Author: 
Marcus Rediker
Reviewer: 
Kevin P. McDonald

McDonald on Rediker, 'Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age'

Marcus Rediker. Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age. Boston: Beacon Press, 2004. 240 pp. $24.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-5024-8.

Reviewed by Kevin P. McDonald (Department of History, University of California Santa Cruz) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Devils on the Deep Blue Sea

Author: 
Jonathan Schorsch
Reviewer: 
Alyssa Sepinwall

Sepinwall on Schorsch, 'Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World'

Jonathan Schorsch. Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xiii + 546 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82021-9.

Reviewed by Alyssa Sepinwall (California State University-San Marcos) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

A Secret Relationship? Jews and Blacks in the Atlantic and Mediterranean

Author: 
Holly Brewer
Reviewer: 
Lorri Glover

Glover on Brewer, 'By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority'

Holly Brewer. By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xi + 390 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2950-9.

Reviewed by Lorri Glover (Department of History, University of Tennessee) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Theorizing Childhood in the Age of Reason

Author: 
James Robertson
Reviewer: 
Emma Hart

Hart on Robertson, 'Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000'

James Robertson. Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000. Kingston and Miami: Ian Randle Publishers, 2005. xviii + 477 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-637-197-5.

Reviewed by Emma Hart (University of St. Andrews) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Gary Cross
Reviewer: 
Hilary Levey

Levey on Cross, 'The Cute and the Cool: Wondrous Innocence and Modern American Children's Culture'

Gary Cross. The Cute and the Cool: Wondrous Innocence and Modern American Children's Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. 272 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-515666-9.

Reviewed by Hilary Levey (Department of Sociology, Princeton University) Published on H-Childhood (December, 2005)

Childhood Contradictions

Author: 
David S. Luft
Reviewer: 
Fatima Naqvi

Naqvi on Luft, 'Eros and Inwardness in Vienna'

David S. Luft. Eros and Inwardness in Vienna. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 257 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-49647-4.

Reviewed by Fatima Naqvi (Department of German, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University) Published on HABSBURG (December, 2005)

Eros as Metaphor

Author: 
Steven L. Davis
Reviewer: 
Jeff Roche

Roche on Davis, 'Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond'

Steven L. Davis. Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2004. 511 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-285-6.

Reviewed by Jeff Roche (Department of History, College of Wooster) Published on H-1960s (December, 2005)

Urban Cowboys: Texas Literature in the 1960s

Author: 
Marcia A. Eymann, Charles Wollenberg, eds.
Reviewer: 
John C. Putman

Putman on Eymann and Wollenberg, 'What's Going On?: California and the Vietnam Era'

Marcia A. Eymann, Charles Wollenberg, eds. What's Going On?: California and the Vietnam Era. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. 209 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24243-2; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24244-9.

Reviewed by John C. Putman (Department of History, San Diego State University) Published on H-1960s (December, 2005)

California Dreams and the Vietnam War

Author: 
Joshua Blu Buhs
Reviewer: 
Brian Drake

Drake on Buhs, 'The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America'

Joshua Blu Buhs. The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2004. x + 216 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-07982-0; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-07981-3.

Reviewed by Brian Drake (Department of History, University of Kansas) Published on H-Environment (December, 2005)

Author: 
Pete Daniel
Reviewer: 
Robert Rakoff

Rakoff on Daniel, 'Toxic Drift: Pesticides and Health in the Post-World War II South'

Pete Daniel. Toxic Drift: Pesticides and Health in the Post-World War II South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. xii + 224pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3098-8.

Reviewed by Robert Rakoff (Hampshire College) Published on H-Environment (December, 2005)

Toxic Bureaucracy

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