Author: 
Nancy Shields Kollmann
Reviewer: 
Charles J. Halperin

Halperin on Kollmann, 'By Honor Bound: State and Society in Early Modern Russia'


Nancy Shields Kollmann. By Honor Bound: State and Society in Early Modern Russia. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1999. xiii + 296 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3435-8.

Reviewed by Charles J. Halperin (Visiting Scholar, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University)
Published on H-Russia (September, 1999)

Author: 
John McCannon
Reviewer: 
Eva M. Stolberg

Stolberg on McCannon, 'Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union 1932-1939'


John McCannon. Red Arctic: Polar Exploration and the Myth of the North in the Soviet Union 1932-1939. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. 243 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511436-2.

Reviewed by Eva M. Stolberg (Institute of Russian History, University of Bonn)
Published on H-Russia (September, 1999)

In Search of a Soviet Klondike in the Tundra

Author: 
Graham Smith, Vivien Law, Andrew Wilson, Annette Bohr, Edward Allworth
Reviewer: 
Steven T. Duke

Duke on Smith and Law and Wilson and Bohr and Allworth, 'Nation-Building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities'


Graham Smith, Vivien Law, Andrew Wilson, Annette Bohr, Edward Allworth. Nation-Building in the Post-Soviet Borderlands: The Politics of National Identities. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xi + 293 pp. $47.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-59968-9; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-59045-7.

Reviewed by Steven T. Duke (Department of History, Brigham Young University)
Published on H-Russia (September, 1999)

Author: 
Richard Hellie
Reviewer: 
Marshall T. Poe

Poe on Hellie, 'The Economy and Material Culture of Russia 1600-1725'


Richard Hellie. The Economy and Material Culture of Russia 1600-1725. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xi + 671 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-32649-8.

Reviewed by Marshall T. Poe (University of Limerick, IRELAND.)
Published on H-Russia (September, 1999)

Muscovy Like You've Never Seen It Before (You or Anyone Else)

Author: 
Faith Wigzell
Reviewer: 
W. Arthur McKee

McKee on Wigzell, 'Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender, and Divination in Russia from 1765'


Faith Wigzell. Reading Russian Fortunes: Print Culture, Gender, and Divination in Russia from 1765. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998. xi + 250 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-58123-3.

Reviewed by W. Arthur McKee (Department of History, American University)
Published on H-Russia (September, 1999)

Peering into Russian Futures Past

Author: 
Rudolph Hartmann
Reviewer: 
Timothy N. Thurber

Thurber on Hartmann, 'The Kansas City Investigation: Pendergast's Downfall, 1938-1939'


Rudolph Hartmann. The Kansas City Investigation: Pendergast's Downfall, 1938-1939. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1999. ix + 191 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1231-3.

Reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber (Department of History, State University of New York at Oswego.)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Why It's Good to Pay Your Taxes

Author: 
Allida M. Black, ed.
Reviewer: 
Janice M. Leone

Leone on Black, 'Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt'


Allida M. Black, ed. Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xiv + 362 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11180-5.

Reviewed by Janice M. Leone (Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Author: 
Kurt Schuparra.
Reviewer: 
Thomas R. Wellock

Wellock on Schuparra., 'Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966'


Kurt Schuparra. Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 1998. xxiv + 221 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0277-0.

Reviewed by Thomas R. Wellock (Department of History, Central Washington University)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

Paranoid No More

Author: 
Anthony N. Penna
Reviewer: 
William Rowley

Rowley on Penna, 'Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives'


Anthony N. Penna. Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. xvi + 300 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0188-9; $97.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0187-2.

Reviewed by William Rowley (University of Nevada-Reno)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

The Historical Environment Made Modern

Author: 
Timothy Thurber
Reviewer: 
Richard Flanagan

Flanagan on Thurber, 'The Politics of Equality: Hubert H. Humphrey and the African-American Freedom Struggle'


Timothy Thurber. The Politics of Equality: Hubert H. Humphrey and the African-American Freedom Struggle. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. x + 352 pp. $30.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11047-1; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11046-4.

Reviewed by Richard Flanagan (Department of Political Science, Economics and Philosophy, College of Staten Island, City University of New York)
Published on H-Pol (September, 1999)

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