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Author: 
Jeremy Dauber
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Caplan

Caplan on Dauber, 'Jewish Comedy: A Serious History'

Jeremy Dauber. Jewish Comedy: A Serious History. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2017. 384 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-24787-9.

Reviewed by Jennifer Caplan (Towson University) Published on H-Judaic (September, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Author: 
Lianne Habinek
Reviewer: 
Jacqueline Cowan

Cowan on Habinek, 'The Subtle Knot: Early Modern English Literature and the Birth of Neuroscience'

Lianne Habinek. The Subtle Knot: Early Modern English Literature and the Birth of Neuroscience. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5318-7.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Cowan (Red Deer College) Published on H-Albion (September, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Samuel Totten, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eric A. Heinze

Heinze on Totten, 'Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide'

Samuel Totten, ed. Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government's Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 494 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-3526-5; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4426-3525-8.

Author: 
Jennifer Terry
Reviewer: 
James Sandy

Sandy on Terry, 'Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America'

Jennifer Terry. Attachments to War: Biomedical Logics and Violence in Twenty-First-Century America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. xiii + 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6968-4; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6980-6.

Reviewed by James Sandy (University of Texas Arlington) Published on H-Diplo (September, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Sofian Merabet
Reviewer: 
Pelle V. Olsen

Olsen on Merabet, 'Queer Beirut'

Sofian Merabet. Queer Beirut. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014. 307 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-76096-7.

Reviewed by Pelle V. Olsen (University of Chicago) Published on H-Levant (September, 2018) Commissioned by Ghenwa Hayek (Assistant Professor, Modern Arabic Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)

Author: 
Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett
Reviewer: 
Samantha Cabusora

Cabusora on Konzett, 'Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War'

Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett. Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War. War Culture Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8743-1; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8744-8.

Reviewed by Samantha Cabusora (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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