H-Net Reviews for November 9 - 16, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 09 Nov 2020 and 16 Nov 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Robyn Radway:
Graf, Tobias P. The Sultan's Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx + 261 pp. $100.00, ISBN 978-0-19-879143-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53227
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Reviewed for H-Poland by Jill Walker Gonzalez:
Kozaczka, Grażyna J. Writing the Polish American Woman in Postwar Ethnic Fiction. Polish and Polish American Studies Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xvii + 271 pp. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-8214-2339-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54374
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Stefanie Shackleton:
O'Sullivan, Tanya. Geographies of City Science: Urban Life and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. 242 pp. $50.00, ISBN 978-0-8229-4575-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54912

Reviewed for H-Africa by Julie Weiskopf:
Brownell, Emily. Gone to Ground: A History of Environment and Infrastructure in Dar es Salaam. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020. 279 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8229-4611-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55235

Reviewed for H-War by Benjamen Goff:
Lockley, Tim. Military Medicine and the Making of Race: Life and Death in the West India Regiments, 1795-1874. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 220 pp. $99.99, ISBN 978-1-108- 49562-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55426

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Meg Eppel Gudgeirsson:
Godbeer, Richard. World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. 480 pp. $38.00, ISBN 978-0-300- 21998-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55449
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Reviewed for H-Buddhism by John Barbour:
Alpert, Avram. Global Origins of the Modern Self, from Montaigne to Suzuki. SUNY Press, 2019. xv + 435 pages. $90.00, ISBN 978- 1-4384-7385-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55470
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Phi-Vân Nguyen:
Lipman, Jana K. In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates. Critical Refugee Studies Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. Illustrations. 319 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-520-34366-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55494

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Mark Oromaner:
Rensch, Adam Theron-Lee. No Home for You Here: A Memoir of Class and Culture. Field Notes Series. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 208 pp. $20.00, ISBN 978-1-78914-200-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55674

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Tina Frühauf:
Hirsch, Lily E. Anneliese Landau's Life in Music: Nazi Germany to Émigré California. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2019. 246 pp. $99.00, ISBN 978-1-58046-951-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55854

Reviewed for H-War by Christian Paust:
Doyle, James E. Renewing America's Nuclear Arsenal: Options for the 21st Century. New York: Routledge, 2018. 128 pp. $22.95, ISBN 978-0-8153-8466-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55867

Reviewed for H-Africa by Dmitri M. Bondarenko:
Peša, Iva. Roads through Mwinilunga: A History of Social Change in Northwest Zambia. Afrika-Studiecentrum Series. Leiden: Brill, 2019. Illustrations. 444 pp. $59.00, ISBN 978-90-04-40896- 8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55890

Reviewed for H-Italy by Kombola T. Ramadhani Mussa:
Burdett, Charles; Polezzi, Loredana, eds. Transnational Italian Studies (Transnational Modern Languages). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2020. xix + 390 pp. $49.95, ISBN 978-1-78962- 138-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55926
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