H-Net Reviews for July 27 - August 3, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 27 Jul 2020 and 03 Aug 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by John Worsencroft:
Woods, Randall B.  Prisoners of Hope: Lyndon B. Johnson, the Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism.  New York: Basic Books, 2016.  480 pp.  $32.00, ISBN 978-0-465-05096-3.
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Jinah Kim:
May, San San; Igunma, Jana.  Buddhism Illuminated: Manuscript Art from South-East Asia.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018.  Illustrations. 256 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-0-295-74378-3.
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Reviewed for H-Albion by Kirsten Walsh:
Miller, Laura.  Reading Popular Newtonianism: Print, the Principia, and the Dissemination of Newtonian Science. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018.  248 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8139-4125-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53076
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Reviewed for H-LatAm by Nichole Sanders:
Porter, Susie S. From Angel to Office Worker: Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 1890-1950.  The Mexican Experience Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.  Illustrations, tables, graphs. 372 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4962-0649-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53325

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Carlos Dimas:
Reber, Vera Blinn.  Tuberculosis in the Americas, 1870-1945: Beneath the Anguish in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires.  New York: Routledge, 2018.  348 pp.  $149.95, ISBN 978-1-138-35950-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53753

Reviewed for H-War by Sean Kennedy:
Gordon, Bertram M.  War Tourism: Second World War France from Defeat and Occupation to the Creation of Heritage.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018.  Illustrations, charts. 294 pp. $42.95, ISBN 978-1-5017-1587-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53809

Reviewed for Jhistory by Eric Walls:
Graber, Samuel.  Twice-Divided Nation: National Memory, Transatlantic News, and American Literature in the Civil War Era. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019.  288 pp. $70.00, ISBN 978-0-8139-4238-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54065
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Reviewed for H-SHERA by Sergiy Yakovenko:
Bucur, Maria.  Gendering Modernism: A Historical Reappraisal of the Canon.  New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017.  168 pp. $25.95, ISBN 978-1-350-02625-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54208

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Alberto Ortiz Díaz:
LeBrón, Marisol.  Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019.  xv + 301 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-0-520-30017-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54245
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Andrew Avery:
Taylor, Andrew.  Two Years below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944-1946.  Edited by Daniel Heidt and P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2017.  Illustrations, maps. 496 pp.  $37.95, ISBN 978-0-88755-791-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54412
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Reviewed for Jhistory by Fabrizio Martino:
Raboy, Marc.  Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.  872 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-19-931358-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54659
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Mahesh Shankar:
Guyot-Réchard, Bérénice.  Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910-1962.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  347 pp.  $31.99, ISBN 978-1-316-62724-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54660

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Caroline A. Kita:
Cypess, Rebecca; Sinkoff, Nancy, eds.  Sara Levy's World: Gender, Judaism, and the Bach Tradition in Enlightenment Berlin. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2018.  x + 292 pp. $99.00, ISBN 978-1-58046-921-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54709
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Reviewed for H-Migration by Jonathan Dresner:
Matsuda, Hiroko.  Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan.  Perspectives on the Global Past Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps, tables. 220 pp.  $68.00, ISBN 978-0-8248-6756-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54890
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Graeme Pente:
Hunt, Lester H.  The Philosophy of Henry Thoreau: Ethics, Politics, and Nature.  London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 184 pp.  $115.00, ISBN 978-1-350-07902-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54948

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Brianna Kirk:
Lowenthal, Larry.  A Yankee Regiment in Confederate Louisiana: The 31st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the Gulf South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019.  360 pp. $48.00, ISBN 978-0-8071-7190-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54965

Reviewed for H-Albion by Nigel Leask:
Coltman, Viccy.  Art and Identity in Scotland: A Cultural History from the Jacobite Rising of 1745 to Walter Scott.  Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.  Illustrations. xviii + 302 pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-108-41768-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54984

Reviewed for H-Environment by Joseph Ukockis:
Huizar-Hernández, Anita.  Forging Arizona: A History of the Peralta Land Grant and Racial Identity in the West.  Latinidad:
   Transnational Cultures in the United States Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019.  Illustrations, maps. 180 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8135-9881-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55034
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Reviewed for H-Environment by John Vsetecka:
Darrow, David W.  Tsardom of Sufficiency, Empire of Norms: Statistics, Land Allotments, and Agrarian Reform in Russia, 1700-1921.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018.  376 pp. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-7735-5507-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55036

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Sarah Steinbock-Pratt:
Hoganson, Kristin L.; Sexton, Jay, eds.  Crossing Empires: Taking U.S. History into Transimperial Terrain.  American Encounters/Global Interactions Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.  360 pp.  $28.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0694-7.
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Kyra Sanchez Clapper:
Ives, Colta.  Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018.  Illustrations. 208 pp.  $50.00, ISBN 978-1-58839-584-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55155
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Reviewed for H-War by Paul Springer:
Bloom, Mia; Horgan, John.  Small Arms: Children and Terrorism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019.  248 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8014-5388-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55208

Reviewed for H-Asia by Keith Taylor:
Nguyen, Duy Lap.  The Unimagined Community: Imperialism and Culture in South Vietnam.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020.  280 pp.  $120.00, ISBN 978-1-5261-4396-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55242
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Benjamin E. Park:
McKay, David O.  Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-Day Saint Island Missions.  Edited by Reid L. Neilson and Carson V. Teuscher. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2020.  Illustrations. xlvi + 314 pp.  $14.95, ISBN 978-0-252-05171-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55275

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Stephanie Balkwill:
Bryson, Megan.  Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017.  264 pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0045-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55312