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Author: 
Caitilin J. Griffiths
Reviewer: 
Matthew Mitchell

Mitchell on Griffiths, 'Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan'

Caitilin J. Griffiths. Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan. Pure Land Buddhist Studies Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. xiii + 214 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5936-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Mitchell (Allegheny College) Published on H-Japan (March, 2019) Commissioned by Jessica Starling (Lewis & Clark College)

Author: 
Joan E. Cashin
Reviewer: 
John Coski

Coski on Cashin, 'War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era'

Joan E. Cashin. War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4319-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4320-5.

Reviewed by John Coski (American Civil War Museum) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Lew Freedman
Reviewer: 
Ryan Pettengill

Pettengill on Freedman, 'Connie Mack's First Dynasty: The Philadelphia Athletics, 1910-1914'

Lew Freedman. Connie Mack's First Dynasty: The Philadelphia Athletics, 1910-1914. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. Illustrations. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9627-3.

Reviewed by Ryan Pettengill (Mountain View College) Published on H-Pennsylvania (March, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine Mazak-Kahne (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Author: 
Michael Rembis, Catherine Kudlick, Kim E. Nielsen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Rembis and Kudlick and Nielsen, 'The Oxford Handbook of Disability History'

Michael Rembis, Catherine Kudlick, Kim E. Nielsen, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Disability History. Oxford Handbooks Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 552 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023495-9.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (March, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Stephen E. Lewis
Reviewer: 
Joshua C. Walker

Walker on Lewis, 'Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo: The INI's Coordinating Center in Highland Chiapas and the Fate of a Utopian Project'

Stephen E. Lewis. Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo: The INI's Coordinating Center in Highland Chiapas and the Fate of a Utopian Project. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 360 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5902-5.

Reviewed by Joshua C. Walker (Bard High School Early College Cleveland) Published on H-LatAm (March, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Reviewer: 
Rohan D'Souza

D'Souza on Bhattacharyya, 'Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta'

Debjani Bhattacharyya. Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42574-2.

Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Kyoto University) Published on H-Water (March, 2019) Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh (SOAS, London)

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