Reviews

Author: 
Éric Verdeil
Reviewer: 
Mona Harb

Harb on Verdeil, 'Beyrouth et ses urbanistes: une ville en plans, 1946-1975'

Éric Verdeil. Beyrouth et ses urbanistes: une ville en plans, 1946-1975. Beirut: Institut français du Proche-Orient, 2010. 397 pp. EUR 30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-35159-162-8.

Reviewed by Mona Harb (American University of Beirut) Published on H-Mediterranean (October, 2013) Commissioned by Denis Bocquet

Author: 
Dariusz Kolodziejczyk Ostapchuk, Foreword by Victor
Reviewer: 
Yucel Terzibasoglu

Terzibasoglu on Ostapchuk and Victor, 'The Ottoman Survey Register of Podolia (ca. 1681): Defter-i Mufassal-i Eyalet-i Kamanice'

Dariusz Kolodziejczyk Ostapchuk, Foreword by Victor. The Ottoman Survey Register of Podolia (ca. 1681): Defter-i Mufassal-i Eyalet-i Kamanice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. xv + 1034 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-0-916458-78-2.

Reviewed by Yucel Terzibasoglu (Department of History, Bogazici University, Istanbul) Published on H-Mediterranean (January, 2006)

Author: 
Jacques Thobie
Reviewer: 
Vincent Guigueno

Guigueno on Thobie, 'L'administration generale des phares de l'Empire ottoman et la societe Collas et Michel, 1860-1960'

Jacques Thobie. L'administration generale des phares de l'Empire ottoman et la societe Collas et Michel, 1860-1960. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2004. 300 pp. EUR 30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-7475-5872-3.

Reviewed by Vincent Guigueno (LATTS-Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees) Published on H-Mediterranean (January, 2006)

Author: 
Sandie Holguin
Reviewer: 
Samuel Pierce

Pierce on Holguin, 'Creating Spaniards: Culture and National Identity in Republican Spain'

Sandie Holguin. Creating Spaniards: Culture and National Identity in Republican Spain. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. xi + 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-17630-3; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-17634-1.

Reviewed by Samuel Pierce (Department of History, University of Florida) Published on H-Mediterranean (November, 2004)

Author: 
John Cowans, ed.
Reviewer: 
Samuel Pierce

Pierce on Cowans, 'Modern Spain: A Documentary History'

John Cowans, ed. Modern Spain: A Documentary History. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. viii + 312 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3717-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1846-6.

Reviewed by Samuel Pierce (Department of History, University of Florida) Published on H-Mediterranean (November, 2004)

Spanish History through Documents

Author: 
Michael Bess
Reviewer: 
David Gueranger

Gueranger on Bess, 'The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000'

Michael Bess. The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. 369 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-04417-0; $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-04418-7.

Reviewed by David Gueranger (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausses) Published on H-Mediterranean (May, 2004)

Author: 
Janet R. Horne
Reviewer: 
Robert Beck

Beck on Horne, 'A Social Laboratory for Modern France: The MusÖ©e Social and the Rise of the Welfare State'

Janet R. Horne. A Social Laboratory for Modern France: The MusÖ©e Social and the Rise of the Welfare State. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2002. xiii + 354 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2792-9; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2782-0.

Reviewed by Robert Beck (Université de Tours, France) Published on H-Mediterranean (April, 2003)

Author: 
Marisa Linton
Reviewer: 
Denise Turrel

Turrel on Linton, 'The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France'

Marisa Linton. The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. xi + 258 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-94959-7.

Reviewed by Denise Turrel (Université de Tours, France) Published on H-Mediterranean (April, 2003)

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Author: 
Martin S. Alexander, Martin Evans, J. F. V. Keiger
Reviewer: 
Raphaëlle Branche

Branche on Alexander and Evans and Keiger, 'The Algerian War and the French Army, 1954-62: Experiences, Images, Testimonies'

Martin S. Alexander, Martin Evans, J. F. V. Keiger. The Algerian War and the French Army, 1954-62: Experiences, Images, Testimonies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xi + 269 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-77456-4.

Reviewed by Raphaëlle Branche (Université de Rennes II, France) Published on H-Mediterranean (April, 2003)

Author: 
Raymond Carr, ed.
Reviewer: 
José Ubaldo Bernardos Sanz

Sanz on Carr, 'Spain: A History'

Raymond Carr, ed. Spain: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. 336 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-280236-1; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-820619-4.

Reviewed by José Ubaldo Bernardos Sanz (Departamento de Economía Aplicada e Historia Económica, UNED, Madrid) Published on H-Mediterranean (May, 2002)

Author: 
Shifra Armon
Reviewer: 
Chelo de Andres Martinez

Martinez on Armon, 'Picking Wedlock: Women and the Courtship Novel in Spain'

Shifra Armon. Picking Wedlock: Women and the Courtship Novel in Spain. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. x + 231 pp. $70.00 (cloth) ISBN 0-7425-0772-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-0773-9.

Reviewed by Chelo de Andres Martinez (Department of International Communications and Languages, University of Plymouth) Published on H-Mediterranean (May, 2002)

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