H-Net Reviews for July 6 - 13, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 06 Jul 2020 and 13 Jul 2020.

Reviewed for H-Asia by Mahesh Rangarajan: Zhang, Ling.  The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128.  Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.  328 pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=49386

Reviewed for H-Asia by Rohit Wanchoo: Thomas, Martin; Thompson, Andrew, eds.  The Oxford Handbook of the Ends of Empire.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.  760 pp.  $125.00, ISBN 978-0-19-871319-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54366
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Reviewed for H-SHERA by Maria Taroutina: Reischl, Katherine M. H.  Photographic Literacy: Cameras in the Hands of Russian Authors.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018.  320 pp.  $49.95, ISBN 978-1-5017-2436-7. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54688 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1501724363?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Rebecca Wartell: Chazan, Robert.  Refugees or Migrants: Pre-modern Jewish Population Movement.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.  vi + 262 pp.  $38.00, ISBN 978-0-300-21857-2. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54734

Reviewed for H-War by Robert Williams: O'Donnell, Patrick K.  First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America's Most Elite Unit.  Boston: Da Capo, 2014.  xi + 290 pp. Ill.  $25.99, ISBN 978-0-306-82172-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54828

Reviewed for H-Asia by Frank F. Conlon: Kidambi, Prashant; Kamat, Manjiri; Dwyer, Rachel, eds.  Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.  336 pp.  $55.00, ISBN 978-0-19-006170-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54863 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0190061707?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Migration by Robert Nemes: Gatrell, Peter.  The Unsettling of Europe: How Migration Reshaped a Continent.  New York: Basic Books, 2019.  576 pp.  $32.00, ISBN 978-0-465-09361-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54888 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0465093612?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Diplo by James Sandy: Rutenberg, Amy J.  Rough Draft: Cold War Military Manpower Policy and the Origins of Vietnam-Era Draft Resistance.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019.  276 pp.  $95.00, ISBN 978-1-5017-3936-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54894 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1501739360?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-1960s by Marcus M. Witcher: Andelic, Patrick.  Donkey Work: Congressional Democrats in Conservative America, 1974-1994.  Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019.  304 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-0-7006-2803-2. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54940 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0700628037?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Africa by Sarah S. Burgess: Cynn, Christine.  Prevention: Gender, Sexuality, HIV, and the Media in Côte d'Ivoire.  Abnormalities: Queer/Gender/Embodiment Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2018.  xi + 240 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-8142-5498-1. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55002 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0814254985?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Aidyn Osgood: Brugh, Patrick.  Gunpowder, Masculinity, and Warfare in German Texts, 1400-1700.  Melton: University of Rochester Press, 2019. 272 pp.  $150.00, ISBN 978-1-78744-608-3. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55092

Reviewed for H-Asia by Faizah B. Zakaria: Charney, Michael W.; Wellen, Kathryn, eds.  Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context.  Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018.  272 pp. $29.00, ISBN 978-87-7694-229-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55108 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/8776942295?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-War by Alice King: DeLucia, Christine M.  Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020.  496 pp.  $32.00, ISBN 978-0-300-24838-8. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55132 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0300248385?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

Reviewed for H-Poland by Jadwiga Biskupska: Forczyk, Robert.  Case White: The Invasion of Poland 1939. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2019.  Illustrations. 416 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4728-3495-9. Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55304 Buy from Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/147283495X?tag=hnetreviews-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1