Reviews

Author: 
John Munro
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Munro, 'The Anticolonial Front: The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960'

John Munro. The Anticolonial Front: The African American Freedom Struggle and Global Decolonisation, 1945-1960. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 354 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18805-1.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Saint Mary's University) Published on H-Teach (October, 2019) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter (Western Colorado University)

Author: 
Pablo F. Gómez
Reviewer: 
Dawn Harris

Harris on Gómez, 'The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic'

Pablo F. Gómez. The Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3087-8.

Reviewed by Dawn Harris (Stony Brook University) Published on H-Teach (April, 2019) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter (Northern Arizona University)

Author: 
Kelley Fanto Deetz
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Smith

Smith on Deetz, 'Bound to the Fire: How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine'

Kelley Fanto Deetz. Bound to the Fire: How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. 192 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7473-0.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Smith (Lindenwood University) Published on H-Teach (August, 2018) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter (Northern Arizona University)

Author: 
Felix Brahm, Eve Rosenhaft, eds.
Reviewer: 
Erica Johnson

Johnson on Brahm and Rosenhaft, 'Slavery Hinterland: Transatlantic Slavery and Continental Europe, 1680-1850'

Felix Brahm, Eve Rosenhaft, eds. Slavery Hinterland: Transatlantic Slavery and Continental Europe, 1680-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2016. vii + 261 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78327-112-2.

Reviewed by Erica Johnson (Gordon State College) Published on H-Teach (September, 2017) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Michael J. Klarman
Reviewer: 
Dominic DeBrincat

DeBrincat on Klarman, 'The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution'

Michael J. Klarman. The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 880 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994203-9.

Reviewed by Dominic DeBrincat (Missouri Western State University) Published on H-Teach (August, 2017) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Joseph C. Miller, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erica Johnson

Johnson on Miller, 'The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History'

Joseph C. Miller, ed. The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. Illustrations, maps. 568 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14853-3.

Reviewed by Erica Johnson (Gordon State College) Published on H-Teach (May, 2017) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
G. M. Hamburg
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Hamburg, 'Russia's Path toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801'

G. M. Hamburg. Russia's Path toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 912 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11313-6.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Harari College) Published on H-Teach (May, 2017) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Lea VanderVelde
Reviewer: 
Dominic DeBrincat

DeBrincat on VanderVelde, 'Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott'

Lea VanderVelde. Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 320 pp. $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-992729-6.

Reviewed by Dominic DeBrincat (Missouri Western State University) Published on H-Teach (March, 2017) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

A Hopeful Chorus, Drowned Out by a Dissonant Coda

Author: 
Christian Marek, Peter Frei
Reviewer: 
Jeremy LaBuff

LaBuff on Marek and Frei, 'In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World'

Christian Marek, Peter Frei. In the Land of a Thousand Gods: A History of Asia Minor in the Ancient World. Trans. Steven Rendall. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. 824 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15979-9.

Reviewed by Jeremy LaBuff (Northern Arizona University, Dept. of History) Published on H-Teach (December, 2016) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Sarah Willie-LeBreton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard W. Slatta

Slatta on Willie-LeBreton, 'Transforming the Academy: Faculty Perspectives on Diversity and Pedagogy'

Sarah Willie-LeBreton, ed. Transforming the Academy: Faculty Perspectives on Diversity and Pedagogy. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 230 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-6508-8; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-6507-1.

Reviewed by Richard W. Slatta (North Carolina State University) Published on H-Teach (December, 2016) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Jeroen Frans Jozef Duindam
Reviewer: 
Melissa Sartore

Sartore on Duindam, 'Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800'

Jeroen Frans Jozef Duindam. Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 435 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-63758-0.

Reviewed by Melissa Sartore (West Virginia University Institute of Technology) Published on H-Teach (October, 2016) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

Author: 
Aidan Conti, Orietta Da Rold, Philip A. Shaw, eds.
Reviewer: 
Melissa Sartore

Sartore on Conti and Da Rold and Shaw, 'Writing Europe, 500-1450'

Aidan Conti, Orietta Da Rold, Philip A. Shaw, eds. Writing Europe, 500-1450. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2015. xv + 198 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84384-415-0.

Reviewed by Melissa Sartore (West Virginia University Institute of Technology) Published on H-Teach (August, 2016) Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter

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