Author: 
Emily Pears
Reviewer: 
Melinda Lawson

Lawson on Pears, 'Cords of Affection: Constructing Constitutional Union in Early American History'

Emily Pears. Cords of Affection: Constructing Constitutional Union in Early American History. American Political Thought Series. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2021. 328 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-3278-7.

Reviewed by Melinda Lawson (Union College) Published on H-Early-America (December, 2022) Commissioned by Troy Bickham (Texas A&M University)

CfA: It’s complicated. Social Struggles and the Entanglement of Political Participation and Fundamental Rights (Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften / Austrian Journal of Historical Studies 2025/1)

Special Issue "Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft/Austrian Journal of Historical Studies" 1/2025

It’s complicated. Social Struggles and the Entanglement of Political Participation and Fundamental Rights

Author: 
Peter Iver Kaufman
Reviewer: 
Ilaria Biano

Biano on Kaufman, 'On Agamben, Arendt, Christianity, and the Dark Arts of Civilization'

Peter Iver Kaufman. On Agamben, Arendt, Christianity, and the Dark Arts of Civilization. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2019. pp. (paper), ISBN 978-0-567-68275-8.

Reviewed by Ilaria Biano (Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Storici, Napoli) Published on H-History-and-Theory (December, 2021) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Nathan P. Kalmoe
Reviewer: 
Michael A. Catalano

Catalano on Kalmoe, 'With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War'

Nathan P. Kalmoe. With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Illustrations, tables. 260 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-87050-4; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83493-3. 

Author: 
Rosalind Fredericks
Reviewer: 
Diana Wylie

Wylie on Fredericks, 'Garbage Citizenship: Vital Infrastructures of Labor in Dakar, Senegal'

Rosalind Fredericks. Garbage Citizenship: Vital Infrastructures of Labor in Dakar, Senegal. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 216 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0141-6; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4780-0099-0.

Reviewed by Diana Wylie (Boston University) Published on H-Africa (November, 2020) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

Author: 
Shih-Diing Liu
Reviewer: 
Ian Rowen

Rowen on Liu, 'The Politics of People: Protest Cultures in China'

Shih-Diing Liu. The Politics of People: Protest Cultures in China. SUNY Series in Global Modernity. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019. Illustrations. 248 pp. $32.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4384-7622-3; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7621-6.

Reviewed by Ian Rowen (Nanyang Technological University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2021) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Catherine Renshaw
Reviewer: 
Herman Joseph Kraft

Kraft on Renshaw, 'Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia'

Catherine Renshaw. Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 256 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5103-6.

Reviewed by Herman Joseph Kraft (University of the Philippines) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Roderick P. Hart
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Adelman

Adelman on Hart, 'Civic Hope: How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive'

Roderick P. Hart. Civic Hope: How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive. Communication, Society and Politics Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Figures, tables. xvii + 356 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42264-2; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-43562-8.

Author: 
Caroline Boswell
Reviewer: 
Carla Pestana

Pestana on Boswell, 'Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England'

Caroline Boswell. Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England. Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History Series. Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2017. 272 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-045-3.

Reviewed by Carla Pestana (University of California, Los Angeles) Published on H-War (January, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
William W. Sokoloff
Reviewer: 
Graeme Pente

Pente on Sokoloff, 'Confrontational Citizenship: Reflections on Hatred, Rage, Revolution, and Revolt'

William W. Sokoloff. Confrontational Citizenship: Reflections on Hatred, Rage, Revolution, and Revolt. SUNY Series in New Political Science. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2017. 258 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6781-8.

Reviewed by Graeme Pente (University of Colorado Boulder) Published on H-Socialisms (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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