Author: 
Robert Ross
Reviewer: 
Steven Gish

Gish on Ross, 'A Concise History of South Africa'


Robert Ross. A Concise History of South Africa. Cambridge Concise Histories. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xv + 219 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-57578-2.

Reviewed by Steven Gish (Department of History, Auburn University Montgomery)
Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2001)

A Concise Survey of South African History

Author: 
Qinxin Ken Wang
Reviewer: 
Daojiong Zha

Zha on Wang, 'Hegemonic Cooperation and Conflict: Postwar Japan's China policy and the United States'


Qinxin Ken Wang. Hegemonic Cooperation and Conflict: Postwar Japan's China policy and the United States. Westport, Connecticut and London: Praeger, 2000. 294 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96314-9.

Reviewed by Daojiong Zha (Graduate School of International Relations, International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan)
Published on H-US-Japan (February, 2001)

Author: 
Ralph N. Clough
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Clough, 'Cooperation or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait?'


Ralph N. Clough. Cooperation or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait? Asia in World Politics Series, Samuel S. Kim, editor. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. xi + 155 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9325-2.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (US-Japan-China Comparative Policy Research Institute, San Jose, USA)
Published on H-US-Japan (February, 2001)

Author: 
Jan van Rij
Reviewer: 
Lane Earns

Earns on van Rij, 'Madame Butterfly: Japonisme, Puccini, and the Search for the Real Cho-Cho-San'


Jan van Rij. Madame Butterfly: Japonisme, Puccini, and the Search for the Real Cho-Cho-San. Berkeley, Cal.: Stone Bridge Press, 2001. 192 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-880656-52-5.

Reviewed by Lane Earns (Department of History, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2001)

Madame Butterfly: The Search Continues

Author: 
Lynette Boney Wrenn
Reviewer: 
Marius M. Carriere

Carriere on Wrenn, 'Crisis and Commission Government in Memphis: Elite Rule in a Gilded Age City'


Lynette Boney Wrenn. Crisis and Commission Government in Memphis: Elite Rule in a Gilded Age City. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998. xxiii + 231 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87049-997-5.

Reviewed by Marius M. Carriere (Department of History and Political Science, Christian Brothers University)
Published on H-Urban (February, 2001)

Author: 
Gregory C. Randall
Reviewer: 
Steve Martens

Martens on Randall, 'America's Original G.I. Town: Park Forest, Illinois'


Gregory C. Randall. America's Original G.I. Town: Park Forest, Illinois. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. xviii + 236 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6207-6.

Reviewed by Steve Martens (Department of Architecture, North Dakota State University)
Published on H-Urban (February, 2001)

Author: 
Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh
Reviewer: 
D. Bradford Hunt

Hunt on Venkatesh, 'American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto'


Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh. American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. xvi + 332 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00321-7; $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-00830-4.

Reviewed by D. Bradford Hunt (Department of History, University of California at Berkeley)
Published on H-Urban (February, 2001)

Author: 
Linda E. Smeins
Reviewer: 
Joseph C. Bigott

Bigott on Smeins, 'Building An American Identity: Pattern Book Homes and Communities, 1870-1900'


Linda E. Smeins. Building An American Identity: Pattern Book Homes and Communities, 1870-1900. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira Press, 1999. 335 pp. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7619-8963-9.

Reviewed by Joseph C. Bigott (Department of History and Political Science, Purdue University Calumet)
Published on H-Urban (February, 2001)

A House Is Not A Home

Author: 
Robert Lewis
Reviewer: 
Walter van Nus

van Nus on Lewis, 'Manufacturing Montreal: The Making of an Industrial Landscape, 1850 to 1930'


Robert Lewis. Manufacturing Montreal: The Making of an Industrial Landscape, 1850 to 1930. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. xvii + 336 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6349-3.

Reviewed by Walter van Nus (Department of History, Concordia University)
Published on H-Urban (February, 2001)

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