H-Net Reviews for February 15 - 22, 2021

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 15 Feb 2021 and 22 Feb 2021.

Reviewed for H-AMCA by Mira Xenia Schwerda:
Ritter, Markus; Scheiwiller, Staci G., eds. The Indigenous Lens? Early Photography in the Near and Middle East. Studies in Theory and History of Photography Series. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. Illustrations. 372 pp. $80.99, ISBN 978-3-11-059087-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=53248

Reviewed for H-Early-America by Gregory Michna:
Hall, David D. The Puritans: A Transatlantic History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. v + 517 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-691-15139-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55135
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Reviewed for H-War by Josh Timmermann:
Goodman, Martin. Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography. Lives of Great Religious Books Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 200 pp. $24.95, ISBN 978-0-691-13739- 1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55214

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Magda Teter:
Bemporad, Elissa. Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 252 pp. $74.00, ISBN 978-0-19-046645-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55283

Reviewed for H-Environment by Emma Moesswilde:
Readman, Paul. Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 348 pp. $32.99, ISBN 978-1-108-42473- 8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55452

Reviewed for H-Migration by Fouad Mami:
Goyal, Yogita. Runaway Genres. New York: New York University Press, 2019. vii + 263 pp. $83.00, ISBN 978-1-4798-2959-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55536
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Reviewed for H-Migration by Lauren Banko:
Nassar, Maha. Brothers Apart: Palestinian Citizens of Israel and the Arab World. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $26.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0316-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55599

Reviewed for H-Environment by Danielle Alesi:
Mathis, Charles-François; Pépy, Émilie-Anne. Greening the City: Nature in French Towns from the 17th Century. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2020. 340 pp. $95.00, ISBN 978-1-912186-13-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55633
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Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Joshua Cohen:
Finchelstein, Federico. A Brief History of Fascist Lies. Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. 152 pp. $19.95, ISBN 978-0-520-34671-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55795

Reviewed for H-Africa by Christopher P. Davey:
Uraizee, Joya F. Writing that Breaks Stones: African Child Soldier Narratives. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2020. 150 pp. $22.95, ISBN 978-1-61186-375-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55891

Reviewed for H-Africa by John K. Thornton:
Douglas, Rachel. Making The Black Jacobins: C. L. R. James and the Drama of History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. 320 pp. $104.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0427-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55901
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Reviewed for H-FedHist by Ellen Neumann:
Fanebust, Wayne. Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr.: A Union Army Dual Biography. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 242 pp. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4766-6986-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55941
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Reviewed for H-War by Douglas R. Egerton:
Richardson, Heather Cox. How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. xxix + 240 pp. $27.95, ISBN 978-0-19-090090-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56005
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Reviewed for H-War by Hannah Friesen:
Wendt, Simon. The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. Illustrations. 296 pp. $90.00, ISBN 978- 0-8130-6660-8.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56092
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Reviewed for H-Disability by Martin Atherton:
Edwards, R. A. R. Deaf Players in Major League Baseball. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2020. 215 pp. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4766-7017-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56112

Reviewed for H-Disability by Nancy Hansen:
Taussig, Rebekah. Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body. New York: HarperOne, 2020. xiii + 237 pp. $25.99, ISBN 978-0-06-293679-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56114
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Reviewed for H-Ukraine by Emily Channell-Justice:
Zychowicz, Jessica. Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty-First-Century Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. Illustrations. 424 pp. $85.00, ISBN 978- 1-4875-0168-6.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56272

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