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Author: 
Glenn Diesen
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on Diesen, 'The Decay of Western Civilization and Resurgence of Russia: Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft'

Glenn Diesen. The Decay of Western Civilization and Resurgence of Russia: Between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft. Rethinking Asia and International Relations Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. 218 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-50032-7.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Russia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Author: 
Clayton Nall
Reviewer: 
Bruce Seely

Seely on Nall, 'The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities'

Clayton Nall. The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 170 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-41759-4.

Reviewed by Bruce Seely (Michigan Technological University) Published on H-FedHist (February, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Moshe Hellinger, Isaac Hershkowitz, Bernard Susser
Reviewer: 
Yehuda Magid

Magid on Hellinger and Hershkowitz and Susser, 'Religious Zionism and the Settlement Project: Ideology, Politics, and Civil Disobedience'

Moshe Hellinger, Isaac Hershkowitz, Bernard Susser. Religious Zionism and the Settlement Project: Ideology, Politics, and Civil Disobedience. New York: State University of New York Press, 2018. 348 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6839-6.

Reviewed by Yehuda Magid (Indiana University Bloomington) Published on H-Judaic (February, 2019) Commissioned by Barbara Krawcowicz (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Author: 
Jessica Lynne Pearson
Reviewer: 
Margaret Andersen

Andersen on Pearson, 'The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa'

Jessica Lynne Pearson. The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. Illustrations, tables. 272 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98048-8.

Reviewed by Margaret Andersen (University of Tennessee Knoxville) Published on H-Diplo (February, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Renisa Mawani
Reviewer: 
Fahad Bishara

Bishara on Mawani, 'Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire'

Renisa Mawani. Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire. Global and Insurgent Legalities Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $104.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7027-7; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7035-2.

Author: 
Peter S. Carmichael
Reviewer: 
Christopher Rein

Rein on Carmichael, 'The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies'

Peter S. Carmichael. The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 408 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4309-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Rein (Combat Studies Institute, The Army Press) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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