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.
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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)
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)
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.
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)
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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