Author: 
Orietta Ombrosi
Reviewer: 
Sarah Hammerschlag

Hammerschlag on Ombrosi, 'The Twilight of Reason'

Orietta Ombrosi. The Twilight of Reason. Brighton: Academic Studies Press, 2011. 234 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-936235-75-9.

Reviewed by Sarah Hammerschlag (Williams College) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2013) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Reason's Remainder: A Philosophy of Testimony after Auschwitz

Author: 
Yael Halevi-Wise, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dalia Wassner

Wassner on Halevi-Wise, 'Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination'

Yael Halevi-Wise, ed. Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7746-9.

Reviewed by Dalia Wassner (The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2013) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Lawrence Baron, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Gillota

Gillota on Baron, 'The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema'

Lawrence Baron, ed. The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2011. xiii + 442 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-208-3; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61168-199-4.

Reviewed by David Gillota (University of Wisconsin - Platteville) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2013) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

The Diversity of Jewish Film

Author: 
Wendy A. Pojmann
Reviewer: 
Molly Tambor

Tambor on Pojmann, 'Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968'

Wendy A. Pojmann. Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968. Fordham University Press, 2013. viii + 234 pages. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-4560-4.

Reviewed by Molly Tambor (C.W. Post Long Island University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elliott Abrams
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Dolan

Dolan on Abrams, 'Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

Elliott Abrams. Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 347 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03119-7; ISBN 978-1-107-69690-7.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Dolan (Lebanon Valley College) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Igor Lukes
Reviewer: 
Kristie Macrakis

Macrakis on Lukes, 'On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague'

Igor Lukes. On the Edge of the Cold War: American Diplomats and Spies in Postwar Prague. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. XII, 279 S. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516679-8.

Reviewed by Kristie Macrakis (Georgia Institute of Technology) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Losing the Master Key to Europe

Author: 
Pamela O. Long
Reviewer: 
Lesley Cormack

Cormack on Long, 'Artisan/Practitioners and the Rise of the New Sciences, 1400-1600'

Pamela O. Long. Artisan/Practitioners and the Rise of the New Sciences, 1400-1600. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2011. xii + 196 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87071-609-6; ISBN 978-0-87071-647-8.

Reviewed by Lesley Cormack (University of Alberta) Published on H-Albion (May, 2013) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

The Scholar/Craftsman Debate Renewed

Author: 
Daniel Anderson Arnold
Reviewer: 
Richard Nance

Nance on Arnold, 'Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind'

Daniel Anderson Arnold. Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. xii + 311 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-14546-6; ISBN 978-0-231-51821-5.

Reviewed by Richard Nance (Indiana University) Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2013) Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Matthew S. Seligmann
Reviewer: 
Al Berger

Berger on Seligmann, 'The Royal Navy and the German Threat 1901–1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany'

Matthew S. Seligmann. The Royal Navy and the German Threat 1901–1914: Admiralty Plans to Protect British Trade in a War Against Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 208 S. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-957403-2.

Reviewed by Al Berger (University of North Dakota, History Department) Published on H-War (May, 2013) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Armed Merchant Cruisers

Author: 
Gregory A. Daddis
Reviewer: 
Tal Tovy

Tovy on Daddis, 'No Sure Victory: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War'

Gregory A. Daddis. No Sure Victory: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiv + 334 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-974687-3.

Reviewed by Tal Tovy (Bar Ilan University) Published on H-War (May, 2013) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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