H-Net reviews posted to the web 11 May 2020 - 18 May 2020

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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between
11 May 2020 and 18 May 2020.

Reviewed for H-Slavery by Tara Strauch
   Riley, Padraig.  _Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political
   Life in Jeffersonian America_.  Philadelphia: University of
   Pennsylvania Press, 2016.  328 pp.  $47.50, ISBN 978-0-8122-4749-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=50250

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Tamir Karkason
   Dowty, Alan.  _Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine: Two Worlds
   Collide_.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019.  312 pp.
   $65.00, ISBN 978-0-253-03865-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54540

Reviewed for H-Environment by Dani Inkpen
   Ferrari, Marco; Pasqual, Elisa; Bagnato, Andrea.  _Moving Border:
   Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, A_.  New York: Columbia
   Books on Architecture and the City. Columbia University Press,
   2018.  227 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-1-941332-45-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54683
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Reviewed for H-War by Kathryn Boehlefeld
   Campbell, Peter.  _Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force
   and Innovation in the US Army_.  American Military Experience
   Series. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019.  390 pp.
   $50.00, ISBN 978-0-8262-7426-7.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54735

Reviewed for H-Africa by George M. La Rue
   Derr, Jennifer L..  _Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and
   Material Colonial Economy in Egypt, The_.  Stanford: Stanford
   University Press, 2019.  264 pp.  $26.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0965-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54747
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Reviewed for H-Albion by Matthew Neufeld
   Champion, Justin; Coffey, John; Harris and John Marshall, Tim,
   eds..  _Politics, Religion and Ideas in Seventeenth- and
   Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Mark Goldie_.
   Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2019.  365 pp.  $115.00,
   ISBN 978-1-78744-587-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54755

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Chris Fobare
   Huffard, R. Scott.  _Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the
   Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South_.  Chapel Hill:
   University of North Carolina Press, 2019.  324 pp.  $32.50, ISBN
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54756
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Reviewed for H-War by Marcus Oliver Golding
   Blackmore, Lisa.  _Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and
   Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958_.  Pitt Illuminations Series.
   Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.  Illustrations.
   240 pp.  $28.95, ISBN 978-0-8229-6438-4.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54802
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Paul M. McGarr
   Houghton, Vince.  _Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence
   Operation against Hitler and Stalin, The_.  Ithaca: Cornell
   University Press, 2019.  248 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54808
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Reviewed for H-Socialisms by Graeme Pente
   Kulikoff, Allan.  _Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx in Dialogue_.
   New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.  150 pp.  $99.00, ISBN
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54830
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Reviewed for H-Environment by Stephanie Howard-Smith
   Russell, Edmund.  _Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of
   England, 1200-1900_.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
   214 pp.  $94.99, ISBN 978-0-521-76209-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54898
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Reviewed for H-War by Jean-Michel Turcotte
   Chang, David Cheng.  _Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in
   the Korean War, The_.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019.
   238 pp.  $40.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-0460-5.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54901
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Reviewed for H-Diplo by Alexandra Chinchilla
   Groh, Tyrone L..  _Proxy War: The Least Bad Option_.  Stanford:
   Stanford University Press, 2019.  255 pp.  $65.00, ISBN 978-1-5036-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54925
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Reviewed for H-LatAm by Roberto Di Stefano
   Stauffer, Brian A..  _Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's
   Religionero Rebellion_.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico
   Press, 2019.  Illustrations. 392 pp.  $75.00, ISBN 978-0-8263-6127-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=54946

Reviewed for H-Early-America by John G. McCurdy
   Harless, Richard.  _George Washington and Native Americans: "Learn
   Our Arts and Ways of Life"_.  Fairfax: George Mason University
   Press, 2018.  300 pp.  $35.00, ISBN 978-1-942695-14-1.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55029
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Reviewed for H-Early-America by Brandon Layton
   Grynaviski, Eric.  _America's Middlemen: Power at the Edge of
   Empire_.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  xii + 309
   pp.  $99.99, ISBN 978-1-107-16215-0.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55071
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Reviewed for H-Ukraine by Brett Donohoe
   Hundorova, Tamara.  _Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian
   Postmodernism of the 1990s, The_.  Translated by Sergiy Yakovenko.
   Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2019.  320 pp.  $42.00, ISBN 978-1-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55243
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Reviewed for H-Empire by Jingbin Wang
   McGreevey, Robert; Fisher, Christopher T.; Dawley, Alan.  _Global
   America: The United States in the Twentieth Century_.  New York:
   Oxford University Press, 2018.  xxxii + 446 pp.  $44.95, ISBN 978-
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55262
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Reviewed for H-Empire by Sumit Guha
   Harris, Ron.  _Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of
   the Business Corporation, 1400-1700_.  The Princeton Economic
   History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton
   University Press, 2020.  488 pp.  $39.95, ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55263
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Reviewed for H-Empire by Tamala Malerk
   Mitra, Durba.  _Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial
   Origins of Modern Social Thought_.  Princeton: Princeton
   University Press, 2020.  296 pp.  $99.95, ISBN 978-0-691-19634-3.
Review - http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=55264