H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 27 Jul 2020 - 03 Aug 2020

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27 Jul 2020 and 03 Aug 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by John Worsencroft

H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 03 Aug 2020 - 10 Aug 2020.

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The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
03 Aug 2020 and 10 Aug 2020.



Reviewed for H-Asia by Amar Farooqui
   Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud, ed..  _Mountstuart Elphinstone in South
   Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule_.  Oxford: Oxford
   University Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 424 pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-
   0-19-091440-0.

Author: 
Clyde A. Milner II, Brian Q. Cannon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam Petty

Petty on Milner II and Cannon, 'Reconstruction and Mormon America'

Clyde A. Milner II, Brian Q. Cannon, eds. Reconstruction and Mormon America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019. 270 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-6353-6

Reviewed by Adam Petty (The Joseph Smith Papers) Published on H-CivWar (August, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Tamar Herzig
Reviewer: 
Katherine E. Aron-Beller

Aron-Beller on Herzig, 'A Convert's Tale: Art, Crime, and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy'

Tamar Herzig. A Convert's Tale: Art, Crime, and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy. I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. viii + 388 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-23753-7

Author: 
John M. Janzen
Reviewer: 
Emma Wild-Wood

Wild-Wood on Janzen, 'Health in a Fragile State: Science, Sorcery, and Spirit in the Lower Congo'

John M. Janzen. Health in a Fragile State: Science, Sorcery, and Spirit in the Lower Congo. Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 288 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32500-8.

Reviewed by Emma Wild-Wood (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Africa (August, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

H-Migration Book Reviews, 2020, no. 2: Dresner on Matsuda, 'Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan' (2018)

H-Migration has just published the following book review:

2. H-Migration Review of Hiroko Matsuda, Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan. Perspectives on the Global Past Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2018.
Reviewed by Jonathan Dresner, Pittsburgh State University
https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54890

Author: 
Steven Katz
Reviewer: 
Charlton Yingling

Yingling on Katz, 'The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History'

Steven Katz. The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 2 vols. 1000 pp. $275.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41508-8

Reviewed by Charlton Yingling (University of Louisville) Published on H-Slavery (August, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Brian Glyn Williams
Reviewer: 
Andrew Akin

Akin on Williams, 'Inferno in Chechnya: The Russian-Chechen Wars, the Al Qaeda Myth, and the Boston Marathon Bombings'

Brian Glyn Williams. Inferno in Chechnya: The Russian-Chechen Wars, the Al Qaeda Myth, and the Boston Marathon Bombings. Lebanon: University Press of New England, 2015. 296 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-737-8

Reviewed by Andrew Akin (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME) Published on H-War (August, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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