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Author: 
Rachel Anne Gillett
Reviewer: 
Antonia Wimbush

Wimbush on Gillett, 'At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris'

Rachel Anne Gillett. At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 260 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084270-3.

Reviewed by Antonia Wimbush (University of Liverpool) Published on H-Black-Europe (January, 2022) Commissioned by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center)

Author: 
Simon Rolston
Reviewer: 
David Coogan

Coogan on Rolston, 'Prison Life Writing: Conversion and the Literary Roots of the U.S. Prison System'

Simon Rolston. Prison Life Writing: Conversion and the Literary Roots of the U.S. Prison System. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2021. 301 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-517-8.

Reviewed by David Coogan (Virginia Commonwealth University) Published on H-Biography (January, 2022) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Ariel Ron
Reviewer: 
Andrew Watson

Watson on Ron, 'Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic'

Ariel Ron. Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic. Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. Illustrations, maps. xiii + 308 pp. $59.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4214-3933-4; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-3932-7.

Author: 
Mai'a K. Davis Cross, Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Margarita Balmaceda

Balmaceda on Davis Cross and Karolewski, 'European-Russian Power Relations in Turbulent Times'

Mai'a K. Davis Cross, Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski, eds. European-Russian Power Relations in Turbulent Times. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021. 309 pp. Open access (pdf), ISBN 978-0-472-90253-8; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13228-7.

Reviewed by Margarita Balmaceda (Seton Hall University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2022) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Allison Leigh
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Leigh, 'Picturing Russia’s Men: Masculinity and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Painting'

Allison Leigh. Picturing Russia’s Men: Masculinity and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Painting. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020. Illustrations. 296 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5013-4179-3

 

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