H-Net Reviews for May 11-18, 2020

Yelena Kalinsky's picture

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 11 May 2020 and 18 May 2020.

Reviewed for H-Slavery by Tara Strauch: Riley, Padraig.  Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.  328 pp.  $47.50, ISBN 978-0-8122-4749-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=50250

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Tamir Karkason: Dowty, Alan.  Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine: Two Worlds Collide.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019.  312 pp. $65.00, ISBN 978-0-253-03865-4. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54540

Reviewed for H-Environment by Dani Inkpen: Ferrari, Marco; Pasqual, Elisa; Bagnato, Andrea.  A Moving Border: Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change.  New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. Columbia University Press, 2018.  227 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-1-941332-45-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54683 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1941332455?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Kathryn Boehlefeld: Campbell, Peter.  Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force and Innovation in the US Army.  American Military Experience Series. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019.  390 pp. $50.00, ISBN 978-0-8262-7426-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54735

Reviewed for H-Africa by George M. La Rue: Derr, Jennifer L.: The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019.  264 pp.  $26.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0965-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54747 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1503609650?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Albion by Matthew Neufeld: Champion, Justin; Coffey, John; Harris and John Marshall, Tim, eds. Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie. Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2019.  365 pp.  $115.00, ISBN 978-1-78744-587-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54755

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Chris Fobare: Huffard, R. Scott. Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019.  324 pp.  $32.50, ISBN 978-1-4696-5281-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54756 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1469652811?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Marcus Oliver Golding: Blackmore, Lisa. Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958.  Pitt Illuminations Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.  Illustrations. 240 pp.  $28.95, ISBN 978-0-8229-6438-4. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54802 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0822964384?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Paul M. McGarr: Houghton, Vince. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019.  248 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54808 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/150173959X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Graeme Pente: Kulikoff, Allan.  Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx in Dialogue. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.  150 pp.  $99.00, ISBN 978-0-19-084464-6. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54830 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0190844647?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Environment by Stephanie Howard-Smith: Russell, Edmund. Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 214 pp.  $94.99, ISBN 978-0-521-76209-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54898 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/052176209X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Jean-Michel Turcotte: Chang, David Cheng.  The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 238 pp.  $40.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0460-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54901 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1503604608?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Alexandra Chinchilla: Groh, Tyrone L. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019.  255 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54925 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1503608182?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Roberto Di Stefano: Stauffer, Brian A. Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 392 pp.  $75.00, ISBN 978-0-8263-6127-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54946

Reviewed for H-Early-America by John G. McCurdy: Harless, Richard.  George Washington and Native Americans: "Learn Our Arts and Ways of Life".  Fairfax: George Mason University Press, 2018.  300 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-1-942695-14-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55029 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1942695144?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Early-America by Brandon Layton: Grynaviski, Eric. America's Middlemen: Power at the Edge of Empire.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  xii + 309pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-107-16215-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55071 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1107162157?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Ukraine by Brett Donohoe: Hundorova, Tamara. The Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian Postmodernism of the 1990s.  Translated by Sergiy Yakovenko. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2019.  320 pp.  $42.00, ISBN 978-1-64469-238-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55243 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1644692384?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Empire by Jingbin Wang: McGreevey, Robert; Fisher, Christopher T.; Dawley, Alan. Global America: The United States in the Twentieth Century.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.  xxxii + 446 pp.  $44.95, ISBN 978-0-19-027990-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55262 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0190279907?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Empire by Sumit Guha: Harris, Ron. Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700.  The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020.  488 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55263 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/069115077X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Empire by Tamala Malerk: Mitra, Durba. Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020.  296 pp.  $99.95, ISBN 978-0-691-19634-3. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55264