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Author: 
Jon Simons, John Louis Lucaites, eds.
Reviewer: 
Drew McKevitt

McKevitt on Simons and Lucaites, 'In/visible War: The Culture of War in Twenty-First-Century America'

Jon Simons, John Louis Lucaites, eds. In/visible War: The Culture of War in Twenty-First-Century America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. 278 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8537-6.

Reviewed by Drew McKevitt (Louisiana Tech) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52485

Author: 
Sarah Gristwood
Reviewer: 
Nikki Shepardson

Shepardson on Gristwood, 'Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe'

Sarah Gristwood. Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe. New York: Basic Books, 2016. Illustrations. 400 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09678-7.

Reviewed by Nikki Shepardson (Rider University) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Mann
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Mann, 'Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930'

Michael Mann. Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxii + 298 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947217-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Ralph Matthew Leck
Reviewer: 
Harry Oosterhuis

Oosterhuis on Leck, 'Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science'

Ralph Matthew Leck. Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 304 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04000-9.

Reviewed by Harry Oosterhuis (Maastricht University) Published on H-Ideas (November, 2018) Commissioned by Eliah Bures

Author: 
Harriett Denise Joseph
Reviewer: 
Ian A. Lee

Lee on Joseph, 'From Santa Anna to Selena: Notable Mexicanos and Tejanos in Texas History since 1821'

Harriett Denise Joseph. From Santa Anna to Selena: Notable Mexicanos and Tejanos in Texas History since 1821. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2018. Illustrations. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-715-9.

Reviewed by Ian A. Lee (University of Texas at El Paso) Published on H-Texas (November, 2018) Commissioned by Linda Powell (Amarillo College and Wayland Baptist University)

Author: 
Amy Werbel
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Reilly

Reilly on Werbel, 'Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock'

Amy Werbel. Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xii + 391 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17522-7.

Reviewed by Kimberley Reilly (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) Published on H-SHGAPE (November, 2018) Commissioned by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

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