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Author: 
Melissa Diane Armstrong
Reviewer: 
Leslie A. Hadfield

Hadfield on Armstrong, 'An Ambulance on Safari: The ANC and the Making of a Health Department in Exile'

Melissa Diane Armstrong. An Ambulance on Safari: The ANC and the Making of a Health Department in Exile. Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 344 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00330-4

Author: 
Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Piepmeier and Estreich and Adams, 'Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome'

Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams. Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome. New York: New York University Press, 2021. xxiv + 171 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7995-3

Author: 
Erika Dyck, Maureen K. Lux
Reviewer: 
Michael Connors Jackman

Connors Jackman on Dyck and Lux, 'Challenging Choices: Canada's Population Control in the 1970s (Volume 55) (McGill-Queen's Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society)'

Erika Dyck, Maureen K. Lux. Challenging Choices: Canada's Population Control in the 1970s (Volume 55) (McGill-Queen's Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society). Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 240 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-228-00375-5

Author: 
Hagar Kotef
Reviewer: 
Tristan Sturm

Sturm on Kotef, 'The Colonizing Self: Or, Home and Homelessness in Israel/Palestine'

Hagar Kotef. The Colonizing Self: Or, Home and Homelessness in Israel/Palestine. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. xvii + 300 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1133-0.

Reviewed by Tristan Sturm (Queen's University Belfast) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2021) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tizoc Chavez

Chavez on Olthof and Zwiers, 'Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President'

Jelte Olthof, Maarten Zwiers, eds. Profiles in Power: Personality, Persona, and the U.S. President. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2020. x + 232 pp. $146.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-41444-0.

Reviewed by Tizoc Chavez (Colby College) Published on H-Biography (November, 2021) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (Independent Scholar)

 

Calls for Review Editors

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

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

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Calls for Reviewers

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. 

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.

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