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Author: 
Tyrone L. Groh
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Chinchilla

Chinchilla on Groh, 'Proxy War: The Least Bad Option'

Tyrone L. Groh. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4

Reviewed by Alexandra Chinchilla (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Vince Houghton
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Houghton, 'The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin'

Vince Houghton. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jennifer L. Derr
Reviewer: 
George M. La Rue

La Rue on Derr, 'The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt'

Jennifer L. Derr. The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 264 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0965-5

Reviewed by George M. La Rue (Clarion University) Published on H-Africa (May, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Ron Harris
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Harris, 'Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700'

Ron Harris. Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 488 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2

Author: 
Peter Campbell
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Boehlefeld

Boehlefeld on Campbell, 'Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force and Innovation in the US Army'

Peter Campbell. Military Realism: The Logic and Limits of Force and Innovation in the US Army. American Military Experience Series. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2019. 390 pp. $50.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8262-7426-7; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2184-1.

Reviewed by Kathryn Boehlefeld (Air University) Published on H-War (May, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David Cheng Chang
Reviewer: 
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Chang, 'The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War'

David Cheng Chang. The Hijacked War: The Story of Chinese POWs in the Korean War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 238 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0460-5

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (Chair of War Studies, University of Potsdam) Published on H-War (May, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

 

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New Book Review Editor and a Call for Reviewers

Hello, everyone!

If I may introduce myself: I am the new Book Review Editor on H-Rhetor, and I am excited to work with you. I am currently a PhD fellow in the Institute for Writing Studies at St. John's University, focusing on feminist rhetoric and digital feminism.

I'd also like to take this opportunity to solicit book reviewers for H-Rhetor. If anyone is interested in this, please contact me, and we can discuss the opportunity.

Thank you!

Cristen Fitzpatrick

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Calls for Reviewers

New Book Review Editor and a Call for Reviewers

Hello, everyone!

If I may introduce myself: I am the new Book Review Editor on H-Rhetor, and I am excited to work with you. I am currently a PhD fellow in the Institute for Writing Studies at St. John's University, focusing on feminist rhetoric and digital feminism.

I'd also like to take this opportunity to solicit book reviewers for H-Rhetor. If anyone is interested in this, please contact me, and we can discuss the opportunity.

Thank you!

Cristen Fitzpatrick

New Review Editor

Dear H-Borderlands suscribers,

My name is Ángeles Picone and I am one of the co-editors of the network. I am happy to announce I will also be serving as Review Editor. 

You have been receiving our Book Digest that we prepare from the Book Channel. Now, we can write and read reviews about our growing field.

I invite you to either contact me if you are willing to review a book and/or to indicate your interest in your H-Net profile (this is a new feature). Also, please visit the H-Net Reviews if you want to look at other reviews. 

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