Reviews

Author: 
Jürgen Osterhammel
Reviewer: 
Patrick Manning

Manning on Osterhammel, 'The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century'


Jürgen Osterhammel. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. xxii + 1167 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14745-1.

Reviewed by Patrick Manning (University of Pittsburgh)
Published on H-World (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

The World of the Nineteenth Century

Author: 
Jonathan W. Daly
Reviewer: 
Sarah Nicklas

Nicklas on Daly, 'Historians Debate the Rise of the West'


Jonathan W. Daly. Historians Debate the Rise of the West. London and New York: Routledge, 2014. ix + 190 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-77481-0.

Reviewed by Sarah Nicklas (Northeastern University)
Published on H-World (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
John Darwin
Reviewer: 
Daniel Squizzero

Squizzero on Darwin, 'After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire since 1405'


John Darwin. After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire since 1405. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2008. 575 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59691-393-6.

Reviewed by Daniel Squizzero (Northeastern University)
Published on H-World (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Isabel Crook, Christina K. Gilmartin, Xiji Yu, Gail Hershatter, Emily Honig
Reviewer: 
Bin Yang

Yang on Crook and Gilmartin and Yu and Hershatter and Honig, 'Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China'


Isabel Crook, Christina K. Gilmartin, Xiji Yu, Gail Hershatter, Emily Honig. Prosperity's Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, September 2013. 336 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-2574-9.

Reviewed by Bin Yang (National University of Singapore)
Published on H-World (September, 2014)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Douglas Catterall, Jodi Campbell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Brooke Newman

Newman on Catterall and Campbell, 'Women in Port: Gendering Communities, Economies, and Social Networks in Atlantic Port Cities, 1500-1800'


Douglas Catterall, Jodi Campbell, eds. Women in Port: Gendering Communities, Economies, and Social Networks in Atlantic Port Cities, 1500-1800. Leiden: Brill, 2012. xviii + 443 pages. $177.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-23317-1.

Reviewed by Brooke Newman (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Published on H-World (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Lincoln Paine
Reviewer: 
Adam Clulow

Clulow on Paine, 'The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World'


Lincoln Paine. The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World. New York: Knopf, 2013. Illustrations. xxxv + 744 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4409-2.

Reviewed by Adam Clulow (Monash University)
Published on H-World (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Lincoln Paine
Reviewer: 
Rainer Buschmann

Buschmann on Paine, 'The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World'


Lincoln Paine. The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World. New York: Knopf, 2013. Illustrations. xxxv + 744 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4000-4409-2.

Reviewed by Rainer Buschmann (California State University Channel Islands)
Published on H-World (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Nick Vaughan-Williams
Reviewer: 
Robert Niebuhr

Niebuhr on Vaughan-Williams, 'Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power'


Nick Vaughan-Williams. Border Politics: The Limits of Sovereign Power. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009. ix + 190 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-3732-4.

Reviewed by Robert Niebuhr
Published on H-World (December, 2013)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

A Bridge between Theory and Practice?

Author: 
Ralph A. Austen
Reviewer: 
Ousmane Traoré

Traoré on Austen, 'Trans-Saharan Africa in World History'


Ralph A. Austen. Trans-Saharan Africa in World History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x + 157 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-515731-4; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533788-4.

Reviewed by Ousmane Traoré (Wagner College)
Published on H-World (September, 2013)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

The Rise and Fall of a Highway Made of Sand and Rock: The Sahara Desert in World History

Author: 
Mary Jo Maynes, Ann Beth Waltner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Linda Walton

Walton on Maynes and Waltner, 'The Family: A World History'


Mary Jo Maynes, Ann Beth Waltner, eds. The Family: A World History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xi + 147 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533814-0; $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-530476-3.

Reviewed by Linda Walton (Portland State University)
Published on H-World (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
A. Ricardo López, Barbara Weinstein
Reviewer: 
Sarah Vosmeier

Vosmeier on López and Weinstein, 'The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History'


A. Ricardo López, Barbara Weinstein. The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. 446 S. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5117-7; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5129-0.

Reviewed by Sarah Vosmeier (Hanover College)
Published on H-World (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel

Author: 
Jack Weatherford
Reviewer: 
Timothy May

May on Weatherford, 'Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World'


Jack Weatherford. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World. New York: Crown Publishers, 2004. xxxv + 312 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-609-61062-6.

Reviewed by Timothy May (Assistant Professor of History, North Georgia College and State University)
Published on H-World (March, 2005)

Author: 
Erik Gilbert, Jonathan T. Reynolds
Reviewer: 
David Northrup

Northrup on Gilbert and Reynolds, 'Africa in World History: From Prehistory to the Present'


Erik Gilbert, Jonathan T. Reynolds. Africa in World History: From Prehistory to the Present. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. 416 pp. $42.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-13-092907-5.

Reviewed by David Northrup (Department of History, Boston College)
Published on H-World (October, 2004)

Author: 
Patrick Manning
Reviewer: 
David Christian

Christian on Manning, 'Navigating World History: Historians Create a Global Past'


Patrick Manning. Navigating World History: Historians Create a Global Past. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 384 S. $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4039-6119-8; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-6117-4.

Reviewed by David Christian (Department of History, San Diego State University)
Published on H-World (February, 2004)

Author: 
Robert Tignor Tsin, Jeremy Adelman, Stephen Aron, Stephen Kotkin, Suzanne Marchand, Gyan Prakash, Michael
Reviewer: 
Pamela McVay

McVay on Tsin and Adelman and Aron and Kotkin and Marchand and Prakash and Michael, 'Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the Modern World from the Mongol Empire to the Present'


Robert Tignor Tsin, Jeremy Adelman, Stephen Aron, Stephen Kotkin, Suzanne Marchand, Gyan Prakash, Michael. Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the Modern World from the Mongol Empire to the Present. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2002. xxx + 495 pp. $58.75 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-97746-2.

Reviewed by Pamela McVay (Department of History, Ursuline College)
Published on H-World (March, 2003)

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