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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)

Author: 
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Sean M. Smith

Smith on Hunt-Kennedy, 'Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 244 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08506-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04319-2.

Reviewed by Sean M. Smith (Rice University) Published on H-Slavery (November, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Francis J. Bremer
Reviewer: 
Jordan Landes

Landes on Bremer, 'One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England'

Francis J. Bremer. One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-751004-9.

Reviewed by Jordan Landes (Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College) Published on H-Early-America (November, 2021) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Rory McGovern
Reviewer: 
John DeLee

DeLee on McGovern, 'George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era'

Rory McGovern. George W. Goethals and the Army: Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. Illustrations. 328 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2770-7

Author: 
Maggie Andrews
Reviewer: 
Brittany Huner

Huner on Andrews, 'Women and Evacuation in the Second World War: Femininity, Domesticity and Motherhood'

Maggie Andrews. Women and Evacuation in the Second World War: Femininity, Domesticity and Motherhood. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 233 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4411-4068-5; $35.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4411-6411-7. 

Author: 
Emily Meierding
Reviewer: 
Marcus Oliver Golding

Golding on Meierding, 'The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict'

Emily Meierding. The Oil Wars Myth: Petroleum and the Causes of International Conflict. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. Maps. 256 pp. $25.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-4894-3; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-4828-8.

Reviewed by Marcus Oliver Golding (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-War (November, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

 

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