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Author: 
Konstancija Brazeniene
Reviewer: 
Andrew A. Gentes

Gentes on Brazeniene, 'Just One Moment More... The Story of One Woman's Return from Siberian Exile'


Konstancija Brazeniene. Just One Moment More... The Story of One Woman's Return from Siberian Exile. Boulder: Columbia University Press, 2007. 251 pp. $63.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88033-608-6.

Reviewed by Andrew A. Gentes (School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland)
Published on H-HistGeog (March, 2008)

Red Tape, Tenacity, and Faith

Author: 
David Lambert, Alan Lester, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Baigent

Baigent on Lambert and Lester, 'Colonial Lives across the British Empire: Imperial Careering in the Long Nineteenth Century'


David Lambert, Alan Lester, eds. Colonial Lives across the British Empire: Imperial Careering in the Long Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xi + 376 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-84770-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Baigent (School of Geography, University of Oxford)
Published on H-HistGeog (February, 2008)

Author: 
Richard B. Sher
Reviewer: 
Charles Withers

Withers on Sher, 'The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland and America'


Richard B. Sher. The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland and America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. xxvi + 815 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-75252-5.

Reviewed by Charles Withers (Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-HistGeog (February, 2008)

Author: 
Richard Pillsbury, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bob Rundstrom

Rundstrom on Pillsbury, 'The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Volume 2: Geography'


Richard Pillsbury, ed. The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Volume 2: Geography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xviii + 202 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3013-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5681-9.

Reviewed by Bob Rundstrom (Department of Geography, University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2007)

Baby Steps

Author: 
W. B. Carnochan
Reviewer: 
Lawrence Dritsas

Dritsas on Carnochan, 'The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile: Or, Was John Hanning Speke a Cad'


W. B. Carnochan. The Sad Story of Burton, Speke, and the Nile: Or, Was John Hanning Speke a Cad. Stanford: Stanford General Books, 2006. xii + 140 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5571-9.

Reviewed by Lawrence Dritsas (Science Studies Unit, University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-HistGeog (September, 2007)

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