Reviews

Author: 
Nicola Bishop
Reviewer: 
Anna Romanowicz

Romanowicz on Bishop, 'Lower-Middle-Class Nation: The White-Collar Worker in British Popular Culture'

Nicola Bishop. Lower-Middle-Class Nation: The White-Collar Worker in British Popular Culture. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Illustrations. 256 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-06435-5.

Reviewed by Anna Romanowicz (Jagiellonian University) Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Alfrun Kliems
Reviewer: 
Alena Heinritz

Heinritz on Kliems, 'Underground Modernity: Urban Poetics in East-Central Europe, Pre- and Post-1989'

Alfrun Kliems. Underground Modernity: Urban Poetics in East-Central Europe, Pre- and Post-1989. Translated by Jake Schneider. Leipzig Studies on the History and Culture of East-Central Europe Series. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 340 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-397-8

Author: 
Juliane Furst
Reviewer: 
Alexander Vari

Vari on Furst, 'Flowers through Concrete: Explorations in Soviet Hippieland'

Juliane Furst. Flowers through Concrete: Explorations in Soviet Hippieland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 496 pp. $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-109251-0; $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878832-4.

Reviewed by Alexander Vari (Marywood University) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Tommaso Milani
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Milani, 'Hendrik de Man and Social Democracy: The Idea of Planning in Western Europe, 1914–1940'

Tommaso Milani. Hendrik de Man and Social Democracy: The Idea of Planning in Western Europe, 1914–1940. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 348 pp. $39.99 (mycopy soft cover), ISBN 978-3-030-42535-7; $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-42533-3; $109.99 (paper), ISBN 978-3-030-42536-4.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Willamette University) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Andrew G. Bonnell
Reviewer: 
Michiel Rys

Rys on Bonnell, 'Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863–1914 (Historical Materialism)'

Andrew G. Bonnell. Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863–1914 (Historical Materialism). Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2021. 233 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64259-600-7

Author: 
John E. Schmitz
Reviewer: 
Tyler Correia

Correia on Schmitz, 'Enemies among Us: The Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War'

John E. Schmitz. Enemies among Us: The Relocation, Internment, and Repatriation of German, Italian, and Japanese Americans during the Second World War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 430 pp. $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4962-2755-3; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-2414-9.

Reviewed by Tyler Correia (York University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Sam Popowich
Reviewer: 
Daniel Clarkson Fisher

Fisher on Popowich, 'Confronting the Democratic Discourse of Librarianship: A Marxist Approach'

Sam Popowich. Confronting the Democratic Discourse of Librarianship: A Marxist Approach. Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books and Library Juice Press, 2019. 322 pages. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-63400-087-1

Author: 
Vivek Chibber
Reviewer: 
Chris Wright

Wright on Chibber, 'The Class Matrix: Social Theory after the Cultural Turn'

Vivek Chibber. The Class Matrix: Social Theory after the Cultural Turn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2022. 224 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-24513-6.

Reviewed by Chris Wright (Hunter College, CUNY) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57557

Author: 
Constance Bantman
Reviewer: 
Jon Bekken

Bekken on Bantman, 'Jean Grave and the Networks of French Anarchism, 1854-1939'

Constance Bantman. Jean Grave and the Networks of French Anarchism, 1854-1939. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. xv + 243 pp. $89.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-030-66618-7.

Reviewed by Jon Bekken (Albright College) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57275

Author: 
Henrietta Harrison
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Kai-chung Yung

Yung on Harrison, 'The Perils of Interpreting: The Extraordinary Lives of Two Translators between Qing China and the British Empire'

Henrietta Harrison. The Perils of Interpreting: The Extraordinary Lives of Two Translators between Qing China and the British Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. 312 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-22545-6

Author: 
Stuart Hall
Reviewer: 
Christian Hogsbjerg

Hogsbjerg on Hall, 'Selected Writings on Marxism'

Stuart Hall. Selected Writings on Marxism. Edited, introduced, and with commentary by Gregor McLennan. Stuart Hall: Selected Writings Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. 376 pp. $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4780-0215-4; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0034-1; $109.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0027-3.

Reviewed by Christian Hogsbjerg (University of Brighton ) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Cristofer Scarboro, Diana Mincytė, Zsuzsa Gille, eds.
Reviewer: 
Victor Petrov

Petrov on Scarboro and Mincytė and Gille, 'The Socialist Good Life: Desire, Development, and Standards of Living in Eastern Europe'

Cristofer Scarboro, Diana Mincytė, Zsuzsa Gille, eds. The Socialist Good Life: Desire, Development, and Standards of Living in Eastern Europe. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 256 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04779-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-04776-2.

Reviewed by Victor Petrov (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2022) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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