H-Net Reviews for August 24 - 31, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 24 Aug 2020 and 31 Aug 2020.

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Ryan Bixby:
Tackach, James.  Lincoln and the Natural Environment.  Concise Lincoln Library Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018.  Illustrations. 160 pp.  $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8093-3698-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53544
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Reviewed for H-Slavery by Ralph Austen:
Shumway, Rebecca; Getz, Trevor R., eds.  Slavery and Its legacy in Ghana and the Diaspora.  New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017.  272 pp.  $75.00, ISBN 978-1-4742-5663-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54603

Reviewed for H-Slavery by Edward Mair:
Hartog, Hendrik.  The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018.  208 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-4088-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54639

Reviewed for H-Africa by Abidemi B. Babalola:
Clarke, Jo; Brooks, Nick, eds.  The Archaeology of the Western Sahara: A Synthesis of Fieldwork, 2002 to 2009.  Havertown: Oxbow Books, Limited, 2018.  256 pp.  GBP 55.00, ISBN 978-1-78297-172-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54797

Reviewed for H-Migration by Kimberly Beaudreau:
Caldwell, Beth C.  Deported Americans: Life after Deportation to Mexico.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2019.  xii + 232 pp. $24.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0390-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54914

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Tyler Correia:
Meiches, Benjamin.  The Politics of Annihilation: A Genealogy of Genocide.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 344 pp.  $28.00, ISBN 978-1-5179-0582-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55011

Reviewed for H-War by Jonathan Zartman:
Staffell, Simon; Awan, Akil, eds.  Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.  256 pp.  $45.00, ISBN 978-0-19-065029-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55037
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Reviewed for H-South by Robert Colby:
Bell, Richard.  Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019.  318 pp.  $27.00, ISBN 978-1-5011-6943-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55082
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Reviewed for H-AMCA by Michael Ernst:
Takesh, Suheyla; Gumpert, Lynn, eds.  Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s.  Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2020.  Illustrations. 256 pp.  $45.49, ISBN 978-3-7774-3428-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55091
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Reviewed for H-War by Joseph A. Ledford:
Stoker, Donald.  Why America Loses Wars: Limited War and US Strategy from the Korean War to the Present.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.  336 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-108-47959-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55181
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Reviewed for H-War by Paul Brenard Chiudza Banda:
Niebuhr, Robert.  The Search for a Cold War Legitimacy: Foreign Policy and Tito's Yugoslavia.  Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2018.  268 pp.  $126.00, ISBN 978-90-04-35887-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55253

Reviewed for H-Poland by Jadwiga Biskupska:
Connelly, John.  From Peoples into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 968 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-691-16712-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55387
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Reviewed for H-Midwest by J. Mark Souther:
Love, Jeannine deNobel.  Cleveland Architecture 1890–1930: Building the City Beautiful.  East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2020.  336 pp.  $58.56, ISBN 978-1-61186-349-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55462
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Gene Anderson:
Low, Kathleen.  Asian Fruits and Berries: Growing Them, Eating Them, Appreciating Their Lore.  Jefferson: McFarland, 2019.  234 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4766-7595-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55500
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Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Charles B. Jones:
Yü, Chün-fang.  Chinese Buddhism: A Thematic History. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2020.  304 pp.  $85.00, ISBN 978-0-8248-8347-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55508
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