Reviews

Author: 
Norma Bouchard, Valerio Ferme
Reviewer: 
Nick Dines

Dines on Bouchard and Ferme, 'Italy and the Mediterranen: Words, Sounds, and Images of the Post-Cold War Era'


Norma Bouchard, Valerio Ferme. Italy and the Mediterranen: Words, Sounds, and Images of the Post-Cold War Era. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013. 319 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34345-1.

Reviewed by Nick Dines (Roma Tre University)
Published on H-SAE (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik (Cardiff University)

Author: 
Emanuela Guano
Reviewer: 
Jaro Stacul

Stacul on Guano, 'Creative Urbanity: An Italian Middle Class in the Shade of Revitalization.'


Emanuela Guano. Creative Urbanity: An Italian Middle Class in the Shade of Revitalization. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 248 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4878-4.

Reviewed by Jaro Stacul (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Published on H-SAE (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Denis Vovchenko
Reviewer: 
Dan Gashler

Gashler on Vovchenko, 'Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914'


Denis Vovchenko. Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $78.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027667-6.

Reviewed by Dan Gashler (SUNY Delhi)
Published on H-SAE (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
V. P. Nalivkin, Mari͡a Vladimirovna Nalivkina
Reviewer: 
Julie Billaud

Billaud on Nalivkin and Nalivkina, 'Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: A 19th-Century Ethnography from Central Asia'


V. P. Nalivkin, Mari͡a Vladimirovna Nalivkina. Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: A 19th-Century Ethnography from Central Asia. Edited by Marianne Kamp. Translated by Mariana Markova. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. 231 pp. $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02138-0.

Reviewed by Julie Billaud (University of Sussex)
Published on H-SAE (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Michael Meng, Erica Lehrer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jan Lorenz

Lorenz on Meng and Lehrer, 'Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland'


Michael Meng, Erica Lehrer, eds. Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 312 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01503-7; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01500-6.

Reviewed by Jan Lorenz (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Published on H-SAE (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Edin Hajdarpasic
Reviewer: 
Azra Hromadzic

Hromadzic on Hajdarpasic, 'Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914'


Edin Hajdarpasic. Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. xii + 271 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5371-7.

Reviewed by Azra Hromadzic (Syracuse University)
Published on H-SAE (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Margaret Willes
Reviewer: 
Jane Nadel-Klein

Nadel-Klein on Nilsen, 'The Working Man's Green Space: Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919' and Willes, 'The Gardens of the British Working Class'


Micheline Nilsen. The Working Man's Green Space: Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014. xiv + 232 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3508-9; $39.50 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8139-3537-9.Margaret Willes. The Gardens of the British Working Class. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 416 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18784-7; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-21235-8.

Author: 
Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee
Reviewer: 
Elza Ibroscheva

Ibroscheva on Ghodsee, 'The Left Side of History: World War II and the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe'


Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee. The Left Side of History: World War II and the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5823-7; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5835-0.

Reviewed by Elza Ibroscheva (Southern Illinois University)
Published on H-SAE (September, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Ellen F. Arnold
Reviewer: 
Raffaele Florio

Florio on Arnold, 'Negotiating the Landscape: Environment and Monastic Identity in the Medieval Ardennes'


Ellen F. Arnold. Negotiating the Landscape: Environment and Monastic Identity in the Medieval Ardennes. Middle Ages Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4463-2; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8122-0752-1.

Reviewed by Raffaele Florio (Regis College)
Published on H-SAE (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Emer Smyth, Maureen Lyons, Merike Darmody, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sally Anderson

Anderson on Smyth and Lyons and Darmody, 'Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe: Children, Parents and Schools'


Emer Smyth, Maureen Lyons, Merike Darmody, eds. Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe: Children, Parents and Schools. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. x + 215 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-28149-4.

Reviewed by Sally Anderson (Aarhus University)
Published on H-SAE (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Brian Porter-Szűcs
Reviewer: 
Jaro Stacul

Stacul on Porter-Szűcs, 'Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom'


Brian Porter-Szűcs. Poland in the Modern World: Beyond Martyrdom. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. 390 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4443-3219-3; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4443-3218-6.

Reviewed by Jaro Stacul (University of Alberta)
Published on H-SAE (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Author: 
Sharon Paice MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Shaffer Foster

Shaffer Foster on MacLeod, 'The Divine Feminine in Ancient Europe: Goddesses, Sacred Women, and the Origins of Western Culture'


Sharon Paice MacLeod. The Divine Feminine in Ancient Europe: Goddesses, Sacred Women, and the Origins of Western Culture. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2013. 244 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7138-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer Shaffer Foster (State University of New York - Buffalo)
Published on H-SAE (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

Gender, Goddesses, and Responsibly Interpreting the Past for the Present

Author: 
Aomar Boum
Reviewer: 
Andrea Smith

Smith on Boum, 'Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco'


Aomar Boum. Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2013. 240 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8851-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Smith (Lafayette College)
Published on H-SAE (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Michael B. Munnik

From "Indigenous" to "Other": Moroccan Jews and Postcolonial Morocco

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