Author: 
Vivian Liska
Reviewer: 
June Hwang

Hwang on Liska, 'When Kafka Says We: Uncommon Communities in German-Jewish Literature'

Vivian Liska. When Kafka Says We: Uncommon Communities in German-Jewish Literature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. vi + 239 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35308-5.

Reviewed by June Hwang (University of Rochester) Published on H-Judaic (July, 2010) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Kafka's Community

Author: 
Kay Dian Kriz
Reviewer: 
Christer Petley

Petley on Kriz, 'Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840'

Kay Dian Kriz. Slavery, Sugar, and the Culture of Refinement: Picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840. Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. Illustrations. 288 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-14062-0.

Reviewed by Christer Petley Published on H-Caribbean (July, 2010) Commissioned by Clare Newstead

Author: 
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Chaban

Chaban on Shalhoub-Kevorkian, 'Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case-Study'

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian. Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case-Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiv + 231 pp. $108.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-88222-4; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-70879-1.

Reviewed by Stephanie Chaban Published on H-Minerva (July, 2010) Commissioned by Heather M. Stur

Author: 
Patrick Deer
Reviewer: 
Peter Stansky

Stansky on Deer, 'Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature'

Patrick Deer. Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. x + 329 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-923988-7.

Reviewed by Peter Stansky Published on H-Albion (July, 2010) Commissioned by Thomas Hajkowski

Literature and War

Author: 
Danke Li
Reviewer: 
Maria Rohrer

Rohrer on Li, 'Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China'

Danke Li. Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. x + 215 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03489-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07674-9.

Reviewed by Maria Rohrer (Department of Sinology (University of Tuebingen)) Published on H-HistGeog (July, 2010) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

Author: 
Sharon Kirsch
Reviewer: 
Sean Kheraj

Kheraj on Kirsch, 'What Species Of Creatures: Animal Relations from the New World'

Sharon Kirsch. What Species Of Creatures: Animal Relations from the New World. Vancouver: New Star Books, 2008. Illustrations. 228 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55420-040-5.

Reviewed by Sean Kheraj (Department of History, University of British Columbia) Published on H-Animal (July, 2010) Commissioned by Teresa Mangum

Finding Historical Animals in Creative Nonfiction

Author: 
Ritchie Devon Watson Jr
Reviewer: 
Gregory L. Kaster

Kaster on Watson Jr, 'Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of the American Civil War'

Ritchie Devon Watson Jr. Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2008. 286 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3312-5.

Reviewed by Gregory L. Kaster (Gustavus Adolphus College) Published on H-CivWar (July, 2010) Commissioned by Matthew E. Mason

Author: 
Carolyn Eastman
Reviewer: 
J. M. Opal

Opal on Eastman, 'A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution'

Carolyn Eastman. A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xi + 290 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-18019-9.

Reviewed by J. M. Opal (McGill University) Published on H-SHEAR (July, 2010) Commissioned by Caleb McDaniel

The Public as Project

Author: 
Marissa Jean Moorman
Reviewer: 
António Tomaz

Tomaz on Moorman, 'Intonations: A Social History of Music and Nation in Luanda, Angola, from 1945 to Recent Times'

Marissa Jean Moorman. Intonations: A Social History of Music and Nation in Luanda, Angola, from 1945 to Recent Times. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008. xxv + 290 pp. $52.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1823-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1824-6.

Reviewed by António Tomaz (Columbia University) Published on H-Luso-Africa (July, 2010) Commissioned by Philip J. Havik

Author: 
Glenn McNair
Reviewer: 
Vivien Miller

Miller on McNair, 'Criminal Injustice: Slaves and Free Blacks in Georgia's Criminal Justice System'

Glenn McNair. Criminal Injustice: Slaves and Free Blacks in Georgia's Criminal Justice System. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. xii + 234 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2793-0.

Reviewed by Vivien Miller (School of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham) Published on H-Law (July, 2010) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

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