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Author: 
Cary Cordova
Reviewer: 
Felicia A. Viator

Viator on Cordova, 'The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco'

Cary Cordova. The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Illustrations. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4930-9.

Reviewed by Felicia A. Viator (San Francisco State University) Published on H-California (October, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Brian R. Dirck
Reviewer: 
Joshua A. Claybourn

Claybourn on Dirck, 'Lincoln in Indiana'

Brian R. Dirck. Lincoln in Indiana. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2017. 152 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3565-7.

Reviewed by Joshua A. Claybourn (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (October, 2018) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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Author: 
Rosalind P. Blakesley
Reviewer: 
Ludmila Piters-Hofmann

Piters-Hofmann on Blakesley, 'The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881'

Rosalind P. Blakesley. The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. Illustrations. xiii + 365 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18437-2.

Reviewed by Ludmila Piters-Hofmann (Jacobs University Bremen) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2018) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (Independent scholar/Alberta College of Art + Design)

Author: 
Eberhard L. Faber
Reviewer: 
Michael K. Beauchamp

Beauchamp on Faber, 'Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America'

Eberhard L. Faber. Building the Land of Dreams: New Orleans and the Transformation of Early America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. xii + 441 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16689-6.

Reviewed by Michael K. Beauchamp (Rogers State University) Published on H-Early-America (October, 2018) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Lee T. MacDonald
Reviewer: 
Daniel Belteki

Belteki on MacDonald, 'Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840-1910'

Lee T. MacDonald. Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840-1910. Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. Illustrations. xii + 308 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4526-0.

Author: 
Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci
Reviewer: 
Aya Homei

Homei on Takeuchi-Demirci, 'Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan'

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci. Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0440-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0225-0.

Reviewed by Aya Homei (University of Manchester) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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