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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)

Author: 
Jeffrey M. Schulze
Reviewer: 
Theodore Cohen

Cohen on Schulze, 'Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands'

Jeffrey M. Schulze. Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 258 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3711-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3710-5.

Reviewed by Theodore Cohen (Lindenwood University) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Bradley Benton
Reviewer: 
Caroline Dodds Pennock

Pennock on Benton, 'The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico'

Bradley Benton. The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rule in Postconquest Central Mexico. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 196 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19058-0.

Reviewed by Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield) Published on H-LatAm (February, 2019) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Andrew E. Masich
Reviewer: 
Cecily Zander

Zander on Masich, 'Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867'

Andrew E. Masich. Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-1867. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. x + 454 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5572-2.

Reviewed by Cecily Zander (Penn State University) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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Dear H-Italy Subscribers,

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H-Italy has been publishing reviews of books in Italian history and culture under the umbrella of H-Net Reviews since 1994. Review editors covering the areas of Medieval/Byzantine, Renaissance, and Early Modern Italy recently stepped down, and qualified candidates are invited to apply.

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Greetings fellow H-CivWar subscribers. I would like to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Susan (Susannah) Deily-Swearingen and I am one of the new book review editors for H-CivWar. I am a sixth-year Doctoral Candidate at the University of New Hampshire and will be defending in May of 2019. You can find out more about me here https://networks.h-net.org/users/susan-deily-swearingen.

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