Reviews

Author: 
Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Adkins and Adkins, 'Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History'

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History. New York: Viking, 2018. xxvi + 449 pp. Illustrations. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7352-2162-8.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John A. Wood
Reviewer: 
Martin Clemis

Clemis on Wood, 'Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War'

John A. Wood. Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-2223-6.

Reviewed by Martin Clemis (Temple University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52089

Author: 
James Hinton
Reviewer: 
Tina M. Peabody

Peabody on Hinton, 'Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century'

James Hinton. Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 190 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878713-6.

Reviewed by Tina M. Peabody (University at Albany, SUNY) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53209

Author: 
Paul Finkelman
Reviewer: 
Scott Gerber

Gerber on Finkelman, 'Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court'

Paul Finkelman. Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-05121-8.

Reviewed by Scott Gerber (Brown University & Ohio Northern University) Published on H-Early-America (June, 2019) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Richard J. Evans
Reviewer: 
Mathias Fuelling

Fuelling on Evans, 'Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History'

Richard J. Evans. Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. 800 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-045964-2.

Reviewed by Mathias Fuelling (Temple University) Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2019) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University)

Author: 
Monica Munoz Martinez
Reviewer: 
Timothy Bowman

Bowman on Martinez, 'The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas'

Monica Munoz Martinez. The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 400 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97643-6.

Reviewed by Timothy Bowman (West Texas A&M) Published on H-Texas (June, 2019) Commissioned by Linda Powell (Amarillo College and Wayland Baptist University)

Author: 
Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on De Gasperi and Pivato, 'Comparative Literature for the New Century'

Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds. Comparative Literature for the New Century. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5449-8.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53255

Author: 
Steven J. Zipperstein
Reviewer: 
Amber N. Nickell

Nickell on Zipperstein, 'Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History'

Steven J. Zipperstein. Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History. New York: Liveright, 2018. 288 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63149-269-3.

Reviewed by Amber N. Nickell (Purdue University) Published on H-Judaic (June, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke
Reviewer: 
Christine Sixta Rinehart

Rinehart on Walsh and Schulzke, 'Drones and Support for the Use of Force'

James Igoe Walsh, Marcus Schulzke. Drones and Support for the Use of Force. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 252 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13101-3.

Reviewed by Christine Sixta Rinehart (University of South Carolina in Palmetto College) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Cottey

Cottey on Badalassi and Snyder, 'The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990'

Nicolas Badalassi, Sarah B. Snyder, eds. The CSCE and the End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972-1990. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-026-3.

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

Author: 
Christian Laes, ed,
Reviewer: 
Patricia Clark

Clark on Laes, 'Disability in Antiquity'

Christian Laes, ed,. Disability in Antiquity. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016. xvi + 490 pp. $240.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-81485-1.

Reviewed by Patricia Clark (University of Victoria) Published on H-Disability (June, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53427

Author: 
Kelly O'Neill
Reviewer: 
Mara Kozelsky

Kozelsky on O'Neill, 'Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire'

Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.

Reviewed by Mara Kozelsky (University of South Alabama) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53219

Author: 
Sean M. Judge
Reviewer: 
Lewis Bernstein

Bernstein on Judge, 'The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943'

Sean M. Judge. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Edited by Jonathan M. House. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2018. 296 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2598-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Bernstein (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
John Haldon
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Haldon, 'The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740'

John Haldon. The Empire That Would Not Die: The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640-740. Carl Newell Jackson Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 432 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08877-1.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Ingrid Fuchs, ed.
Reviewer: 
James Garratt

Garratt on Fuchs, 'Musikfreunde: Träger der Musikkultur in der ersten Hälfe des 19. Jahrhunderts'

Ingrid Fuchs, ed. Musikfreunde: Träger der Musikkultur in der ersten Hälfe des 19. Jahrhunderts. Kassel: Baerenreiter-Verlag, 2017. 523 pp. EUR 59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7618-2404-7.

Reviewed by James Garratt (University of Manchester) Published on H-Music (June, 2019) Commissioned by Lars Fischer (UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies)

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