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Author: 
Georgios Halkias, Richard K. Payne, eds.
Reviewer: 
Melissa Curley

Curley on Halkias and Payne, 'Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology'

Georgios Halkias, Richard K. Payne, eds. Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology. Pure Land Buddhist Studies. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2019. 808 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7309-7.

Reviewed by Melissa Curley (The Ohio State University) Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2022) Commissioned by Jessica Zu (USC Dornsife, School of Religion)

Author: 
Thomas Raymond Wellock
Reviewer: 
Russell Allison

Allison on Wellock, 'Safe Enough?: A History of Nuclear Power and Accident Risk'

Thomas Raymond Wellock. Safe Enough?: A History of Nuclear Power and Accident Risk. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2021. 376 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-38115-5.

Reviewed by Russell Allison (Auburn University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (June, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Author: 
Kent Gramm, Chris Heisey
Reviewer: 
Eric P. Totten

Totten on Gramm and Heisey, 'Gettysburg: The Living and the Dead'

Kent Gramm, Chris Heisey. Gettysburg: The Living and the Dead. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3733-0

Reviewed by Eric P. Totten (University of Arkansas) Published on H-War (June, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
James Carl Nelson
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Nelson, 'The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919'

James Carl Nelson. The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919. New York: William Morrow, 2019. viii + 309 pp. Ill. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-285277-9

Author: 
Oscar Jonsson
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Jonsson, 'The Russian Understanding of War: Blurring the Lines between War and Peace'

Oscar Jonsson. The Russian Understanding of War: Blurring the Lines between War and Peace. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2019. 200 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-734-6; $98.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-733-9; $32.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62616-735-3.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University) Published on H-War (June, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

 

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