Reviews

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)

Author: 
David B. Woolner
Reviewer: 
Brannon Price

Price on Woolner, 'Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace'

David B. Woolner. Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-04871-7.

Reviewed by Brannon Price (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (July, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53603

Author: 
Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, Rebecca S. Wingo
Reviewer: 
Tracey Hanshew

Hanshew on Edwards and Friefeld and Wingo, 'Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History'

Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, Rebecca S. Wingo. Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 277 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9679-4.

Reviewed by Tracey Hanshew (Washington State University Tri-Cities) Published on H-Texas (July, 2019) Commissioned by Linda Powell (Amarillo College and Wayland Baptist University)

Author: 
Mary E. Adkins
Reviewer: 
Robert A. Taylor

Taylor on Adkins, 'Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution'

Mary E. Adkins. Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution. Florida Government and Politics Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 240 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6285-3.

Reviewed by Robert A. Taylor (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Florida (July, 2019) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer (Northern Illinois University)

Author: 
Sherry D. Fowler
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Wargula

Wargula on Fowler, 'Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan'

Sherry D. Fowler. Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. 440 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5622-9.

Reviewed by Carolyn Wargula (University of Pittsburgh) Published on H-Japan (July, 2019) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Author: 
Simon Werrett
Reviewer: 
Haileigh Robertson

Robertson on Werrett, 'Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment'

Simon Werrett. Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 304 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-61025-2.

Reviewed by Haileigh Robertson (Independent scholar) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (July, 2019) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Nico Wouters, Laurence van Ypersele, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jared M. Granato

Granato on Wouters and Ypersele, 'Nations, Identities and the First World War: Shifting Loyalties to the Fatherland'

Nico Wouters, Laurence van Ypersele, ed. Nations, Identities and the First World War: Shifting Loyalties to the Fatherland. Bloomsbury: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Illustrations. 320 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-03643-7.

Reviewed by Jared M. Granato (University of Kentucky) Published on H-CivWar (July, 2019) Commissioned by Susan N. Deily-Swearingen (University of New Hampshire)

Author: 
Rupert Christiansen
Reviewer: 
Richard Hopkins

Hopkins on Christiansen, 'City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris'

Rupert Christiansen. City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris. New York: Basic Books, 2018. 224 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-7339-7.

Reviewed by Richard Hopkins (Widener University) Published on H-Urban (July, 2019) Commissioned by Alexander Vari (Marywood University)

Author: 
Elliot Carlson
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Carlson, 'Stanley Johnston's Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy's Victory at Midway'

Elliot Carlson. Stanley Johnston's Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy's Victory at Midway. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. 352 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59114-679-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Avi Sagi, Dov Schwartz
Reviewer: 
Motti Inbari

Inbari on Sagi and Schwartz, 'Religious Zionism and the Six-Day War: From Realism to Messianism'

Avi Sagi, Dov Schwartz. Religious Zionism and the Six-Day War: From Realism to Messianism. Milton: Routledge, 2018. 134 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-35385-5.

Reviewed by Motti Inbari (UNC Pembroke) Published on H-Judaic (July, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54129

Author: 
Bohdan S. Kordan
Reviewer: 
Bohdan Harasymiw

Harasymiw on Kordan, 'Strategic Friends: Canada-Ukraine Relations from Independence to the Euromaidan'

Bohdan S. Kordan. Strategic Friends: Canada-Ukraine Relations from Independence to the Euromaidan. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2018. 160 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5521-1.

Reviewed by Bohdan Harasymiw (University of Calgary) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
John Gibler
Reviewer: 
Jorge Puma

Puma on Gibler, 'Torn from the World: A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico'

John Gibler. Torn from the World: A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico. City Lights Publishers, 2018. 260 pages. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87286-752-9.

Reviewed by Jorge Puma (University of Notre Dame) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Jonathan A. Grant
Reviewer: 
Jamie Martin

Martin on Grant, 'Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919-1939'

Jonathan A. Grant. Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919-1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. x + 228 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42835-4.

Reviewed by Jamie Martin (Georgetown University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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