Author: 
Karl Richard Appuhn
Reviewer: 
Ellen Arnold

Arnold on Appuhn, 'A Forest on the Sea: Environmental Expertise in Renaissance Venice'

Karl Richard Appuhn. A Forest on the Sea: Environmental Expertise in Renaissance Venice. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xi + 361 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9261-5.

Reviewed by Ellen Arnold (Ohio Wesleyan University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2011) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen

Making Venetian Forests Legible

Author: 
Jean-Marc Abela and Mark Patrick McGuire
Reviewer: 
Barbara Ambros

Ambros on Jean-Marc Abela and Mark Patrick McGuire, 'Shugendo Now'

Jean-Marc Abela and Mark Patrick McGuire. Shugendo Now. Montreal: Enpower Pictures, 2009. DVD. 91 minutes.

Reviewed by Barbara Ambros (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-Japan (December, 2010) Commissioned by David G. Wittner

Shugendo Now

Author: 
Neil Foley
Reviewer: 
Steven Wilson

Wilson on Foley, 'Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity'

Neil Foley. Quest for Equality: The Failed Promise of Black-Brown Solidarity. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010. xiv + 223 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05023-5.

Reviewed by Steven Wilson Published on H-Law (December, 2010) Commissioned by Christopher R. Waldrep

Wilson on Foley

Author: 
Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lela Felter-Kerley

Felter-Kerley on D'Souza and McDonough, 'The Invisible Flaneuse?: Gender, Public Space and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris'

Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough, eds. The Invisible Flaneuse?: Gender, Public Space and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2008. 224 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7190-7942-9.

Reviewed by Lela Felter-Kerley (Department of History, University of South Florida ) Published on H-Urban (December, 2010) Commissioned by Alexander Vari

Author: 
Franziska Puhan-Schulz
Reviewer: 
Henriette Steiner

Steiner on Puhan-Schulz, 'Museen und Stadtimagebildung: Amsterdam - Frankfurt/Main - Prag - Ein Vergleich'

Franziska Puhan-Schulz. Museen und Stadtimagebildung: Amsterdam - Frankfurt/Main - Prag - Ein Vergleich. Bielefeld: Transcript - Verlag für Kommunikation, Kultur und soziale Praxis, 2005. 340 pp. ISBN 978-3-89942-360-0.

Reviewed by Henriette Steiner (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) Published on H-Urban (December, 2010) Commissioned by Alexander Vari

Museums as Urban Image-Builders – Building the Future by Exhibiting the Past 

Author: 
Susan Burch, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Grossman

Grossman on Burch, 'Encyclopedia of American Disability History'

Susan Burch, ed. Encyclopedia of American Disability History. 3 volumes. New York: Facts On File, 2009. 1200 pp. $295.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8160-7030-5.

Reviewed by Brian R. Grossman (San Jose State University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

As American as Disability History?

Author: 
Berel Lang
Reviewer: 
John Pawlikowski

Pawlikowski on Lang, 'Philosophical Witnessing: The Holocaust as Presence'

Berel Lang. Philosophical Witnessing: The Holocaust as Presence. Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2009. 260 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58465-741-5.

Reviewed by John Pawlikowski (Catholic Theological Union) Published on H-Judaic (December, 2010) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Rachel M. Scott
Reviewer: 
Zeinab Abul-Magd

Abul-Magd on Scott, 'The Challenge of Political Islam: Non-Muslims and the Egyptian State'

Rachel M. Scott. The Challenge of Political Islam: Non-Muslims and the Egyptian State. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. xiii + 277 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6905-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-6906-8.

Reviewed by Zeinab Abul-Magd (Assistant Professor of History, Oberlin College) Published on H-Levant (December, 2010) Commissioned by Amy A. Kallander

Author: 
Susan Branson
Reviewer: 
Rachel T. Van

Van on Branson, 'Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic'

Susan Branson. Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. xi + 182 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4088-7.

Reviewed by Rachel T. Van Published on H-Law (December, 2010) Commissioned by Christopher R. Waldrep

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Unfortunate Ann Carson

Author: 
Lisa H. Sideris, Kathleen Dean Moore, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

Clark Bremer on Sideris and Moore, 'Rachel Carson: Legacy and Challenge'

Lisa H. Sideris, Kathleen Dean Moore, eds. Rachel Carson: Legacy and Challenge. SUNY Series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008. ix + 287 pp. $74.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7471-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-7472-3.

Reviewed by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer Published on H-Water (December, 2010) Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

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