The American Historical Review 124 (2019), 4

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The American Historical Review 124 (2019), 4
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Washington DC [u.a.] 2019: Selbstverlag des Herausgebers
February, April, June, October, and December



American Historical Review (AHR)
United States
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Wolff, Sarah


In This Issue
In This Issue

From the Editor’s Desk
From the Editor’s Desk: Outrages


Anticipating Armageddon: Nuclear Risk and the Neoliberal Sensibility in Thatcher’s Britain
Ellen Boucher

AHR Roundtable: Unsettling Domesticities: New Histories of Home in Global Contexts

Annelise Heinz; Elizabeth LaCouture

Reconsidering Domesticity through the Lens of Empire and Settler Society in North America
Kathryn Kish Sklar

Fractured Domesticity in the Old Regime: Families and Global Goods in Eighteenth-Century France
Julie Hardwick

Translating Domesticity in Chinese History and Historiography
Elizabeth LaCouture

Domesticating Colonizers: Domesticity, Indigenous Domestic Labor, and the Modern Settler Colonial Nation
Victoria Haskins

The Materials of Home: Studying Domesticity in Late Colonial India
Abigail McGowan

“Maid’s Day Off”: Leisured Domesticity in the Mid-Twentieth-Century United States
Annelise Heinz

Toward Unsettling Histories of Domesticity
Antoinette Burton

AHR Reappraisal: Metahistory and the Resistance to Theory

Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe, by Hayden White
Carolyn J. Dean

History Unclassified

Freedom Summer “Homos”: An Archive Story
Charles Francis

The Trail from Fukushima
Harry Bernas

Reviews of HBO's Chernobyl

Johan Renck, director. Chernobyl. Written and created by Craig Mazin.
Kate Brown

Johan Renck, director. Chernobyl. Written and created by Craig Mazin.
Yuliya Komska

Johan Renck, director. Chernobyl. Written and created by Craig Mazin.
Alex Wellerstein

Bedford Series Reviews

Brent D. Shaw. Spartacus and the Slave Wars: A Brief History with Documents.
Peter Hunt

Margaret R. Hunt and Philip J. Stern, editors. The English East India Company at the Height of Mughal Expansion: A Soldier’s Diary of the 1689 Siege of Bombay with Related Documents.
Rupali Mishra

Anne Walthall and M. William Steele, editors. Politics and Society in Japan’s Meiji Restoration: A Brief History with Documents.
Noell H. Wilson

Kristin L. Hoganson. American Empire at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Brief History with Documents.
April Merleaux

Michael R. Marrus. The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, 1945–46: A Brief History with Documents.
Devin O. Pendas

David M. Gordon, editor. Apartheid in South Africa: A Brief History with Documents.
Clifton Crais

John Dittmer, Jeff Kolnick, and Leslie-Burl McLemore, editors. Freedom Summer: A Brief History with Documents.
Emilye Crosby

Featured Reviews

Sam White. A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North America.
Peter C. Mancall

Jakobina K. Arch. Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan.
Nancy Shoemaker

James L. Hevia. Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare.
Alan Mikhail

Megan Black. The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power.
Stephen Macekura

Caitlin Rosenthal. Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management.
Lorena S. Walsh

Enrico Dal Lago. Civil War and Agrarian Unrest: The Confederate South and Southern Italy.
Marta Petrusewicz

Jane Hearn, editor. A Past That Won’t Rest: Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi; James T. Campbell and Elaine Owens. Mississippi Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars.
John Dittmer

Dave Zirin, Jim Brown: Last Man Standing; Jesse Berrett, Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics; Rob Ruck, Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL.
Timothy B. Spears

Shaul Mitelpunkt. Israel in the American Mind: The Cultural Politics of US-Israeli Relations, 1958–1988.
Hasia R. Diner

William Taubman. Gorbachev: His Life and Times.
Kathleen E. Smith

Reviews of Books


Jean Dangler. Edging toward Iberia.
Anna Akasoy

Jeffrey Shandler. Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors’ Stories and New Media Practices.
Noah Shenker


Martin Goodman. A History of Judaism.
David B. Ruderman

Ian W. Campbell. Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731–1917.
Andrei Znamenski

Adrian Brisku. Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach.
Virginia H. Aksan

Ruma Chopra. Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone.
Bronwen Everill

Dierk Walter. Colonial Violence: European Empires and the Use of Force.
Janne Lahti

Ana Lucia Araujo. Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History.
Rebecca Shumway

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt. The Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910–1950.
Martha Menchaca

Neelam Srivastava. Italian Colonialism and Resistances to Empire, 1930–1970.
Eileen Ryan

Nicholas Grant. Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960.
Ryan Irwin

Christopher R. W. Dietrich. Oil Revolution: Anticolonial Elites, Sovereign Rights, and the Economic Culture of Decolonization.
Karl Ittmann

Jocelyn Olcott. International Women’s Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History.
Tracey Jean Boisseau


Michael Szonyi. The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China.
Nicolas Tackett

Norman A. Kutcher. Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule.
Ying Zhang

Rebecca Corbett. Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan; Taka Oshikiri. Gathering for Tea in Modern Japan: Class, Culture and Consumption in the Meiji Period.
Kristin Surak

Charles R. Kim. Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea.
Myungji Yang

Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India.
Natasha Pairaudeau

Durba Ghosh. Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947.
Ian Copland


Elaine Forman Crane. The Poison Plot: A Tale of Adultery and Murder in Colonial Newport.
Vivian Bruce Conger

Nora Doyle. Maternal Bodies: Redefining Motherhood in Early America.
Susan E. Klepp

Craig Bruce Smith. American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals during the Revolutionary Era.
Benjamin L. Carp

Christopher Grasso. Skepticism and American Faith: From the Revolution to the Civil War.
Christine Leigh Heyrman

Colin G. Calloway. The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation.
Patrick Spero

Arthur Scherr. John Adams, Slavery, and Race: Ideas, Politics, and Diplomacy in an Age of Crisis.
Ari Helo

David Calverley. Who Controls the Hunt? First Nations, Treaty Rights, and Wildlife Conservation in Ontario, 1783–1939.
George Warecki

Kenneth Cohen. They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic.
Ann Fabian

Brian Steel Wills. Inglorious Passages: Noncombat Deaths in the American Civil War.
Shauna Devine

Thomas Biolsi. Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation.
Claudia Haake

Janne Lahti. Wars for Empire: Apaches, the United States, and the Southwest Borderlands.
Anthony P. Mora

Devon A. Mihesuah. Ned Christie: The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero.
Clarissa W. Confer

Tai S. Edwards. Osage Women and Empire: Gender and Power.
Kathleen DuVal

Thomas Grillot. First Americans: U.S. Patriotism in Indian Country after World War I.
Thomas A. Britten

Ronit Y. Stahl. Enlisting Faith: How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America.
Jason S. Lantzer

Jamie L. Pietruska. Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America.
Scott P. Marler

Amy K. DeFalco Lippert. Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco.
Susan Lee Johnson

C. Riley Snorton. Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity.
Jack Halberstam

Adena Spingarn. Uncle Tom: From Martyr to Traitor.
Douglas A. Jones, Jr.

J. Keri Cronin. Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870–1914.
Finis Dunaway

Matthew Bowman. Christian: The Politics of a Word in America.
Randall Balmer

Jonathan Wlasiuk. Refining Nature: Standard Oil and the Limits of Efficiency.
Karen R. Merrill

Paul Ortiz. An African American and Latinx History of the United States.
Perla M. Guerrero

David A. Varel. The Lost Black Scholar: Resurrecting Allison Davis in American Social Thought.
William M. Banks

Tera Eva Agyepong. The Criminalization of Black Children: Race, Gender, and Delinquency in Chicago’s Juvenile Justice System, 1899–1945.
Miroslava Chávez-García

Jennifer E. Rothman. The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World.
Amy Gajda

Adam M. Howard. Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel.
Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

Sarah B. Snyder. From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy.
Kelly J. Shannon

Katie Batza. Before AIDS: Gay Health Politics in the 1970s
David K. Johnson

Kelly J. Shannon. U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Women’s Human Rights.
Douglas Little

Isabel M. Córdova. Pushing in Silence: Modernizing Puerto Rico and the Medicalization of Childbirth.
Katherine E. Bliss

Martin Collins. A Telephone for the World: Iridium, Motorola, and the Making of a Global Age.
Richard R. John


Randy M. Browne. Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean.
Daniel Livesay

Rana A. Hogarth. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780–1840.
Melissa N. Stein

Michel Gobat. Empire by Invitation: William Walker and Manifest Destiny in Central America.
David Díaz Arias

Jennifer Jolly. Creating Pátzcuaro, Creating Mexico: Art, Tourism, and Nation Building under Lázaro Cárdenas.
Stephanie J. Smith

Stephanie J. Smith. The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico.
Jennifer Jolly

Michael K. Bess. Routes of Compromise: Building Roads and Shaping the Nation in Mexico, 1917–1952.
Salvador Salinas

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara. Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670–1870.
Laura E. Matthew

Heather Vrana. This City Belongs to You: A History of Student Activism in Guatemala, 1944–1996.
Kevin Lewis O’Neill

Nancy E. van Deusen. Embodying the Sacred: Women Mystics in Seventeenth-Century Lima.
Karen B. Graubart

Marcelo Badaró Mattos. Laborers and Enslaved Workers: Experiences in Common in the Making of Rio de Janeiro’s Working Class, 1850–1920.
Antonio Luigi Negro

Yuko Miki. Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil.
Hendrik Kraay

Antoine Acker. Volkswagen in the Amazon: The Tragedy of Global Development in Modern Brazil.
Rafael R. Ioris

Benjamin Bryce. To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society.
Jonathan D. Ablard


John O. Hyland. Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450–386 BCE.
Philip de Souza

Jörg Rüpke. Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion.
Claudia Moser

Massimiliano Vitiello. Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World.
Cristina La Rocca

Peter Heather. Rome Resurgent: War and Empire in the Age of Justinian.
John Haldon

Damián Fernández. Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300–600 C.E.
Pablo C. Díaz

Sarah Davis-Secord. Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean.
G. A. Loud

Katherine Ludwig Jansen. Peace and Penance in Late Medieval Italy.
George Dameron

Alexander Lee. Humanism and Empire: The Imperial Ideal in Fourteenth-Century Italy.
Carrie Beneš

Emily A. Winkler. Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing.
Charity Urbanski

Alison I. Beach. The Trauma of Monastic Reform: Community and Conflict in Twelfth-Century Germany.
Phyllis G. Jestice

Donnchadh Ó. Corráin. The Irish Church, Its Reform and the English Invasion.
T. M. Charles-Edwards

Robert Stein. Magnanimous Dukes and Rising States: The Unification of the Burgundian Netherlands, 1380–1480.
Andrew Brown

J. L. Laynesmith. Cecily Duchess of York.
Barbara J. Harris

Gabriel Byng. Church Building and Society in the Later Middle Ages.
Phillipp R. Schofield

Matthew Wranovix. Priests and Their Books in Late Medieval Eichstätt.
Stephen Mossman


Cornelia Aust. The Jewish Economic Elite: Making Modern Europe.
Gideon Reuveni

Maria Bucur. Gendering Modernism: A Historical Reappraisal of the Canon.
Isadora Anderson Helfgott

Edward Ross Dickinson. Dancing in the Blood: Modern Dance and European Culture on the Eve of the First World War.
Robert M. Brain

Ángel Alcalde. War Veterans and Fascism in Interwar Europe.
Marco Mondini

Rosamund Oates. Moderate Radical: Tobie Matthew and the English Reformation.
Jonathan Willis

Caroline Boswell. Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England.
David Rollison

Matthew Walker. Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England.
Anne M. Myers

Stephen Conway. Britannia’s Auxiliaries: Continental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740–1800.
Kate Fullagar

Joanna Lewis. Empire of Sentiment: The Death of Livingstone and the Myth of Victorian Imperialism.
Stephanie Barczewski

Brian Drohan. Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire.
Caroline Elkins

Janet Weston. Medicine, the Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919–1960s: Diagnosing Deviance.
Barry Reay

Karen Offen. The Woman Question in France, 1400–1870.
Jennifer M. Jones

Jehanne-Emmanuelle Monnier. Profession explorateur: Alfred Grandidier, 1836–1921.
Christopher M. Church

Conan Fischer. A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929–1932.
Norman Ingram

Sarah Shurts. Resentment and the Right: French Intellectual Identity Reimagined, 1898–2000.
Venita Datta

Christoph Kalter. The Discovery of the Third World: Decolonization and the Rise of the New Left in France, c. 1950–1976.
Martin Shipway

Eric Kurlander. Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich.
Andreas Killen

Karina Urbach. Go-Betweens for Hitler.
Sylvia Taschka

Maddy Carey. Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction.
Sharon Gillerman

Sandra Ott. Living with the Enemy: German Occupation, Collaboration, and Justice in the Western Pyrenees, 1940–1948.
Nicole Dombrowski Risser

Mark Edward Ruff. The Battle for the Catholic Past in Germany, 1945–1980.
Lauren Faulkner Rossi

Andreas Agocs. Antifascist Humanism and the Politics of Cultural Renewal in Germany.
Sean A. Forner

Eli Nathans. Peter von Zahn’s Cold War Broadcasts to West Germany: Assessing America
Frank Bösch

Jennifer A. Miller. Turkish Guest Workers in Germany: Hidden Lives and Contested Borders, 1960s to 1980s.
Emmanuel Comte

Andrew Demshuk. Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People’s State in 1968.
Andrew I. Port

David Hamlin. Germany’s Empire in the East: Germans and Romania in an Era of Globalization and Total War.
Jens-Uwe Guettel

Steven J. Zipperstein. Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History.
Robert Blobaum

David E. Fishman. The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis.
Samuel Kassow

Anna Müller. If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women’s Prison in Communist Poland.
Katherine R. Jolluck

M. B. B. Biskupski. War and Diplomacy in East and West: A Biography of Józef Retinger.
Anita J. Prażmowska

Susanne Fusso. Editing Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy: Mikhail Katkov and the Great Russian Novel.
Stephen Lovell

Eliyahu Stern. Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s.
Brian Horowitz

Ilya Gerasimov. Plebeian Modernity: Social Practices, Illegality, and the Urban Poor in Russia, 1906–1916.
Boris B. Gorshkov

Sergey Glebov. From Empire to Eurasia: Politics, Scholarship, and Ideology in Russian Eurasianism, 1920s–1930s.
Ian W. Campbell


Ali Humayun Akhtar. Philosophers, Sufis, and Caliphs: Politics and Authority from Cordoba to Cairo and Baghdad.
Allen Fromherz

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