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Author: 
Rob Iliffe
Reviewer: 
Sachiko Kusukawa

Kusukawa on Iliffe, 'Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton'

Rob Iliffe. Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 536 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-999535-6.

Reviewed by Sachiko Kusukawa (Trinity College, Cambirdge) Published on H-Albion (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Krishan Kumar
Reviewer: 
Luke Gibbon

Gibbon on Kumar, 'Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World'

Krishan Kumar. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 600 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15363-6.

Reviewed by Luke Gibbon (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Andreana C. Prichard
Reviewer: 
David D. Hurlbut

Hurlbut on Prichard, 'Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970'

Andreana C. Prichard. Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970. African History and Culture Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-240-9.

Reviewed by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Debbie M. Liles, Angela Boswell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rebekah Crowe

Crowe on Liles and Boswell, 'Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi'

Debbie M. Liles, Angela Boswell, eds. Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. Illustrations, maps. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-651-0.

Reviewed by Rebekah Crowe (Wayland Baptist University) Published on H-Texas (December, 2018) Commissioned by Linda Powell (Amarillo College and Wayland Baptist University)

Author: 
Carmelo Esterrich
Reviewer: 
Alvita Akiboh

Akiboh on Esterrich, 'Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture'

Carmelo Esterrich. Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 184 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6539-8.

Reviewed by Alvita Akiboh (Northwestern University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

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