Reviews

Author: 
James Grehan
Reviewer: 
Bassam Abed

Abed on Grehan, 'Twilight of the Saints: Everyday Religion in Ottoman Syria and Palestine'

James Grehan. Twilight of the Saints: Everyday Religion in Ottoman Syria and Palestine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 360 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937303-1.

Reviewed by Bassam Abed (New York University) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Religion in Syria and Palestine

Author: 
Christa Spreizer, ed.
Reviewer: 
Maria González Gorosarri

González Gorosarri on Spreizer, 'Discovering Women's History: German-Speaking Journalists (1900-1950)'

Christa Spreizer, ed. Discovering Women's History: German-Speaking Journalists (1900-1950). Women in German Literature Series. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2014. 416 pp. $89.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-0343-0747-5.

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

Uncovering Written Memories

Author: 
Ilan Stavans
Reviewer: 
Ryan D. Purcell

Purcell on Stavans, 'A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States'

Ilan Stavans. A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States. Illustrated by Lalo Alcaraz. New York: Basic Books, 2014. Illustrations. 288 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03669-1.

Reviewed by Ryan D. Purcell (Law Street Media (TM) @RyanDPurcell) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

United States through the Looking Glass

Author: 
Michael Newton
Reviewer: 
Peter St. Clair

St. Clair on Newton, 'White Robes and Burning Crosses: A History of the Ku Klux Klan from 1866'

Michael Newton. White Robes and Burning Crosses: A History of the Ku Klux Klan from 1866. Jefferson: McFarland, 2014. 300 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7774-6.

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

America's Terrorist Heritage

Author: 
Stephen Eric Bronner
Reviewer: 
Sean Sayers

Sayers on Bronner, 'Modernism at the Barricades: Aesthetics, Politics, Utopia'

Stephen Eric Bronner. Modernism at the Barricades: Aesthetics, Politics, Utopia. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 216 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15822-0; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-15823-7.

Reviewed by Sean Sayers Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Politics of Modernism

Author: 
Roger L. Geiger
Reviewer: 
Steven Diner

Diner on Geiger, 'The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II'

Roger L. Geiger. The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. 584 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14939-4.

Reviewed by Steven Diner Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

A Historical Survey of American Higher Education

Author: 
Naomi Klein
Reviewer: 
Erik Phillips-Nania

Phillips-Nania on Klein, 'This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate'

Naomi Klein. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 576 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4516-9738-4.

Reviewed by Erik Phillips-Nania Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Capitalism and the Climate

Author: 
Kaeten Mistry
Reviewer: 
Andrew N. Buchanan

Buchanan on Kaeten Mistry, 'The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945–1950'

Kaeten Mistry. The United States, Italy and the Origins of Cold War: Waging Political Warfare, 1945–1950. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 308 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03508-9.

Reviewed by Andrew N. Buchanan Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Postwar Political Warfare in Italy

Author: 
Peter Dauvergne, Genevieve LeBaron
Reviewer: 
Timothy S. Brown

Brown on Dauvergne and LeBaron, 'Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism'

Peter Dauvergne, Genevieve LeBaron. Protest Inc: The Corporatization of Activism. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014. 200 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-6948-9.

Reviewed by Timothy S. Brown (Northeastern University) Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Corporatization of Protest

Author: 
Kimberly A. Weir
Reviewer: 
Erik Phillips-Nania

Phillips-Nania on Weir, 'From Jicama to Jackfruit: The Global Political Economy of Food'

Kimberly A. Weir. From Jicama to Jackfruit: The Global Political Economy of Food. International Studies Intensives Series. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2014. 222 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59451-931-4; $143.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59451-930-7.

Reviewed by Erik Phillips-Nania Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

The Failure of Industrialized Food

Author: 
Agustin Guillamon
Reviewer: 
Jorge Valadas

Valadas on Guillamon, 'Ready for Revolution: The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933-1938.'

Agustin Guillamon. Ready for Revolution: The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933-1938. Translated by Paul Sharkey. Oakland: AK Press, 2014. 260 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-142-3.

Reviewed by Jorge Valadas Published on H-Socialisms (December, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

CNT Defense Committees

Author: 
Alexander Cook, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alex Zukas

Zukas on Cook, 'Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History'

Alexander Cook, ed. Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xvi + 287 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05722-7; $27.99, ISBN 978-1-107-66564-4.

Reviewed by Alex Zukas Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Big Deal about a Little Red Book

Author: 
Kyle G. Volk
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Hull

Hull on Volk, 'Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy'

Kyle G. Volk. Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937191-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Hull Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Moral Minorities and Democracy

Author: 
Lev Luis Grinberg
Reviewer: 
Bassam Abed

Abed on Grinberg, 'Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine, 1931-2013'

Lev Luis Grinberg. Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine, 1931-2013. Israel: Society, Culture, and History Series. Brighton: Academic Studies Press, 2014. 250 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61811-378-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-936235-41-4.

Reviewed by Bassam Abed (New York University) Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Moments of Resistance in Israel/Palestine

Author: 
Charles E. Cobb Jr
Reviewer: 
Michael Lasher

Lasher on Cobb Jr, 'This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible'

Charles E. Cobb Jr. This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 320 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03310-2; ISBN 978-0-8223-6123-7.

Reviewed by Michael Lasher Published on H-Socialisms (October, 2014) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Nonviolence, Guns, and the Civil Rights Movement

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