Author: 
Rochona Majumdar
Reviewer: 
Judith Walsh

Walsh on Majumdar, 'Marriage and Modernity: Family Values in Colonial Bengal'


Rochona Majumdar. Marriage and Modernity: Family Values in Colonial Bengal. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009. xii + 343 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4462-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4478-0.

Reviewed by Judith Walsh
Published on H-Asia (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Marriage in Colonial Bengal

Author: 
Timothy R. Pauketat
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Wells

Wells on Pauketat, 'Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi'


Timothy R. Pauketat. Cahokia: Ancient America's Great City on the Mississippi. New York: Viking, 2009. 208 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-02090-4.

Reviewed by Peter S. Wells (University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Urban (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Michael E. Smith

Urban Centers in Prehistoric Societies: A North American Example

Author: 
Fabio Rambelli
Reviewer: 
Pamela Winfield

Winfield on Rambelli, 'Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism'


Fabio Rambelli. Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2007. xiv + 394 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5682-2.

Reviewed by Pamela Winfield (Elon University)
Published on H-Buddhism (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Gereon Kopf

The Material World of Japanese Buddhism

Author: 
Stuart Taberner, Karina Berger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Undine S. Weber

Weber on Taberner and Berger, 'Germans as Victims in the Literary Fiction of the Berlin Republic'


Stuart Taberner, Karina Berger, eds. Germans as Victims in the Literary Fiction of the Berlin Republic. Rochester: Camden House, 2009. vi + 259 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-393-9.

Reviewed by Undine S. Weber (Rhodes University)
Published on H-German (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Benita Blessing

No More Question Marks: Germans as Victims

Author: 
Dina Pinsky
Reviewer: 
Riv-Ellen Prell

Prell on Pinsky, 'Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives'


Dina Pinsky. Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. viii + 137 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03486-2; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07677-0.

Reviewed by Riv-Ellen Prell (University of Minnesota)
Published on H-Judaic (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Jill Fields
Reviewer: 
Madeleine Hamilton

Hamilton on Fields, 'An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality'


Jill Fields. An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. 392 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-25261-5.

Reviewed by Madeleine Hamilton (University of Melbourne)
Published on H-Histsex (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Timothy W. Jones

Restraining the American Woman

Author: 
Joe Martin Richardson, Maxine Deloris Jones
Reviewer: 
Adam Laats

Laats on Richardson and Jones, 'Education for Liberation: The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movement'


Joe Martin Richardson, Maxine Deloris Jones. Education for Liberation: The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movement. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2009. xvii + 287 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1657-0.

Reviewed by Adam Laats (Binghamton University (SUNY))
Published on H-Education (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Jonathan Anuik

Author: 
Ben Marsh
Reviewer: 
Lisa Crutchfield

Crutchfield on Marsh, 'Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony'


Ben Marsh. Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. Tables, graphs, illustrations. xiii + 253 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2882-9.

Reviewed by Lisa Crutchfield
Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

The Transformation of a Southern Colony

Author: 
Ida Powell Dulany
Reviewer: 
Robert S. Brandt

Brandt on Dulany, 'In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany'


Ida Powell Dulany. In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany. Edited by Mary L. Mackall, Stevan F. Meserve, and Anne Mackall Sasscer. Voices of the Civil War Series. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 328 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-658-2.

Reviewed by Robert S. Brandt
Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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