Reviews

Author: 
Anthony Grafton
Reviewer: 
Nancy Bisaha

Bisaha on Grafton, 'Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation'

Anthony Grafton. Bring Out Your Dead: The Past as Revelation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. 368 pp. $54.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00468-9; $18.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01597-5.

Reviewed by Nancy Bisaha (Department of History, Vassar College) Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2004)

Channeling the Ghosts of the Renaissance

Author: 
Jill Harsin
Reviewer: 
Bradford C. Brown

Brown on Harsin, 'Barricades: The War of the Streets in Revolutionary Paris, 1830-1848'

Jill Harsin. Barricades: The War of the Streets in Revolutionary Paris, 1830-1848. New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. x + 417 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-29479-3.

Reviewed by Bradford C. Brown (Department of History, Bradley University) Published on H-W-Civ (December, 2003)

Radical Republicanism under the July Monarchy

Author: 
Malcolm Lambert
Reviewer: 
John Cotts

Cotts on Lambert, 'Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation'

Malcolm Lambert. Medieval Heresy: Popular Movements from the Gregorian Reform to the Reformation. Oxford and Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. vi + 491 pp. $52.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-22276-7; $98.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-22275-0.

Reviewed by John Cotts (Department of History, Grinnell College) Published on H-W-Civ (October, 2003)

Author: 
Peter Marshall, Alec Ryrie, eds.
Reviewer: 
H. Tyler Blethen

Blethen on Marshall and Ryrie, 'The Beginnings of English Protestantism'

Peter Marshall, Alec Ryrie, eds. The Beginnings of English Protestantism. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xii + 242 pp. $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00324-7; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-80274-1.

Reviewed by H. Tyler Blethen (Department of History, Western Carolina University) Published on H-W-Civ (September, 2003)

Origins of the English Reformation

Author: 
Patrick K. O'Brien, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rice

Rice on O'Brien, 'Atlas of World History'

Patrick K. O'Brien, ed. Atlas of World History. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. 312 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-521921-0.

Reviewed by Michael Rice (Department of History, Western Carolina University) Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2003)

World History at a Global Glance

World History at a Global Glance

Author: 
Samuel K. Jr.. Cohn
Reviewer: 
Mary A. Valante

Valante on Cohn, 'The Black Death Transformed: Disease and Culture in Early Renaissance Europe'

Samuel K. Jr.. Cohn. The Black Death Transformed: Disease and Culture in Early Renaissance Europe. London: Edward Arnold Publishers, 2002. x + 318 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-70647-3; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-340-70646-6.

Reviewed by Mary A. Valante (Department of History, Appalachian State University) Published on H-W-Civ (July, 2003)

The Black Death Untransformed

Author: 
Theo Balderston
Reviewer: 
Roland Spickermann

Spickermann on Balderston, 'Economics and Politics in the Weimar Republic'

Theo Balderston. Economics and Politics in the Weimar Republic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 123 S. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-77760-5; $35.00 (leinen), ISBN 978-0-521-58375-6.

Reviewed by Roland Spickermann (Department of History, University of Texas-Permian Basin) Published on H-W-Civ (July, 2003)

A Handbuch rather than a textbook

Author: 
Michele Renee Salzman
Reviewer: 
Randall S. Howarth

Howarth on Salzman, 'The making of a Christian aristocracy: Social and religious change in the Western Roman Empire'

Michele Renee Salzman. The making of a Christian aristocracy: Social and religious change in the Western Roman Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. XIV + 354 S. $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00641-6.

Reviewed by Randall S. Howarth (Mercyhurst College) Published on H-W-Civ (June, 2003)

Was the Emperor's Preference Decisive?

Was the Emperor's Preference Decisive?

Author: 
Antony Alcock
Reviewer: 
David Head

Head on Alcock, 'A Short History of Europe: From the Greeks and Romans to the Present Day'

Antony Alcock. A Short History of Europe: From the Greeks and Romans to the Present Day. Houndsmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xiv + 324 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-333-99407-8.

Reviewed by David Head (Division of Arts and Sciences, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, Virginia) Published on H-W-Civ (April, 2003)

A Small Bite of a Large Subject

Author: 
Teofilo F. Ruiz
Reviewer: 
Theresa Earenfight

Earenfight on Ruiz, 'Spanish Society, 1400-1600'

Teofilo F. Ruiz. Spanish Society, 1400-1600. Social History of Europe Series. London: Longman, 2001. xv + 286 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-28692-4.

Reviewed by Theresa Earenfight (Department of History, Seattle University) Published on H-W-Civ (June, 2002)

More Than Just Social History

More Than Just Social History

Author: 
Ronald Schechter, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Andress

Andress on Schechter, 'The French Revolution: The Essential Readings'

Ronald Schechter, ed. The French Revolution: The Essential Readings. Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. viii + 344 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-21271-3.

Reviewed by David Andress (School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK) Published on H-W-Civ (September, 2001)

Author: 
Olwen Hufton
Reviewer: 
Anja Victorine Hartmann

Hartmann on Hufton, 'Europe: Privilege and Protest, 1730-1789'

Olwen Hufton. Europe: Privilege and Protest, 1730-1789. Blackwell Classic Histories of Europe. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. vii + 288 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-631-21381-9.

Reviewed by Anja Victorine Hartmann (Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany) Published on H-W-Civ (September, 2001)

Author: 
Kenneth O. Morgan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Victor Stater

Stater on Morgan, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain'

Kenneth O. Morgan, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xiv + 646 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-289326-0.

Reviewed by Victor Stater (Louisiana State University) Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2001)

Still Relevant After All These Years

Still Relevant After All These Years

Author: 
John E Wills, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Andrew D. Nicholls

Nicholls on Wills, '1688: A Global History'

John E Wills, Jr. 1688: A Global History. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001. vii + 330 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04744-8.

Reviewed by Andrew D. Nicholls (Department of History, Buffalo State College) Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2001)

The Unconfineable Variety, Splendor, and Strangeness of the Human Condition

Author: 
Bonnie G. Smith
Reviewer: 
Magnus Bernhardsson

Bernhardsson on Smith, 'Imperialism. A History in Documents'

Bonnie G. Smith. Imperialism. A History in Documents. Pages From History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. 165 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-510523-0.

Reviewed by Magnus Bernhardsson (Department of History, Hofstra University) Published on H-W-Civ (June, 2001)

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