Reviews

Author: 
Neil Smith, Don Mitchell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Graeme Pente

Pente on Smith and Mitchell and eds., 'Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City'

Neil Smith, Don Mitchell, eds. Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. 368 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-5282-4.

Reviewed by Graeme Pente (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Sasha Handley, Rohan McWilliam, Lucy Noakes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ulrike Neuendorf

Neuendorf on Handley and McWilliam and Noakes, 'New Directions in Social and Cultural History'

Sasha Handley, Rohan McWilliam, Lucy Noakes, eds. New Directions in Social and Cultural History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xv + 275 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-8081-8.

Reviewed by Ulrike Neuendorf (University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer ) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Antonis Vradis, Evie Papada, Joe Painter, Anna Papoutsi
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Vradis and Papada and Painter and Papoutsi, 'New Borders: Migration, Hotspots and the European Superstate'

Antonis Vradis, Evie Papada, Joe Painter, Anna Papoutsi. New Borders: Migration, Hotspots and the European Superstate. London, UK: Pluto Press, 2018. 176 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7453-3845-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Sebastiaan Faber
Reviewer: 
Gaurav Pai

Pai on Faber, 'Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography'

Sebastiaan Faber. Memory Battles of the Spanish Civil War: History, Fiction, Photography. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2178-1; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2179-8.

Reviewed by Gaurav Pai (University of Washington) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Mario Mieli
Reviewer: 
Andrija Filipovic

Filipovic on Mieli, 'Towards a Gay Communism: Elements of a Homosexual Critique'

Mario Mieli. Towards a Gay Communism: Elements of a Homosexual Critique. London: Pluto Press, 2018. 321 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7453-9951-5.

Reviewed by Andrija Filipovic (Faculty of Media and Communications - Belgrade) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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Author: 
Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles
Reviewer: 
Julia Schwenkenberg

Schwenkenberg on Lindsey and Teles, 'The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality'

Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles. The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062776-8.

Reviewed by Julia Schwenkenberg (Rutgers University – Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam LoBue

LoBue on Kovacs and Bjarnesen, 'Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics'

Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds. Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics. Africa Now Series. London: Zed Books, 2018. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78699-228-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78699-229-1.

Reviewed by Adam LoBue (University of Illinois) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Lindsey Earner-Byrne
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Earner-Byrne, 'Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940'

Lindsey Earner-Byrne. Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 284 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-17991-2.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Robert E. Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Sullivan, 'The Geography of the Everyday: Toward an Understanding of the Given'

Robert E. Sullivan. The Geography of the Everyday: Toward an Understanding of the Given. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017. 204 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5168-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Alpa Shah
Reviewer: 
Amal Shahid

Shahid on Shah, 'Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First-Century India'

Alpa Shah. Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First-Century India. London: Pluto Press, 2017. 281 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7453-3768-5.

Reviewed by Amal Shahid (The Graduate Institute, Geneva) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Thomas W. Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Ryan Glauser

Glauser on Goldstein, 'Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals'

Thomas W. Goldstein. Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals. German History in Context Series. Woodbridge: Camden House, 2017. 318 pp. $55.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78744-165-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-920-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Glauser (Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
C. Riley Snorton
Reviewer: 
David Rothmund

Rothmund on Snorton, 'Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity'

C. Riley Snorton. Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0173-8.

Reviewed by David Rothmund (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Jack Jacobs, ed.
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Jacobs, 'Jews and Leftist Politics: Judaism, Israel, Antisemitism, and Gender'

Jack Jacobs, ed. Jews and Leftist Politics: Judaism, Israel, Antisemitism, and Gender. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 386 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04786-0.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Constance Bantman, Bert Altena, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nicolas Lepine

Lepine on Bantman and Altena, 'Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies'

Constance Bantman, Bert Altena, eds. Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies. Oakland: PM Press, 2017. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62963-391-6.

Reviewed by Nicolas Lepine (Lakehead University) Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
David A. Rubin
Reviewer: 
Andrija Filipovic

Filipovic on Rubin, 'Intersex Matters: Biomedical Embodiment, Gender Regulation, and Transnational Activism'

David A. Rubin. Intersex Matters: Biomedical Embodiment, Gender Regulation, and Transnational Activism. Albany: State University of New York Press (SUNY), 2017. 224 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6755-9.

Reviewed by Andrija Filipovic (Faculty of Media and Communications - Belgrade) Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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