H-Net Reviews for November 2 - 9, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 02 Nov 2020 and 09 Nov 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Elena Friot:
Doubek, Robert W. Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 324 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-7864-7909-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=47677

Reviewed for H-War by Matthew Reardon:
Livesay, Daniel. Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833. Williamsburg: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 432 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-3443-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53969
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Reviewed for H-SHGAPE by Angela Riotto:
Handley-Cousins, Sarah. Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2019. xiii + 186 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-5519-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55021

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Yingying Tang:
Outka, Elizabeth. Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 344 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-231-18575-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55267

Reviewed for HABSBURG by Alexander Vari:
Hakkarainen, Heidi. Comical Modernity: Popular Humour and the Transformation of Urban Space in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna. Austrian and Habsburg Studies Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. Illustrations. viii + 279 pp. $135.00, ISBN 978-1-78920- 273-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55290
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Savannah Paige Murray:
Morrone, Michele. Ailing in Place: Environmental Inequities and Health Disparities in Appalachia. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2020. 204 pp. $55.00, ISBN 978-0-8214-2420-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55311
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Reviewed for H-War by Brent Ziarnick:
Newell, Catherine L. Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America’s Final Frontier. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978- 0-8229-4556-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55377
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Reviewed for Jhistory by Bryant Macfarlane:
Kathke, Torsten. Wires That Bind: Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920. American Culture Studies Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 312 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-3-8376-3790-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55423
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Reviewed for H-Poland by Adam Biliński:
Dośpiał-Borysiak, Katarzyna; Ringdal, Kristen; Ramet, Sabrina P., ed. _Civic and Uncivic Values in Poland: Value Transformation, Education, and Culture_. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables. 386 pp. $60.00, ISBN 978-963-386-220-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55430
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Reviewed for H-Environment by M. Blake Butler:
Powell, Ricard C. Studying Arctic Fields: Cultures, Practices, and Environmental Sciences. McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 264 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-7735-5113-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55441

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Michael A. Hill:
Doyle, Don H. American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, Europe and the Crisis of the 1860s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 272 pp. $90.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-3108-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55454

Reviewed for Jhistory by Merritt Morgan:
Harrington-Lueker, Donna. Books for Idle Hours: Nineteenth- Century Publishing and the Rise of Summer Reading. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2018. xiv + 229 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-62534-383-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55512
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Lisa Kirschenbaum:
Drachewych, Oleksa; McKay, Ian, eds. Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial, and Racial Questions. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 448 pp. $37.95, ISBN 978-0-7735-5873-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55527
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Reviewed for H-TGS by Patricia Simpson:
Kelz, Robert Vincent. Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. xiv + 355 pp. $115.00, ISBN 978- 1-5017-3985-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55928