H-Net Reviews for December 14 - 21, 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 14 Dec 2020 and 21 Dec 2020.

Reviewed for H-Empire by Joseph Frechette:
Chaniotis, Angelos. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-674-65964-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=52705
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Reviewed for H-Poland by Tomasz Jędrzejewski:
Rudaś-Grodzka, Monika. Sfinks słowiański i mumia polska. Warsaw: Instytut Badań Literackich Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 2013. Maps. 392 pp. 27 złoty, ISBN 978-83-61750-32-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53177

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Elias Sacks:
Gillman, Abigail. A History of German Jewish Bible Translation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. xxiii + 332 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-226-47772-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54785
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Reviewed for H-Poland by Joanna Sliwa:
Koerber, Jeffrey. Borderland Generation: Soviet and Polish Jews under Hitler. Modern Jewish History Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. 286 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8156-5465-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55255

Reviewed for H-Albion by Nigel Aston:
Whatmore, Richard. Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 511 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-691- 16877-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55277

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Padraic Kenney:
Mark, James; Kalinovsky, Artemy M.; Marung, Steffi, eds. Alternative Globalizations: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $48.00, ISBN 978-0-253-04651-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55331
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Reviewed for H-War by Frank A. Blazich:
Scheibach, Michael. Alert America!: The Atomic Bomb and "The Show That May Save Your Life". Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 204 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4766-7804-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55358

Reviewed for H-War by Paul Springer:
Abnet, Dustin A. The American Robot: A Cultural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 376 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-226-69271-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55372
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Reviewed for H-Urban by Nick Dunn:
Mindrup, Matthew. The Architectural Model: Histories of the Miniature and the Prototype, the Exemplar and the Muse. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019. Illustrations. xviii + 326 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-262-04275-8.
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Reviewed for H-War by Sean Scanlon:
Riedel, Bruce O. Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2020. 136 pp. $24.99, ISBN 978-0-8157-3729-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55493

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Brenton Sullivan:
King, Matthew W. Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 304 pp. $64.99, ISBN 978-0-231-54922-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55519

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Erica Edwards:
Steinberg, Ronen. The Afterlives of the Terror: Facing the Legacies of Mass Violence in Postrevolutionary France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $19.95, ISBN 978-1-5017- 3924-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55645
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Valentina Bryndina:
Olsson, Hans. Jesus for Zanzibar: Narratives of Pentecostal (Non- )Belonging, Islam, and Nation. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xvi + 291 pp. $192.00, ISBN 978-90-04-40681-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55707

Reviewed for H-Africa by Christoph Kalter:
Ballinger, Pamela. The World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundations of Postwar Italy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. xxiii + 305 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-1-5017-4758-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55741

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Miles Culpepper:
Field, Thomas C.; Krepp, Stella; Pettinà, Vanni, eds. Latin America and the Global Cold War. The New Cold War History Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. xii + 422 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-5569-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55848

Reviewed for H-Luso-Africa by Malyn Newitt:
Marcum, John A. Conceiving Mozambique. Edited by Edmund Burke III and Michael W. Clough. African Histories and Modernities Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 199 pp. $79.99, ISBN 978-3-319-65987-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56036

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Wayne Price:
Blumenfeld, Jacob. All Things Are Nothing to Me: The Unique Philosophy of Max Stirner. Winchester: Zero Books, 2018. 155 pp. $17.46, ISBN 978-1-78099-663-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56060
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