Reviews

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

Author: 
Vikash Singh
Reviewer: 
Faisal Chaudhry

Chaudhry on Singh, 'Uprising of the Fools: Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India'

Vikash Singh. Uprising of the Fools: Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0167-3.

Reviewed by Faisal Chaudhry (University of Arizona) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
John Rodden
Reviewer: 
Shalon Van Tine

Van Tine on Rodden, 'Of G-Men and Eggheads: The FBI and the New York Intellectuals'

John Rodden. Of G-Men and Eggheads: The FBI and the New York Intellectuals. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017. xi + 132 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08194-1; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04047-4.

Reviewed by Shalon Van Tine (University of Maryland University College) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Paul Bjerk
Reviewer: 
Eric Burton

Burton on Bjerk, 'Julius Nyerere'

Paul Bjerk. Julius Nyerere. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. 168 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2260-1.

Reviewed by Eric Burton (Universität Wien) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50044

Author: 
Maja Fowkes
Reviewer: 
Andrija Filipovic

Filipovic on Fowkes, 'The Green Bloc: Neo-avant-garde Art and Ecology under Socialism'

Maja Fowkes. The Green Bloc: Neo-avant-garde Art and Ecology under Socialism. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2015. viii + 299 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-068-7; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-615522592-5.

Reviewed by Andrija Filipovic (Singidunum University, Belgrade) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Melanie A. Kiechle
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Kindell

Kindell on Kiechle, 'Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America'

Melanie A. Kiechle. Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74193-2.

Reviewed by Alexandra Kindell (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Author: 
Anna von der Goltz, Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ryan Glauser

Glauser on Goltz and Waldschmidt-Nelson, 'Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States: Conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s'

Anna von der Goltz, Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson, eds. Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States: Conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xiii + 412 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16542-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Glauser (Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Author: 
Enzo Traverso
Reviewer: 
Sean Cashbaugh

Cashbaugh on Traverso, 'Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory'

Enzo Traverso. Left-Wing Melancholia: Marxism, History, and Memory. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 312 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17942-3.

Reviewed by Sean Cashbaugh (Stevens Institute of Technology) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49069

Author: 
Paul Schor
Reviewer: 
John Graham

Graham on Schor, 'Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation'

Paul Schor. Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 376 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991785-3.

Reviewed by John Graham (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50209

Author: 
Dave Dictor
Reviewer: 
Jake Slovis

Slovis on Dictor, 'MDC: Memoir from a Damaged Civilization: Stories of Punk, Fear, and Redemption'

Dave Dictor. MDC: Memoir from a Damaged Civilization: Stories of Punk, Fear, and Redemption. San Francisco: Manic D Press, 2016. 192 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-933149-98-1.

Reviewed by Jake Slovis (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2017) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50298

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