Author: 
Paul D. Quinlan
Reviewer: 
Gudrun Staedel-Schneider

Staedel-Schneider on Quinlan, 'The Playboy King: Carol II of Romania'

Paul D. Quinlan. The Playboy King: Carol II of Romania. Westport, Conn., and London: Greenwood Press, 1995. ii + 264 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29519-5.

Reviewed by Gudrun Staedel-Schneider (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) Published on HABSBURG (November, 1996)

The King and the Playboy

Author: 
Eric Aarons
Reviewer: 
Richard Davis

Davis on Aarons, 'What's Left? Memoirs of an Australian Communist'

Eric Aarons. What's Left? Memoirs of an Australian Communist. Ringwood, Victoria: Penguin Books, 1993. xi + 260 pp. A$16.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-14-015704-8.

Reviewed by Richard Davis (History Department, University of Tasmania) Published on H-ANZAU (November, 1996)

Author: 
Stephanie Lawson
Reviewer: 
Sandra Tarte

Tarte on Lawson, 'Tradition Versus Democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa'

Stephanie Lawson. Tradition Versus Democracy in the South Pacific: Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. x + 228 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-49638-4.

Reviewed by Sandra Tarte (University of the South Pacific) Published on H-ANZAU (November, 1996)

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt
Reviewer: 
David Eyman

Eyman on Hunt, 'Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968'

Michael H. Hunt. Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. ix + 146 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-5023-9; $11.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1604-4.

Reviewed by David Eyman (History Department, Skidmore College) Published on H-War (November, 1996)

Author: 
Lucy E. Salyer
Reviewer: 
Nelson G. Dong

Dong on Salyer, 'Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law'

Lucy E. Salyer. Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xix + 338 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4530-1; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2218-0.

Reviewed by Nelson G. Dong (Dorsey and Whitney LLP, Minneapolis) Published on H-Law (November, 1996)

Author: 
Brigitte Biwald
Reviewer: 
Roy A. Austensen

Austensen on Biwald, 'Von Gottes Gnaden oder von Volkes Gnaden? Die Revolution von 1848 in der Habsburgermonarchie: Der Bauer als Ziel politischer Agitation'

Brigitte Biwald. Von Gottes Gnaden oder von Volkes Gnaden? Die Revolution von 1848 in der Habsburgermonarchie: Der Bauer als Ziel politischer Agitation. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1996. 287 pp. DM 84 (paper), ISBN 978-3-631-48779-2.

Reviewed by Roy A. Austensen (Valparaiso University) Published on HABSBURG (November, 1996)

Austrian Farmers and the Revolution of 1848

Author: 
Istvan Zombori, ed.
Reviewer: 
Pongracz Sennyey

Sennyey on Zombori, 'Magyarorszag es a szentszek kapcsolatanak ezer eve'

Istvan Zombori, ed. Magyarorszag es a szentszek kapcsolatanak ezer eve. Budapest: Magyar Egyhaztorteneti Enciklopedia Munkakozosseg (METEM), 1996. 337 pp. HUF 1000 (paper), ISBN 978-963-8472-17-5.

Reviewed by Pongracz Sennyey (Bradley University) Published on HABSBURG (November, 1996)

Hungary and the Holy See during the Second Millennium

Author: 
Claribel Alegria, Darwin Flakoll
Reviewer: 
Steve Hobden

Hobden on Alegria and Flakoll, 'Death of Somoza: The First-Person Story of the Guerrillas Who Assassinated the Nicaraguan Dictator'

Claribel Alegria, Darwin Flakoll. Death of Somoza: The First-Person Story of the Guerrillas Who Assassinated the Nicaraguan Dictator. Willamantic, Conn.: Curbstone Press, 1996. 161 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-880684-26-9.

Reviewed by Steve Hobden (Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth) Published on H-LatAm (November, 1996)

Author: 
Peter G. Wallace
Reviewer: 
William C. Schrader

Schrader on Wallace, 'Communities and Conflict in Early Modern Colmar, 1575-1730'

Peter G. Wallace. Communities and Conflict in Early Modern Colmar, 1575-1730. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1995. xiv + 299 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-391-03822-6.

Reviewed by William C. Schrader (Tennessee Technological University) Published on H-German (November, 1996)

Author: 
Hans Mommsen
Reviewer: 
C. Edmund Clingan

Clingan on Mommsen, 'The Rise and Fall of Weimar Democracy'

Hans Mommsen. The Rise and Fall of Weimar Democracy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xv + 604 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2249-4.

Reviewed by C. Edmund Clingan (Queensborough Community College, City University of New York) Published on H-German (November, 1996)

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