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Author: 
Eileen Ford
Reviewer: 
Carolina Perelló

Perelló on Ford, 'Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City'

Eileen Ford. Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 240 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-04002-1.

Reviewed by Carolina Perelló (Universidad de Buenos Aires) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52660

Author: 
Brian J. McVeigh
Reviewer: 
Karoly K. Schlosser

Schlosser on McVeigh, 'The History of Japanese Psychology: Global Perspectives, 1875-1950'

Brian J. McVeigh. The History of Japanese Psychology: Global Perspectives, 1875-1950. SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 336 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-8308-3.

Reviewed by Karoly K. Schlosser (Goldsmiths, University of London) Published on H-Japan (October, 2018) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Author: 
Hilda Sabato
Reviewer: 
Timo Schaefer

Schaefer on Sabato, 'Republics of the New World: The Revolutionary Political Experiment in Nineteenth-Century Latin America'

Hilda Sabato. Republics of the New World: The Revolutionary Political Experiment in Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16144-0.

Reviewed by Timo Schaefer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Megan Raby
Reviewer: 
Leida Fernández Prieto

Fernández Prieto on Raby, 'American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science'

Megan Raby. American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science. Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. Illustrations. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3560-6; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3559-0.

Reviewed by Leida Fernández Prieto (Instituto de Historia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) Published on H-LatAm (October, 2018) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Author: 
Hana Wirth-Nesher, ed
Reviewer: 
Emily Robins Sharpe

Robins Sharpe on Wirth-Nesher, 'The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature'

Hana Wirth-Nesher, ed. The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xviii + 732 pp. $189.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04820-1.

Reviewed by Emily Robins Sharpe (Keene State College) Published on H-Judaic (October, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Author: 
Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm
Reviewer: 
James Ungureanu

Ungureanu on Josephson-Storm, 'The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences'

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm. The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017. xiv + 411 pp. $96.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-40322-9; $32.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-40336-6.

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H-ANZAU is pleased to announce the revival of our network's own book reviews program. H-Net Reviews play an increasingly prominent role in academic discussions, taking advantage of the flexibility and relative speed of online publication while maintaining the highest scholarly standards. Under the H-Commons platform, list editors can easily crosspost reviews from other networks, expanding the potential readership for reviews published on our network. 

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