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Author: 
Sasha Handley, Rohan McWilliam, Lucy Noakes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ulrike Neuendorf

Neuendorf on Handley and McWilliam and Noakes, 'New Directions in Social and Cultural History'

Sasha Handley, Rohan McWilliam, Lucy Noakes, eds. New Directions in Social and Cultural History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xv + 275 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-8081-8.

Reviewed by Ulrike Neuendorf (University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer ) Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Michael P. Gray, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas F. Curran

Curran on Gray, 'Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered'

Michael P. Gray, ed. Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-341-7.

Reviewed by Thomas F. Curran (Cor Jesu Academy) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Amy Sueyoshi
Reviewer: 
Chrissy Lau

Lau on Sueyoshi, 'Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"'

Amy Sueyoshi. Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental". Asian American Experience Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. x + 212 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08325-9; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04178-5.

Author: 
Peter Cryle, Elizabeth Stephens
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Cryle and Stephens, 'Normality: A Critical Genealogy'

Peter Cryle, Elizabeth Stephens. Normality: A Critical Genealogy. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017. 440 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-48386-3; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-48405-1.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Philip G. Roeder
Reviewer: 
Kathleen G. Cunningham

Cunningham on Roeder, 'National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns'

Philip G. Roeder. National Secession: Persuasion and Violence in Independence Campaigns. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 312 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-2598-2.

Reviewed by Kathleen G. Cunningham (University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Raphael D. Marcus
Reviewer: 
Ehud Eilam

Eilam on Marcus, 'Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation under Fire'

Raphael D. Marcus. Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation under Fire. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018. viii + 330 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-611-0; $110.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-610-3.

Reviewed by Ehud Eilam (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

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Call for H-CivWar Book Reviews/Reviewers

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.

Seeking book reviewers

The JHistory list is seeking new and veteran book reviewers.   I have a large number of interesting new titles on a wide range of subjects available for review.  These include traditional journalism history books and some provocative titles on currrent media issues.  If you would like to write a review, please send an email to  me (JHistory book review editor Rob Rabe,  rabe@marshall.edu ).

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