H-Net Reviews for June 29 - July 6, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 29 Jun 2020 and 06 Jul 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Andy Forney: Trautsch, Jasper M.  The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793-1815.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  328 pp.  $49.99, ISBN 978-1-108-42824-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53468

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Kasper E. Braskén: Valencia-García, Louie Dean.  Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain: Clashing with Fascism.  London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.  Illustrations. 272 pp.  $35.95, ISBN 978-1-350-03849-3. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53703

Reviewed for H-SAWH by Rebecca Capobianco Toy: Levin, Kevin M.  Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth.  Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 240 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-5326-6. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54648 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1469653265?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Environment by Ingrid Ockert: Buss, Jared S.  Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017.  Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54728

Reviewed for H-Environment by Kathleen Sheppard: Berghoff, Hartmut; Korte, Barbara; Schneider, Ralf; Harvie, Christopher, eds.  The Making of Modern Tourism: The Cultural History of the British Experience, 1600 -2000.  Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.  310 pp.  $149.99, ISBN 978-0-333-97114-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54782 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0333971140?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Environment by Tony Nuspl: Martini, Edwin A., ed.  Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases. Donald R. Ellegood International Publications Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015.  320 pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-0-295-99465-9. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54815

Reviewed for H-Africa by Sarah E. Duff: Cooper, Barbara MacGowan.  Countless Blessings: A History of Childbirth and Reproduction in the Sahel.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019.  xii + 345 pp.  $44.00, ISBN 978-0-253-04201-9. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54825 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0253042011?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Monika Rice: Subotić, Jelena.  Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 328 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-5017-4240-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54856

Reviewed for H-Asia by Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox: Tran, Nhung Tuyet.  Familial Properties: Gender, State, and Society in Early Modern Vietnam, 1463–1778.  Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018.  280 pp.  $68.00, ISBN 978-0-8248-7482-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54870 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/082487482X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Allison Abra: Colley, Thomas.  Always at War: British Public Narratives of War.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2019.  x + 274 pp. $75.00, ISBN 978-0-472-13144-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54884 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0472131443?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by George Carter: Fravel, M. Taylor.  Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949.  Princeton Studies in International History and Politics Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019.  xv + 376 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-691-15213-4. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54908

Reviewed for H-Environment by Venus Bivar: Aistara, Guntra A.  Organic Sovereignties: Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018.  xvi + 263 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-0-295-74311-0. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54931 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0295743115?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Kathryn Angelica: Anderson, Tanya.  Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies.  Kansas City: Quindaro Press, 2016. Illustrations. 157 pp.  $16.95, ISBN 978-0-9669258-7-6. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55173 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0966925874?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Italy by Marzia Maccaferri: Fusi, Francesco.  Il «deputato della nazione» Sidney Sonnino e il suo collegio elettorale (1880-1900).  Segrate: Le Monnier, 2019.  xii + 268 pp.  EUR 34.00, ISBN 978-88-00-74985-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55369

Reviewed for H-TGS by Aaron Astor: Garrison, Zachary Stuart.  German Americans on the Middle Border: From Antislavery to Reconciliation, 1830-1877.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019.  232 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-0-8093-3755-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55376 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/080933755X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1