Reviews

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)

Author: 
Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee
Reviewer: 
Wim de Jong

de Jong on Ghodsee, 'Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism'

Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee. Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6949-3.

Reviewed by Wim de Jong (Open University) Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51132

Author: 
Alice Lynd, Staughton Lynd
Reviewer: 
Titus Firmin

Firmin on Lynd and Lynd, 'Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance: Breaking the Cycle of Violence in the Military and Behind Bars'

Alice Lynd, Staughton Lynd. Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance: Breaking the Cycle of Violence in the Military and Behind Bars. Oakland: PM Press, 2017. 192 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62963-379-4.

Reviewed by Titus Firmin (University of New Orleans) Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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)

Author: 
Kevin Morgan
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Morgan, 'International Communism and the Cult of the Individual: Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin'

Kevin Morgan. International Communism and the Cult of the Individual: Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xii + 363 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-349-71778-1.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Willamette University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Zixian Liu

Liu on Zouw and Zürcher, 'Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution'

Kim van der Zouw, Erik-Jan Zürcher, eds. Three Months in Mao's China: Between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Acumen Research Editions Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 144 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-946298181-2.

Reviewed by Zixian Liu (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Nigel Raab
Reviewer: 
Daniel Schrader

Schrader on Raab, 'All Shook Up: The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917–1991'

Nigel Raab. All Shook Up: The Shifting Soviet Response to Catastrophes, 1917–1991. Montreal: McGill Queen's University Press, 2017. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5002-5.

Reviewed by Daniel Schrader (University of Regensburg) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Andrew Cornell
Reviewer: 
Oisin Gilmore

Gilmore on Cornell, 'Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century'

Andrew Cornell. Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 416 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28673-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28675-7.

Reviewed by Oisin Gilmore (Humboldt University) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Elidor Mëhilli
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Mëhilli, 'From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World'

Elidor Mëhilli. From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 346 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1415-3.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Tel Aviv University) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51353

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