Author: 
Ann L. Tucker
Reviewer: 
Timothy Roberts

Roberts on Tucker, 'Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy'

Ann L. Tucker. Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2020. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4428-9.

Reviewed by Timothy Roberts (Western Illinois University) Published on H-Nationalism (May, 2022) Commissioned by Evan C. Rothera (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Author: 
Marcus M. Payk, Roberta Pergher, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mary Bridges

Bridges on Payk and Pergher, 'Beyond Versailles: Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and the Formation of New Polities After the Great War'

Marcus M. Payk, Roberta Pergher, eds. Beyond Versailles: Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and the Formation of New Polities After the Great War. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. 254 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04091-6.

Reviewed by Mary Bridges (Yale University) Published on H-War (April, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Margaret E. Schotte
Reviewer: 
Christine M. Petto

Petto on Schotte, 'Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800'

Margaret E. Schotte. Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800. Information Cultures Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xi + 297 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2953-3

Author: 
Christopher R. L. Blake
Reviewer: 
Toby Clark

Clark on Blake, 'Reckless Misfortune: The Century We Inherited from the First World War'

Christopher R. L. Blake. Reckless Misfortune: The Century We Inherited from the First World War. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2021. 256 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-88146-804-5

Reviewed by Toby Clark (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (April, 2022) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Brian Ladd
Reviewer: 
Paul Steege

Steege on Ladd, 'The Streets of Europe: The Sights, Sounds, and Smells that Shaped Its Great Cities'

Brian Ladd. The Streets of Europe: The Sights, Sounds, and Smells that Shaped Its Great Cities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. x + 303 pp. Maps, ill. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-67794-1.

Reviewed by Paul Steege (Villanova University) Published on H-German (April, 2022) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)

Author: 
D. H. Robinson
Reviewer: 
Tristan Stubbs

Stubbs on Robinson, 'The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution'

D. H. Robinson. The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Illustrations, tables. x + 433 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-886292-5.

Reviewed by Tristan Stubbs (Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston) Published on H-Early-America (January, 2022) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

Author: 
Dagmar Herzog
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Weinert

Weinert on Herzog, 'Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe'

Dagmar Herzog. Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe. George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. Illustrations. 176 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31920-5

Author: 
Mai'a K. Davis Cross, Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Margarita Balmaceda

Balmaceda on Davis Cross and Karolewski, 'European-Russian Power Relations in Turbulent Times'

Mai'a K. Davis Cross, Ireneusz Paweł Karolewski, eds. European-Russian Power Relations in Turbulent Times. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021. 309 pp. Open access (pdf), ISBN 978-0-472-90253-8; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13228-7.

Reviewed by Margarita Balmaceda (Seton Hall University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2022) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Steven Press
Reviewer: 
Tyson Luneau

Luneau on Press, 'Rogue Empires: Contracts and Conmen in Europe's Scramble for Africa'

Steven Press. Rogue Empires: Contracts and Conmen in Europe's Scramble for Africa. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. Maps. 384 pp. $43.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97185-1

Reviewed by Tyson Luneau (University at Albany) Published on H-War (November, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Stephen Smith
Reviewer: 
Haythem Guesmi

Guesmi on Smith, 'The Scramble for Europe: Young Africa on Its Way to the Old Continent'

Stephen Smith. The Scramble for Europe: Young Africa on Its Way to the Old Continent. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2019. viii + 197 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5095-3456-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5095-3457-9. 

Reviewed by Haythem Guesmi (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Africa (October, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

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