H-Net Reviews for May 26-June 1, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 25 May 2020 and 01 Jun 2020.

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Jaclyn A. Sumner: Hanley, Anne G. The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822–1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.  288 pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-0-226-53507-4. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=52609 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/022653507X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Craig Lyons: Hines, John; IJssennagger, Nelleke, eds.  Frisians and Their North Sea Neighbours: From the Fifth Century to the Viking Age. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2017.  Illustrations. 320 pp. $120.00, ISBN 978-1-78327-179-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53648 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1783271795?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Stephen Lewis: Lurtz, Casey Marina.  From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Southern Mexico. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 296 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0389-9. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54151

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Wim de Jong: Evans, Richard J. Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.  800 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-19-045964-2. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54203 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0190459646?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Yaakov Andrea Lattes: Sorkin, David Jan.  Jewish Emancipation: A History across Five Centuries.  Princeton: , 2019.  528 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-691-18967-3. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54565

Reviewed for Jhistory by Elisabeth Fondren: Connelly, Mark; Fox, Jo; Goebel, Stefan; Schmidt, Ulf, eds. Propaganda and Conflict: War, Media and Shaping the Twentieth Century.  London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.  368 pp.  $120.00, ISBN 978-1-78831-403-9. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54568

Reviewed for H-Environment by Laura Kitchings: Armanios, Febe; Ergene, Boğaç A. Halal Food: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.  400 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-0-19-026905-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54707

Reviewed for H-AmIndian by Denise E. Bates: Lewandowski, Tadeusz.  Ojibwe, Activist, Priest: The Life of Father Philip Bergin Gordon, Tibishkogijik.  Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2019.  208 pp.  $28.95, ISBN 978-0-299-32520-6. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54820

Reviewed for H-War by Kenneth Bode: Wheeler, Nicholas J.  Trusting Enemies.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.  xxi + 349 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-19-969647-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54906 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0199696470?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Asia by Dalpat Rajpurohit: Jha, Pankaj. A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables, chart. 272 pp.  $50.00, ISBN 978-0-19-948955-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54911

Reviewed for H-Diplo by David Lowe: Marti, Steve; Pratt, William John, eds.  Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947.  Studies in Canadian Military History Series. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019.  220 pp.  $32.95, ISBN 978-0-7748-6041-3. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54938 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0774860413?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Sarah E. Patterson: Venable, Heather.  How the Few Became the Proud: Crafting the Marine Corps Mystique 1874-1918. Transforming War Series. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 344 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-68247-468-6. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55072 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1682474682?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Susan M. Hartmann: Han, Lori Cox. Advising Nixon: The White House Memos of Patrick J. Buchanan.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019.  400 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-7006-2829-2. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55128
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Reviewed for Jhistory by Mark Oromaner: Cortada, James W.; Aspray, William.  Fake News Nation: The Long History of Lies and Misinterpretations in America.  Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2019.  Illustrations. vii + 305 pp.  $36.00, ISBN 978-1-5381-3110-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55213 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1538131102?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

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