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Author: 
William W. Sokoloff
Reviewer: 
Graeme Pente

Pente on Sokoloff, 'Confrontational Citizenship: Reflections on Hatred, Rage, Revolution, and Revolt'

William W. Sokoloff. Confrontational Citizenship: Reflections on Hatred, Rage, Revolution, and Revolt. SUNY Series in New Political Science. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017. 258 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6781-8.

Reviewed by Graeme Pente (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Eric Laursen
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Laursen, 'The Duty to Stand Aside: Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Wartime Quarrel of George Orwell and Alex Comfort'

Eric Laursen. The Duty to Stand Aside: Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Wartime Quarrel of George Orwell and Alex Comfort. Chico: AK Press, 2018. 180 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-318-2.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (University of Rouen) Published on H-Socialisms (August, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Kristian Williams
Reviewer: 
Antoine Capet

Capet on Williams, 'Between the Bullet and the Lie: Essays on Orwell'

Kristian Williams. Between the Bullet and the Lie: Essays on Orwell. Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2017. 271 pages. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-290-1.

Reviewed by Antoine Capet (University of Rouen) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Agnieszka Mrozik, Stanislav Holubec, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kristen Ghodsee

Ghodsee on Mrozik and Holubec, 'Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism'

Agnieszka Mrozik, Stanislav Holubec, eds. Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism. Routledge Studies in Cultural History Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 294 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-54226-6; $49.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-351-00928-7.

Reviewed by Kristen Ghodsee (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Philipp Reick
Reviewer: 
Cheryl Coulthard

Coulthard on Reick, '"Labor Is Not a Commodity!": The Movement to Shorten the Workday in Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin and New York'

Philipp Reick. "Labor Is Not a Commodity!": The Movement to Shorten the Workday in Late Nineteenth-Century Berlin and New York. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag GmbH, 2016. 237 pp. $48.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-593-50627-2.

Reviewed by Cheryl Coulthard (Texas A&M University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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