H-Net reviews posted to the H-Net Commons 11 Jan 2021 - 18 Jan 2021

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 11 Jan 2021 and 18 Jan 2021. Some may be of interest to our H-Atlantic subscribers.

Reviewed for Jhistory by Ida E. Jones
   Delmez, Kathryn E., ed..  _We Shall Overcome: Press Photographs of
   Nashville during the Civil Rights Era_.  Nashville: Vanderbilt
   University Press, 2018.  176 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-8265-2221-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54254
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Reviewed for H-Atlantic by Joseph Krulder
   Parrish, David.  _Jacobitism and Anti-Jacobitism in the British
   Atlantic World, 1688-1727_.  Royal Historical Society Studies in
   History New Series. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2017.  199 pp.
   $99.00, ISBN 978-0-86193-341-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54620

Reviewed for H-Africa by Kathryn M. de Luna
   Juwayeyi, Yusuf M..  _Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi:
   Origins and Early History of the Chewa_.  Suffolk: James Currey,
   2020.  Illustrations, maps, tables. 264 pp.  $99.00, ISBN 978-1-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55333
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Reviewed for H-Disability by Marion Schmidt
   Hedberg, Ulf; Lane, Harlan.  _Elements of French Deaf Heritage_.
   Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2019.  Illustrations,
   tables. 222 pp.  $55.00, ISBN 978-1-944838-56-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55352
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Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Jacqueline Chao
   Li, Yuhang.  _Becoming Guanyin: Artistic Devotion of Buddhist
   Women in Late Imperial China_.  New York: Columbia University
   Press, 2020.  xii + 299 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-90-04-40088-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55355

Reviewed for H-Early-America by Mara Cohen Ioannides
   Rabin, Shari.  _Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in
   Nineteenth-Century America_.  North American Religions Series. New
   York: New York University Press, 2017.  viii + 193 pp.  $37.00,
   ISBN 978-1-4798-3047-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55364
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Brian Spivey
   Eisenman, Joshua.  _Red China's Green Revolution: Technological
   Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development under
   the Commune_.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.  xxxii +
   436 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-231-18667-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55409
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Reviewed for H-Russia by Samantha Clarke
   Richardson-Little, Ned.  _Human Rights Dictatorship: Socialism,
   Global Solidarity and Revolution in East Germany, The_.  Human
   Rights in History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
   2020.  284 pp.  $24.00, ISBN 978-1-108-56003-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55427

Reviewed for H-Environment by Sean Fraga
   Kershner, Jim; Staff of HistoryLink.  _Transit: The Story of
   Public Transportation in the Puget Sound Region_.  Seattle:
   University of Washington Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 144 pp.
   $29.95, ISBN 978-1-933245-55-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55488
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Sharika Crawford
   Fielding, Russell.  _Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the
   Caribbean and North Atlantic, The_.  Cambridge: Harvard University
   Press, 2018.  342 pp. Ill.  $27.95, ISBN 978-0-674-98637-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55496
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Sonja Wentling
   Bialer, Uri.  _Israeli Foreign Policy: A People Shall Not Dwell
   Alone_.  Perspectives on Israel Studies. Bloomington: Indiana
   University Press, 2020.  370 pp.  $48.99, ISBN 978-0-253-04621-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55514
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Charles E. Ziegler
   Savage, Jesse Dillon.  _Political Survival and Sovereignty in
   International Relations_.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
   2020.  280 pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-108-49450-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55540

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Debbie Sharnak
   Harmer, Tanya.  _Beatriz Allende: A Revolutionary Life in Cold War
   Latin America_.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,
   2020.  384 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-5429-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55616

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Maureen Santelli
   Costanzo, Adam.  _George Washington's Washington: Visions for the
   National Capital in the Early American Republic_.  Early American
   Places Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018.  264 pp.
   $29.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-5389-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55646
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Muey C. Saeteurn
   Moskowitz, Kara.  _Seeing Like a Citizen: Decolonization,
   Development, and the Making of Kenya, 1945-1980_.  New African
   Histories Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019.
   Illustrations. 336 pp.  $80.00, ISBN 978-0-8214-2395-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55711
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Reviewed for H-NewMexico by Eva Castringius
   James L. Nolan.  _Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the
   Dawn of the Nuclear Age_.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
   2020.  304 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-0-674-24863-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55771

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Elizabeth Manley
   Johnson, Hume; Gentles-Peart, Kamille, eds..  _Brand Jamaica:
   Reimagining a National Image and Identity_.  Lincoln: University
   of Nebraska Press, 2019.  252 pp.  $45.00, ISBN 978-1-4962-0056-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55776

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Zhenru Zhou
   Wang, Michelle C..  _Maṇḍalas in the Making: The Visual
   Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang_.  Leiden: Brill Academic
   Publishers, 2018.  xvii + 318 pp.  , ISBN 978-90-04-35765-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55814

Reviewed for H-Albion by Richard Butler
   Murphy, James H..  _Politics of Dublin Corporation, 1840-1900:
   From Reform to Expansion, The_.  Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2020.
   240 pp.  $70.00, ISBN 978-1-84682-853-9.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55815
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Reviewed for H-Judaic by Rafael Medoff
   Lazin, Frederick A..  _American Christians and the National
   Interreligious Task Force on Soviet Jewry: A Call to Conscience_.
   Lanham: Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield
   Publishing Group, Inc., 2019.  x + 253 pp.  $95.00, ISBN 978-1-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55834
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Reviewed for H-War by Michael McInerney
   Porter, Patrick.  _Blunder: Britain's War in Iraq_.  Oxford:
   Oxford University Press, 2019.  254 pp.  $41.95, ISBN 978-0-19-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55982

Reviewed for H-War by Jonathan Abel
   Walsh, Michael.  _Last Stands: Why Men Fight When All Is Lost_.
   New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020.  368 pp.  $28.99, ISBN 978-1-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56033
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Reviewed for H-War by Shawn Conroy
   D'Anieri, Paul.  _Ukraine and Russia: From Civilized Divorce to
   Uncivil War_.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.  Maps,
   tables. 296 pp.  $29.99, ISBN 978-1-108-71395-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56059
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Reviewed for H-Africa by Diana Wylie
   Walraven, Klaas van, ed..  _Individual in African History: The
   Importance of Biography in African Historical Studies, The_.
   African Dynamics Series. Leiden: Brill, 2020.  Illustrations. xii
   + 304 pp.  $73.00, ISBN 978-90-04-40781-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56131
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Reviewed for H-Italy by Stefano Luconi
   Argenteri, Letizia.  _Lelio Lagorio. Un socialista_.  Soveria
   Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2020.  328 pp.  EUR 19.00, ISBN 978-88-498-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=56162

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