Reviews

Author: 
Bronwen McShea
Reviewer: 
William Carroll

Carroll on McShea, 'Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France'

Bronwen McShea. Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France. France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. Illustrations. 376 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0890-3.

Reviewed by William Carroll (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Borderlands (June, 2022) Commissioned by Hayden L. Nelson (University of Kansas)

Author: 
Kevin Waite
Reviewer: 
María Vallejo

Vallejo on Waite, 'West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire'

Kevin Waite. West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire. The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. Illustrations. xv + 372 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6319-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6318-0. 

Author: 
Brian Castner
Reviewer: 
Ryan Fullerton

Fullerton on Castner, 'Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike'

Brian Castner. Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike. New York: Doubleday, 2021. 269 pp. $20.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-54450-4

Reviewed by Ryan Fullerton (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Borderlands (April, 2022) Commissioned by Hayden L. Nelson (University of Kansas)

Author: 
Alice L. Baumgartner
Reviewer: 
Julio David Rojas Rodríguez

Rojas Rodríguez on Baumgartner, 'South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War'

Alice L. Baumgartner. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 2020. Maps. xi + 365 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1778-0

Author: 
Susan Thananopavarn
Reviewer: 
Nicolás Camino

Camino on Thananopavarn, 'LatinAsian Cartographies: History, Writing, and the National Imaginary'

Susan Thananopavarn. LatinAsian Cartographies: History, Writing, and the National Imaginary. Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 216 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8984-8; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8985-5. 

Author: 
Astrid M. Eckert
Reviewer: 
Cristina Florea

Florea on Eckert, 'West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands'

Astrid M. Eckert. West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 445 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-069005-2.

Reviewed by Cristina Florea (Cornell University) Published on H-Borderlands (September, 2021) Commissioned by María de los Ángeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Julia Beltsiou, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ana Inés Heras

Heras on Beltsiou, 'Immigration in Psychoanalysis: Locating Ourselves'

Julia Beltsiou, ed. Immigration in Psychoanalysis: Locating Ourselves. Relational Perspectives Book Series. New York: Routledge, 2016. 244 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-74182-8.

Reviewed by Ana Inés Heras (Instituto para la Inclusión Social y el Desarrollo Humano-LICH-CONICET-Universidad Nacional de San Martín) Published on H-Borderlands (June, 2021) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Ben Nobbs-Thiessen
Reviewer: 
Sarah T. Hines

Hines on Nobbs-Thiessen, 'Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present'

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen. Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present. Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 342 pp. $37.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5610-6

Author: 
Alberto Harambour
Reviewer: 
Hannah Greenwald

Greenwald on Alberto Harambour, 'Soberanías fronterizas: Estados y capital en la colonización de Patagonia (Argentina y Chile, 1830-1922)'

Alberto Harambour. Soberanías fronterizas: Estados y capital en la colonización de Patagonia (Argentina y Chile, 1830-1922). Valdivia: Ediciones Universidad Austral de Chile, 2019. 328 pp. $11.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-956-390-090-3.

Reviewed by Hannah Greenwald (Yale University) Published on H-Borderlands (November, 2020) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

Author: 
Yuko Miki
Reviewer: 
Jayson Maurice Porter

Porter on Miki, 'Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil'

Yuko Miki. Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xix + 292 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41750-1

Reviewed by Jayson Maurice Porter (Northwestern University) Published on H-Borderlands (October, 2020) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)

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)

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