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Christine Walker
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Kathleen E.A. Monteith

Monteith on Walker, 'Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire'

Christine Walker. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5879-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5526-0.

CENFAD Lecture Series: Dr. Julia Irwin, "Calamitous Encounters: U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance in the 'American Century'"

The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy (CENFAD) at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA is proud to present a lecture and question-and-answer session with Julia Irwin, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Florida.

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Author: 
Christine Walker
Reviewer: 
Kathleen E.A. Monteith

Monteith on Walker, 'Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire'

Christine Walker. Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 336 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5879-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5526-0.

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Mary S. Barton
Reviewer: 
Ross Kennedy

Kennedy on Barton, 'Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937'

Mary S. Barton. Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937. The Greater War 1912-1923 Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. 224 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-886404-2.

Reviewed by Ross Kennedy (Illinois State University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Danielle C. Skeehan
Reviewer: 
Jordan B. Smith

Smith on Skeehan, 'The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850'

Danielle C. Skeehan. The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 184 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3968-6.

Reviewed by Jordan B. Smith (Widener University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Lydia Boyd, Emily Burrill, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mary Hames

Hames on Boyd and Burrill, 'Legislating Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Human Rights, Society, and the State'

Lydia Boyd, Emily Burrill, eds. Legislating Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Human Rights, Society, and the State. Critical Human Rights Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 216 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32740-8.

Reviewed by Mary Hames (University of the Western Cape) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Quito Swan
Reviewer: 
Meredith L. Roman

Roman on Swan, 'Pauulu's Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice'

Quito Swan. Pauulu's Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. 408 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6641-7.

Reviewed by Meredith L. Roman (The College at Brockport (SUNY)) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)