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Author: 
Wasana Wongsurawat
Reviewer: 
Shelly Chan

Chan on Wongsurawat, 'The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation'

Wasana Wongsurawat. The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation. Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. 216 pp.

Author: 
Melissa Diane Armstrong
Reviewer: 
Leslie A. Hadfield

Hadfield on Armstrong, 'An Ambulance on Safari: The ANC and the Making of a Health Department in Exile'

Melissa Diane Armstrong. An Ambulance on Safari: The ANC and the Making of a Health Department in Exile. Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 344 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00330-4

Author: 
Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Piepmeier and Estreich and Adams, 'Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome'

Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams. Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome. New York: New York University Press, 2021. xxiv + 171 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7995-3

Author: 
Erika Dyck, Maureen K. Lux
Reviewer: 
Michael Connors Jackman

Connors Jackman on Dyck and Lux, 'Challenging Choices: Canada's Population Control in the 1970s (Volume 55) (McGill-Queen's Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society)'

Erika Dyck, Maureen K. Lux. Challenging Choices: Canada's Population Control in the 1970s (Volume 55) (McGill-Queen's Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society). Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00375-5

Author: 
Hagar Kotef
Reviewer: 
Tristan Sturm

Sturm on Kotef, 'The Colonizing Self: Or, Home and Homelessness in Israel/Palestine'

Hagar Kotef. The Colonizing Self: Or, Home and Homelessness in Israel/Palestine. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. xvii + 300 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1133-0.

Reviewed by Tristan Sturm (Queen's University Belfast) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tizoc Chavez

Chavez on Olthof and Zwiers, 'Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President'

Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds. Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2020. x + 232 pp. $146.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-41444-0.

Reviewed by Tizoc Chavez (Colby College) Published on H-Biography (November, 2021) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Sean M. Smith

Smith on Hunt-Kennedy, 'Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 244 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08506-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04319-2.

Reviewed by Sean M. Smith (Rice University) Published on H-Slavery (November, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Francis J. Bremer
Reviewer: 
Jordan Landes

Landes on Bremer, 'One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England'

Francis J. Bremer. One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-751004-9.

Reviewed by Jordan Landes (Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Rory McGovern
Reviewer: 
John DeLee

DeLee on McGovern, 'George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era'

Rory McGovern. George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. Illustrations. 328 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2770-7

Author: 
Maggie Andrews
Reviewer: 
Brittany Huner

Huner on Andrews, 'Women and Evacuation in the Second World War: Femininity, Domesticity and Motherhood'

Maggie Andrews. Women and Evacuation in the Second World War: Femininity, Domesticity and Motherhood. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 233 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4411-4068-5; $35.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4411-6411-7. 

Author: 
Emily Meierding
Reviewer: 
Marcus Oliver Golding

Golding on Meierding, 'The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict'

Emily Meierding. The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. Maps. 256 pp. $25.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-4894-3; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4828-8.

Reviewed by Marcus Oliver Golding (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-War (November, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David C. Flatto
Reviewer: 
Shlomo Zuckier

Zuckier on Flatto, 'The Crown and the Courts: Separation of Powers in the Early Jewish Imagination'

David C. Flatto. The Crown and the Courts: Separation of Powers in the Early Jewish Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 367 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73710-5.

Reviewed by Shlomo Zuckier (McGill University) Published on H-Judaic (November, 2021) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Jagiellonian University)

Author: 
Paul Bushkovitch
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Harris

Harris on Bushkovitch, 'Succession to the Throne in Early Modern Russia: The Transfer of Power 1450–1725'

Paul Bushkovitch. Succession to the Throne in Early Modern Russia: The Transfer of Power 1450–1725. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 400 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47934-9

Author: 
Sebastian Musch
Reviewer: 
Mira Niculescu

Niculescu on Musch, 'Jewish Encounters with Buddhism in German Culture: Between Moses and Buddha, 1890-1940'

Sebastian Musch. Jewish Encounters with Buddhism in German Culture: Between Moses and Buddha, 1890-1940. Palgrave Series in Asian German Studies. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 298 pp. $54.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-030-27469-6; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-27468-9.

Reviewed by Mira Niculescu (Ecole de Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) Published on H-Judaic (November, 2021) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Jagiellonian University)

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