Author: 
James Hamilton
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Hamilton, 'Advocate: On History's Front Lines from Watergate to the Keating Five, Clinton Impeachment, and Benghazi'

James Hamilton. Advocate: On History's Front Lines from Watergate to the Keating Five, Clinton Impeachment, and Benghazi. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2022. xiv + 250 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-3351-7

Author: 
Daniel Barish
Reviewer: 
Emily Mokros

Mokros on Barish, 'Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912'

Daniel Barish. Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xiii + 257 pp.

Author: 
Molly Pucci
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Blobaum

Blobaum on Pucci, 'Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe'

Molly Pucci. Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe. Yale-Hoover Series on Authoritarian Regimes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. xiv + 378 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-24257-7

Author: 
Nicole Iturriaga
Reviewer: 
Katherine Hite

Hite on Iturriaga, 'Exhuming Violent Histories: Forensics, Memory, and Rewriting Spain’s Past'

Nicole Iturriaga. Exhuming Violent Histories: Forensics, Memory, and Rewriting Spain’s Past. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xv + 234 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-20112-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-20113-1

Author: 
Martyn Bond
Reviewer: 
Laura Almagor

Almagor on Bond, 'Hitler's Cosmopolitan Bastard'

Martyn Bond. Hitler's Cosmopolitan Bastard. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021. 464 pp. $45.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-228-00702-9; $45.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-228-00545-2.

Reviewed by Laura Almagor (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Biography (January, 2023) Commissioned by Daniel R. Meister (University of New Brunswick)

Author: 
Mark C. Dillon
Reviewer: 
Richard Stocking

Stocking on Dillon, 'The First Chief Justice: John Jay and the Struggle of a New Nation'

Mark C. Dillon. The First Chief Justice: John Jay and the Struggle of a New Nation. SUNY American Constitutionalism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2022. 336 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-8785-4

Author: 
Robert E. Cray
Reviewer: 
Kathryn Angelica

Angelica on Cray, 'A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts)'

Robert E. Cray. A Notable Bully: Colonel Billy Wilson, Masculinity, and the Pursuit of Violence in the Civil War Era (Interpreting the Civil War: Text and Contexts). Kent: Kent State University Press, 2021. xi + 308 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-424-7

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