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Author: 
Kristian Williams
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Williams, 'Between the Bullet and the Lie: Essays on Orwell'

Kristian Williams. Between the Bullet and the Lie: Essays on Orwell. Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2017. 271 pages. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-290-1.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (University of Rouen) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Agnieszka Mrozik, Stanislav Holubec, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kristen Ghodsee

Ghodsee on Mrozik and Holubec, 'Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism'

Agnieszka Mrozik, Stanislav Holubec, eds. Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism. Routledge Studies in Cultural History Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 294 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-54226-6; $49.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-351-00928-7.

Reviewed by Kristen Ghodsee (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Philipp Reick
Reviewer: 
Cheryl Coulthard

Coulthard on Reick, '"Labor Is Not a Commodity!": The Movement to Shorten the Workday in Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin and New York'

Philipp Reick. "Labor Is Not a Commodity!": The Movement to Shorten the Workday in Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin and New York. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag GmbH, 2016. 237 pp. $48.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-50627-2.

Reviewed by Cheryl Coulthard (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Kevin Morgan
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Morgan, 'International Communism and the Cult of the Individual: Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin'

Kevin Morgan. International Communism and the Cult of the Individual: Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xii + 363 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-349-71778-1.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Willamette University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Zixian Liu

Liu on Zouw and Zürcher, 'Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution'

Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds. Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Acumen Research Editions Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 144 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-946298181-2.

Reviewed by Zixian Liu (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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