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Author: 
Lori Cox Han
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Han, 'Advising Nixon: The White House Memos of Patrick J. Buchanan'

Lori Cox Han. Advising Nixon: The White House Memos of Patrick J. Buchanan. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 400 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2829-2

Reviewed by Susan M. Hartmann (The Ohio State University) Published on H-FedHist (May, 2020) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Tadeusz Lewandowski
Reviewer: 
Denise E. Bates

Bates on Lewandowski, 'Ojibwe, Activist, Priest: The Life of Father Philip Bergin Gordon, Tibishkogijik'

Tadeusz Lewandowski. Ojibwe, Activist, Priest: The Life of Father Philip Bergin Gordon, Tibishkogijik. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2019. 208 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32520-6.

Reviewed by Denise E. Bates (Arizona State University) Published on H-AmIndian (May, 2020) Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Author: 
Anne G. Hanley
Reviewer: 
Jaclyn A. Sumner

Sumner on Hanley, 'The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822–1930'

Anne G. Hanley. The Public Good and the Brazilian State: Municipal Finance and Public Services in São Paulo, 1822–1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 288 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-53507-4

Reviewed by Jaclyn A. Sumner (Presbyterian College) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Pankaj Jha
Reviewer: 
Dalpat Rajpurohit

Rajpurohit on Jha, 'A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century'

Pankaj Jha. A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables, chart. 272 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-948955-8.

Reviewed by Dalpat Rajpurohit (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (May, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
K. Healan Gaston
Reviewer: 
Martin Kavka

Kavka on Gaston, 'Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy'

K. Healan Gaston. Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 361 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-66385-2.

Reviewed by Martin Kavka (Florida State University) Published on H-Judaic (May, 2020) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Maile Arvin
Reviewer: 
Tom Smith

Smith on Arvin, 'Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania'

Maile Arvin. Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 311 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0633-6

Reviewed by Tom Smith (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

 

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