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Author: 
Beverly A. Tsacoyianis
Reviewer: 
Lily Hindy

Hindy on Tsacoyianis, 'Disturbing Spirits: Mental Illness, Trauma, and Treatment in Modern Syria and Lebanon'

Beverly A. Tsacoyianis. Disturbing Spirits: Mental Illness, Trauma, and Treatment in Modern Syria and Lebanon. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2021. 370 pp. $43.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-268-20071-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-20072-5.

Reviewed by Lily Hindy (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (December, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Carol Lynn McKibben
Reviewer: 
Michael Weeks

Weeks on McKibben, 'Salinas: A History of Race and Resilience in an Agricultural City'

Carol Lynn McKibben. Salinas: A History of Race and Resilience in an Agricultural City. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2022. 464 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-2991-2.

Reviewed by Michael Weeks (Utah Valley University) Published on H-Environment (December, 2022) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
George H. Schwartz
Reviewer: 
Paul J. O'Pecko

O'Pecko on Schwartz, 'Collecting the Globe: The Salem East India Marine Society Museum'

George H. Schwartz. Collecting the Globe: The Salem East India Marine Society Museum. Public History in Historical Perspective Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2020. 240 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-472-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-471-7. 

Author: 
Graeme Wynn, Jane Carruthers, Nancy J. Jacobs, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elijah Doro

Doro on Wynn and Carruthers and Jacobs, 'Environment, Power, and Justice: Southern African Histories'

Graeme Wynn, Jane Carruthers, Nancy J. Jacobs, eds. Environment, Power, and Justice: Southern African Histories. Ecology & History Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2022. xii + 354 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2485-8

Author: 
Alfred Tembo
Reviewer: 
Walima T. Kalusa

Kalusa on Tembo, 'War and Society in Colonial Zambia, 1939–1953'

Alfred Tembo. War and Society in Colonial Zambia, 1939–1953. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2021. 256 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2462-9.

Reviewed by Walima T. Kalusa (University of Eswatini) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2022) Commissioned by Janeke D. Thumbran

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