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Links to Recent H-Net Reviews

he following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
14 Sep 2015 and 21 Sep 2015.

Reviewed for H-War by Adam Rock
Stagg, J. C. A..  _War of 1812: Conflict for a Continent, The_.
Cambridge Essential Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 2012.  216 pp.  $24.99, ISBN 978-0-521-72686-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=36774

Reviewed for H-CivWar by Shannon Smith
Ash, Stephen V..  _Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook
the Nation One Year after the Civil War, A_.  New York: Hill and
Wang, 2013.  286 pp.  $27.00, ISBN 978-0-8090-6797-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=41973

Reviewed for H-Albion by David Clemis
Hailwood, Mark.  _Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern
England_.  Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social
History Series. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2014.  266 pp.  $99.00,
ISBN 978-1-84383-942-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=42779

Reviewed for H-Italy by Brian Sandberg
Hanlon, Gregory.  _Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma,
His Soldiers and His Subjects in the Thirty Years’ War, The_.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.  xiii + 241 pp.  $99.00,
ISBN 978-0-19-968724-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=42966

Reviewed for H-War by Ellen Tillman
Carlisle, J. M..  _Cowboy and the Canal: How Theodore Roosevelt
Cheated Colombia, Stole Panama, and Bamboozled America, The_.
Tucson: Integral Publishers, 2014.  338 pp.  $27.95, ISBN 978-0-
9896827-9-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43169

Reviewed for H-Judaic by Abraham Peck
Goda, Norman J. W.; Stewart, Barbara McDonald; Hochberg, Severin;
Breitman, Richard, eds..  _To the Gates of Jerusalem: The Diaries
and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947_.  Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 2014.  320 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-0-253-01509-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43202

Reviewed for H-Histsex by Michiko Suzuki
Burns, Susan L.; Brooks, Barbara J., eds..  _Gender and Law in the
Japanese Imperium_.  Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2014.
301 pp.  $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8248-3715-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43318

Reviewed for H-SAE by Elza Ibroscheva
Ghodsee, Kristen Rogheh.  _Left Side of History: World War II and
the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe, The_.
Durham: Duke University Press, 2015.  256 pp.  $84.95, ISBN 978-0-
8223-5823-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43469

Reviewed for H-Citizenship by Taveeshi Singh
Misri, Deepti.  _Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and
Representation in Postcolonial India_.  Urbana: University of
Illinois Press, 2014.  224 pp.  $28.00, ISBN 978-0-252-08039-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43621

Reviewed for H-War by Arad Gigi
Flemming, Gregory N..  _At the Point of a Cutlass: The Pirate
Capture, Bold Escape, and Lonely Exile of Philip Ashton_.
Lebanon: Foredge, 2014.  256 pp.  $29.95, ISBN 978-1-61168-515-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43645

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Sonja Wentling
Hirschfeld, Yair P..  _Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-
Palestinian Solution, 1978-2014_.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press, .  xvi + 452 pp.  $45.99, ISBN 978-1-4214-1414-
0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=43956

Reviewed for H-Catholic by Michael LaRosa
Schwaller, John Frederick.  _History of the Catholic Church in
Latin America: From Conquest to Revolution and Beyond, The_.  New
York: New York University Press, 2011.  ix + 319 pp.  $35.00, ISBN
978-0-8147-4003-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44160

Reviewed for H-Law by Thomas W. Bahde
Green, William D..  _Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil
Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912_.  Minneapolis: University of
Minnesota Press, 2015.  384 pp.  $32.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-9346-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44542

Reviewed for H-Levant by James Grehan
Winter, Stefan.  _Shiites of Lebanon under Ottoman Rule, 1516-
1788, The_.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.  xii +
204 pp.  $95.00, ISBN 978-0-521-76584-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44674

Reviewed for H-Asia by Stewart Gordon
Amitai, Reuven; Biran, Michal, eds..  _Nomads as Agents of
Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors_.
Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2014.  ix + 345 pp.
$54.00, ISBN 978-0-8248-3978-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44679

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Günter J. Bischof
Barney, Timothy.  _Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the
Framing of America’s International Power_.  Chapel Hill:
University Of North Carolina Press, 2015.  Maps. 338 pp.  $29.95,
ISBN 978-1-4696-1854-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44891

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Richard McBride
Jorgensen, John.  _Handbook of Korean Zen Practice: A Mirror on
the Sŏn School of Buddhism (Sŏn’ga kwigam), A_.  Honolulu:
University of Hawai’i Press, 2015.  328 pp.  $49.00, ISBN 978-0-
8248-4097-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44986

Reviewed for H-Luso-Africa by David Brookshaw
Ondjaki.  _Granma Nineteen and the Soviet’s Secret_.  Translated
by Stephen Henighan. Biblioasis International Translation Series.
Windsor: Biblioasis, 2014.  192 pp.  $15.95, ISBN 978-1-927428-65-
8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=44999

Reviewed for H-Italy by Anita Pinzi
Burns, Jennifer.  _Migrant Imaginaries: Figures in Italian
Migration Literature_.  Italian Modernities Series. Oxford: Peter
Lang, 2013.  220 pp.  $56.95, ISBN 978-3-0343-0986-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45009

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Kirsten Bönker
Gatejel, Luminita.  _Warten, hoffen und endlich fahren:  Auto und
Sozialismus in der Sowjetunion, in Rumänien und der DDR
1956–1989/91_.  Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2014.  305 S.
, ISBN 978-3-593-50188-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45118

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Arnost Stanzel
Huff, Tobias.  _Natur und Industrie im Sozialismus:  Eine
Umweltgeschichte der DDR_.  Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht,
2015.  470 S., 9 Abb., 4 Kart., 1 Tab.  , ISBN 978-3-647-31717-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45119

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Laura Elias
Cvetkovski, Roland; Hofmeister, Alexis.  _An Empire of Others:
Creating Ethnographic Knowledge in Imperial Russia and the USSR_.
Budapest: Central European University Press, 2014.  407 S.  ,
ISBN .
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45125

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Karl Mayer
Meier, Robert.  _Wertheim 1628:  Eine Stadt in Krieg und
Hexenverfolgung_.  Dettelbach: J. H. Röll Verlag, 2015.  119 S.
, ISBN 978-3-89754-464-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45126

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Raiko Hannemann
Voigt, Sebastian; Sünker, Heinz.  _Arbeiterbewegung – Nation
– Globalisierung:  Bestandsaufnahmen einer alten Debatte_.
Weilerswist: Velbrück Wissenschaft, 2014.  231 S.  , ISBN 978-3-
942393-71-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45144

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Anna Pelka
Krzoska, Markus.  _Ein Land unterwegs:  Kulturgeschichte Polens
seit 1945_.  Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2015.
436 S.  , ISBN 978-3-506-78085-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45145

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Tobias Straumann
Eggenkämper, Barbara; Modert, Gerd; Pretzlik, Stefan.  _Die
Allianz:  Geschichte des Unternehmens 1890–2015_.  München:
C.H. Beck Verlag, 2015.  432 S., 150 Abb.  , ISBN 978-3-406-66896-
8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45146

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Courtney Fullilove
Harwood, Jonathan.  _Europe’s Green Revolution and Others Since:
The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding_.  London:
Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2011.  270 S.  $160.00, ISBN
978-0-415-59868-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45147

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Umut Uzuner
Erickson, Edward J..  _Ottomans and Armenians:  A Study in
Counterinsurgency_.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.  XIII,
299 S.  $100.00, ISBN 978-1-137-36220-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45148

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Stefan Offermann
Stoff, Heiko.  _Gift in der Nahrung:  Zur Genese der
Verbraucherpolitik Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts_.  Stuttgart: Franz
Steiner Verlag, 2015.  248 S.  $79.00, ISBN 978-3-515-10988-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45162

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Corinna Wobbe
Schleiff, Hartmut; Konecny, Peter.  _Staat, Bergbau und
Bergakademie:  Montanexperten im 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhundert_.
Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2013.  382 S.  $96.00, ISBN 978-
3-515-10364-0.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45163

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Tanja Petrović
Todorova, Maria; Dimou, Augusta; Troebst, Stefan.  _Remembering
Communism:  Private and Public Recollections of Lived Experience
in Southeast Europe_.  Budapest: Central European University
Press, 2014.  625 S.  , ISBN 978-963-386-032-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45164

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Jutta Wimmler
Lachenicht, Susanne.  _Europeans Engaging the Atlantic:  Knowledge
and Trade, 1500-1800_.  Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2014.
185 S.  $49.00, ISBN 978-3-593-50170-3.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=45174

 


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