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Author: 
Michael R. Sheehy, Klaus-Dieter Mathes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jay L. Garfield

Garfield on Sheehy and Mathes, 'The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet'

Michael R. Sheehy, Klaus-Dieter Mathes, eds. The Other Emptiness: Rethinking the Zhentong Buddhist Discourse in Tibet. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019. 448 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7757-2

Author: 
Irena R. Makaryk
Reviewer: 
Juliette Milbach

Milbach on Makaryk, 'April in Paris: Theatricality, Modernism, and Politics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo'

Irena R. Makaryk. April in Paris: Theatricality, Modernism, and Politics at the 1925 Art Deco Expo. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. Illustrations. 328 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0372-7

Reviewed by Juliette Milbach (École des hautes études en sciences sociales) Published on H-SHERA (November, 2020) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Matthew Oyos
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Oyos, 'In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military'

Matthew Oyos. In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 456 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61234-967-1.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University) Published on H-War (November, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55198

Author: 
Noah Coburn
Reviewer: 
Titus Firmin

Firmin on Coburn, 'Under Contract: The Invisible Workers of America's Global War'

Noah Coburn. Under Contract: The Invisible Workers of America's Global War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 408 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0536-7.

Reviewed by Titus Firmin (University of Kansas) Published on H-War (November, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54139

Author: 
Beverly Lemire
Reviewer: 
Jared Poley

Poley on Lemire, 'Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Remade, c.1500-1820'

Beverly Lemire. Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures: The Material World Remade, c.1500-1820. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $89.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19256-9

Reviewed by Jared Poley (Georgia State University) Published on H-War (November, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Eitan P. Fishbane
Reviewer: 
Mark Verman

Verman on Fishbane, 'The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar'

Eitan P. Fishbane. The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xiii + 520 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994863-5

Reviewed by Mark Verman (Wright State University) Published on H-Judaic (November, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Jagiellonian University)

 

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