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Author: 
Lisa Blackmore
Reviewer: 
Marcus Oliver Golding

Golding on Blackmore, 'Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958'

Lisa Blackmore. Spectacular Modernity: Dictatorship, Space, and Visuality in Venezuela, 1948-1958. Pitt Illuminations Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. Illustrations. 240 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6438-4

Author: 
Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo
Reviewer: 
Ulices Piña

Piña on Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo, 'The Search (La Búsqueda)'

Daniel Lagares and Mariano Agudo. The Search (La Búsqueda). Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films, 2018. 75 min.; color.

Reviewed by Ulices Piña (California State University, Long Beach) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55247

Author: 
Padraig Riley
Reviewer: 
Tara Strauch

Strauch on Boles, 'Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty' and Riley, 'Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America'

John B. Boles. Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty. New York: Basic Books, 2017. 640 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09468-4Padraig Riley. Slavery and the Democratic Conscience: Political Life in Jeffersonian America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 328 pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4749-7.

Author: 
Edmund Russell
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Howard-Smith

Howard-Smith on Russell, 'Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900'

Edmund Russell. Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200-1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 214 pp. $94.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76209-0; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74505-5

Author: 
James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir.
Reviewer: 
Neil Dhingra

Dhingra on Lebrecht and Newnham, 'Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution'

James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution. Chicago: Higher Ground Productions, 2020. 106 mins.

Reviewed by Neil Dhingra (University of Maryland) Published on H-Disability (May, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55249

Author: 
Brian A. Stauffer
Reviewer: 
Roberto Di Stefano

Di Stefano on Stauffer, 'Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion'

Brian A. Stauffer. Victory on Earth or in Heaven: Mexico's Religionero Rebellion. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019. Illustrations. 392 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-6127-1.

Reviewed by Roberto Di Stefano (Conicet/Universidad Nacional de La Pampa) Published on H-LatAm (May, 2020) Commissioned by Casey M. Lurtz (Johns Hopkins University)

 

Calls for Review Editors

Re: Editor Stepping Down

Dear All, 

Allow me to again thank Clare for her service on behalf of this intellectual community, and to let subscribers know that we do have two new volunteer editors who are in training and will be taking over the editorial work in the coming weeks. You may see a little pause in activity while that happens, but rest assured, we'll be back up and running in no time. 

Kind Regards, 

David Prior
Vice President for Networks, H-Net
Assistant Professor of History, UNM

Positions are open at H-CivWar

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Re: Editor Stepping Down

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It is the end of April, and so the end of my tenure here at H-EarlySlavic. I would like to thank those of you who took the time to express your appreciation of my editorship, your kind words are much appreciated.

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Calls for Reviewers

Call For Reviewers: H-Empire.

Apologies for any cross-posting.

H-Empire is seeking scholars to add to their database of reviewers. We'd like to hear from candidates in any level of tertiary education as well as independent and established scholars. H-Empire publishes reviews on all aspects of imperial and colonial studies and are interested in hearing from scholars in any field of research encompassed by these themes.

ANN: Call for reviewers in Australian and New Zealand history

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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