Grant on Blain, 'Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom'

The following book review from H-Diplo may be of interest to some H-Women list members.

Author: 

Keisha N. Blain

Reviewer: 

Nicholas Grant

Keisha N. Blain. Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom. Politics and Culture in Modern America Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 264 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4988-0.

Re-Post: H-Net Review [H-FedHist]: Lange on Hogan, 'Abraham Lincoln and Mexico: A History of Courage, Intrigue and Unlikely Friendships'

Michael Hogan. Abraham Lincoln and Mexico: A History of Courage, Intrigue and Unlikely Friendships. San Diego: Egretbooks.com, 2016. 361 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9857744-9-3.

Reviewed by Megan Lange (Santa Ana College)
Published on H-FedHist (September, 2018)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio Regionals)

New issue in the PRC History Review Book Review series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the second issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Leksa Lee reviews Denise Ho's Curating Revolution: Politics on Display in Mao's China (Cambridge University Press, 2018), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/

The Art of the Review - Episode 8 The Author as Audience

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In this episode, Robert and Yelena talk about what special considerations reviewers should make regarding a book's author. Robert shares his experiences of having his own book reviewed, and then speaks with Brendan C. Lindsay, whose book Murder State: California's Native American Genocide, 1848-1873 was recently reviewed on H-AmIndian, about the ways that that review has been helpful to him.


The reviews we discussed were:

The Art of the Review - Episode 10 Reviewing Translations

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In this episode, Robert and Yelena speak with Paolo Giordano, the Neil E. Euliano Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian American Studies at the University of Central Florida about some things to consider when reviewing translated works. While few H-Net networks regularly review works of translations, a recent review on H-Buddhism did consider the issue of translation and cultural context:

New Roundtable: Fullilove, Profit of the Earth

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews. This one discusses Courtney Fullilove's The Profit of the Earth: the Global Seeds of American Agriculture. Please enjoy and distribute!

URL: https://networks.h-net.org/fullilove-profit-earth-roundtable-review-vol-8-no-3-2018

Author: Courtney Fullilove

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