Andrew Pettegree. The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know about Itself. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 445 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17908-8.
Reviewed by Jon Marshall (Northwestern University)
Published on Jhistory (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe
Molly W. Berger. Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829-1929. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $34.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-4214-1992-3.
Reviewed by Sean Seyer (University of Kansas)
Published on H-USA (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair
Gregg Bocketti. Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 320 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6255-6.
Reviewed by Marshall C. Eakin (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Nationalism (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel
Karlos Hill. Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 136 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-62037-7.
Reviewed by Tameka Bradley Hobbs (Florida Memorial University)
Published on H-Law (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer
Bradley Naranch, Geoff Eley, eds. German Colonialism in a Global Age. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 419 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5723-0.
Reviewed by Edward Snyder (Chowan University)
Published on H-TGS (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce
Peter Gough. Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West. Music in American Life Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 304 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03904-1.
Reviewed by Philip Bohlman (University of Chicago)
Published on H-Music (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Lars Fischer
A Moment in History when Singing and Listening to Diversity Made Americans More Alike Than Different
Marco Musillo. The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2016. vii + 184 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60606-474-0.
Reviewed by Macabe Keliher (West Virginia University)
Published on H-Italy (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Matt Vester
Robert Heynen. Degeneration and Revolution: Radical Cultural Politics and the Body in Weimar Germany. New York: Haymarket Books, 2015. 678 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60846-637-5.
Reviewed by William Smaldone (Willamette University)
Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Gary Roth
Left Cultural Politics in Weimar
Gerhard Paul Gross. The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger. Ed. David T. Zabecki. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 464 pp. $49.79 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6837-1.
Reviewed by Robert Kirchubel (Purdue University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey
Farewell to German Operational and General Staff Excellence
John Kierulf. Disarmament under International Law. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 296 pp. $32.81 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4823-7.
Reviewed by Thomas E. Doyle, II (Texas State University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach