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Author: 
David Quinter
Reviewer: 
Jon Morris

Morris on Quinter, 'From Outcasts to Emperors: Shingon Ritsu and the Mañjuśrī Cult in Medieval Japan'

David Quinter. From Outcasts to Emperors: Shingon Ritsu and the Mañjuśrī Cult in Medieval Japan. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2015. 340 pp. $165.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-29339-7.

Reviewed by Jon Morris (Komazawa Women's University) Published on H-Japan (April, 2018) Commissioned by Orion Klautau (Tohoku University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=45369

Author: 
Matthew Frank
Reviewer: 
Thomas Kühne

Kühne on Frank, 'Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe'

Matthew Frank. Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 464 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-963944-1.

Reviewed by Thomas Kühne (Clark University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2018) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52226

Author: 
Ernesto Semán
Reviewer: 
Amie Campos

Campos on Semán, 'Ambassadors of the Working Class: Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas'

Ernesto Semán. Ambassadors of the Working Class: Argentina's International Labor Activists and Cold War Democracy in the Americas. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 328 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6385-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6905-9.

Reviewed by Amie Campos (UC San Diego) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Pablo Piccato
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Freije

Freije on Piccato, 'A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico'

Pablo Piccato. A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico. Violence in Latin American History Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xi + 374 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29261-1; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29262-8.

Reviewed by Vanessa Freije (University of Washington) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Lars Rensmann
Reviewer: 
Clemens Holzgruber

Holzgruber on Rensmann, 'The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism'

Lars Rensmann. The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism. Philosophy and Race Series. Albany: SUNY Press, 2017. 600 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6593-7.

Reviewed by Clemens Holzgruber (Free University of Berlin) Published on H-Antisemitism (April, 2018) Commissioned by Simon Gansinger (University of Vienna)

Author: 
Adam M. Howard
Reviewer: 
Kenny Kolander

Kolander on Howard, 'Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel'

Adam M. Howard. Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 176 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04146-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08301-3.

Reviewed by Kenny Kolander (West Virginia University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jacob S. Eder
Reviewer: 
Deborah Barton

Barton on Eder, 'Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s'

Jacob S. Eder. Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023782-0.

Reviewed by Deborah Barton (Université de Montréal) Published on H-TGS (April, 2018) Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce (University of Northern British Columbia)

Author: 
Antonio Rafael de la Cova
Reviewer: 
Francis Curran

Curran on de la Cova, 'Colonel Henry Theodore Titus: Antebellum Soldier of Fortune and Florida Pioneer'

Antonio Rafael de la Cova. Colonel Henry Theodore Titus: Antebellum Soldier of Fortune and Florida Pioneer. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. 336 pp. $44.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-656-8.

Reviewed by Francis Curran (West Virginia University) Published on H-War (April, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Vincent Azoulay, trans. Janet Lloyd
Reviewer: 
Alyson Roy

Roy on Azoulay and trans. Janet Lloyd, 'Pericles of Athens'

Vincent Azoulay, trans. Janet Lloyd. Pericles of Athens. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. 312 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15459-6.

Reviewed by Alyson Roy (University of Idaho) Published on H-War (April, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47689

Author: 
Gudrun Harrer
Reviewer: 
David Palkki

Palkki on Harrer, 'Dismantling the Iraqi Nuclear Programme: The Inspections of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 1991-1998'

Gudrun Harrer. Dismantling the Iraqi Nuclear Programme: The Inspections of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 1991-1998. London: Routledge, 2013. 296 pp. $158.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-82839-0.

Reviewed by David Palkki (Air War College) Published on H-War (April, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47302

Author: 
Sharrona Pearl
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Pearl, 'Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other'

Sharrona Pearl. Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46136-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-46122-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Paul Brykczynski
Reviewer: 
Jesse Kauffman

Kauffman on Brykczynski, 'Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland'

Paul Brykczynski. Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism, and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016. xvii + 215 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-30700-4.

Reviewed by Jesse Kauffman (Eastern Michigan University) Published on H-Poland (April, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr., ed.
Reviewer: 
James Farmer

Farmer on Brinkmeyer Jr., 'Citizen-Scholar: Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar'

Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr., ed. Citizen-Scholar: Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2016. Illustrations. 296 pp. $34.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-750-3.

Reviewed by James Farmer (University of South Carolina Aiken) Published on H-SC (April, 2018) Commissioned by David W. Dangerfield (University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie)

Author: 
Tahneer Oksman
Reviewer: 
Charlotte F. Werbe

Werbe on Oksman, '"How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?": Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs'

Tahneer Oksman. "How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?": Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 296 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-17275-2.

Reviewed by Charlotte F. Werbe (Princeton University) Published on H-Judaic (April, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

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