H-Net reviews posted to the web 25 Sep 2017 - 02 Oct 2017

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October 2, 2017
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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
25 Sep 2017 and 02 Oct 2017.

Reviewed for H-Empire by Mark Doyle
   Streets-Salter, Heather; Getz, Trevor R., eds..  Empires and
   Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective
.  New York:
   Oxford University Press, 2015.  592 pp.  $49.95, ISBN 978-0-19-
   021637-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44741

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Axel Fair-Schulz
   Bivens, Hunter.  Epic and Exile: Novels of the German Popular
   Front, 1933-1945
.  FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern
   University Press, 2015.  344 pp.  $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8101-3148-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45815

Reviewed for H-Empire by Kevin Jones
   Rogan, Eugene.  Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle
   East, The.
  New York: Basic Books, 2015.  512 pp.  $32.00, ISBN
   978-0-465-02307-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=46351

Reviewed for H-Empire by Ronald Schultz
   Andrews, George Reid.  Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-
   2000. 
 The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard
   University Press, 2016.  Maps, graphs, tables. 136 pp.  $24.95,
   ISBN 978-0-674-73759-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=46465

Reviewed for H-Slavery by Nicole M. Turner
   Harper, Matthew.  End of Days: African American Religion and
   Politics in the Age of Emancipation, The. 
 Chapel Hill:
   University of North Carolina Press, 2016.  224 pp.  $29.95, ISBN
   978-1-4696-2936-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=47923

Reviewed for H-Empire by J.P. Slight
   Kane, Eileen M..  Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to
   Mecca
.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015.  256 pp.  $35.00,
   ISBN 978-0-8014-5423-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=48497

Reviewed for H-Asia by Tirthankar Roy
   Van Dyke, Paul Arthur.  Merchants of Canton and Macao: Success
   and Failure in Eighteenth-Century Chinese Trade
.  Hong Kong,
   China: Hong Kong University Press, 2016.  xlvii + 443 pp.
   Illustrations.  $79.00, ISBN 978-988-8139-32-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=48837

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Phil Potter
   Milner, Helen V.; Tingley, Dustin.  Sailing the Water’s Edge:
   The Domestic Politics of American Foreign Policy.
  Princeton:
   Princeton University Press, 2015.  352 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-0-691-
   17481-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=48923

Reviewed for H-War by Gregory Moore
   Stewart, Brian; Newbury, Samantha.  Why Spy?: On the Art of
   Intelligence. 
 London: Hurst & Co., 2015.  xx + 216 pp.  $29.95,
   ISBN 978-1-84904-513-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=49041

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Steven J. Bucklin
   Knock, Thomas J..  Rise of a Prairie Statesman: The Life and
   Times of George McGovern, The
.  Politics and Society in Modern
   America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.  544
   pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-691-14299-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=49191

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Jan Hinrichsen
   Levitt, Peggy.  Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the
   Nation and the World on Display
.  Oakland: University of
   California Press, 2015.  268 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-0-520-28607-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=49303

Reviewed for H-Levant by Hatim El-Hibri
   Kraidy, Marwan M..  Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency
   in the Arab World, The.  
Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
   2016.  304 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-674-73708-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=49380

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Matthew Shannon
   Collier, David R..  Democracy and the Nature of American
   Influence in Iran, 1941-1979.
  Syracuse: Syracuse University
   Press, 2017.  448 pp.  $75.00, ISBN 978-0-8156-3497-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=49707

Reviewed for H-Early-America by Laurel Daen
   Van Horn, Jennifer.  Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century
   British America, The. 
 Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina
   Press, 2017.  456 pp.  $49.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2956-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50100

Reviewed for H-TGS by Lezlie Knox
   Lerner, Robert E..  Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life.  Princeton:
   Princeton University Press, 2017.  424 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-
   691-17282-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50296

Reviewed for H-War by John Weigel
   Garson, Paul.  African Colonial Prisoners of the Germans: A
   Pictorial History of Captive Soldiers in the World Wars.

   Jefferson: McFarland, 2016.  216 pp.  $49.95, ISBN 978-1-4766-6545-
   0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50313

Reviewed for H-War by Robert Vicars
   Dubik, James M..  Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and
   Theory.
  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016.  236 pp.
   $50.00, ISBN 978-0-8131-6829-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50336

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Joel Hecker
   Afterman, Adam.  “And They Shall Be One Flesh”: On​ The
   ​L​anguage of Mystical Union in Judaism​.  
Supplements to
   The Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Series. Leiden: Brill
   Academic Publishers, 2016.  Illustrations. x + 279 pp.  $145.00,
   ISBN 978-90-04-32872-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50356

Reviewed for H-Japan by Eric C. Rath
   Ogata, Shin'ichirō.  Jiki-fu: A Japanese Aesthetics of Taste.
   Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2017.  143 pp.  $80.00, ISBN 978-
   4-13-080219-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50473

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Mary K. Cayton
   McGarvie, Mark Douglas.  Law and Religion in American History:
   Public Values and Private Conscience
.  New Histories of American
   Law Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.  xxix +
   273 pp.  $29.99, ISBN 978-1-316-60546-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50505

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Magnus Koch
   Grischany, Thomas R..  Der Ostmark treue Alpensöhne: Die
   Integration der Österreicher in die großdeutsche Wehrmacht, 1938-
   45.
  Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2015.  , ISBN 978-3-8470-0377-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50558

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Carlo Moos
   Walterskirchen, Gudula.  Die blinden Flecken der Geschichte:
   Österreich 1927–1938.
  Wien: Verlag Kremayr & Scheriau KG,
   2017.  223 S.  , ISBN 978-3-218-01063-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50706

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Andreas Würgler
   Hacke, Daniela.  Konfession und Kommunikation: Religiöse
   Koexistenz und Politik in der Alten Eidgenossenschaft. Die
   Grafschaft Baden 1531–1712
.  Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2017.
   579 S.  , ISBN 978-3-412-22391-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50707

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Frank M. Grelka
   Janczewska, Marta.  Archiwum Ringelbluma: Konspiracyjne Archiwum
   Getta Warszawy, tom 24. Obozy pracy przymusowej
.  Warszawa:
   Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 2015.  XXXVIII, 548 S. +
   1 DVD-ROM  , ISBN 978-83-61850-44-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50710

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Gregor Rohmann
   Frohne, Bianca.  Leben mit 'kranckhait': Der gebrechliche Körper
   in der häuslichen Überlieferung des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts.
   Überlegungen zu einer Disability History der Vormoderne.

   Affalterbach: Didymos Verlag, 2014.  456 S.  , ISBN 978-3-939020-
   29-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50711

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Hannah Ahlheim
   Esposito, Fernando.  Zeitenwandel: Transformationen
   geschichtlicher Zeitlichkeit nach dem Boom.
  Göttingen:
   Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017.  280 S., 6 SW-Abb.  $75.00, ISBN
   978-3-525-30100-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50721

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Gangolf Hübinger
   Schwinn, Thomas; Albert, Gert.  Alte Begriffe – Neue Probleme:
   Max Webers Soziologie im Lichte aktueller Problemstellungen.

   Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.  465 S.  $74.00, ISBN 978-3-16-
   154194-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50722

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Christopher Banditt
   Kaelble, Hartmut.  Mehr Reichtum, mehr Armut: Soziale
   Ungleichheit in Europa vom 20. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart.

   Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2017.  211 S.  , ISBN 978-3-593-
   50679-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50724

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Alexandra Oberländer
   Antonov, Sergei.  Bankrupts and Usurers of Imperial Russia: Debt,
   Property, and the Law in the Age of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy.

   Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016.  387 S.  $49.95, ISBN
   978-0-674-97148-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50731

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Alexis Hofmeister
   Petrovsky-Shtern, Yohanan.  The Golden Age Shtetl: A New History
   of Jewish Life in East Europe.  
Princeton: Princeton University
   Press, 2014.  431 S.  , ISBN 978-0-691-16074-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50732

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Claudia Christiane Gatzka
   Baumeister, Martin; Bonomo, Bruno; Schott, Dieter.  Cities
   Contested: Urban Politics, Heritage, and Social Movements in Italy
   and West Germany in the 1970s
.  Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag,
   2017.  382 S., 35 Abb.  $68.00, ISBN 978-3-593-50697-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50734

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