Reviews

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

New Tasks for Online Journalism

Author: 
Maria Todorova, Augusta Dimou, Stefan Troebst, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kristen Ghodsee

Ghodsee on Todorova and Dimou and Troebst, 'Remembering Communism: Private and Public Recollections of Lived Experience in Southeast Europe'

Maria Todorova, Augusta Dimou, Stefan Troebst, eds. Remembering Communism: Private and Public Recollections of Lived Experience in Southeast Europe. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2014. 640 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-034-2.

Reviewed by Kristen Ghodsee (Bowdoin College) Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Recollections of Communism

Author: 
Edward O'Donnell
Reviewer: 
Steve Fraser

Fraser on O'Donnell, 'Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age'

Edward O'Donnell. Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 376 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12000-5.

Reviewed by Steve Fraser Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Inequality in the Gilded Age

Author: 
T. V. Reed
Reviewer: 
Priscilla Long

Long on Reed, 'Robert Cantwell and the Literary Left: A Northwest Writer Reworks American Fiction'

T. V. Reed. Robert Cantwell and the Literary Left: A Northwest Writer Reworks American Fiction. Robert B. Heilman Books Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. 254 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99362-1; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99363-8.

Reviewed by Priscilla Long Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Literary Left

Author: 
Jo Guldi, David Armitage
Reviewer: 
Alex Zukas

Zukas on Guldi and Armitage, 'The History Manifesto'

Jo Guldi, David Armitage. The History Manifesto. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 175 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07634-1; $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-43243-7.

Reviewed by Alex Zukas (College of Letters and Sciences, National University) Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The History Guild Manifesto

Author: 
Yiching Wu
Reviewer: 
George Reeve

Reeve on Wu, 'The Cultural Revolution at the Margins: Chinese Socialism in Crisis'

Yiching Wu. The Cultural Revolution at the Margins: Chinese Socialism in Crisis. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xxii + 335 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72879-0.

Reviewed by George Reeve Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Rebellion Inside a Bureaucratic Revolution

Author: 
Thomas Borstelmann
Reviewer: 
Christian Wright

Wright on Borstelmann, '1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality'

Thomas Borstelmann. 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality. America in the World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. 416 pp. $33.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14156-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-15791-7.

Reviewed by Christian Wright Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

1970s in Retrospect

Author: 
Richard Davenport-Hines
Reviewer: 
John Graham

Graham on Davenport-Hines, 'Universal Man: The Lives of John Maynard Keynes'

Richard Davenport-Hines. Universal Man: The Lives of John Maynard Keynes. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 418 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06067-2.

Reviewed by John Graham Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

John Maynard Keynes

Author: 
Jeremy Brecher
Reviewer: 
Peter St. Clair

St. Clair on Brecher, 'Climate Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival'

Jeremy Brecher. Climate Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2015. 170 pp. $128.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61205-820-7; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61205-821-4.

Reviewed by Peter St. Clair Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Fate of Us Earthlings

Author: 
Ian Klaus
Reviewer: 
Robert Kirsch

Kirsch on Klaus, 'Forging Capitalism: Rogues, Swindlers, Frauds and the Rise of Modern Finance'

Ian Klaus. Forging Capitalism: Rogues, Swindlers, Frauds and the Rise of Modern Finance. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 296 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18194-4.

Reviewed by Robert Kirsch Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Fraud and Finance

Author: 
Edward Cohn
Reviewer: 
Lewis Siegelbaum

Siegelbaum on Cohn, 'High Title of a Communist: Postwar Party Discipline and the Values of the Soviet Regime'

Edward Cohn. High Title of a Communist: Postwar Party Discipline and the Values of the Soviet Regime. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 260 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-489-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Siegelbaum Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Disciplining Communists

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