In This Issue
In This Issue
From the Editor’s Desk
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Communicable Disease: Information, Health, and Globalization in the Interwar Period
Heidi J. S. Tworek
The Global Authoritarian Moment and the Revolt against Empire
Colonial Coups and the War on Popular Sovereignty
Abdel Razzaq Takriti
AHR Exchange: Why Ruling Classes Fail
Rethinking the 1 Percent: The Failure of the Nobility in Old Regime France
Violence and the 1 Percent: The Fall of the Medieval Chinese Aristocracy in Comparison to the Fall of the French Nobility
The Nobility and the Long-Term Origins of the French Revolution
The Nobility’s Demise: Institutions, Status, and the Role of the State
Rethinking the 1 Percent: A Response
AHR Roundtable: Re-creating the “Bisbee Deportation” on Film
Benjamin H. Johnson
Reliving Hard History
Haunted by Trauma
Specters of Bisbee ’17: Deportees and Outside Agitators
Bisbee ’17: Performance through History
Desirée J. Garcia
Advising Bisbee ’17
Frantz Fanon and the CIA Man
Not Quite Postcolonial Paris: Imperial Voices, a Kiwi Café, and Black Panther
Historical Fiction Reviews
Historical Fiction Reviews: Introductory Note
Wiley Cash. The Last Ballad.
Rachel Seiffert. A Boy in Winter.
Peter Kimani. Dance of the Jakaranda.
Samuel K. Cohn Jr. Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS.
Joseph P. Byrne
Odd Arne Westad. The Cold War: A World History.
Samuel Moyn. Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World.
Sarah E. Igo. The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America.
Katherine Benton-Cohen. Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy.
Vincent J. Cannato
Claire L. Shaw. Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917–1991.
Lewis H. Siegelbaum
Serhii Plokhy. Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe.
Omer Bartov. Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz; Barbara Engelking. Such a Beautiful Sunny Day . . . : Jews Seeking Refuge in the Polish Countryside, 1942–1945.
Reviews of Books
Jay Winter. War beyond Words: Languages of Remembrance from the Great War to the Present.
Brian Fagan. Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization.
Molly A. Warsh. American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492–1700.
Jane Hooper. Feeding Globalization: Madagascar and the Provisioning Trade, 1600–1800.
Heather J. Hoag
Mónica Ricketts. Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire.
James E. Sanders
Paul-André Rosental, editor. Silicosis: A World History.
Jonathan M. Hess. Deborah and Her Sisters: How One Nineteenth-Century Melodrama and a Host of Celebrated Actresses Put Judaism on the World Stage.
Alessandro Stanziani. Labor on the Fringes of Empire: Voice, Exit and the Law.
Verity McInnis. Women of Empire: Nineteenth-Century Army Officers’ Wives in India and the U.S. West.
Laurel Clark Shire
Kristine Alexander. Guiding Modern Girls: Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s.
Michelle J. Smith
Or Rosenboim. The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939–1950.
A. James McAdams. Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party.
Song-Chuan Chen. Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War.
Timothy B. Weston
Thomas S. Mullaney, The Chinese Typewriter: A History.
Elizabeth McGuire. Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution.
Rebecca E. Karl
Ning Wang. Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao’s China.
Myungji Yang. From Miracle to Mirage: The Making and Unmaking of the Korean Middle Class, 1960–2015.
Pierre Asselin. Vietnam’s American War: A History.
OCEANIA AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS
Benjamin Wilkie. The Scots in Australia, 1788–1938.
CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES
Andrew Stuhl. Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands.
John R. Bockstoce. White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century.
Cecilia Morgan. Travellers through Empire: Indigenous Voyages from Early Canada.
Christabelle Sethna and Steve Hewitt. Just Watch Us: RCMP Surveillance of the Women’s Liberation Movement in Cold War Canada.
Sharon Block. Colonial Complexions: Race and Bodies in Eighteenth-Century America.
Gina M. Martino. Women at War in the Borderlands of the Early American Northeast.
Monica C. Witkowski
Cameron B. Strang. Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500–1850.
Wendy Warren. New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America.
Richard Lyman Bushman. The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History.
J. M. Opal
Rob Harper. Unsettling the West: Violence and State Building in the Ohio Valley.
Jeanne E. Abrams. First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role.
Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion.
Benjamin E. Park. American Nationalisms: Imagining the Union in the Age of Revolutions, 1783–1833.
Donald K. Grayson. Sex and Death on the Western Emigrant Trail: The Biology of Three American Tragedies.
R. J. M. Blackett. The Captive’s Quest for Freedom: Fugitive Slaves, the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, and the Politics of Slavery.
James D. Schmidt
Anne C. Bailey. The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History.
Joseph P. Reidy
Hugh Dubrulle. Ambivalent Nation: How Britain Imagined the American Civil War.
Brent E. Kinser
Andrew F. Lang. In the Wake of War: Military Occupation, Emancipation, and Civil War America.
Joseph M. Beilein, Jr.
Cynthia Nicoletti. Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis.
Rebecca E. Zietlow. The Forgotten Emancipator: James Mitchell Ashley and the Ideological Origins of Reconstruction.
Daniel B. Thorp. Facing Freedom: An African American Community in Virginia from Reconstruction to Jim Crow.
Kenneth C. Barnes
Jessica Ziparo. This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War–Era Washington, D.C.
Lisa Krissoff Boehm
Sara Egge. Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870–1920.
Faye E. Dudden
Erika Pérez. Colonial Intimacies: Interethnic Kinship, Sexuality, and Marriage in Southern California, 1769–1885.
Amy M. Porter
Gillian M. Rodger. Just One of the Boys: Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage.
Marinella Lentis. Colonized through Art: American Indian Schools and Art Education, 1889–1915.
Lisa K. Neuman
Tara Kathleen Kelly. The Hunter Elite: Manly Sport, Hunting Narratives, and American Conservation, 1880–1925.
Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood. Race over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston.
David N. Gellman
Ashley Baggett. Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840–1900.
David E. Nye. American Illuminations: Urban Lighting, 1800–1920.
Peter C. Baldwin
Lyn Ellen Bennett and Scott Abbott. The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire.
Beth Lew-Williams. The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America.
Diana L. Ahmad
Tara M. McCarthy. Respectability and Reform: Irish American Women’s Activism, 1880–1920.
William Kuby. Conjugal Misconduct: Defying Marriage Law in the Twentieth-Century United States.
Nancy F. Cott
Melanie S. Morrison. Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham.
Anders Walker. The Burning House: Jim Crow and the Making of Modern America.
Dominic A. Pacyga. Slaughterhouse: Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and the World It Made.
Harold L. Platt. Sinking Chicago: Climate Change and the Remaking of a Flood-Prone Environment.
Andrew J. Diamond. Chicago on the Make: Power and Inequality in a Modern City.
D. Bradford Hunt
Daniel J. Vivian. A New Plantation World: Sporting Estates in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1900–1940.
Jennifer W. Dickey
Molly Ladd-Taylor. Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century.
Catherine E. Rymph
Andrew J. Huebner. Love and Death in the Great War.
William A. Taylor
Sarah M. Griffith. The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900–1950.
Andrew W. Kahrl. Free the Beaches: The Story of Ned Coll and the Battle for America’s Most Exclusive Shoreline.
N. D. B. Connolly
Michael K. Honey. To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice; Jason Sokol. The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Christopher W. Schmidt. The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era.
Natasha Zaretsky. Radiation Nation: Three Mile Island and the Political Transformation of the 1970s.
Mary Ziegler. Beyond Abortion: Roe v. Wade and the Battle for Privacy.
Simone M. Caron
Ashley D. Farmer. Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era.
Christopher M. Tinson. Radical Intellect: “Liberator” Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s.
Richard A. McKay. Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic.
Sven Beckert and Christine Desan, editors. American Capitalism: New Histories.
Edward J. Balleisen
Sarah Imhoff. Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism.
Jonathan B. Krasner
Anna Zeide. Canned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry.
Laura J. Miller
Carrie Hyde. Civic Longing: The Speculative Origins of U.S. Citizenship.
Daegan Miller. This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent.
CARIBBEAN AND LATIN AMERICA
Joshua Simon. The Ideology of Creole Revolution: Imperialism and Independence in American and Latin American Political Thought.
Megan Raby. American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science.
Julia E. Rodriguez
Lillian Guerra. Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946–1958.
Michele McArdle Stephens. In the Lands of Fire and Sun: Resistance and Accommodation in the Huichol Sierra, 1723–1930.
Jeffrey M. Schulze. Are We Not Foreigners Here? Indigenous Nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.
Edgardo Pérez Morales. No Limits to Their Sway: Cartagena’s Privateers and the Masterless Caribbean in the Age of Revolutions.
Cristóbal Aljovín de Losada
Myrna Ivonne Wallace Fuentes. Most Scandalous Woman: Magda Portal and the Dream of Revolution in Peru.
Susan C. Bourque
Cynthia E. Milton. Conflicted Memory: Military Cultural Interventions and the Human Rights Era in Peru.
Steven Hyland Jr. More Argentine Than You: Arabic-Speaking Immigrants in Argentina.
EUROPE: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL
Angelos Chaniotis. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian.
J. G. Manning. The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome.
Darel Tai Engen
Catalina Balmaceda. Virtus Romana: Politics and Memory in the Roman Historians.
Charles E. Muntz
H. A. Drake. A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312–410.
Ian Peter Grohse. Frontiers for Peace in the Medieval North: The Norwegian-Scottish Frontier, c. 1260–1470.
Brian FitzGerald. Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages: Prophets and Their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism.
Wendy Love Anderson
Barbara A. Hanawalt. Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London.
Kate Kelsey Staples
Paula Perlman, editor. Ancient Greek Law in the 21st Century.
Andrew T. Alwine
EUROPE: EARLY MODERN AND MODERN
Richard Ivan Jobs. Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe.
Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe, editors. Women Activists between War and Peace: Europe, 1918–1923.
Allison Scardino Belzer
Edmund Russell. Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History, 1200–1900.
Jonathan Willis. The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485–1625.
Steven Gunn. The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII.
Mark Charles Fissel
W. B. Patterson. Thomas Fuller: Discovering England’s Religious Past.
Lori Anne Ferrell
Courtney Erin Thomas. If I Lose Mine Honour I Lose Myself: Honour among the Early Modern English Elite.
Ofir Haivry. John Selden and the Western Political Tradition.
Rupali Mishra. A Business of State: Commerce, Politics, and the Birth of the East India Company.
J. C. D. Clark. Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution.
Benjamin Dabby. Women as Public Moralists in Britain: From the Bluestockings to Virginia Woolf.
Michael Wintroub. The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World.
Christine R. Johnson
Peter Sahlins. 1668: The Year of the Animal in France.
Stéphane Van Damme
Michael P. Fitzsimmons. The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution.
Laura Anne Kalba. Color in the Age of Impressionism: Commerce, Technology, and Art.
Andrew Orr. Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914–1940.
Stefanos Geroulanos. Transparency in Postwar France: A Critical History of the Present.
Andrea Rizzi. Vernacular Translators in Quattrocento Italy: Scribal Culture, Authority, and Agency.
Gary Ferguson. Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome: Sexuality, Identity, and Community in Early Modern Europe.
Joanne M. Ferraro
Renée Raphael. Reading Galileo: Scribal Technologies and the “Two New Sciences.”
Flora Cassen. Marking the Jews in Renaissance Italy: Politics, Religion, and the Power of Symbols.
Bernard Dov Cooperman
Mark Hewitson. Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792–1820; Mark Hewitson. The People’s Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820–1888.
Jan Vermeiren. The First World War and German National Identity: The Dual Alliance at War.
Mirna Zakić. Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II.
Anselma Gallinat. Narratives in the Making: Writing the East German Past in the Democratic Present.
Mary Elizabeth Ailes. Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden’s Thirty Years’ War.
Aryo Makko. Ambassadors of Realpolitik: Sweden, the CSCE and the Cold War.
Piotr H. Kosicki. Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and “Revolution,” 1891–1956.
Carol E. Harrison
Selma Leydesdorff. Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History.
Judith Szapor. Hungarian Women’s Activism in the Wake of the First World War: From Rights to Revanche.
Zsolt Nagy. Great Expectations and Interwar Realities: Hungarian Cultural Diplomacy, 1918–1941.
Patrick Lally Michelson. Beyond the Monastery Walls: The Ascetic Revolution in Russian Orthodox Thought, 1814–1914.
Larry E. Holmes. Stalin’s World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov.
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTHERN AFRICA
David Frankfurter. Christianizing Egypt: Syncretism and Local Worlds in Late Antiquity.
Alan Mikhail. Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History.
Daniel A. Stolz
Michael Provence. The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East.
Amit Bein. Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East: International Relations in the Interwar Period.
Jacob Lassner. Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews.
Orit Bashkin. Impossible Exodus: Iraqi Jews in Israel.
Sussan Siavoshi. Montazeri: The Life and Thought of Iran’s Revolutionary Ayatollah.
Camron Michael Amin
Michael Hope. Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Īlkhānate of Iran.
Sara Nur Yıldız
John H. Hanson. The Ahmadiyya in the Gold Coast: Muslim Cosmopolitans in the British Empire.
Bianca Murillo. Market Encounters: Consumer Cultures in Twentieth-Century Ghana.
Donald E. Crummey. Farming and Famine: Landscape Vulnerability in Northeast Ethiopia, 1889–1991.
Zachary Kagan Guthrie. Bound for Work: Labor, Mobility, and Colonial Rule in Central Mozambique, 1940–1965.
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen
George Hamandishe Karekwaivanane. The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics since 1950.
Allison K. Shutt
Reinhart Kößler and Henning Melber. Völkermord—und was dann? Die Politik deutsch-namibischer Vergangenheitsbearbeitung.
Christian A. Williams
Documents and Bibliographies
Documents and Bibliographies
Index to American Historical Review, June 2019
Index of Topics
Index of Topics