The American Historical Review 124 (2019), 5

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The American Historical Review 124 (2019), 5
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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: How to Read the AHR


Networks and Opportunities: A Digital History of Ireland’s Great Famine Refugees in New York
Tyler Anbinder; Cormac Ó Gráda; Simone A. Wegge

AHR Conversation: Museums, History, and the Public in a Global Age

AHR Conversation: Museums, History, and the Public in a Global Age
Ana Lucia Araujo; Alice L. Conklin; Steven Conn ; Denise Y. Ho; Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett ...

AHR Reflections: One Hundred Years of Mandates

Introduction: The League of Nations Mandates and the Temporality of Deferral
Alex Lichtenstein; Michelle Moyd

An International Regime in an Age of Empire
Susan Pedersen

The Matter of Time
Sherene Seikaly

The French Mandate in Lebanon
Carol Hakim

The Ottoman Empire: The Mandate That Never Was
Yiğit Akın

Islands for an Anxious Empire: Japan’s Pacific Island Mandate
Tze M. Loo

Betwixt and Between Colony and Nation-State: Liminality, Decolonization, and the South West Africa Mandate
Molly McCullers

“Sons of the Soil”: Cause Lawyers, the Togo-Cameroun Mandates, and the Origins of Decolonization
Meredith Terretta; Benjamin N. Lawrance

The British Cameroons Mandate Regime: The Roots of the Twenty-First-Century Political Crisis in Cameroon
George N. Njung

A League to Preserve Empires: Understanding the Mandates System and Avenues for Further Scholarly Inquiry
Sean Andrew Wempe

History Unclassified

In Living Color: Early “Impressions” of Slavery and the Limits of Living History
Drew Swanson

Steps in the Tumen River
Nianshen Song

AHR Reappraisal

“The Myth Is Dead! Give Us Our History!” Reassessing Black Labor in African History
The Moon Is Dead! Give Us Our Money! The Cultural Origins of an African Work Ethic, Natal, South Africa, 1843–1900, by Keletso E. Atkins
T.J. Tallie

AHR Roundtable: Reanimating the Great War on the Screen: Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old


Colors of the Past: Archive, Art, and Amnesia in a Digital Age
Santanu Das

Who Gets to Be in the War Story? Absences and Silences in They Shall Not Grow Old
Susan R. Grayzel

Sound and Silence in Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old
Jessica Meyer

Age and Youth, Sound and Vision
Catherine Robson

Museum Reviews

Museum Reviews

Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities (March–September 2019). HistoryMiami Museum, Miami, Fla.
Dan Royles

Museu da Imigração do Estado de São P aulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
Nelly de Freitas

Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade, Lisbon, Portugal.
Daniel B. Domingues da Silva

Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium.
Sarah Van Beurden

The Namibian Independence Memorial Museum, Windhoek, Namibia.
Christian A. Williams; Tichaona Mazarire

Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France.
Daniel J. Sherman

Museet for Søfart, Elsinore, Denmark.
Anders Ravn Sørensen

Featured Reviews

Jinping Wang. In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200–1600.
Jonathan Karam Skaff

Christophe Picard. Sea of the Caliphs: The Mediterranean in the Medieval Islamic World.
Karen Pinto

Brian A. Catlos. Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain.
Nina Caputo

Hannah Weiss Muller. Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire.
John Eglin

Katharine Gerbner. Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World.
Aaron Spencer Fogleman

Joanne B. Freeman. The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to the Civil War.
Amy S. Greenberg

James David Nichols. The Limits of Liberty: Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border; Julian Lim. Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands; Ana Raquel Minian. Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration.
Neil Foley

Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts. Denmark Vesey’s Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy.
Ana Lucia Araujo

Joshua B. Freeman. Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World.
Kenneth Pomeranz

Nelson Mandela. The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela.
Rita Barnard

Reviews of Books


Clare Hemmings. Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Political Ambivalence and the Imaginative Archive.
Martha Ackelsberg

Kadji Amin. Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History.
Helmut Puff

Tim Rogan. The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism.
Gareth Dale

Hans-Jörg Rheinberger and Staffan Müller -Wille. The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics.
Diane B. Paul


Frank Trentmann. Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First.
Jeremy Prestholdt

Nir Arielli. From Byron to bin Laden: A History of Foreign War Volunteers.
Beatrice Heuser

Maria Bucur. The Century of Women: How Women Have Transformed the World since 1900.
Katherine Turk

Lilian Calles Barger. The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology.
Anna Peterson

Joel Cabrita. The People’s Zion: Southern Africa, the United States, and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement.
Paul S. Landau

Josep M. Fradera. The Imperial Nation: Citizens and Subjects in the British, French, Spanish, and American Empires.
Elizabeth Mancke

Maureen A. Flanagan. Constructing the Patriarchal City: Gender and the Built Environments of London, Dublin, Toronto, and Chicago, 1870s into the 1940s.
Emily Remus

Rebecca J. H. Woods. The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800–1900.
Nancy J. Jacobs

Elizabeth Zanoni. Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America.
Marcelo J. Borges

Joseph Ben Prestel. Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860–1910.
Zeynep Çelik

Amanda Kay McVety. The Rinderpest Campaigns: A Virus, Its Vaccines, and Global Development in the Twentieth Century.
John Landers


Anne F. Broadbridge. Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire.
Jinping Wang

Kenneth M. Swope. On the Trail of the Yellow Tiger: War, Trauma, and Social Dislocation in Southwest China during the Ming-Qing Transition.
Robert J. Antony

Gregg A. Brazinsky. Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War.
Charlotte Brooks

Kerim Yasar. Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945.
Morris Low

Richard B. Meixsel. Frustrated Ambition: General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience, 1910–1944.
Kenton Clymer

Canada and the United States

Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin. From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance.
Angela Redish

Shirley Tillotson. Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy; David Tough. The Terrific Engine: Income Taxation and the Modernization of the Canadian Political Imaginary.
Andrew Parnaby

Philip Dray. The Fair Chase: The Epic Story of Hunting in America.
Karen R. Jones

John M. Murrin. Rethinking America: From Empire to Republic.
Kevin R. C. Gutzman

Hasia R. Diner. How America Met the Jews.
Dianne Ashton

Melani McAlister. The Kingdom of God Has No Borders: A Global History of American Evangelicals.
Ian Tyrrell

Patrick W. Carey. Confession: Catholics, Repentance, and Forgiveness in America.
James M. O’Toole

David Andrew Nichols. Peoples of the Inland Sea: Native Americans and Newcomers in the Great Lakes Region, 1600–1870.
James Joseph Buss

Susan Sleeper-Smith. Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest: Indian Women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690–1792.
Rebecca Kugel

Daniel H. Usner. American Indians in Early New Orleans: From Calumet to Raquette.
Nathalie Dessens

Jenny Hale Pulsipher. Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England.
Timothy J. Shannon

David Bernstein. How the West Was Drawn: Mapping, Indians, and the Construction of the Trans-Mississippi West.
Cameron B. Strang

Mark van de Logt. Monsters of Contact: Historical Trauma in Caddoan Oral Traditions.
Christine M. DeLucia

Christopher Arris Oakley. New South Indians: Tribal Economics and the Eastern Band of Cherokee in the Twentieth Century.
Brian Hosmer

J. M. Opal. Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation.
Gary Clayton Anderson

Howard Pashman. Building a Revolutionary State: The Legal Transformation of New York, 1776–1783.
Ellen Holmes Pearson

Thomas S. Kidd. Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father.
Andrew R. Murphy

Peter S. Onuf. Jefferson and the Virginians: Democracy, Constitutions, and Empire.
Hannah Spahn

Sean Wilentz. No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding.
William M. Wiecek

Tommy Craig Brown. Deep in the Piney Woods: Southeastern Alabama from Statehood to the Civil War, 1800–1865.
Daniel S. Dupre

Loren Schweninger. Appealing for Liberty: Freedom Suits in the South.
Ted Maris-Wolf

Martha S. Jones. Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America.
Mark A. Graber

Anne Twitty. Before Dred Scott: Slavery and Legal Culture in the American Confluence, 1787–1857.
Lea VanderVelde

Adam L. Tate. Catholics’ Lost Cause: South Carolina Catholics and the American South, 1820–1861.
W. Jason Wallace

Lawrence T. McDonnell. Performing Disunion: The Coming of the Civil War in Charleston, South Carolina.
Michael D. Thompson

Aaron Sheehan-Dean. The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War.
Harry S. Stout

Lawrence E. Cline. Rebels on the Niagara: The Fenian Invasion of Canada, 1866; Ryan W. Keating. Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era.
Mary C. Kelly

John R. Wunder. Gold Mountain Turned to Dust: Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West.
David C. Atkinson

Amy Werbel. Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock.
Judith Giesberg

Karida L. Brown. Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia.
Richard J. Callahan, Jr.

Shannon Withycombe. Lost: Miscarriage in Nineteenth-Century America.
Marie Jenkins Schwartz

Janet Golden. Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought America into the Twentieth Century.
Jessica Martucci

Robert C. McGreevey. Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration.
Bartholomew H. Sparrow

Keisha N. Blain. Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom.
Barbara Ransby

J. E. Smyth. Nobody’s Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood.
Karen Ward Mahar

Daniel Bessner. Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual.
Brian E. Crim

Beth B. Cohen. Child Survivors of the Holocaust: The Youngest Remnant and the American Experience.
Jennifer Craig-Norton

Meghan Warner Mettler. How to Reach Japan by Subway: America’s Fascination with Japanese Culture, 1945–1965.
Andrew C. McKevitt

Mischa Honeck. Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy.
David I. Macleod

Edward Slavishak. Proving Ground: Expertise and Appalachian Landscapes.
Laura J. Martin

David Schuyler. Embattled River: The Hudson and Modern American Environmentalism.
Richard Newman

Jason M. Colby. Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator.
Jen Corrinne Brown

John H. Flores. The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War.
Michael Innis-Jiménez

Mervyn Edwin Roberts III. The Psychological War for Vietnam, 1960–1968.
David Kieran

Peter B. Levy. The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s.
Kevin Mumford

Emily K. Hobson. Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left.
Daniel Hurewitz

Gavin Benke. Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism.
Louis Hyman

Caribbean and Latin America

Hilda Sabato. Republics of the New World: The Revolutionary Political Experiment in Nineteenth-Century Latin America.
Michael T. Ducey

Martin Austin Nesvig. Promiscuous Power: An Unorthodox History of New Spain.
Camilla Townsend

Nicole von Germeten. Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico.
Nora E. Jaffary

Mark W. Lentz. Murder in Mérida, 1792: Violence, Factions and the Law.
Karen D. Caplan

Paul Ramírez. Enlightened Immunity: Mexico’s Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason.
David Sowell

Mílada Bazant. Laura Méndez de Cuenca: Mexican Feminist, 1853–1928.
Silvia Marina Arrom

Eileen Ford. Childhood and Modernity in Cold War Mexico City.
Daniela Spenser

Lorraine Bayard de Volo. Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro’s Victory.
A. Lynn Bolles

John M. Monteiro. Blacks of the Land: Indian Slavery, Settler Society, and the Portuguese Colonial Enterprise in South America.
Heather F. Roller

Mark Rice. Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru.
Evan Ward

Thomas L. Whigham. The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay versus the Triple Alliance, 1866–70.
William F. Sater

Europe: ancient and Medieval

Maya Maskarinec. City of Saints: Rebuilding Rome in the Early Middle Ages. ; Jason Moralee. Rome’s Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity.
Andrea Augenti

Lucy K. Pick. Her Father’s Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in Early the Spanish Kingdoms.
Jinty Nelson

Sven Meeder. The Irish Scholarly Presence at St. Gall: Networks of Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages.
John J. Contreni

Sparky Booker. Cultural Exchange and Identity in Late Medieval Ireland: The English and Irish of the Four Obedient Shires.
Michael Potterton

Steven Vanderputten. Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800–1050.
Alison I. Beach

Alison More. Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200–1600.
Sally Mayall Brasher

Fiona J. Griffiths. Nuns’ Priests’ Tales: Men and Salvation in Medieval Women’s Monastic Life.
Erin Jordan

William H. Campbell. The Landscape of Pastoral Care in Thirteenth-Century England.
Beth Allison Barr

Catherine Sanok. New Legends of England: Forms of Community in Late Medieval Saints’ Lives.
Kathleen Ashley

C. Philipp E. Nothaft. Scandalous Error: Calendar Reform and Calendrical Astronomy in Medieval Europe.
Anne Lawrence-Mathers

Europe: Early Modern and Modern

Marc Fumaroli. The Republic of Letters.
Daniel Gordon

Alexander Bevilacqua. The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment.
Humberto Garcia

Michael E. Hobart. The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Divide.
Amir Alexander

Steffen Ducheyne, editor. Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment.
John Christian Laursen

Aviva Rothman. The Pursuit of Harmony: Kepler on Cosmos, Confession, and Community.
Michael J. Sauter

Christopher Kissane. Food, Religion and Communities in Early Modern Europe.
Bradford A. Bouley

Christina Morina. Die Erfindung de Marxismus: Wie ein Idee die Welt eroberte.
Kasper Braskén

Daniel Ziblatt. Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy.
Frieder Günther

Paul Readman. Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity.
Rosemary Mitchell

David Churchill. Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public.
Joanne Klein

Patricia Fara. A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War.
Claire Brock

Robert Saunders. Yes to Europe! The 1975 Referendum and Seventies Britain.
Matthew Worley

Matthew Worley. No Future: Punk, Politics and British Youth Culture, 1976–1984.
David Fowler

Anne C. Vila. Suffering Scholars: Pathologies of the Intellectual in Enlightenment France.
Ann Jefferson

James Chappel. Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church.
Jay P. Corrin

Robert Darnton. A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution.
Martyn Lyons

Sun-Young Park. Ideals of the Body: Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Paris.
Holly Grout

Thomas Kselman. Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France.
Julie Kalman

Mary Lynn Stewart. Gender, Generation, and Journalism in France, 1910–1940.
Libby Murphy

Venus Bivar. Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France.
Stephen L. Harp

Erin Maglaque. Venice’s Intimate Empire: Family Life and Scholarship in the Renaissance Mediterranean.
Elizabeth Horodowich

Mary Ann Smart. Waiting for Verdi: Italian Opera and Political Opinion, 1815–1848.
Carl Ipsen

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