H-Net Reviews Posted to the H-Net Commons 12 Oct 2020 - 19 Oct 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
12 Oct 2020 and 19 Oct 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Nathaniel Conley
   Williams III, Roy; Lofton, Alexander Lucas.  _Rice to Ruin: Saga
   of the Lucas Family, 1783-1929_.  Columbia: University of South
   Carolina Press, 2018.  Illustrations. 452 pp.  $59.99, ISBN 978-1-
   61117-834-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53965

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Pamela Murray
   Shumway, Jeffrey M..  _Woman, a Man, a Nation: Mariquita Sánchez,
   Juan Manuel de Rosas, and the Beginnings of Argentina, A_.
   Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.  xiv + 334 pp.
   $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8263-6090-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54980
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Clifford Backman
   Esders, Stefan; Hen, Yitzhak; Lucas, Pia; Rotman, Tamar, eds..
   _Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World: Revisiting the
   Sources, The_.  Studies in Early Medieval History Series. London:
   Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.  xiv + 266 pp.  $115.00, ISBN 978-1-350-
   04838-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55070

Reviewed for H-War by Sean Scanlon
   Asher, Daniel, ed..  _Inside Israel's Northern Command: the Yom
   Kippur War on the Syrian Border_.  Lexington: University Press of
   Kentucky, 2016.  704 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-0-8131-6737-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55180

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Margarita Fajardo
   Offner, Amy C..  _Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall
   of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas_.  Princeton:
   Princeton University Press, 2019.  xv + 381 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-
   0-691-19262-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55265

Reviewed for H-Asia by Anatoly Khazanov
   Man, John.  _Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and
   the Making of China_.  New York: Pegasus Books, 2020.  336 pp.
   $27.95, ISBN 978-1-64313-327-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55308
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Reviewed for H-Atlantic by James Almeida
   Gharala, Norah L. A..  _Taxing Blackness: Free Afromexican Tribute
   in Bourbon New Spain_.  Atlantic Crossings Series. Tuscaloosa:
   University of Alabama Press, 2019.  Illustrations. xii + 292 pp.
   $54.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-2007-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55338
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Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Chun-fang Yu
   Zhang, Dewei.  _Thriving in Crisis: Buddhism and Political
   Disruption in China, 1522-1620_.  The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese
   Buddhist Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020.  368
   pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-0-231-19700-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55481

Reviewed for H-War by Stephanie Hinnershitz
   Short, Courtney A..  _Uniquely Okinawan: Determining Identity
   during the U.S. Wartime Occupation_.  World War II: The Global,
   Human, and Ethical Dimension Series. New York: Fordham University
   Press, 2020.  272 pp.  $105.00, ISBN 978-0-8232-8838-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55617
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