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Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Author: Ruth Ben-GhiatReviewer: Giacomo LichtnerRuth Ben-Ghiat. Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 420 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01559-4. Reviewed by Giacomo Lichtner (University of Wellington)Published on H-Nationalism (June, 2017)Commissioned by Cristian Cercel Films in Search of a Formula: Italian Empire Cinema as "Imperial Debris" [...]
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Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Author: Alicia BrazeauReviewer: Richard MikulskiAlicia Brazeau. Circulating Literacy: Writing Instruction in American Periodicals, 1880-1910. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2016. 210 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3544-2. Reviewed by Richard Mikulski (Drew University)Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2017)Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell [...]
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Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Author: Frank Felsenstein, James J. ConnollyReviewer: Cassie BrandFrank Felsenstein, James J. Connolly. What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. 304 pp.. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-141-9. Reviewed by Cassie Brand (Drew University)Published on H-SHGAPE (June, 2017)Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell [...]
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Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Author: Angela TarangoReviewer: Matthew DoughertyAngela Tarango. Choosing the Jesus Way: American Indian Pentecostals and the Fight for the Indigenous Principle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 234 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-1292-8. Reviewed by Matthew Dougherty (University of North Carolina)Published on H-AmRel (June, 2017)Commissioned by Bobby L. Smiley [...]
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Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Author: Ann TwinamReviewer: Cecily JonesAnn Twinam. Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos, and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 553 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5093-6. Reviewed by Cecily Jones (University of Warwick)Published on H-Caribbean (June, 2017)Commissioned by Sarah Foss [...]
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Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Author: Asa McKercherReviewer: Michael ChiarelloAsa McKercher. Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060505-6. Reviewed by Michael Chiarello (Carleton University)Published on H-FedHist (June, 2017)Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann [...]
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Sun, Jun 18, 2017
Author: Micah ZenkoReviewer: Ryan WadleMicah Zenko. Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 336 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-04894-6. Reviewed by Ryan Wadle (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME)Published on H-War (June, 2017)Commissioned by Margaret Sankey [...]
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Sun, Jun 18, 2017
Author: Dennis C. JettReviewer: Sean CosdenDennis C. Jett. American Ambassadors: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Tables. xiv + 283 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39566-5. Reviewed by Sean Cosden (Air University, Air War College)Published on H-War (June, 2017)Commissioned by Margaret Sankey [...]
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