Gaurav Desai. Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 352 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16454-2.
Reviewed by Deeptanil Ray (Sree Chaitanya College, West Bengal)
Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Gary Roth
Commerce and Imagination
Julian Gewirtz. Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97113-4.
Reviewed by Hiroki Takeuchi (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach
Reformers and Internationalists Are Likely Partners
Iwata Fumiaki. Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to sono jidai. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2014. 332 pp. JPY 3,600 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-00-025988-0.Ōmi Toshihiro. Kindai Bukkyō no naka no Shinshū: Chikazumi Jōkan to kyūdōshatachi. Kyoto: Hōzōkan, 2014. 230 pp. JPY 3,000 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-8318-6043-9.
Lewis L. Gould. The First Modern Clash over Federal Power: Wilson versus Hughes in the Presidential Election of 1916. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. xiv + 178 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2280-1.
Reviewed by Brian Kennedy (University of Hertfordshire)
Published on H-USA (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair
Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.
Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha
Environmental Governance in Vietnam
Miri Shefer-Mossensohn. Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. 262 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-0359-7.
Reviewed by Daniel A. Stolz (Northwestern University)
Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sean Seyer
Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0.
Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison
Sonja Luehrmann. Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994362-3.
Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Harari College)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha
David Baron. American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World. New York: Liveright, 2017. 352 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63149-016-3.
Reviewed by Brent Ruswick (West Chester University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell
Nicholas Stargardt. The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939-1945. New York: Basic Books, 2015. Illustrations. 760 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01899-4.
Reviewed by Paul Steege (Villanova University)
Published on H-Nationalism (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel