Reviews

Author: 
Brenden W. Rensink
Reviewer: 
Sonia Hernandez

Hernandez on Rensink, 'Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands'

Brenden W. Rensink. Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands. Connecting the Greater West Series. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 300 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62349-655-5

Author: 
Annette Idler
Reviewer: 
Javier Puente

Puente on Idler, 'Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War'

Annette Idler. Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Tables, figures, maps. 496 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-084915-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084914-6.

Reviewed by Javier Puente (Smith College) Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2020) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Paolo Gaibazzi, Alice Bellagamba, Stephan Dünnwald, eds.
Reviewer: 
Allwell O. Akhigbe

Akhigbe on Gaibazzi and Bellagamba and Dünnwald and eds., 'EurAfrican Borders and Migration Management: Political Cultures, Contested Spaces, and Ordinary Lives'

Paolo Gaibazzi, Alice Bellagamba, Stephan Dünnwald, eds. EurAfrican Borders and Migration Management: Political Cultures, Contested Spaces, and Ordinary Lives. Palgrave Series in African Borderlands Studies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 307 pp. $159.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-349-94971-7; $159.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-349-95691-3.

Reviewed by Allwell O. Akhigbe (University of Ibadan) Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2020) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Andrew K. Frank, A. Glenn Crothers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew J. Kettler

Kettler on Frank and Crothers, 'Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America’s Contested Spaces, 1500-1850'

Andrew K. Frank, A. Glenn Crothers, eds. Borderland Narratives: Negotiation and Accommodation in North America’s Contested Spaces, 1500-1850. Contested Boundaries Series. Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 2017. 224 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5495-7.

Author: 
Douglas Leo Winiarski
Reviewer: 
John Morton

Morton on Winiarski, 'Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England'

Douglas Leo Winiarski. Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xxii + 607 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2826-4.

Reviewed by John Morton (Boston College) Published on H-Borderlands (October, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Carl Abbott
Reviewer: 
Ramya Swayamprakash

Swayamprakash on Abbott, 'Imagined Frontiers: Contemporary America and Beyond'

Carl Abbott. Imagined Frontiers: Contemporary America and Beyond. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. x + 259 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-4836-6.

Reviewed by Ramya Swayamprakash (Michigan State University) Published on H-Borderlands (October, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

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Author: 
Tim Simpson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nicole Currier

Currier on Simpson, 'Tourist Utopias: Offshore Islands, Enclave Spaces, and Mobile Imaginaries'

Tim Simpson, ed. Tourist Utopias: Offshore Islands, Enclave Spaces, and Mobile Imaginaries. New Mobilities in Asia Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 228 pp. $41.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-8964-847-1.

Reviewed by Nicole Currier (Prince George's Community College) Published on H-Borderlands (July, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Peter Polak-Springer
Reviewer: 
Stefanie M. Woodard

Woodard on Polak-Springer, 'Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture, 1919-1989'

Peter Polak-Springer. Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture, 1919-1989. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. xxi + 280 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78238-887-6.

Reviewed by Stefanie M. Woodard (Emory University) Published on H-Borderlands (April, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Emory University)

Author: 
Elisabeth Leake
Reviewer: 
Zunaira Komal

Komal on Leake, 'The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65'

Elisabeth Leake. The Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-57156-3.

Reviewed by Zunaira Komal (University of California, Davis) Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Emory University)

Author: 
Jeremy Slack, Daniel E. Martínez, Scott Whiteford, eds.
Reviewer: 
Charles Heath

Heath on Slack and Martínez and Whiteford, 'The Shadow of the Wall: Violence and Migration on the U.S.-Mexico Border'

Jeremy Slack, Daniel E. Martínez, Scott Whiteford, eds. The Shadow of the Wall: Violence and Migration on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. xiii + 243 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3559-0.

Reviewed by Charles Heath (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-Borderlands (November, 2018) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Emory University)

Author: 
Jacob Blanc, Frederico Freitas, eds.
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Nobbs-Thiessen

Nobbs-Thiessen on Blanc and Freitas, 'Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay'

Jacob Blanc, Frederico Freitas, eds. Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018. Maps. 344 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-3714-3.

Reviewed by Benjamin Nobbs-Thiessen (Washington State University) Published on H-Borderlands (August, 2018) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Emory University)

Author: 
Michael Scott Van Wagenen
Reviewer: 
Jimmy Bryan

Bryan on Van Wagenen, 'Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War'

Michael Scott Van Wagenen. Remembering the Forgotten War: The Enduring Legacies of the U.S.-Mexican War. Public History in Historical Perspective Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. Illustrations. xvi + 329 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-930-0; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-929-4.

Reviewed by Jimmy Bryan (Lamar University) Published on H-Borderlands (January, 2014) Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Author: 
Peter Andreas
Reviewer: 
Andrae Marak

Marak on Andreas, 'Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America'

Peter Andreas. Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii + 454 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-974688-0; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-936098-7.

Reviewed by Andrae Marak (Governors State University) Published on H-Borderlands (November, 2013) Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

The Illicit International Economy Project and Borderlands History

Author: 
Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez
Reviewer: 
Sonia Hernandez

Hernandez on Valerio-Jiménez, 'River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands'

Omar S. Valerio-Jiménez. River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. xiv + 369 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5171-9; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5185-6.

Reviewed by Sonia Hernandez (University of Texas Pan American) Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2013) Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

Negotiating Everyday State Formation along the Rio Grande

Author: 
Nayan Shah
Reviewer: 
Julia Camacho

Camacho on Shah, 'Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West'

Nayan Shah. Stranger Intimacy: Contesting Race, Sexuality and the Law in the North American West. American Crossroads Series. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xiv + 347 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-27085-5; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-27087-9.

Reviewed by Julia Camacho (University of Texas, El Paso) Published on H-Borderlands (February, 2013) Commissioned by Benjamin H. Johnson

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