H-Net reviews posted to the web 25 Feb 2019 - 04 Mar 2019

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
25 Feb 2019 and 04 Mar 2019.

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Robert Chao Romero
   González, Fredy.  _Paisanos Chinos: Transpacific Politics among
   Chinese Immigrants in Mexico_.  Oakland: University of California
   Press, 2017.  xiii + 277 pp.  $85.00, ISBN 978-0-520-29019-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=50673

Reviewed for H-Japan by James M. Shields
   Curley, Melissa Anne-Marie.  _Pure Land, Real World: Modern
   Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination_.
   Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017.  xi + 241 pp.  $65.00,
   ISBN 978-0-8248-5775-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=51041

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Mary Ellen Curtin
   Asch, Chris Myers; Musgrove, George Derek.  _Chocolate City: A
   History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital_.  Chapel
   Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.  624 pp.  $39.95,
   ISBN 978-1-4696-3586-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=51277

Reviewed for H-Nationalism by Pinar Erkem
   Gimeno-Martínez, Javier.  _Design and National Identity_.  New
   York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.  240 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4725-
   9103-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=51633

Reviewed for H-War by Lauren Swift
   Ailes, Mary Elizabeth.  _Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's
   Thirty Years' War_.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
   234 pp.  $55.00, ISBN 978-1-4962-0086-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=52074

Reviewed for H-War by Jean-Michel Turcotte
   Wallis, Russell.  _British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the
   Nazi Atrocities_.  International Library of Twentieth Century
   History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016.  320 pp.  $110.00,
   ISBN 978-1-78453-503-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=52646

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Dora Vargha
   Loeckx, Renilde.  _Cold War Triangle: How Scientists in East and
   West Tamed HIV_.  Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2017.  192 pp.
   $29.50, ISBN .
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53143

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Erin K. Jenne
   Wimmer, Andreas.  _Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come
   Together While Others Fall Apart_.  Princeton Studies in Global
   and Comparative Sociology Series. Princeton: Princeton University
   Press, 2018.  Illustrations, tables. xxiii + 345 pp.  $39.95, ISBN
   978-0-691-17738-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53203

Reviewed for H-LatAm by Katherinne Mora Pacheco
   Leal, Claudia.  _Landscapes of Freedom: Building a
   Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia_.
   Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018.  352 pp.  $55.00, ISBN
   978-0-8165-3838-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53315

Reviewed for H-War by Douglas Peifer
   Köppen, Bernhard; Schneider, Norbert F..  _Demographics of Korea
   and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two
   Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification_.  Leverkusen-
   Opladen: Barbara Budrich-Esser, 2018.  127 pp.  $49.00, ISBN 978-3-
   8474-2152-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53358

Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Aidan Beatty
   Earner-Byrne, Lindsey.  _Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in
   Independent Ireland, 1920-1940_.  Cambridge: Cambridge University
   Press, 2017.  xii + 284 pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-107-17991-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53446

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Robert Glaze
   Wynstra, Robert J..  _At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion:
   Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S.
   Ewell’s Road to Gettysburg_.  Civil War Soldiers and Strategies
   Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018.  Illustrations,
   maps. 384 pp.  $49.95, ISBN 978-1-60635-354-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53543

Reviewed for H-SHERA by John McCannon
   Seegel, Steven.  _Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of
   Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe_.  Chicago:
   University of Chicago Press, 2018.  xv + 346 pp. Illustrations.
   $55.00, ISBN 978-0-226-43849-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53570

Reviewed for H-FedHist by Bradley Keefer
   Collea, Joseph D..  _New York and the Lincoln Specials: The
   President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire
   State_.  Jefferson: McFarland, 2018.  225 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-1-
   4766-7075-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53685

Reviewed for H-Ideas by Loubna El Amine
   Kim, Youngmin.  _History of Chinese Political Thought, A_.
   Cambridge: Polity, 2018.  x + 273 pp.  $69.95, ISBN 978-0-7456-
   5246-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=53767

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