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Author: 
William C. Forrey
Reviewer: 
Jessica DeWitt

DeWitt on William C. Forrey, 'History of Pennsylvania's State Parks, 1893-1983' and William C. Forrey, 'History of Pennsylvania's State Parks, 1984-2015'

William C. Forrey. History of Pennsylvania's State Parks, 1893-1983. Harrisburg: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Resources, Office of Resources Management, Bureau of State Parks, 1984. Illustrations, maps. 110 pp. http://paconservationheritage.org/resources/articles/. William C. Forrey. History of Pennsylvania's State Parks, 1984-2015.

Author: 
Otto Teigeler
Reviewer: 
Craig Atwood

Atwood on Teigeler, 'Der Schuler Zinzendorf in Halle 1710-1716: Personliches Ergehen und Praformation Eines Axioms'

Otto Teigeler. Der Schuler Zinzendorf in Halle 1710-1716: Personliches Ergehen und Praformation Eines Axioms. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. vii + 345 pp. $92.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-447-10837-9.

Reviewed by Craig Atwood (Moravian Seminary) Published on H-Pietism (September, 2018) Commissioned by Peter James Yoder (Berry College)

Author: 
Suzanne M. Bessenger
Reviewer: 
Catherine Hartmann

Hartmann on Bessenger, 'Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of the Tibetan Saint Sonam Peldren'

Suzanne M. Bessenger. Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of the Tibetan Saint Sonam Peldren. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. viii + 296 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-022528-5; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-022527-8.

Reviewed by Catherine Hartmann (Harvard University) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2018) Commissioned by John Powers (Deakin University)

Author: 
Lynda Payne
Reviewer: 
Michael Brown

Brown on Payne, 'The Best Surgeon in England: Percivall Pott, 1713-88'

Lynda Payne. The Best Surgeon in England: Percivall Pott, 1713-88. American University Studies Series. New York: Peter Lang, 2017. Illustrations. 236 pp. $97.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4331-2319-1.

Reviewed by Michael Brown (University of Roehampton) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (September, 2018) Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner (Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin)

Author: 
Allen C. Guelzo
Reviewer: 
Nick Sacco

Sacco on Guelzo, 'Reconstruction: A Concise History'

Allen C. Guelzo. Reconstruction: A Concise History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. 192 pp. $18.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-086569-6.

Reviewed by Nick Sacco (Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site) Published on H-SHGAPE (September, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

Author: 
Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Victor D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Kara Bridgman Sweeney

Bridgman Sweeney on Pluckhahn and Thompson, 'New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River'

Thomas J. Pluckhahn, Victor D. Thompson. New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River. Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. 298 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-035-6.

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Calls for Review Editors

Call for Review Editors to Join H-Italy Reviews Team

Dear H-Italy Subscribers,

To follow on David Prior's call for network editors, I would like to invite interested subscribers to join H-Italy's reviews team.

H-Italy has been publishing reviews of books in Italian history and culture under the umbrella of H-Net Reviews since 1994. Review editors covering the areas of Medieval/Byzantine, Renaissance, and Early Modern Italy recently stepped down, and qualified candidates are invited to apply.

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Calls for Reviewers

Call for H-CivWar Book Reviews/Reviewers

Greetings fellow H-CivWar subscribers. I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Susan (Susannah) Deily-Swearingen and I am one of the new book review editors for H-CivWar. I am a sixth-year Doctoral Candidate at the University of New Hampshire and will be defending in May of 2019. You can find out more about me here https://networks.h-net.org/users/susan-deily-swearingen.

Seeking book reviewers

The JHistory list is seeking new and veteran book reviewers.   I have a large number of interesting new titles on a wide range of subjects available for review.  These include traditional journalism history books and some provocative titles on currrent media issues.  If you would like to write a review, please send an email to  me (JHistory book review editor Rob Rabe,  rabe@marshall.edu ).

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