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Author: 
Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed.
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Senechal de la Roche, '"Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War'

Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed. "Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-248-5.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Matthew Kroenig
Reviewer: 
Cory Hollon

Hollon on Kroenig, 'The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters'

Matthew Kroenig. The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters. Bridging the Gap Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084918-4.

Reviewed by Cory Hollon (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Boulter
Reviewer: 
Yin Chung Au

Au on Boulter, 'Bloomsbury Scientists: Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin'

Michael Boulter. Bloomsbury Scientists: Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin. London: UCL Press, 2018. 198 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-005-2; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78735-006-9.

Reviewed by Yin Chung Au (National Cheng Kung University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (February, 2019) Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Author: 
Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva
Reviewer: 
Miguel Valerio

Valerio on Sierra Silva, 'Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706'

Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva. Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531-1706. Cambridge Latin American Studies Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvii + 226 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41981-9; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-41218-6.

Reviewed by Miguel Valerio (Washington University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
John Bennett Shank
Reviewer: 
Michael Nauenberg

Nauenberg on Shank, 'Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715'

John Bennett Shank. Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 464 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-50932-7.

Reviewed by Michael Nauenberg (University of California, Santa Cruz (emeritus)) Published on H-Albion (February, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Author: 
Frederick W. Gooding
Reviewer: 
Michael Dennis

Dennis on Gooding, 'American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981'

Frederick W. Gooding. American Dream Deferred: Black Federal Workers in Washington, D.C., 1941-1981. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. ix + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4539-0.

Reviewed by Michael Dennis (Acadia University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

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