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Author: 
Nicholas R. Jones
Reviewer: 
Chloe Ireton

Ireton on Jones, 'Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain'

Nicholas R. Jones. Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2019. xxiii + 221 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-08346-9.

Reviewed by Chloe Ireton (UCL History) Published on H-Black-Europe (December, 2020) Commissioned by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center)

Author: 
John M. Coggeshall
Reviewer: 
Katie Orr

Orr on Coggeshall, 'Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community'

John M. Coggeshall. Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 296 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4085-3.

Reviewed by Katie Orr (Teaching for Change) Published on H-Nationalism (December, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Natan M. Meir
Reviewer: 
Brian Horowitz

Horowitz on Meir, 'Stepchildren of the Shtetl: The Destitute, Disabled, and Mad of Jewish Eastern Europe, 1800-1939'

Natan M. Meir. Stepchildren of the Shtetl: The Destitute, Disabled, and Mad of Jewish Eastern Europe, 1800-1939. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiv + 343 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-1305-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-1183-2. 

Author: 
D. Christian Lammerts
Reviewer: 
Jacques Leider

Leider on Lammerts, 'Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850'

D. Christian Lammerts. Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7260-1

Reviewed by Jacques Leider (École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Gary Ferguson
Reviewer: 
Braden Scott

Scott on Ferguson, 'Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome: Sexuality, Identity, and Community in Early Modern Europe'

Gary Ferguson. Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome: Sexuality, Identity, and Community in Early Modern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 232 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0237-2.

Reviewed by Braden Scott (McGill University) Published on H-Histsex (December, 2020) Commissioned by Clinton Glenn (McGill University)

Author: 
Thomas C. Rust
Reviewer: 
Brian Wright

Wright on Rust, 'Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918'

Thomas C. Rust. Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918. Modern War Studies Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. 280 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2961-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2940-4. 

 

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