Author: 
Romulus Hillsborough
Reviewer: 
John E. Van Sant

Van Sant on Hillsborough, 'Samurai Assassins: "Dark Murder" and the Meiji Restoration, 1853-1868'

Romulus Hillsborough. Samurai Assassins: "Dark Murder" and the Meiji Restoration, 1853-1868. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 224 pp. $19.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4766-2800-4; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6880-2.

Reviewed by John E. Van Sant (University of Alabama-Birmingham) Published on H-Japan (December, 2017) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Author: 
Frank J. Williams, Michael Burkhimer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Heather McNamee

McNamee on Williams and Burkhimer, 'The Lincoln Assassination Riddle: Revisiting the Crime of the Nineteenth Century'

Frank J. Williams, Michael Burkhimer, eds. The Lincoln Assassination Riddle: Revisiting the Crime of the Nineteenth Century. True Crime History Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2016. ix + 214 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-295-3.

Reviewed by Heather McNamee (University of Memphis) Published on H-FedHist (September, 2017) Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
Frederick Hatch
Reviewer: 
Mark Neels

Neels on Hatch, 'Protecting President Lincoln: The Security Effort, the Thwarted Plots and the Disaster at Ford's Theatre'

Frederick Hatch. Protecting President Lincoln: The Security Effort, the Thwarted Plots and the Disaster at Ford's Theatre. Jefferson: McFarland & Co., 2011. vii + 200 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-6362-6.

Reviewed by Mark Neels (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2012) Commissioned by Martin Johnson

Author: 
Stephen Gundle, Lucia Rinaldi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Molly Tambor

Tambor on Gundle and Rinaldi, 'Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy: Transformations in Society and Culture'

Stephen Gundle, Lucia Rinaldi, eds. Assassinations and Murder in Modern Italy: Transformations in Society and Culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. vii + 256 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-8391-6.

Reviewed by Molly Tambor (Department of History, Barnard College) Published on H-Italy (March, 2008)

Italy Painted in Giallo and Noir

Author: 
Christopher Nicholson
Reviewer: 
Sarah Mathis

Mathis on Nicholson, 'Permanent Removal: Who Killed the Cradock Four'

Christopher Nicholson. Permanent Removal: Who Killed the Cradock Four. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2004. xvii + 229. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-1-86814-401-3.

Reviewed by Sarah Mathis (Department of Anthropology, Emory University) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2006)

Narrating State Violence

Author: 
Yoram Peri
Reviewer: 
Dov Waxman

Waxman on Peleg, 'Zealotry and Vengeance: Quest of a Religious Identity Group: A Sociopolitical Account of the Rabin Assassination' and Peri, 'The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin'

Samuel Peleg. Zealotry and Vengeance: Quest of a Religious Identity Group: A Sociopolitical Account of the Rabin Assassination. Lanham and Oxford: Lexington Books, 2002. xii + 189 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0332-6.Yoram Peri. The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000. viii + 386 pp.

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