H-Net Reviews for August 3 - 10, 2020

H-Net Reviews Discussion

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 03 Aug 2020 and 10 Aug 2020.

Reviewed for H-German by Andrew S. Tompkins:
Milder, Stephen.  Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1968–1983.  New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.  300 pp.  $105.00, ISBN 978-1-107-13510-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=50154
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Reviewed for H-War by Andrew Akin:
Williams, Brian Glyn.  Inferno in Chechnya: The Russian-Chechen Wars, the Al Qaeda Myth, and the Boston Marathon Bombings. Lebanon: University Press of New England, 2015.  296 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-61168-737-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=52197
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Reviewed for H-War by Frank A. Blazich:
Pleasants, Julian M.  Home Front: North Carolina during World War II.  Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 2017.  380 pp. $89.95, ISBN 978-0-8130-5425-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=52830
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Reviewed for H-SHERA by Svitlana (Lana) Krys:
Wilson, Amy Williams.  The Bite, the Breast and the Blood: Why Modern Vampire Stories Suck Us In.  Jefferson: McFarland, 2018.  x + 253 pp.  $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4766-3183-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54338

Reviewed for H-Sci-Med-Tech by Ágota Ábrán:
Griffiths, Devin.  The Age of Analogy: Science and Literature between the Darwins.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.  352 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-1-4214-3632-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54573
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Reviewed for H-Slavery by Charlton Yingling:
Katz, Steven.  The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.  2 vols. 1000 pp.  $275.00, ISBN 978-1-108-41508-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54581
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Reviewed for H-LatAm by Elena Schneider:
Gonzalez, Johnhenry.  Maroon Nation: A History of Revolutionary Haiti.  Yale Agrarian Studies Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 320 pp.  $40.00, ISBN 978-0-300-23008-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54697

Reviewed for H-Asia by Amar Farooqui:
Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud, ed.  Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 424 pp.  $60.00, ISBN 978-0-19-091440-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54713
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Ramya Swayamprakash:
Hartig, John H.  Waterfront Porch: Reclaiming Detroit's Industrial Waterfront as a Gathering Place for All.  East Lansing: Greenstone Books, 2019.  208 pp.  $24.95, ISBN 978-1-948314-02-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55035
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Emma Wild-Wood:
Janzen, John M.  Health in a Fragile State: Science, Sorcery, and Spirit in the Lower Congo.  Africa and the Diaspora: History, Politics, Culture Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019.  288 pp.  $79.95, ISBN 978-0-299-32500-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55057

Reviewed for H-Environment by Ashley Kerr:
McDonald, Tracy; Vandersommers, Daniel, eds.  Zoo Studies: A New Humanities.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 360 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-0-7735-5691-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55124
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Reviewed for H-War by Susan Long:
Sgarlata, Cosimo; Orr, David Gerald; Morrison, Bethany A., eds. Historical Archaeology of the Revolutionary War Encampments of Washington’s Army.  Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2019.  Illustrations, maps, tables. 290 pp.  $100.00, ISBN 978-0-8130-5640-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55167

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Jeffrey Kotyk:
Goble, Geoffrey C.  Chinese Esoteric Buddhism: Amoghavajra, the Ruling Elite, and the Emergence of a Tradition.  The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019.  336 pp.  $69.99, ISBN 978-0-231-55064-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55284

Reviewed for H-Africa by Diana Wylie:
Prestel, Joseph Ben.  Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.  288 pp.  $93.00, ISBN 978-0-19-879756-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55354