Reviews

Author: 
Guy Perry
Reviewer: 
Joelle Koster

Koster on Perry, 'The Briennes: The Rise and Fall of a Champenois Dynasty in the Age of the Crusades, c. 950-1356'

Guy Perry. The Briennes: The Rise and Fall of a Champenois Dynasty in the Age of the Crusades, c. 950-1356. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 238 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19690-2.

Reviewed by Joelle Koster (University of Rhode Island) Published on H-War (December, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Eyal Ginio
Reviewer: 
Denis Vovchenko

Vovchenko on Ginio, 'The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath'

Eyal Ginio. The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xix + 377 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-026403-1.

Reviewed by Denis Vovchenko (Northeastern State University) Published on H-War (December, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
David Pion-Berlin, Raphael Martinez
Reviewer: 
Justin Keye Campbell

Campbell on Pion-Berlin and Martinez, 'Soldiers, Politicians, and Civilians: Reforming Civil-Military Relations in Democratic Latin America'

David Pion-Berlin, Raphael Martinez. Soldiers, Politicians, and Civilians: Reforming Civil-Military Relations in Democratic Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xiv + 402 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-14997-7; $32.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-60443-4.

Reviewed by Justin Keye Campbell (University of Arizona) Published on H-War (December, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Marlene Kurz
Reviewer: 
Ethan Menchinger

Menchinger on Kurz, 'Ways to Heaven, Gates to Hell: Fazlizade 'Ali's Struggle with the Diversity of Ottoman Islam'

Marlene Kurz. Ways to Heaven, Gates to Hell: Fazlizade 'Ali's Struggle with the Diversity of Ottoman Islam. Berlin: EB-Verlag, 2011. 294 pp. $34.08 (paper), ISBN 978-3-86893-058-0.

Reviewed by Ethan Menchinger (University of Manchester) Published on H-Turk (December, 2018) Commissioned by Victor Ostapchuk (University of Toronto)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53040

Author: 
Rob Iliffe
Reviewer: 
Sachiko Kusukawa

Kusukawa on Iliffe, 'Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton'

Rob Iliffe. Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 536 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-999535-6.

Reviewed by Sachiko Kusukawa (Trinity College, Cambirdge) Published on H-Albion (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Krishan Kumar
Reviewer: 
Luke Gibbon

Gibbon on Kumar, 'Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World'

Krishan Kumar. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 600 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15363-6.

Reviewed by Luke Gibbon (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Andreana C. Prichard
Reviewer: 
David D. Hurlbut

Hurlbut on Prichard, 'Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970'

Andreana C. Prichard. Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970. African History and Culture Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-240-9.

Reviewed by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Debbie M. Liles, Angela Boswell, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rebekah Crowe

Crowe on Liles and Boswell, 'Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi'

Debbie M. Liles, Angela Boswell, eds. Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2016. Illustrations, maps. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-651-0.

Reviewed by Rebekah Crowe (Wayland Baptist University) Published on H-Texas (December, 2018) Commissioned by Linda Powell (Amarillo College and Wayland Baptist University)

Author: 
Carmelo Esterrich
Reviewer: 
Alvita Akiboh

Akiboh on Esterrich, 'Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture'

Carmelo Esterrich. Concrete and Countryside: The Urban and the Rural in 1950s Puerto Rican Culture. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 184 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6539-8.

Reviewed by Alvita Akiboh (Northwestern University) Published on H-LatAm (December, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy
Reviewer: 
Martyn Bennett

Bennett on Blakemore and Murphy, 'The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653'

Richard J. Blakemore, Elaine Murphy. The British Civil Wars at Sea, 1638-1653. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2018. 256 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-229-7.

Reviewed by Martyn Bennett (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Albion (December, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52995

Author: 
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Reviewer: 
Jorge Díaz Ceballos

Díaz Ceballos on Cañizares-Esguerra, 'Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830'

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 344 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4983-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Díaz Ceballos (Universidad Pablo de Olavide) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Charlotte A. Lerg, Heléna Tóth, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kirsten Belgum

Belgum on Lerg and Tóth, 'Transatlantic Revolutionary Cultures, 1789-1861'

Charlotte A. Lerg, Heléna Tóth, eds. Transatlantic Revolutionary Cultures, 1789-1861. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. 292 pp. $134.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-34953-7.

Reviewed by Kirsten Belgum (University of Texas) Published on H-TGS (December, 2018) Commissioned by Alison C. Efford (Marquette University)

Author: 
Stefan Andersson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Madelaine Chiam

Chiam on Andersson, 'Revisiting the Vietnam War and International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk'

Stefan Andersson, ed. Revisiting the Vietnam War and International Law: Views and Interpretations of Richard Falk. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 438 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-40996-4.

Reviewed by Madelaine Chiam (La Trobe University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ryan Skinnell, ed.
Reviewer: 
James Chase Sanchez

Sanchez on Skinnell, 'Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us about Donald J. Trump'

Ryan Skinnell, ed. Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us about Donald J. Trump. Societas: Essays in Political and Cultural Criticism Series. Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2018. 200 pp. $29.90 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84540-969-2.

Reviewed by James Chase Sanchez (Middlebury College) Published on H-Rhetor (December, 2018) Commissioned by Cristen Fitzpatrick (St. John's University)

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