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Author: 
Michael P. Conzen, Diane Dillon, eds
Reviewer: 
Maria Lane

Lane on Conzen and Dillon, 'Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West'

Michael P. Conzen, Diane Dillon, eds. Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West. Chicago: Newberry Library, 2007. Illustrations. 119 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-911028-81-2.

Reviewed by Maria Lane (University of New Mexico) Published on H-HistGeog (October, 2009) Commissioned by Arn M. Keeling

The View from Chicago

Author: 
Mark S. Monmonier
Reviewer: 
Sally Hermansen

Hermansen on Monmonier, 'Coast Lines: How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change'

Mark S. Monmonier. Coast Lines: How Mapmakers Frame the World and Chart Environmental Change. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xiii + 228 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-53403-9.

Reviewed by Sally Hermansen (University of British Columbia) Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2009) Commissioned by Arn M. Keeling

Author: 
Roman Koropeckyj
Reviewer: 
Christoph Garstka

Garstka on Koropeckyj, 'Adam Mickiewicz: The Life of a Romantic'

Roman Koropeckyj. Adam Mickiewicz: The Life of a Romantic. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. xvii + 549 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4471-5.

Reviewed by Christoph Garstka (University of Heidelberg) Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2009) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

Polish Literature and Its National Hero

Author: 
Paul Glennie, Nigel Thrift
Reviewer: 
Dave A. Postles

Postles on Glennie and Thrift, 'Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales, 1300-1800'

Paul Glennie, Nigel Thrift. Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales, 1300-1800. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv + 456 pp. Illustrations, maps. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-927820-6.

Reviewed by Dave A. Postles (University of Leicester) Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2009) Commissioned by Robert J. Mayhew

Supping Hour

Author: 
Primary Source Inc.
Reviewer: 
Andreas Steen

Steen on Primary Source Inc., 'China in the World: A History since 1644'

Primary Source Inc. China in the World: A History since 1644. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. xvii + 391 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88727-621-7.

Reviewed by Andreas Steen (Department of East Asian Studies, University of Aarhus) Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2009) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

Teaching Chinese History

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