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Author: 
Isiah Lavender III
Reviewer: 
Nkenna Onwuzuruoha

Onwuzuruoha on Lavender III, 'Afrofuturism Rising: The Literary Prehistory of a Movement'

Isiah Lavender III. Afrofuturism Rising: The Literary Prehistory of a Movement. New Suns: Race, Gender, and Sexuality Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2019. xi + 230 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5556-8.

Reviewed by Nkenna Onwuzuruoha (University of Utah) Published on H-Africa (April, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Adrian Brisku
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Brisku, 'Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach'

Adrian Brisku. Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach. Europe’s Legacy in the Modern World Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 272 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3856-4.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Yale University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Alison J. Bruey
Reviewer: 
Hillary Hiner

Hiner on Bruey, 'Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet's Chile'

Alison J. Bruey. Bread, Justice, and Liberty: Grassroots Activism and Human Rights in Pinochet's Chile. Critical Human Rights Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. xx + 298 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31610-5.

Reviewed by Hillary Hiner (Universidad Diego Portales) Published on H-LatAm (April, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
David R. Coon
Reviewer: 
Bryan David

David on Coon, 'Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media'

David R. Coon. Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 224 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-9369-2.

Reviewed by Bryan David (University of Nevada- Reno) Published on Jhistory (April, 2020) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Charles Burnett, dir.
Reviewer: 
Nishani Frazier

Frazier on Burnett, 'Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Movement'

Charles Burnett, dir. Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Movement. Oley: Bullfrog Films, 2018. Documentary, DVD, 56 min.

Reviewed by Nishani Frazier (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (April, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Talat Ahmed
Reviewer: 
Pooja Satyogi

Satyogi on Ahmed, 'Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience'

Talat Ahmed. Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience. London: Pluto Press, 2019. xiii + 193 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7453-3429-5.

Reviewed by Pooja Satyogi (Ambedkar University Delhi) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Gerard Sasges, Shi Wen Ng, eds. Teo
Reviewer: 
Michael Barr

Barr on Sasges and Ng and Teo, 'Hard at Work: Life in Singapore Today'

Gerard Sasges, Shi Wen Ng, eds. Teo. Hard at Work: Life in Singapore Today. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2019. xxxvi + 377 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-3250-50-5.

Reviewed by Michael Barr (Flinders University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Jacob Ari Labendz, Shmuly Yanklowitz, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Brumberg Kraus

Brumberg Kraus on Labendz and Yanklowitz, 'Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions'

Jacob Ari Labendz, Shmuly Yanklowitz, eds. Jewish Veganism and Vegetarianism: Studies and New Directions. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. xxiii + 348 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7361-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan Brumberg Kraus (Wheaton College, MA) Published on H-Judaic (April, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Brandon R. Byrd
Reviewer: 
Jeremy D. Popkin

Popkin on Byrd, 'The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti'

Brandon R. Byrd. The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 312 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5170-8.

Reviewed by Jeremy D. Popkin (University of Kentucky) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
David Stenner
Reviewer: 
Ann Wainscott

Wainscott on Stenner, 'Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State'

David Stenner. Globalizing Morocco: Transnational Activism and the Postcolonial State. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xiv + 289 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0811-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0899-3.

Reviewed by Ann Wainscott (Miami University) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Nadia Maria Filippini
Reviewer: 
Anna Argiro'

Argiro' on Filippini, 'Generare, Partorire, Nascere: Una Storia Dall’Antichità Alla Provetta'

Nadia Maria Filippini. Generare, Partorire, Nascere: Una Storia Dall’Antichità Alla Provetta. Rome: Viella, 2017. 349 pp. Ill. EUR 29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-6728-673-7.

Reviewed by Anna Argiro' (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Italy (April, 2020) Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale")

Author: 
Samuel P. Hanes
Reviewer: 
David McCaskey

McCaskey on Hanes, 'The Aquatic Frontier: Oysters and Aquaculture in the Progressive Era'

Samuel P. Hanes. The Aquatic Frontier: Oysters and Aquaculture in the Progressive Era. Environmental History of the Northeast Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019. 246 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-413-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-412-0.

Reviewed by David McCaskey (University of California, Riverside) Published on H-Environment (April, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (University of Idaho)

Author: 
Craig M. Nakashian
Reviewer: 
Jacob Doss

Doss on Nakashian, 'Warrior Churchmen of Medieval England, 1000-1250: Theory and Reality'

Craig M. Nakashian. Warrior Churchmen of Medieval England, 1000-1250: Theory and Reality. Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2016. 272 pp. $24.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78204-867-1; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-162-7.

Reviewed by Jacob Doss (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Elizabeth C. MacKnight
Reviewer: 
Doina Georgeta Harsanyi

Harsanyi on MacKnight, 'Nobility and Patrimony in Modern France'

Elizabeth C. MacKnight. Nobility and Patrimony in Modern France. Studies in Modern French and Francophone History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Tables. x + 291 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2051-9.

Reviewed by Doina Georgeta Harsanyi (Central Michigan University) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David T. Zabecki
Reviewer: 
Perry Colvin

Colvin on Zabecki, 'The Generals' War: Operational Level Command on the Western Front in 1918'

David T. Zabecki. The Generals' War: Operational Level Command on the Western Front in 1918. Twentieth-Century Battles Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018. 440 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-03701-5.

Reviewed by Perry Colvin (Auburn University) Published on H-War (April, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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