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Author: 
L. R. Sykes
Reviewer: 
Eric Lizon

Lizon on Sykes, 'Silencing the Bomb: One Scientist's Quest to Halt Nuclear Testing'

L. R. Sykes. Silencing the Bomb: One Scientist's Quest to Halt Nuclear Testing. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18248-5.

Reviewed by Eric Lizon (Air University) Published on H-War (November, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54472

Author: 
Michael W. Myers
Reviewer: 
Owen P. Flanagan

Flanagan on Myers, 'The Pacific War and Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable'

Michael W. Myers. The Pacific War and Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. x + 198 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2087-6.

Reviewed by Owen P. Flanagan (Monmouth) Published on H-War (November, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54447

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter
Reviewer: 
Sharmishtha Roychowdhury

Roychowdhury on Streets-Salter, 'World War One in Southeast Asia: Colonialism and Anticolonialism in an Era of Global Conflict'

Heather Streets-Salter. World War One in Southeast Asia: Colonialism and Anticolonialism in an Era of Global Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 236 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50109-2; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13519-2.

Reviewed by Sharmishtha Roychowdhury (Queens College, CUNY) Published on H-War (November, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
J. Blake Perkins
Reviewer: 
Heather McNamee

McNamee on Perkins, 'Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks'

J. Blake Perkins. Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2017. Illustrations. xi + 277 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04137-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08289-4.

Author: 
Jess Melvin
Reviewer: 
Grace Leksana

Leksana on Melvin, 'The Army and the Indonesian Genocide: Mechanics of Mass Murder'

Jess Melvin. The Army and the Indonesian Genocide: Mechanics of Mass Murder. Routledge, 2018. xxv + 319 pages. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-57469-4.

Reviewed by Grace Leksana (KITLV) Published on H-Genocide (November, 2019) Commissioned by Ugur Ümit Üngör (NIOD: Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies)

Author: 
Miriam Paeslack
Reviewer: 
Pepper Stetler

Stetler on Paeslack, 'Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis'

Miriam Paeslack. Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 216 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0295-7.

Reviewed by Pepper Stetler (Miami University of Ohio) Published on H-Urban (November, 2019) Commissioned by Alexander Vari (Marywood University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54356

 

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