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Author: 
Catherine L. Newell
Reviewer: 
Brent Ziarnick

Ziarnick on Newell, 'Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America’s Final Frontier'

Catherine L. Newell. Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America’s Final Frontier. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. Illustrations. 320 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8229-4556-7

Reviewed by Brent Ziarnick (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (November, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker
Reviewer: 
Merritt Morgan

Morgan on Harrington-Lueker, 'Books for Idle Hours: Nineteenth-Century Publishing and the Rise of Summer Reading'

Donna Harrington-Lueker. Books for Idle Hours: Nineteenth-Century Publishing and the Rise of Summer Reading. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2018. xiv + 229 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-383-3; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-382-6

Author: 
Ricard C. Powell
Reviewer: 
M. Blake Butler

Butler on Powell, 'Studying Arctic Fields: Cultures, Practices, and Environmental Sciences'

Ricard C. Powell. Studying Arctic Fields: Cultures, Practices, and Environmental Sciences. McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 264 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5113-8; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5112-1.

Reviewed by M. Blake Butler (Western University) Published on H-Environment (November, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Shireen Ahmed, Amira Rose Davis, Brenda Elsey, Lindsay Gibbs, Jessica Luther
Reviewer: 
Courtney Kisat

Kisat on Ahmed, 'Burn It All Down'

Shireen Ahmed, Amira Rose Davis, Brenda Elsey, Lindsay Gibbs, Jessica Luther. Burn It All Down. 2017-20. Podcast.

Reviewed by Courtney Kisat (Southeast Missouri State University) Published on H-Podcast (November, 2020) Commissioned by Robert Cassanello (he/him/his) (University of Central Florida)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55753

Author: 
Katarzyna Dośpiał-Borysiak, Kristen Ringdal, Sabrina P. Ramet, ed.
Reviewer: 
Adam Biliński

Biliński on Dośpiał-Borysiak and Ringdal and Ramet, 'Civic and Uncivic Values in Poland: Value Transformation, Education, and Culture'

Katarzyna Dośpiał-Borysiak, Kristen Ringdal, Sabrina P. Ramet, ed. Civic and Uncivic Values in Poland: Value Transformation, Education, and Culture. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables. 386 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-220-9

Author: 
Klaus Hödl
Reviewer: 
Alexander Vari

Vari on Hakkarainen, 'Comical Modernity: Popular Humour and the Transformation of Urban Space in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna' and Hödl, 'Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna'

Heidi Hakkarainen. Comical Modernity: Popular Humour and the Transformation of Urban Space in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna. Austrian and Habsburg Studies Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. Illustrations. viii + 279 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-273-1Klaus Hödl. Entangled Entertainers: Jews and Popular Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna.

 

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