Author: 
Peter Gran
Reviewer: 
Gordon R. Mork

Mork on Gran, 'Beyond Eurocentrism: A New View of Modern World History'

Peter Gran. Beyond Eurocentrism: A New View of Modern World History. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1996. xiii + 440 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-2693-0; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-2692-3.

Reviewed by Gordon R. Mork (Purdue University) Published on H-World (July, 1997)

Reconceptualizing World History

Author: 
Noboru Yoshimura
Reviewer: 
Robert M. March

March on Yoshimura, 'Inside the Kaisha: Demystifying Japanese Business'

Noboru Yoshimura. Inside the Kaisha: Demystifying Japanese Business. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 1997. x + 259 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87584-415-2.

Reviewed by Robert M. March (University of Western Sydney Nepean ) Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

Author: 
Steven J. Ericson
Reviewer: 
Rosemary Mercer

Mercer on Ericson, 'The Sound of the Whistle: Railroads and the State in Meiji Japan'

Steven J. Ericson. The Sound of the Whistle: Railroads and the State in Meiji Japan. Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1996. xix + 506 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-82167-5.

Reviewed by Rosemary Mercer (Massey University) Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

Railroads as a Window on the Meiji State

Author: 
Mitziko Sawada
Reviewer: 
David Blaylock

Blaylock on Sawada, 'Tokyo Life, New York Dreams: Urban Japanese Visions of America, 1890-1924'

Mitziko Sawada. Tokyo Life, New York Dreams: Urban Japanese Visions of America, 1890-1924. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. xvii + 268 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-07379-1.

Reviewed by David Blaylock (Eastern Kentucky University) Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

A New York State of Mind

Author: 
Vassos Argyrou
Reviewer: 
David Sutton

Sutton on Argyrou, 'Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle'

Vassos Argyrou. Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. x + 210 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-56095-5.

Reviewed by David Sutton (St Peter's College, Oxford) Published on H-SAE (July, 1997)

Author: 
Arthur T. Vanderbilt
Reviewer: 
Christopher D. Felker

Felker on Vanderbilt, 'Treasure Wreck: The Fortunes and Fate of the Pirate Ship Whydah'

Arthur T. Vanderbilt. Treasure Wreck: The Fortunes and Fate of the Pirate Ship Whydah. Provincetown, Mass.: Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 1992. x + 164 pp. $8.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-945135-06-7.

Reviewed by Christopher D. Felker (Michigan State University) Published on H-USA (July, 1997)

Author: 
Lian Xi
Reviewer: 
Cristina Zaccarini

Zaccarini on Xi, 'The Conversion of Missionaries: Liberalism in American Protestant Missions in China, 1907-1932'

Lian Xi. The Conversion of Missionaries: Liberalism in American Protestant Missions in China, 1907-1932. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997. xiv + 247 pp. $38.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-01606-1.

Reviewed by Cristina Zaccarini (SUNY at Stony Brook, NY) Published on H-USA (July, 1997)

Author: 
Stig Foerster, eds., Joerg Nagler
Reviewer: 
Wolfgang Hochbruck

Hochbruck on Foerster, 'On the Road to Total War. The American Civil War and the German War of Unification, 1861-1871'

Stig Foerster, eds., Joerg Nagler. On the Road to Total War. The American Civil War and the German War of Unification, 1861-1871. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xii + 705 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-56071-9.

Reviewed by Wolfgang Hochbruck (University of Stuttgart, Germany) Published on H-USA (July, 1997)

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