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Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Author: Richard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara HahnReviewer: Chris EvansRichard Follett, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, Barbara Hahn. Plantation Kingdom: The American South and Its Global Commodities. The Marcus Cunliffe Lecture Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 176 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4214-1940-4; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-1939-8. [...]
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Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Author: Jennifer L. CreechReviewer: Alexandria RubleJennifer L. Creech. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women's Films. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xix + 280 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02301-8. Reviewed by Alexandria Ruble (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)Published on H-German (October, 2017)Commissioned by David Harrisville [...]
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Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Author: Erin HillReviewer: Michelle MartindaleErin Hill. Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7486-8. Reviewed by Michelle Martindale (Purdue University)Published on Jhistory (October, 2017)Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe [...]
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Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Author: Shobita ParthasarathyReviewer: Graham M. DutfieldShobita Parthasarathy. Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 304 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-43785-9. Reviewed by Graham M. Dutfield (University of Leeds)Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017)Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry [...]
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Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Author: Joanna RadinReviewer: Sara M. PeresJoanna Radin. Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-41731-8. Reviewed by Sara M. Peres (University of Cambridge)Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017)Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49931 [...]
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Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Author: Jim EndersbyReviewer: Anna SvenssonJim Endersby. Orchid: A Cultural History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 288 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-37632-5. Reviewed by Anna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (October, 2017)Commissioned by Dominic J. Berry Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49935 [...]
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Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Author: Jin ParkReviewer: Sujung KimJin Park. Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017. 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5878-0. Reviewed by Sujung Kim (DePauw University)Published on H-Buddhism (October, 2017)Commissioned by Hwansoo Kim [...]
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Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Author: J. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, John F. Di VirgilioReviewer: Russell A. HartJ. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, John F. Di Virgilio. No One Avoided Danger: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of 7 December 1941. Pearl Harbor Tactical Studies Series. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015. 208 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-924-1. Reviewed by Russell A. Hart (Hawaii Pacific University)Published on H-FedHist (October, 2017)Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann [...]
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