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Author: 
Geoffrey Stewart
Reviewer: 
Mark Schell

Schell on Stewart, 'Vietnam's Lost Revolution: Ngô Đình Diệm's Failure to Build an Independent Nation, 1955-1963'

Geoffrey Stewart. Vietnam's Lost Revolution: Ngô Đình Diệm's Failure to Build an Independent Nation, 1955-1963. Cambridge Studies in US Foreign Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 278 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-09788-9

Author: 
Simon Miles
Reviewer: 
Dmitry Asinovskiy

Asinovskiy on Miles, 'Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War'

Simon Miles. Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. 248 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5169-1.

Reviewed by Dmitry Asinovskiy (Tel Aviv University) Published on H-Russia (November, 2022) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

Author: 
Russell Martin
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Harris

Harris on Martin, 'The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495–1745'

Russell Martin. The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495–1745. Ithaca: Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2021. 378 pp. (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-5486-9; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5484-5.

Reviewed by Carolyn Harris (University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies) Published on H-Russia (November, 2022) Commissioned by Oleksa Drachewych (Western University)

Author: 
Lee B. Wilson
Reviewer: 
Frances Bell

Bell on Wilson, 'Bonds of Empire: The English Origins of Slave Law in South Carolina and British Plantation America, 1660–1783'

Lee B. Wilson. Bonds of Empire: The English Origins of Slave Law in South Carolina and British Plantation America, 1660–1783. Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 288 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49525-7.

Reviewed by Frances Bell (College of William and Mary) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2022) Commissioned by Patrick Luck (Florida Polytechnic University)

Author: 
Matthew Hockenberry, Nicole Starosielski, Susan Zieger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennessa Hester

Hester on Hockenberry and Starosielski and Zieger, 'Assembly Codes: The Logistics of Media'

Matthew Hockenberry, Nicole Starosielski, Susan Zieger, eds. Assembly Codes: The Logistics of Media. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 264 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1076-0; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0973-3.

Reviewed by Jennessa Hester (Texas Tech University) Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (November, 2022) Commissioned by Penelope K. Hardy (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

 

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