

Reviewed by Bradley Keefer (Kent State University - Ashtabula) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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