Reviews

Author: 
Paul Williams
Reviewer: 
Andrew Offenburger

Offenburger on Williams, 'Custer and the Sioux, Durnford and the Zulus: Parallels in the American and British Defeats at the Little Bighorn and Isandlwana'

Paul Williams. Custer and the Sioux, Durnford and the Zulus: Parallels in the American and British Defeats at the Little Bighorn and Isandlwana. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 220 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9794-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Offenburger (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-FedHist (July, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
David A. Charters
Reviewer: 
Maggie Scull

Scull on Charters, 'Whose Mission, Whose Orders?: British Civil-Military Command and Control in Northern Ireland, 1968-1974'

David A. Charters. Whose Mission, Whose Orders?: British Civil-Military Command and Control in Northern Ireland, 1968-1974. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. xii + 300 pp. Ill. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4926-5.

Reviewed by Maggie Scull (Moore Institute) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Christopher Clark
Reviewer: 
Sam Mustafa

Mustafa on Clark, 'Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich'

Christopher Clark. Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich. The Lawrence Stone Lectures Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 312 pp. $29.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-691-18598-9; $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-18165-3.

Reviewed by Sam Mustafa (Ramapo College of New Jersey) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John D. Hosler
Reviewer: 
Matthew King

King on Hosler, 'The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade'

John D. Hosler. The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Third Crusade. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 272 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21550-2.

Reviewed by Matthew King (University of South Florida) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Elena Andrea Schneider
Reviewer: 
Ernesto Bassi

Bassi on Schneider, 'The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World'

Elena Andrea Schneider. The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4535-3.

Reviewed by Ernesto Bassi (Cornell University) Published on H-LatAm (July, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Erin Stewart Mauldin
Reviewer: 
Matthew M. Stith

Stith on Mauldin, 'Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South'

Erin Stewart Mauldin. Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-086517-7.

Reviewed by Matthew M. Stith (University of Texas at Tyler) Published on H-CivWar (July, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Nathan Cardon
Reviewer: 
TJ Boisseau

Boisseau on Cardon, 'A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs'

Nathan Cardon. A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 192 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027472-6.

Reviewed by TJ Boisseau (Purdue University) Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2019) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Edgardo Pérez Morales
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Mongey

Mongey on Pérez Morales, 'No Limits to Their Sway: Cartagena's Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions'

Edgardo Pérez Morales. No Limits to Their Sway: Cartagena's Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. 248 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2192-7.

Reviewed by Vanessa Mongey (Newcastle University, UK) Published on H-LatAm (July, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Ana Paulina Lee
Reviewer: 
Fredy González

González on Lee, 'Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation, and Memory'

Ana Paulina Lee. Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation, and Memory. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. xxii + 229 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0504-6; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0601-2.

Reviewed by Fredy González (University of Illinois, Chicago) Published on H-LatAm (July, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
William H. Thelin, Genesea M. Carter, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Gallagher

Gallagher on Thelin and Carter, 'Class in the Composition Classroom: Pedagogy and the Working Class'

William H. Thelin, Genesea M. Carter, eds. Class in the Composition Classroom: Pedagogy and the Working Class. Boulder: Utah State University Press, 2017. 370 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-617-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Gallagher (Rutgers University - Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Rebecca Erbelding
Reviewer: 
Laurel Leff

Leff on Erbelding, 'Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe'

Rebecca Erbelding. Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe. New York: Doubleday, 2018. Illustrations. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-54251-7; $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-525-43374-3.

Reviewed by Laurel Leff (Northeastern University) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Anna Ohanyan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Suvi H. Kansikas

Kansikas on Ohanyan, 'Russia Abroad: Driving Regional Fracture in Post-Communist Eurasia and Beyond'

Anna Ohanyan, ed. Russia Abroad: Driving Regional Fracture in Post-Communist Eurasia and Beyond. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. 232 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-620-2; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-619-6.

Reviewed by Suvi H. Kansikas (University of Helsinki) Published on H-Diplo (July, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Aidan Beatty, Dan O'Brien, eds.
Reviewer: 
Katrina Goldstone

Goldstone on Beatty and O'Brien, 'Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture'

Aidan Beatty, Dan O'Brien, eds. Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture. Irish Studies Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-3579-6; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3561-1.

Reviewed by Katrina Goldstone (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Judaic (July, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Kate Clarke Lemay
Reviewer: 
Charles Holden

Holden on Lemay, 'Triumph of the Dead: American World War II Cemeteries, Monuments, and Diplomacy in France'

Kate Clarke Lemay. Triumph of the Dead: American World War II Cemeteries, Monuments, and Diplomacy in France. War, Memory, and Culture Series. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 2018. xx + 209 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1981-6.

Reviewed by Charles Holden (St. Mary's College of Maryland) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Myles Osborne
Reviewer: 
Kara A. Moskowitz

Moskowitz on Osborne, 'Ethnicity and Empire in Kenya: Loyalty and Martial Race among the Kamba, c. 1800 to the Present'

Myles Osborne. Ethnicity and Empire in Kenya: Loyalty and Martial Race among the Kamba, c. 1800 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 289 pp. $113.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-06104-0.

Reviewed by Kara A. Moskowitz (University of Missouri-St. Louis) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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