Author: 
György Litván
Reviewer: 
Matthew Lungerhausen

Lungerhausen on Litván, 'A Twentieth-Century Prophet: Oscár Jászi, 1875-1957'

György Litván. A Twentieth-Century Prophet: Oscár Jászi, 1875-1957. New York: Central European University Press, 2006. 570 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-7326-42-4.

Reviewed by Matthew Lungerhausen (Winona State University) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2009) Commissioned by John C. Swanson

A Glass Half Full? The Life and Times of Oscar Jaszi

Author: 
Hazel Dicken Garcia, Giovanna Dell'Orto
Reviewer: 
Fiona Halloran

Halloran on Dicken Garcia and Dell'Orto, 'Hated Ideas and the American Civil War Press'

Hazel Dicken Garcia, Giovanna Dell'Orto. Hated Ideas and the American Civil War Press. Spokane: Marquette Books, 2008. x + 349 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-922993-88-8; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-922993-89-5.

Reviewed by Fiona Halloran (Eastern Kentucky University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Markian Prokopovych
Reviewer: 
Nadine Zimmerli

Zimmerli on Prokopovych, 'Habsburg Lemberg: Architecture, Public Space and Politics in the Galician Capital, 1772-1914'

Markian Prokopovych. Habsburg Lemberg: Architecture, Public Space and Politics in the Galician Capital, 1772-1914. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2008. 357 S. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-510-8.

Reviewed by Nadine Zimmerli (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-German (December, 2009) Commissioned by Susan R. Boettcher

Author: 
Solomon Wank
Reviewer: 
Samuel R. Williamson

Williamson on Wank, 'In the Twilight of Empire: Count Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal (1854-1912), Imperial Habsburg Patriot and Statesman, vol. 1, The Making of an Imperial Habsburg Statesman'

Solomon Wank. In the Twilight of Empire: Count Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal (1854-1912), Imperial Habsburg Patriot and Statesman, vol. 1, The Making of an Imperial Habsburg Statesman. Wien: Böhlau Verlag Wien, 2009. 292 pp. EUR 39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-205-78352-7.

Reviewed by Samuel R. Williamson (Prof. of History Emeritus University of the South) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2009) Commissioned by Jonathan Kwan

Author: 
John Hausdoerffer
Reviewer: 
James Buss

Buss on Hausdoerffer, 'Catlin's Lament: Indians, Manifest Destiny, and the Ethics of Nature'

John Hausdoerffer. Catlin's Lament: Indians, Manifest Destiny, and the Ethics of Nature. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2009. xvi + 184 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1631-2.

Reviewed by James Buss (Oklahoma City University) Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick G. Bottiger

To Save or Lament?

Author: 
John L. Comaroff, Jean Comaroff, Deborah James, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Comaroff and Comaroff and James, 'Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera'

John L. Comaroff, Jean Comaroff, Deborah James, eds. Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Illustrations. xv + 224 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-11412-5.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland) Published on H-Africa (December, 2009) Commissioned by Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia

Author: 
Marta Weigle, ed., with Frances Levine and Louise Stiver.
Reviewer: 
William E. Tydeman

Tydeman on Weigle, 'Telling New Mexico: A New History'

Marta Weigle, ed., with Frances Levine and Louise Stiver. Telling New Mexico: A New History. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 2009. 483 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89013-552-5; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89013-556-3.

Reviewed by William E. Tydeman (Texas Tech University) Published on H-NewMexico (December, 2009) Commissioned by Tomas Jaehn

Author: 
Anita Sanchez
Reviewer: 
Karen S. Campbell

Campbell on Sanchez, 'Mr. Lincoln's Chair: The Shakers and Their Quest for Peace'

Anita Sanchez. Mr. Lincoln's Chair: The Shakers and Their Quest for Peace. Granville: McDonald & Woodward, 2009. Illustrations. v + 196 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-939923-94-6.

Reviewed by Karen S. Campbell (Mary L. Cook Library) Published on H-CivWar (December, 2009) Commissioned by Martin Johnson

Lincoln and the Shakers

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