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Author: 
Tessa Murphy
Reviewer: 
Jack Bouchard

Bouchard on Murphy, 'The Creole Archipelago: Race and Borders in the Colonial Caribbean'

Tessa Murphy. The Creole Archipelago: Race and Borders in the Colonial Caribbean. Early American Studies Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. Illustrations, tables, maps. 320 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8122-9997-7; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5338-2.

Reviewed by Jack Bouchard (Rutgers University) Published on H-Early-America (June, 2022) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Jon Bialecki
Reviewer: 
Lisa Vox

Vox on Bialecki, 'Machines for Making Gods: Mormonism, Transhumanism, and Worlds without End'

Jon Bialecki. Machines for Making Gods: Mormonism, Transhumanism, and Worlds without End. New York: Fordham University Press, 2022. 368 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-9935-5; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-9936-2

Author: 
John Parker
Reviewer: 
Paul G. Grant

Grant on Parker, 'In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa'

John Parker. In My Time of Dying: A History of Death and the Dead in West Africa. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 416 pp. $35.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-691-21490-0; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19315-1.

Reviewed by Paul G. Grant (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Africa (June, 2022) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Christina Ramos
Reviewer: 
Rebekka Michaelsen

Michaelsen on Ramos, 'Bedlam in the New World: A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment'

Christina Ramos. Bedlam in the New World: A Mexican Madhouse in the Age of Enlightenment. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. xiv + 250 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6656-3; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6657-0

Author: 
Alun Withey
Reviewer: 
Sharrona Pearl

Pearl on Withey, 'Concerning Beards: Facial Hair, Health and Practice in England 1650-1900'

Alun Withey. Concerning Beards: Facial Hair, Health and Practice in England 1650-1900. Facialities: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Human Face Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Illustrations. 344 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-12784-5.

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

Author: 
Andrew G. Bonnell
Reviewer: 
Michiel Rys

Rys on Bonnell, 'Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863–1914 (Historical Materialism)'

Andrew G. Bonnell. Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863–1914 (Historical Materialism). Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2021. 233 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64259-600-7

 

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