Reviews

Author: 
Roger Lowenstein
Reviewer: 
John Graham

Graham on Lowenstein, 'America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve'

Roger Lowenstein. America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve. New York: Penguin Press, October 20, 2015. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-549-1.

Reviewed by John Graham (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Creation of the Federal Reserve Bank

Author: 
Richard Flacks, Nelson Lichtenstein, eds.
Reviewer: 
Martin Comack

Comack on Flacks and Lichtenstein, 'The Port Huron Statement: Sources and Legacies of the New Left's Founding Manifesto'

Richard Flacks, Nelson Lichtenstein, eds. The Port Huron Statement: Sources and Legacies of the New Left's Founding Manifesto. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 344 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4692-6.

Reviewed by Martin Comack (Massachusetts Bay Community College) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The New Left's Platform

Author: 
Colin Storer
Reviewer: 
William Smaldone

Smaldone on Storer, 'A Short History of the Weimar Republic'

Colin Storer. A Short History of the Weimar Republic. I.B. Tauris Short Histories Series. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013. Illustrations. vii + 239 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78076-176-3.

Reviewed by William Smaldone (Willamette University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Weimar in Retrospect

Author: 
Matthew P. Fitzpatrick
Reviewer: 
Annemarie Sammartino

Sammartino on Fitzpatrick, 'Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914'

Matthew P. Fitzpatrick. Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 304 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-872578-7.

Reviewed by Annemarie Sammartino (Oberlin College) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Expulsions from Germany, 1871-1914

Author: 
Ben Fowkes
Reviewer: 
Alex Zukas

Zukas on Fowkes, 'The German Left and the Weimar Republic: A Selection of Documents'

Ben Fowkes. The German Left and the Weimar Republic: A Selection of Documents. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2015. 399 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60846-486-9.

Reviewed by Alex Zukas (Department of Social Sciences, National University) Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The German Revolutions

Author: 
Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Conny Roggeband, Bert Klandermans, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kurt Schock

Schock on Stekelenburg and Roggeband and Klandermans, 'The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes'

Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Conny Roggeband, Bert Klandermans, eds. The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. xxii + 469 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-8654-4.

Reviewed by Kurt Schock (Rutgers University) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Author: 
Margaret E. Leigey
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Hull

Hull on Leigey, 'The Forgotten Men: Serving a Life without Parole Sentence'

Margaret E. Leigey. The Forgotten Men: Serving a Life without Parole Sentence. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015. 242 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-6947-5.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Hull (Rutgers University at Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Life Imprisonment

Author: 
Michael A. Lebowitz
Reviewer: 
Jamie Melrose

Melrose on Lebowitz, 'The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now'

Michael A. Lebowitz. The Socialist Imperative: From Gotha to Now. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2015. 266 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58367-546-5.

Reviewed by Jamie Melrose (University of Bristol ) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Socialism: Yesterday and Today

Author: 
Kimbra L. Smith
Reviewer: 
Gabriela Kuetting

Kuetting on Smith, 'Practically Invisible: Coastal Ecuador, Tourism, and the Politics of Authenticity'

Kimbra L. Smith. Practically Invisible: Coastal Ecuador, Tourism, and the Politics of Authenticity. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2056-2.

Reviewed by Gabriela Kuetting (Cardiff University) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Coastal Indigenous Communities in Ecuador

Author: 
Arin Keeble
Reviewer: 
Wayne E. Arnold

Arnold on Keeble, 'The 9/11 Novel: Trauma, Politics and Identity'

Arin Keeble. The 9/11 Novel: Trauma, Politics and Identity. Jefferson: McFarland, 2014. 216 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7834-7.

Reviewed by Wayne E. Arnold (The University of Kitakyushu) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

9/11 and Trauma

Author: 
Eric A. Stanley, Nat Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michelle E. O'Brien

O'Brien on Stanley and Smith, 'Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex'

Eric A. Stanley, Nat Smith, eds. Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex. Second Edition. Oakland: AK Press, 2015. 425 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-234-5.

Reviewed by Michelle E. O'Brien (New York University) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Learning from Trans Prison Abolitionists

Author: 
Hans-Joerg Tiede
Reviewer: 
Steven Diner

Diner on Tiede, 'University Reform: The Founding of the American Association of University Professors'

Hans-Joerg Tiede. University Reform: The Founding of the American Association of University Professors. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1826-1.

Reviewed by Steven Diner Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2016) Commissioned by Gary Roth

University Professors' Association

Author: 
Adam Habib
Reviewer: 
Roel K. Rab

Rab on Habib, 'South Africa's Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects'

Adam Habib. South Africa's Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2072-0; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2076-8; $21.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8214-4477-1.

Reviewed by Roel K. Rab Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Apartheid.com

Author: 
Jake Batsell
Reviewer: 
Maria González Gorosarri

González Gorosarri on Batsell, 'Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences'

Jake Batsell. Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences. Columbia Journalism Review Books Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. xxiii + 195 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16835-9; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16834-2.

Reviewed by Maria González Gorosarri Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

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