H-Net reviews posted to the web 07 Jan 2019 - 14 Jan 2019

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
07 Jan 2019 and 14 Jan 2019.

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by David Rothmund
   Snorton, C. Riley.  _Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of
   Trans Identity_.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,
   2017.  256 pp.  $24.95, ISBN 978-1-5179-0173-8.

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Kunal M. Parker
   Kang, S. Deborah.  _INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the
   US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954, The_.  New York: Oxford University
   Press, 2017.  296 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-19-975743-5.

Reviewed for H-Asia by Rohit Wanchoo
   Smith, Bonnie G..  _Modern Empires: A Reader_.  New York and
   London: Oxford University Press, 2017.  416 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Judith K. Lang Hilgartner
   Ojeda-Mata, Maite.  _Modern Spain and the Sephardim: Legitimizing
   Identities_.  Lexington Studies in Modern Jewish History,
   Historiography, and Memory Series. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017.
   284 pp.  $95.00, ISBN 978-1-4985-5175-5.

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Dalia A. Muller
   Dawson, Kevin.  _Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the
   African Diaspora_.  Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press,
   2018.  viii + 351 pp.  $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8122-4989-7.

Reviewed for H-Borderlands by Zunaira Komal
   Leake, Elisabeth.  _Defiant Border: The Afghan-Pakistan
   Borderlands in the Era of Decolonization, 1936-65, The_.
   Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. New York:
   Cambridge University Press, 2016.  272 pp.  $29.99, ISBN 978-1-107-

Reviewed for H-War by Aaron Beek
   Stuttard, David.  _Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens_.
   Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.  400 pp.  $29.95, ISBN

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Lothar Hoebelt
   Michell, A. Wess.  _Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire, The_.
   Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.  416 pp.  $35.00,
   ISBN 978-0-691-17670-3.

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Ilan Fuchs
   Gebel, Ada.  _Haredim ve-anshe ma`aseh:  Po`ale Agudat Yisrael,
   1933-1939_.  Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, 2018.  233 pp.  92
   Israeli shekels, ISBN 978-965-217-411-6.

Reviewed for H-1960s by Matthew Maletz
   Draper, Susana.  _1968 Mexico: Constellations of Freedom and
   Democracy_.  Radical América Series. Durham: Duke University
   Press, 2018.  272 pp.  $99.95, ISBN 978-1-4780-0101-0.

Reviewed for H-Empire by Andrew Kettler
   Swanson, Elizabeth; Stewart, James Brewer, eds..  _Human Bondage
   and Abolition: New Histories of Past and Present Slaveries_.
   Slaveries since Emancipation Series. Cambridge: Cambridge
   University Press, 2018.  376 pp.  $29.99, ISBN 978-1-316-63736-4.

Reviewed for H-War by Tanya L. Roth
   Rivers, Eileen.  _Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines
   in Afghanistan_.  New York: Da Capo Press, 2018.  288 pp.  $27.00,
   ISBN 978-0-306-90307-6.

Reviewed for H-Italy by Thomas J. Kuehn
   Pullan, Brian S..  _Tolerance, Regulation and Rescue: Dishonoured
   Women and Abandoned Children in Italy, 1300-1800_.  Manchester:
   Manchester University Press, 2016.  x + 240 pp.  $110.00, ISBN 978-

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Jay Howard Geller
   Engel, Amir.  _Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography_.
   Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.  xiv + 226 pp.
   $40.00, ISBN 978-0-226-42863-5.

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Jeffrey Broxmeyer
   Skrabec, Quentin R..  _Ohio Presidents: Eight Men and a Binding
   Political Philosophy in the White House, 1841-1923, The_.
   Jefferson: McFarland, 2018.  230 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4766-6930-

Reviewed for Jhistory by Philip Glende
   Biesen, Sheri Chinen.  _Film Censorship: Regulating America's
   Screen_.  Short Cuts Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2018.
   Illustrations. vii + 163 pp.  $22.00, ISBN 978-0-231-18313-0.

Reviewed for Jhistory by Eric Walls
   Giesberg, Judith Ann.  _Sex and the Civil War: Soldiers,
   Pornography, and the Making of American Morality_.  Chapel Hill:
   University of North Carolina Press, 2017.  152 pp.  $29.95, ISBN

Reviewed for H-War by Bill Cox
   Symonds, Craig L..  _World War II at Sea: A Global History_.
   Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.  792 pp.  $34.95, ISBN 978-