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Author: 
Ibrahim AlMuhanna
Reviewer: 
Victor McFarland

McFarland on AlMuhanna, 'Oil Leaders: An Insider’s Account of Four Decades of Saudi Arabia and OPEC's Global Energy Policy'

Ibrahim AlMuhanna. Oil Leaders: An Insider’s Account of Four Decades of Saudi Arabia and OPEC's Global Energy Policy. Center on Global Energy Policy Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xxii + 280 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18974-3

Author: 
Yesenia Barragan
Reviewer: 
Angela Pérez-Villa

Pérez-Villa on Barragan, 'Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific'

Yesenia Barragan. Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific. Afro-Latin America Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. 346 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83232-8; $20.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-93636-1.

Reviewed by Angela Pérez-Villa (Western Michigan University) Published on H-LatAm (November, 2022) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt
Reviewer: 
Philippe Atallah

Atallah on Wolfe-Hunnicutt, 'The Paranoid Style in American Diplomacy: Oil and Arab Nationalism in Iraq'

Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt. The Paranoid Style in American Diplomacy: Oil and Arab Nationalism in Iraq. Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2021. 332 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-1382-9; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-2791-8.

Reviewed by Philippe Atallah (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-War (November, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Lily Baum Pollans
Reviewer: 
Christine Keiner

Keiner on Pollans, 'Resisting Garbage: The Politics of Waste Management in American Cities'

Lily Baum Pollans. Resisting Garbage: The Politics of Waste Management in American Cities. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021. 248 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-2370-0; $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4773-2372-4. 

Author: 
Timothy V. Dugan
Reviewer: 
Tyler Creer

Creer on Dugan, 'The Many Lives of Ajax: The Trojan War Hero from Antiquity to Modern Times'

Timothy V. Dugan. The Many Lives of Ajax: The Trojan War Hero from Antiquity to Modern Times. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. 430 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6396-8

Reviewed by Tyler Creer (Brigham Young University) Published on H-War (November, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
James Schwoch
Reviewer: 
Michael Feagan

Feagan on Schwoch, 'Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier'

James Schwoch. Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier. History of Communication Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Illustrations. 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08340-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04177-8; $14.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05045-9.

Reviewed by Michael Feagan (Western University) Published on H-War (November, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

 

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