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Author: 
Peter Cole
Reviewer: 
Erik Loomis

Loomis on Cole, 'Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area'

Peter Cole. Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. 310 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08376-1; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04207-2.

Reviewed by Erik Loomis (University of Rhode Island) Published on H-California (June, 2019) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Daniel McCann
Reviewer: 
Marjorie Harrington

Harrington on McCann, 'Soul-Health: Therapeutic Reading in Later Medieval England'

Daniel McCann. Soul-Health: Therapeutic Reading in Later Medieval England. Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2018. 272 pp. $96.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78683-332-7.

Reviewed by Marjorie Harrington (Western Michigan University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (June, 2019) Commissioned by Lucy C. Barnhouse (Wartburg College)

Author: 
Mark A. Nathan
Reviewer: 
Erik Hammerstrom

Hammerstrom on Nathan, 'From the Mountains to the Cities: A History of Buddhist Propagation in Modern Korea'

Mark A. Nathan. From the Mountains to the Cities: A History of Buddhist Propagation in Modern Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 206 pp. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7261-8.

Reviewed by Erik Hammerstrom (Pacific Lutheran University) Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2019) Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim (Duke University)

Author: 
Dustin Gish, Daniel Klinghard
Reviewer: 
Kevin Slack

Slack on Gish and Klinghard, 'Thomas Jefferson and the Science of Republican Government: A Political Biography of Notes on the State of Virginia'

Dustin Gish, Daniel Klinghard. Thomas Jefferson and the Science of Republican Government: A Political Biography of Notes on the State of Virginia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 348 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15736-1.

Reviewed by Kevin Slack (Hillsdale College) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
William Hogeland
Reviewer: 
Michael H. Taint

Taint on Hogeland, 'Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West'

William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.

Reviewed by Michael H. Taint (Independent Scholar and United States Air Force (ret)) Published on H-FedHist (June, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Nina Silber
Reviewer: 
Andrew Baker

Baker on Silber, 'This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America'

Nina Silber. This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 248 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4654-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Baker (Auburn University) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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