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Author: 
Mark Rice
Reviewer: 
Blake C. Scott

Scott on Rice, 'Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru'

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 252 pp. $22.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4696-4354-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4353-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4352-6.

Reviewed by Blake C. Scott (College of Charleston) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Kaveh Yazdani
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Yazdani, 'India, Modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.)'

Kaveh Yazdani. India, Modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. xxxii + 669 pp. $246.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-33079-5.

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (June, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Radhika Viyas Mongia
Reviewer: 
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Bhattacharyya on Mongia, 'Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State'

Radhika Viyas Mongia. Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 248 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7039-0; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7102-1.

Reviewed by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) Published on H-Diplo (June, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jeanne E. Abrams
Reviewer: 
Joanne S. Grasso

Grasso on Abrams, 'First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role'

Jeanne E. Abrams. First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role. New York: New York University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-8653-1.

Reviewed by Joanne S. Grasso (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Early-America (June, 2019) Commissioned by Joshua J. Jeffers (California State University-Dominguez Hills)

Author: 
Glenn Kumhera
Reviewer: 
Katherine L. Jansen

Jansen on Kumhera, 'The Benefits of Peace: Private Peacemaking in Late Medieval Italy'

Glenn Kumhera. The Benefits of Peace: Private Peacemaking in Late Medieval Italy. Medieval Mediterranean Series. Leiden: Brill, 2017. 324 pp. $137.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-90-04-34111-1; $137.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-34110-4.

Reviewed by Katherine L. Jansen (Catholic University of America) Published on H-Italy (June, 2019) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Author: 
Lizzie Oliver
Reviewer: 
Rong (Aries) Li

Li on Oliver, 'Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory'

Lizzie Oliver. Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory. War, Culture and Society Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Illustrations. 192 pp. $102.60 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-02414-4; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-02412-0.

Reviewed by Rong (Aries) Li (Rutgers University) Published on H-War (June, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

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