H-Net Reviews for January 4 - 11, 2021

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 04 Jan 2021 and 11 Jan 2021.

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Aiala Levy:
Navitski, Rielle. Public Spectacles of Violence: Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 344 pp. $38.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-6975-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53428

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Christopher Childers:
Klotter, James C. Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 536 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-19-049804-7.
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Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Grace Miller:
Unger, Harlow Giles. First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call for Independence. New York: Da Capo Press, 2017. 336 pp. $28.00, ISBN 978-0-306-82561-3.
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Reviewed for H-Atlantic by Myra Ann Houser:
Gaibazzi, Paolo; Bellagamba, Alice; Dünnwald, Stephan; eds. EurAfrican Borders and Migration Management: Political Cultures, Contested Spaces, and Ordinary Lives. Palgrave Series in African Borderlands Studies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 307 pp. $159.99, ISBN 978-1-349-94971-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54634

Reviewed for H-Environment by Karen Routledge:
Cusack-McVeigh, Holly. Stories Find You, Places Know: Yup'ik Narratives of a Sentient World. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017. 328 pp. $24.95, ISBN 978-1-60781-582-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54714
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Reviewed for H-War by Brian D. Green:
Blum, Yehuda Z. Will "Justice" Bring Peace? International Law - Selected Articles and Legal Opinions. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2016. 504 pp. $198.00, ISBN 978-90-04-23395-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55269

Reviewed for H-Pennsylvania by Nancy Locke:
Thompson, Jennifer A.; Rishel, Joseph J.; Owens, Eileen; Rub, Timothy, eds. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. 216 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-87633-289-4.
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Raechel Lutz:
Lieberman, Benjamin A.; Gordon, Elizabeth. Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. 244 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4725-9850-9.
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Andrew E. Barnes:
de Paniagua, Juan Carlos Miguel. Black Bride of Christ: Chicaba, an African Nun in Eighteenth-Century Spain. Translated and edited by Sue E. Houchins and Baltasar Fra-Molinero. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 324 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8265-2104-0.
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Reviewed for H-Asia by Claire Maes:
Markham, Ian S.; Lohr Sapp, Christy, eds. A World Religions Reader. Newark: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020. 408 pp. $44.95, ISBN 978-1-119-35709-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55420

Reviewed for H-LatAm by José Juan Pérez Meléndez:
Grinberg, Keila. A Black Jurist in a Slave Society: Antonio Pereira Rebouças and the Trials of Brazilian Citizenship. Translated by Kristin M. McGuire. Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 226 pp. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-5277-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55450

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Alsu Tagirova:
Afinogenov, Gregory. Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia's Quest for World Power. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020. 384 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-674-24185-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55501
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Linda R. Gosner:
Walsh, Joseph J. The Great Fire of Rome: Life and Death in the Ancient City. Witness to Ancient History Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 192 pp. $59.95, ISBN 978-1-4214-3370-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55525
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Kesia Kvill:
Blom, Rick. Hunger: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War. Trans. Suzanne Jansen. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2019. xi + 236 pp. $29.99, ISBN 978-1-77112- 417-1.
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Reviewed for H-Migration by Steven T. Green:
Marinari, Maddalena. Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Laws, 1882-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 280 pp. $90.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-5292- 4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55583

Reviewed for H-War by Toby Clark:
Abrutat, David. Vanguard: The True Stories of the Reconnaissance and Intelligence Missions behind D-Day. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2019. 368 pp. $46.95, ISBN 978-1-68247-454-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55668
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Reviewed for H-Environment by David Welky:
Solberg, Winton U. Arctic Mirage: The 1913-1920 Expedition in Search of Crocker Land. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. Illustrations. 263 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4766-7995-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55676
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Reviewed for H-Disability by Ian Miller:
Ben-Moshe, Liat. Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 349 pp. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-5179-0443-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55684

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Timothy Lorek:
Blanc, Jacob. Before the Flood: The Itaipu Dam and the Visibility of Rural Brazil. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 308 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0489-9.
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Reviewed for H-LatAm by Wonjung Min:
Vogel, Erica. Migrant Conversions. Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. xiii + 168 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-520- 34117-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55793

Reviewed for H-War by David Hadley:
Kaplan, Fred. The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2020. 384 pp. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-982107-29-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55841
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Reviewed for Jhistory by Eric Walls:
Haywood, D'Weston. Let Us Make Men: The Twentieth-Century Black Press and a Manly Vision for Racial Advancement. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 352 pp. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-4339-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55896

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Rodger A. Payne:
Greenberg, Karen J. Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xv + 247 pp. $110.00, ISBN 978-1-108-48438-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56012

Reviewed for H-Russia by Julie deGraffenried:
White, Elizabeth. A Modern History of Russian Childhood: From the Late Imperial Period to the Collapse of the Soviet Union. The Bloomsbury History of Modern Russia Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. Illustrations. 224 pp. $26.95, ISBN 978-1-4742- 4021-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56143

Reviewed for H-Atlantic by Lewis Eliot:
Burroughs, Robert; Huzzey, Richard, eds. The Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: British Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. viii + 216 pp. $120.00, ISBN 978-0-7190-8511-6.
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