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Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Author: Janet DeanReviewer: Laurel C. ShireJanet Dean. Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 270 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-203-4. Reviewed by Laurel C. Shire (Western University)Published on H-AmIndian (August, 2017)Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe [...]
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Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Author: Willem L. OltmansReviewer: Oliver ElliottWillem L. Oltmans. Reporting on the Kennedy Assassination. Edited by Michael A. Rinella. Translated by David Stephenson. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2017. 384 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2378-5. Reviewed by Oliver Elliott (Independent scholar (PhD, London School of Economics))Published on H-FedHist (August, 2017)Commissioned by Andrew Gawthorpe [...]
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Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Author: Lakshmi SubramaniamReviewer: Johan MathewLakshmi Subramaniam. The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (India), 2016. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946704-4. Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University)Published on H-Asia (August, 2017)Commissioned by Sumit Guha Piracy and sovereignty in the Indian Ocean [...]
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Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Author: Stephen R. TaaffeReviewer: James MatrayStephen R. Taaffe. MacArthur's Korean War Generals. Lincoln: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 278 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2221-4. Reviewed by James Matray (California State University, Chico)Published on H-FedHist (August, 2017)Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann [...]
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Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Author: Yeidy M. RiveroReviewer: Susan HarewoodYeidy M. Rivero. Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960. Console-ing Passions: Television and Cultural Power Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5871-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5859-6. Reviewed by Susan Harewood (University of Washington at Bothell)Published on H-Caribbean (August, 2017)Commissioned by Sarah Foss [...]
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Sun, Aug 13, 2017
Author: Nadia SchadlowReviewer: Douglas PeiferNadia Schadlow. War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-410-9; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-409-3. Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (Air University, Air War College)Published on H-War (August, 2017)Commissioned by Margaret Sankey [...]
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Sun, Aug 13, 2017
Author: Mark StreckerReviewer: Bradley CesarioMark Strecker. Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014. 260 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9451-4. Reviewed by Bradley Cesario (Texas A&M University)Published on H-War (August, 2017)Commissioned by Margaret Sankey [...]
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Sun, Aug 13, 2017
Author: Jaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds.Reviewer: Greg RogersJaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds. The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley. An American Region: Studies in the Hudson Valley Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. 277 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5097-1. Reviewed by Greg Rogers (SUNY Cobleskill)Published on H-War (August, 2017)Commissioned by Margaret Sankey [...]
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