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Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Author: Jeff W. DennisReviewer: Sean P. HarveyJeff W. Dennis. Patriots and Indians: Shaping Identity in Eighteenth-Century South Carolina. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-756-5. Reviewed by Sean P. Harvey (Seton Hall University)Published on H-AmIndian (December, 2017)Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe [...]
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Author: Scott C. SmithReviewer: Gary Van ValenScott C. Smith. Landscape and Politics in the Ancient Andes: Biographies of Place at Khonkho Wankane. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016. 296 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5709-0. Reviewed by Gary Van Valen (University of West Georgia)Published on H-Environment (December, 2017)Commissioned by David T. Benac [...]
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Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Author: Nancy P. AppelbaumReviewer: Pamela MurrayNancy P. Appelbaum. Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 320 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2744-1; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2893-6. Reviewed by Pamela Murray (University of Alabama at Birmingham)Published on H-Environment (December, 2017)Commissioned by David T. Benac [...]
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Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Author: Daniel HainesReviewer: Rohan D'SouzaDaniel Haines. Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan. New York: Oxford University Press, Feb 2017. 208 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064866-4. Reviewed by Rohan D'Souza (Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University)Published on H-Water (December, 2017)Commissioned by Aditya Ramesh [...]
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Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Author: Richard BowringReviewer: Joseph S. O'LearyRichard Bowring. In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv + 329 pp. $111.55 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879523-0. Reviewed by Joseph S. O'Leary (Professor English Literature, Sophia University, 1988-2015; Roche Chair for Interreligious Research, Nanzan University, 2015-16.)Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2017)Commissioned by Erez Joskovich [...]
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Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Author: Scott S. GreenbergerReviewer: Paula BakerScott S. Greenberger. The Unexpected President: The Life and Times of Chester A. Arthur. New York: Da Capo Press, 2017. 336 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82389-3. Reviewed by Paula Baker (The Ohio State University)Published on H-FedHist (December, 2017)Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann [...]
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Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Author: Jacqueline I. StoneReviewer: Xiaofei TuJacqueline I. Stone. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan. Kuroda Studies in East Asian Buddhism Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. 624 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5643-4. Reviewed by Xiaofei Tu (Lecturer Department of Languages,Literatures, and Cultures Appalachian State University)Published on H-Buddhism (December, 2017)Commissioned by Erez Joskovich [...]
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Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Author: Kendall A. JohnsonReviewer: Dael NorwoodKendall A. Johnson. The New Middle Kingdom: China and the Early American Romance of Free Trade. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2251-0. Reviewed by Dael Norwood (New-York Historical Society and The New School University)Published on H-Diplo (December, 2017)Commissioned by Seth Offenbach [...]
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