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Author: 
Robert T. Chase
Reviewer: 
Nina Nevill

Nevill on Chase, 'We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America'

Robert T. Chase. We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 544 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5357-0.

Reviewed by Nina Nevill (Rice University) Published on H-Nationalism (November, 2020) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Thomas W. Pearson
Reviewer: 
Justin Fisher

Fisher on Pearson, 'When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community'

Thomas W. Pearson. When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 256 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9992-6.

Reviewed by Justin Fisher (University of Saskatchewan) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Alison Brown
Reviewer: 
Brian J. Maxson

Maxson on Brown, 'Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy'

Alison Brown. Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 350 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48946-1; $96.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-108-80693-0.

Reviewed by Brian J. Maxson (East Tennessee State University) Published on H-Italy (November, 2020) Commissioned by Peter Sposato (Indiana University Kokomo)

Author: 
Avram Alpert
Reviewer: 
John Barbour

Barbour on Alpert, 'Global Origins of the Modern Self, from Montaigne to Suzuki'

Avram Alpert. Global Origins of the Modern Self, from Montaigne to Suzuki. SUNY Press, 2019. xv + 435 pages. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7385-7

Reviewed by John Barbour (St. Olaf College) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2020) Commissioned by Ben Van Overmeire (Duke Kunshan University)

Author: 
Adam Theron-Lee Rensch
Reviewer: 
Mark Oromaner

Oromaner on Rensch, 'No Home for You Here: A Memoir of Class and Culture'

Adam Theron-Lee Rensch. No Home for You Here: A Memoir of Class and Culture. Field Notes Series. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 208 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78914-200-6.

Reviewed by Mark Oromaner (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2020) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55674

 

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Call for H-USA Editors and H-USA Book Review Editors

Dear H-USA Members,

We here at H-USA are excited to share some wonderful professional opportunities with interested scholars. 
H-USA is looking for network editors and book review editors to help shape the future of H-USA. 
If you are interested, please send a copy of a short cv and statement of interest to: editorial-usa@mail.h-net.msu.edu

Very best wishes,
Donna Sinclair
editor, H-USA
book reviews editor, H-USA

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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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