Reviews

Author: 
Daniel Monterescu, Haim Hazan
Reviewer: 
Una McGahern

McGahern on Monterescu and Hazan, 'Twilight Nationalism: Politics of Existence at Life's End'

Daniel Monterescu, Haim Hazan. Twilight Nationalism: Politics of Existence at Life's End. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. xii + 270 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0432-2; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0563-3.

Reviewed by Una McGahern (Newcastle University) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2019) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Author: 
Robert M. Sandow, ed.
Reviewer: 
Shae Smith Cox

Smith Cox on Sandow, 'Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North'

Robert M. Sandow, ed. Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North. The North's Civil War Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-7975-3.

Reviewed by Shae Smith Cox (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Sarah Churchwell
Reviewer: 
Benjamin V. Allison

Allison on Churchwell, 'Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream"'

Sarah Churchwell. Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream". New York: Basic Books, 2018. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-7340-3.

Reviewed by Benjamin V. Allison (Kent State University) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Benjamin E. Park
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Park, 'American Nationalisms: Imagining Union in the Age of Revolutions, 1783-1833'

Benjamin E. Park. American Nationalisms: Imagining Union in the Age of Revolutions, 1783-1833. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 262 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42037-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
William S. Kiser
Reviewer: 
Michael A. Hill

Hill on Kiser, 'Coast-to-Coast Empire: Manifest Destiny in the Nineteenth-Century New Mexico Borderlands'

William S. Kiser. Coast-to-Coast Empire: Manifest Destiny in the Nineteenth-Century New Mexico Borderlands. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. 288 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8061-6026-9.

Reviewed by Michael A. Hill (Department of History, University of Kansas) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Mehammed Amadeus Mack
Reviewer: 
Bogdan Popa

Popa on Mack, 'Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture'

Mehammed Amadeus Mack. Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7461-1; $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-7460-4.

Reviewed by Bogdan Popa (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Author: 
Lior B. Sternfeld
Reviewer: 
Daniella Farah

Farah on Sternfeld, 'Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran'

Lior B. Sternfeld. Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 208 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0614-2.

Reviewed by Daniella Farah (Stanford University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53518

Author: 
Alison Carrol
Reviewer: 
Samuel Goodfellow

Goodfellow on Carrol, 'The Return of Alsace: 1918-1939'

Alison Carrol. The Return of Alsace: 1918-1939. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. vii + 230 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-880391-1.

Reviewed by Samuel Goodfellow (Westminster College) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

Author: 
James David Nichols
Reviewer: 
Claire Wolnisty

Wolnisty on Nichols, 'The Limits of Liberty: Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border'

James David Nichols. The Limits of Liberty: Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border. Borderlands and Transcultural Studies Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. 312 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0579-7.

Reviewed by Claire Wolnisty (Angelo State University) Published on H-Nationalism (April, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Terry L. Jones
Reviewer: 
Alexandre F. Caillot

Caillot on Jones, 'Lee's Tigers Revisited: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia'

Terry L. Jones. Lee's Tigers Revisited: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. 536 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6851-6.

Reviewed by Alexandre F. Caillot (Temple University) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Clarence Taylor
Reviewer: 
Alex Tabor

Tabor on Taylor, 'Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City'

Clarence Taylor. Fight the Power: African Americans and the Long History of Police Brutality in New York City. New York: New York University Press, 2018. v + 309 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-6245-0.

Reviewed by Alex Tabor (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Javier Gimeno-Martínez
Reviewer: 
Pinar Erkem

Erkem on Gimeno-Martínez, 'Design and National Identity'

Javier Gimeno-Martínez. Design and National Identity. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-9103-6; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-9104-3.

Reviewed by Pinar Erkem (Istanbul University) Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2019) Commissioned by Caner Tekin (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51633

Author: 
Thomas Rist, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rena Bood

Bood on Rist, 'The Spanish Tragedy: A Critical Reader'

Thomas Rist, ed. The Spanish Tragedy: A Critical Reader. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-2895-7.

Reviewed by Rena Bood (Universiteit van Amsterdam) Published on H-Nationalism (November, 2018) Commissioned by Krisztina K. Lajosi-Moore (University of Amsterdam)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53347

Author: 
Nicolas Tackett
Reviewer: 
Hilde De Weerdt

De Weerdt on Tackett, 'The Origins of the Chinese Nation: Song China and the Forging of an East Asian World Order'

Nicolas Tackett. The Origins of the Chinese Nation: Song China and the Forging of an East Asian World Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 354 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-64748-6.

Reviewed by Hilde De Weerdt (Leiden University) Published on H-Nationalism (August, 2018) Commissioned by Krisztina K. Lajosi-Moore (University of Amsterdam)

Author: 
Michele Battini
Reviewer: 
Blair Taylor

Taylor on Battini, 'Socialism of Fools: Capitalism and Modern Anti-Semitism'

Michele Battini. Socialism of Fools: Capitalism and Modern Anti-Semitism. Translated by Noor Mazhar and Isabella Vergnano. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17038-3.

Reviewed by Blair Taylor (Sarah Lawrence College) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2018) Commissioned by Cristian Cercel (Ruhr University Bochum)

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