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Author: 
Eberhard L. Faber
Reviewer: 
Michael K. Beauchamp

Beauchamp on Faber, 'Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America'

Eberhard L. Faber. Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. xii + 441 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16689-6.

Reviewed by Michael K. Beauchamp (Rogers State University) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Lee T. MacDonald
Reviewer: 
Daniel Belteki

Belteki on MacDonald, 'Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840-1910'

Lee T. MacDonald. Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840-1910. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 308 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4526-0.

Author: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci
Reviewer: 
Aya Homei

Homei on Takeuchi-Demirci, 'Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan'

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci. Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0440-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0225-0.

Reviewed by Aya Homei (University of Manchester) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jennifer Pitts
Reviewer: 
Michael Geyer

Geyer on Pitts, 'Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire'

Jennifer Pitts. Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 293 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98081-5.

Reviewed by Michael Geyer (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Lisa Pine, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nathan Stoltzfus

Stoltzfus on Pine, 'Life and Times in Nazi Germany'

Lisa Pine, ed. Life and Times in Nazi Germany. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016. 328 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1792-7.

Reviewed by Nathan Stoltzfus (Florida State University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50613

Author: 
Kimberly J. Lamay Licursi
Reviewer: 
Mark Folse

Folse on Lamay Licursi, 'Remembering World War I in America'

Kimberly J. Lamay Licursi. Remembering World War I in America. Studies in War, Society, and the Military Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. 294 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9085-3.

Reviewed by Mark Folse (University of Alabama) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Chi-Kwan Mark
Reviewer: 
Tianxiao Zhu

Zhu on Mark, 'The Everyday Cold War: Britain and China, 1950-1972'

Chi-Kwan Mark. The Everyday Cold War: Britain and China, 1950-1972. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 288 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-6544-7.

Reviewed by Tianxiao Zhu (University of Minnesota) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52076

Author: 
Ada Gobetti
Reviewer: 
Allison Belzer

Belzer on Gobetti, 'Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance'

Ada Gobetti. Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance. Translated and edited by Jomarie Alano. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 358 pp. $38.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-938054-1.

Reviewed by Allison Belzer (Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus) Published on H-War (October, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Keely Stauter-Halsted
Reviewer: 
David Petruccelli

Petruccelli on Stauter-Halsted, 'The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland'

Keely Stauter-Halsted. The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 392 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5419-6.

Reviewed by David Petruccelli (Diplomatic Academy of Vienna) Published on H-Poland (October, 2018) Commissioned by Anna Muller (University of Michigan - Dearborn)

Author: 
Sarah Rivett
Reviewer: 
Frank Kelderman

Kelderman on Rivett, 'Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation'

Sarah Rivett. Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation. Oxford Studies in American Literary History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049256-4.

Reviewed by Frank Kelderman (University of Louisville) Published on H-AmIndian (October, 2018) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Author: 
Stéphane Symons
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on Symons, 'More Than Life: Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin on Art'

Stéphane Symons. More Than Life: Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin on Art. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017. xiii + 223 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3578-9; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3577-2.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
David A. Rubin
Reviewer: 
Andrija Filipovic

Filipovic on Rubin, 'Intersex Matters: Biomedical Embodiment, Gender Regulation, and Transnational Activism'

David A. Rubin. Intersex Matters: Biomedical Embodiment, Gender Regulation, and Transnational Activism. Albany: State University of New York Press (SUNY), 2017. 224 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6755-9.

Reviewed by Andrija Filipovic (Faculty of Media and Communications - Belgrade) Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Hanes and Brown and Hansen, 'The Routledge History of Disability'

Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds. The Routledge History of Disability. Routledge Histories Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. 540 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-19357-4.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Zoë Waxman
Reviewer: 
Laura J. Hilton

Hilton on Waxman, 'Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History'

Zoë Waxman. Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 181 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-960868-3.

Reviewed by Laura J. Hilton (Muskingum University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

Author: 
Jerri Bell, Tracy Crow, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tanya L. Roth

Roth on Bell and Crow, 'It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan'

Jerri Bell, Tracy Crow, eds. It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan. Potomac Books, 2017. xxi + 330 pp. Illustrations. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61234-831-5.

Reviewed by Tanya L. Roth (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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