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Author: 
Alberto A. Martinez
Reviewer: 
Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Finocchiaro on Martinez, 'Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition'

Alberto A. Martinez. Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition. London: Reaktion Books, Limited, 2018. 349 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78023-896-8.

Reviewed by Maurice A. Finocchiaro (University of Nevada Las Vegas) Published on H-Albion (January, 2019) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52831

Author: 
Thomas W. Goldstein
Reviewer: 
Ryan Glauser

Glauser on Goldstein, 'Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals'

Thomas W. Goldstein. Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals. German History in Context Series. Woodbridge: Camden House, 2017. 318 pp. $55.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-78744-165-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-920-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Glauser (Freie Universität Berlin) Published on H-Socialisms (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Erika Holst
Reviewer: 
Ellen Neumann

Neumann on Holst, 'Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois'

Erika Holst. Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois. Looking for Lincoln Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. Illustrations. xiii + 113 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3696-8.

Reviewed by Ellen Neumann (Independent Scholar) Published on H-FedHist (January, 2019) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

Author: 
Kelly O'Neill
Reviewer: 
James White

White on O'Neill, 'Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire'

Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.

Reviewed by James White (Ural Federal University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53030

Author: 
Jakub J. Grygiel
Reviewer: 
Megan A. Stewart

Stewart on Grygiel, 'Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present'

Jakub J. Grygiel. Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. ix + 222 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15857-3; $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61124-1.

Reviewed by Megan A. Stewart (American University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bantman and Silva, 'The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance'

Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds. The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-4742-5851-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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