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Author: 
David Cahan
Reviewer: 
R. Steven Turner

Turner on Cahan, 'Helmholtz: A Life in Science'

David Cahan. Helmholtz: A Life in Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 944 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-48114-2.

Reviewed by R. Steven Turner (University of New Brunswick) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (December, 2018) Commissioned by Kathryn Olesko (Georgetown University)

Author: 
Matthew K. Shannon
Reviewer: 
Roham Alvandi

Alvandi on Shannon, 'Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War'

Matthew K. Shannon. Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1313-2.

Reviewed by Roham Alvandi (London School of Economics) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eric T. Jennings
Reviewer: 
Jorge Bayona

Bayona on Jennings, 'Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean'

Eric T. Jennings. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98338-0.

Reviewed by Jorge Bayona (University of Washington) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Kori N. Schake
Reviewer: 
Ryan Wadle

Wadle on Schake, 'Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony'

Kori N. Schake. Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 389 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97507-1.

Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University eSchool of Graduate PME) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Leslie Peirce
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Peirce, 'Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire'

Leslie Peirce. Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 368 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03251-8.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham) Published on H-War (November, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Ryan A. Quintana
Reviewer: 
Melissa DeVelvis

DeVelvis on Quintana, 'Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina'

Ryan A. Quintana. Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 254 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4222-2.

Reviewed by Melissa DeVelvis (University of South Carolina) Published on H-SC (November, 2018) Commissioned by David W. Dangerfield (University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie)

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