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Author: 
Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham, Jon Arrizabalaga, eds.
Reviewer: 
Clare Griffin

Griffin on Grell and Cunningham and Arrizabalaga, 'It All Depends on the Dose: Poisons and Medicines in European History'

Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham, Jon Arrizabalaga, eds. It All Depends on the Dose: Poisons and Medicines in European History. The History of Medicine in Context Series. New York: Routledge, 2018. Illustrations. 258 pp. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-69761-4.

Reviewed by Clare Griffin (Nazarbayev University) Published on H-Environment (September, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Sarah Dry
Reviewer: 
Kathryn B. Carpenter

Carpenter on Dry, 'Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole'

Sarah Dry. Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. 321 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-50770-5

Author: 
Claire Whitlinger
Reviewer: 
William Billups

Billups on Whitlinger, 'Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi'

Claire Whitlinger. Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. 304 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5633-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5632-8.

Reviewed by William Billups (Emory University ) Published on H-South (September, 2020) Commissioned by Bennett Parten (Yale University)

Author: 
Annette K.. Joseph-Gabriel
Reviewer: 
Sarah J. Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Joseph-Gabriel, 'Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire'

Annette K.. Joseph-Gabriel. Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. 264 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-04293-5

Author: 
Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe
Reviewer: 
Derick Becker

Becker on Berhe, 'Laying the Past to Rest: The EPRDF and the Challenges of Ethiopian State-Building'

Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe. Laying the Past to Rest: The EPRDF and the Challenges of Ethiopian State-Building. London: Hurst Publishers, 2020. 376 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78738-291-6

Reviewed by Derick Becker (University of Nottingham Malaysia) Published on H-Africa (September, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University)

Author: 
Daniel Veidlinger
Reviewer: 
James Taylor

Taylor on Veidlinger, 'From Indra's Net to Internet: Communication, Technology, and the Evolution of Buddhist Ideas'

Daniel Veidlinger. From Indra's Net to Internet: Communication, Technology, and the Evolution of Buddhist Ideas. Contemporary Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2018. 284 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7340-0.

Reviewed by James Taylor (The University of Adelaide) Published on H-Buddhism (September, 2020) Commissioned by Ben Van Overmeire (Duke Kunshan University)

 

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