Reviews

Author: 
Jason G. Strange
Reviewer: 
Stephen E. Nepa

Nepa on Strange, 'Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism'

Jason G. Strange. Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 328 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08489-8; $14.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05189-0; $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04303-1.

Reviewed by Stephen E. Nepa (Temple University) Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Jason E. Smith
Reviewer: 
Bo Harvey

Harvey on Smith, 'Smart Machines and Service Work'

Jason E. Smith. Smart Machines and Service Work. Field Notes Series. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 192 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78914-318-8.

Reviewed by Bo Harvey (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (August, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56473

Author: 
Arthur Asseraf
Reviewer: 
Jack A W Bowman

Bowman on Asseraf, 'Electric News in Colonial Algeria'

Arthur Asseraf. Electric News in Colonial Algeria. Oxford Historical Monographs Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Illustrations, maps. xv + 223 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-884404-4.

Reviewed by Jack A W Bowman (University of Warwick) Published on H-Socialisms (August, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Dean A. Strang
Reviewer: 
Shelby Shapiro

Shapiro on Strang, 'Keep the Wretches in Order: America's Biggest Mass Trial, the Rise of the Justice Department, and the Fall of the IWW'

Dean A. Strang. Keep the Wretches in Order: America's Biggest Mass Trial, the Rise of the Justice Department, and the Fall of the IWW. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 344 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32330-1.

Reviewed by Shelby Shapiro (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (August, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Eric Laursen
Reviewer: 
Wayne Price

Price on Laursen, 'The Operating System: An Anarchist Theory of the Modern State'

Eric Laursen. The Operating System: An Anarchist Theory of the Modern State. Chico: AK Press, 2021. 258 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-387-8.

Reviewed by Wayne Price (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56646

Author: 
John T. Ducker
Reviewer: 
Sarah Kunkel

Kunkel on Ducker, 'Beyond Empire: The End of Britain's Colonial Encounter'

John T. Ducker. Beyond Empire: The End of Britain's Colonial Encounter. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 424 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78831-735-1.

Reviewed by Sarah Kunkel (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55791

Author: 
Zachary Kagan Guthrie
Reviewer: 
Immanuel R. Harisch

Harisch on Guthrie, 'Bound for Work: Labor, Mobility, and Colonial Rule in Central Mozambique, 1940-1965'

Zachary Kagan Guthrie. Bound for Work: Labor, Mobility, and Colonial Rule in Central Mozambique, 1940-1965. Reconsiderations in Southern African History Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018. Illustrations. 240 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4154-7.

Reviewed by Immanuel R. Harisch (University of Vienna, Hofburg) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Jordan Stanger-Ross, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tyler Cline

Cline on Stanger-Ross, 'Landscapes of Injustice: A New Perspective on the Internment and Dispossession of Japanese Canadians'

Jordan Stanger-Ross, ed. Landscapes of Injustice: A New Perspective on the Internment and Dispossession of Japanese Canadians. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 496 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00172-0.

Reviewed by Tyler Cline (University of Florida) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Donny Meertens
Reviewer: 
Amadeus Narbutt

Narbutt on Meertens, 'Elusive Justice: Women, Land Rights, and Colombia's Transition to Peace'

Donny Meertens. Elusive Justice: Women, Land Rights, and Colombia's Transition to Peace. Critical Human Rights Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. Illustrations. 224 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32560-2.

Reviewed by Amadeus Narbutt (York University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
James Tyner
Reviewer: 
Graeme Pente

Pente on Tyner, 'Dead Labor: Toward a Political Economy of Premature Death'

James Tyner. Dead Labor: Toward a Political Economy of Premature Death. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 224 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0363-3.

Reviewed by Graeme Pente (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55988

Author: 
Kris Manjapra
Reviewer: 
Amal Shahid

Shahid on Manjapra, 'Colonialism in Global Perspective'

Kris Manjapra. Colonialism in Global Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 290 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44136-0.

Reviewed by Amal Shahid (The Graduate Institute, Geneva) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55550

Author: 
Zhu Ping, Zhuoyi Wang, Jason McGrath, eds.
Reviewer: 
Bo Yan

Yan on Ping and Wang and McGrath, 'Maoist Laughter'

Zhu Ping, Zhuoyi Wang, Jason McGrath, eds. Maoist Laughter. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 232 pp. $59.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8528-01-1.

Reviewed by Bo Yan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55585

Author: 
Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab
Reviewer: 
Burak Sayim

Sayim on Kassab, 'Enlightenment on the Eve of the Revolution: The Egyptian and Syrian Debates'

Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab. Enlightenment on the Eve of the Revolution: The Egyptian and Syrian Debates. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-17633-0.

Reviewed by Burak Sayim (Graduate Institute Geneva) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Łukasz Stanek
Reviewer: 
Victor Petrov

Petrov on Stanek, 'Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War'

Łukasz Stanek. Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 368 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16870-8

Author: 
Gavin Murray-Miller
Reviewer: 
Benjamin M. Guyer

Guyer on Murray-Miller, 'Revolutionary Europe: Politics, Community and Culture in Transnational Context, 1775-1922'

Gavin Murray-Miller. Revolutionary Europe: Politics, Community and Culture in Transnational Context, 1775-1922. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 351 pp. $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-01999-7

Reviewed by Benjamin M. Guyer (University of Tennessee at Martin) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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