Reviews

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

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)

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