H-Net Reviews for November 16 - 23, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 16 Nov 2020 and 23 Nov 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Amelia Brown:
Harris, Jonathan. Constantinople: Capital of Byzantium. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. ix + 288 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-1- 4742-5464-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53285
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Paul D. Barclay:
Kadia, Miriam Kingsberg. Into the Field: Human Scientists of Transwar Japan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xviii + 317 pp. $90.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0908-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54867
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Michael G. Vann:
Eklöf Amirell, Stefan. Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Maps. 272 pp. $99.99, ISBN 978-1-108- 48421-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54929
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Reviewed for H-War by Matthew Hershey:
Murphy, Mahon. Colonial Captivity during the First World War: Internment and the Fall of the German Empire, 1914-1919. Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Maps. 256 pp. $105.00, ISBN 978-1-108-41807-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55093

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Graeme Pente:
Lee, R. Alton; Cox, Steven. When Sunflowers Bloomed Red: Kansas and the Rise of Socialism in America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2020. Illustrations. 352 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-1- 4962-1982-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55309

Reviewed for H-Italy by Brian J. Maxson:
Brown, Alison. Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 350 pp. $120.00, ISBN 978-1-108-48946-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55314

Reviewed for H-Africa by Kirk A. Hoppe:
Kotar, S. L.; Gessler, J. E. Yellow Fever: A Worldwide History. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 456 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-7864-7919-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55351
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Joshua Specht:
Pawley, Emily. The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 312 pp. $50.00, ISBN 978-0-226-69383-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55435

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Emily Davis:
Kraszewski, Gracjan. Catholic Confederates: Faith and Duty in the Civil War South. The Civil War Era in the South Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xxiii + 196 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-1-60635-395-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55442
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Justin Fisher:
Pearson, Thomas W. When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $25.00, ISBN 978-0-8166-9992-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55495

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Stephan Kieninger:
Haeussler, Mathias. Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 266 pp. $99.99, ISBN 978-1-108-48263- 9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55541

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Nina Nevill:
Chase, Robert T. We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 544 pp. $37.50, ISBN 978-1-4696-5357-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55588

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Itay Zutra:
Finkin, Jordan D. Exile as Home: The Cosmopolitan Poetics of Leyb Naydus. Jerusalem: Hebrew Union College Press, 2017. 240 pp. $28.95, ISBN 978-0-8229-4506-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55816
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Reviewed for H-War by Thomas Bowman:
O'Hanlon, Michael E. The Senkaku Paradox: Risking Great Power War Over Small Stakes. Washington, DC: Brookings Institute, 2019. x + 258 pp. $27.99, ISBN 978-0-8157-3689-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55868

Reviewed for H-Luso-Africa by Colin Darch:
Sumich, Jason. The Middle Class in Mozambique: The State and the Politics of Transformation in Southern Africa. The International African Library Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 190 pp. $105.00, ISBN 978-1-108-47288-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55879

Reviewed for H-Haiti by Frances Bell:
Le Glaunec, Jean-Pierre. The Cry of Vertieres: Liberation, Memory, and the Beginning of Haiti. Translated by Jonathan Kaplansky. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 256 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-228-00140-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55919