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Author: 
Ronald V. Morris
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Grennan Browning

Browning on Morris, 'Yountsville: The Rise and Decline of an Indiana Mill Town'

Ronald V. Morris. Yountsville: The Rise and Decline of an Indiana Mill Town. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables, graphs. 224 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-10661-4

Reviewed by Elizabeth Grennan Browning (Indiana University) Published on H-Environment (December, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Joris Mercelis
Reviewer: 
Robert Gordon-Fogelson

Gordon-Fogelson on Mercelis, 'Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention'

Joris Mercelis. Beyond Bakelite: Leo Baekeland and the Business of Science and Invention. Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation Series. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2020. 378 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-262-53869-5

Author: 
Paul Finkelman, Donald R. Kennon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth M. Reese

Reese on Finkelman and Kennon, 'Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front'

Paul Finkelman, Donald R. Kennon, eds. Civil War Congress and the Creation of Modern America: A Revolution on the Home Front. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2018. vi + 226 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2338-7

Author: 
Jane H. Hong
Reviewer: 
Heather R. Lee

Lee on Hong, 'Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion'

Jane H. Hong. Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Illustrations. 280 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5336-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5335-8.

Reviewed by Heather R. Lee (NYU Shanghai) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Philippe Le Goff
Reviewer: 
Shelby Shapiro

Shapiro on Goff, 'Auguste Blanqui and the Politics of Popular Empowerment'

Philippe Le Goff. Auguste Blanqui and the Politics of Popular Empowerment. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2020. 273 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-07679-2.

Reviewed by Shelby Shapiro (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55581

Author: 
Gonzalo Lamana
Reviewer: 
José Carlos de la Puente Luna

de la Puente Luna on Lamana, 'How "Indians" Think: Colonial Indigenous Intellectuals and the Question of Race Theory'

Gonzalo Lamana. How "Indians" Think: Colonial Indigenous Intellectuals and the Question of Race Theory. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. 256 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3966-6

Reviewed by José Carlos de la Puente Luna (Texas State University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Malcolm Jack
Reviewer: 
Naomi Preston

Preston on Jack, 'To the Fairest Cape: European Encounters in the Cape of Good Hope'

Malcolm Jack. To the Fairest Cape: European Encounters in the Cape of Good Hope. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2018. 270 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68448-000-5

Reviewed by Naomi Preston (University of South Wales) Published on H-Slavery (December, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Jonathan Jeffrey Wright
Reviewer: 
Finola O'Kane Crimmins

O'Kane Crimmins on Wright, 'An Ulster Slave Owner in the Revolutionary Atlantic: The Life and Letters of John Black'

Jonathan Jeffrey Wright. An Ulster Slave Owner in the Revolutionary Atlantic: The Life and Letters of John Black. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2018. 160 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84682-736-5

Reviewed by Finola O'Kane Crimmins (University College Dublin) Published on H-Albion (December, 2020) Commissioned by Douglas Kanter (Florida Atlantic University)

Author: 
Benjamin Allen Coates
Reviewer: 
Charles Gartland

Gartland on Coates, 'Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century'

Benjamin Allen Coates. Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 298 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-005558-5

Reviewed by Charles Gartland (Air University, JAG School) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Jack Darrell Crowder
Reviewer: 
Joseph McGaughy

McGaughy on Crowder, 'African Americans and American Indians in the Revolutionary War'

Jack Darrell Crowder. African Americans and American Indians in the Revolutionary War. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 217 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7672-2.

Reviewed by Joseph McGaughy (Auburn University) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55102

Author: 
Andrew H. Beattie
Reviewer: 
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Beattie, 'Allied Internment Camps in Occupied Germany: Extrajudicial Detention in the Name of Denazification, 1945-1950'

Andrew H. Beattie. Allied Internment Camps in Occupied Germany: Extrajudicial Detention in the Name of Denazification, 1945-1950. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xii + 248 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48763-4.

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (University of Potsdam) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Nicholas R. Jones
Reviewer: 
Chloe Ireton

Ireton on Jones, 'Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain'

Nicholas R. Jones. Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2019. xxiii + 221 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-08346-9.

Reviewed by Chloe Ireton (UCL History) Published on H-Black-Europe (December, 2020) Commissioned by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center)

Author: 
John M. Coggeshall
Reviewer: 
Katie Orr

Orr on Coggeshall, 'Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community'

John M. Coggeshall. Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 296 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4085-3.

Reviewed by Katie Orr (Teaching for Change) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Natan M. Meir
Reviewer: 
Brian Horowitz

Horowitz on Meir, 'Stepchildren of the Shtetl: The Destitute, Disabled, and Mad of Jewish Eastern Europe, 1800-1939'

Natan M. Meir. Stepchildren of the Shtetl: The Destitute, Disabled, and Mad of Jewish Eastern Europe, 1800-1939. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiv + 343 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-1305-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-1183-2. 

Author: 
D. Christian Lammerts
Reviewer: 
Jacques Leider

Leider on Lammerts, 'Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850'

D. Christian Lammerts. Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7260-1

Reviewed by Jacques Leider (École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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