Other Books Received

Other Books Received The following books were recently received in the AHR office. Books listed here do not include works scheduled for review. METHODS/THEORY Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change—and the Limits of Evolution. Paperback ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 294. $34.95. Jouhki, Jukka, and Henna-Riikka Pennanen, editors. Länsi: Käsite, kertomus ja maailmankuva. (Historiallisia Tutkimuksia, no. 272.) Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 2016. Pp. 248. €40.00. Mbembe, Achille. Critique of Black Reason. Translated by Laurent Dubois. (A John Hope Franklin Center Book.) Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 215. Cloth $89.95, paper $24.95, e-book $24.95. Okihiro, Gary Y. Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2016. Pp. 214. Cloth $84.95, paper $23.95, e-book $23.95. COMPARATIVE/WORLD/TRANSNATIONAL Atanassow, Ewa, and Alan S. Kahan, editors. Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts. (Textual Moments in the History of Political Thought.) New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xi, 227. $29.95. Baillie, Alexander Charles. Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 468. $39.95. Cunliffe, Barry. By Steppe, Desert, & Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia. Paperback ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 530. $30.00. Davidson, Jane P. Patrons of Paleontology: How Government Support Shaped a Science. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 232. Cloth $40.00, e-book $39.99. Gheorghiu, Dragos, et al., editors. Archaeological Approaches to Shamanism: Mind-Body, Nature, and Culture. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. Pp. xi, 267. £61.99. Harvey, David. The Ways of the World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 376. $19.95. Kindred, Sheila Johnson. Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. Pp. xix, 291. $34.95. Mumford, Andrew. Counterinsurgency and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. Pp. x, 241. Cloth $104.95, paper $34.95. Pfeifer, Michael J., editor. Global Lynching and Collective Violence, vol. 2: The Americas and Europe. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. 214. Cloth $95.00, paper $28.00. Radcliffe, Kendahl, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner, editors. Anywhere but Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. Pp. viii, 270. $30.00. Reid, Chipp. To the Walls of Derne: William Eaton, The Tripoli Coup, and the End of the First Barbary War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 345. $29.95. Rohling, Eelco J. The Oceans: A Deep History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 262. $29.95. ASIA Atkins, E. Taylor. A History of Popular Culture in Japan: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xi, 276. $29.95. Taneja, Anand Vivek. Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi. (South Asia in Motion.) Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 313. $29.95. CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES Ambar, Saladin. American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 202. $29.95. Ambrosius, Lloyd E. Woodrow Wilson and American Internationalism. (Cambridge Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 270. $29.99. Anderson, Devery S. Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement. Foreword by Julian Bond. Paperback ed. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017. Pp. xxix, 552. $25.00. Bacon, John U. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. New York: William Morrow, 2017. Pp. ix, 418. $29.99. Baylor, Christopher. First to the Party: The Group Origins of Party Transformation. (American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. 321. $69.95. Best, Wallace D. Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem. New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. xix, 289. $35.00. Bolger, Daniel P. Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided. Philadelphia, Pa.: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 336. $28.00. Brooks, Shelley Alden. Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 261. $29.95. Cameron, James. The Double Game: The Demise of America’s First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. x, 234. $74.00. Carrozza, Anthony R. The Dukes of Duval County: The Parr Family and Texas Politics. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 427. $32.95. Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt, vol. 3: The War Years and After, 1939–1962. Paperback ed. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. Pp. xv, 670. $20.00. Cooper, William J. The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics. New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017. Pp. xv, 526. $35.00. Crisci, M. G. Project Zebra: Roosevelt and Stalin’s Top-Secret Mission to Train 300 Soviet Airmen in America. In collaboration with Gregory Gagarin. Carlsbad, Calif.: Orca Publishing Co. USA, 2018. Pp. xi, 334. $32.95. Dier, C. The 1868 St. Bernard Parish Massacre: Blood in the Cane Fields. Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2017. Pp. 139. $21.99. Diner, Hasia R. Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World. (Jewish Lives.) New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 237. $25.00. Ellis, Reginald K. Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Pp. xi, 146. $74.95. Engel, Jeffrey A. When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. Pp. viii, 596. $35.00. Faue, Elizabeth. Rethinking the American Labor Movement. (American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century.) New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xi, 233. Cloth $135.00, paper $34.95, e-book $34.95. Fino, Steven A. Tiger Check: Automating the US Air Force Fighter Pilot in Air-to-Air Combat, 1950–1980. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Pp. x, 435. $79.95. Formisano, Ron. American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 270. Cloth $95.00, paper $19.95. Fraser, Rebecca. The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 358. $29.99. Frost, Jennifer. Producer of Controversy: Stanley Kramer, Hollywood Liberalism, and the Cold War. (CultureAmerica.) Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2017. Pp. x, 322. $29.95. Giemza, Bryan, and Maria Hebert-Leiter. Images of Depression-Era Louisiana: The FSA Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee, Marion Post Wolcott. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 148. $39.95. Greenhouse, Linda. Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between. (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies, 2015.) Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 169. $22.95. Hagstette, Todd, editor. Reading William Gilmore Simms: Essays of Introduction to the Author’s Canon. (William Gilmore Simms Initiatives: Texts and Studies Series.) Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. Pp. xvi, 535. $59.99. Hay, John. Postapocalyptic Fantasies in Antebellum American Literature. (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, no. 164.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 238. $99.00. Hendrickson, David C. Republic in Peril: American Empire and the Liberal Tradition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. x, 287. $34.95. Hoberman, John. Dopers in Uniform: The Hidden World of Police on Steroids. (Terry and Jan Todd Series on Physical Culture and Sports.) Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 302. $29.95. Hoffer, Peter Charles. John Quincy Adams and the Gag Rule, 1835–1850. (Witness to History.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 109. Cloth $49.95, paper $17.95, e-book $17.95. Houston, Rick, and Milt Heflin. Go, Flight! The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control, 1965–1992. Foreword by John Aaron. (Outward Odyssey: A People’s History of Spaceflight.) 2nd ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 347. $21.95. Jackson, Joe. Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary. First Picador paperback ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017. Pp. xviii, 599. $20.00. Kilmeade, Brian, and Don Yaeger. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny. New York: Sentinel, 2017. Pp. xi, 270. $28.00. Kraus, Marcia Hansen. George Szell’s Reign: Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra. (Music in American Life.) Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. x, 233. $34.95. Kuehn, John T. America’s First General Staff: A Short History of the Rise and Fall of the General Board of the Navy, 1900–1950. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 299. $34.95. Lee, Debbie, and Kathryn Newfont, editors. The Land Speaks: New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History. (Oxford Oral History Series.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 305. Cloth $99.00, paper $34.95. Levin, Amy K., and Joshua G. Adair, editors. Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America’s Changing Communities. (American Association for State and Local History Book Series.) 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xxi, 323. Cloth $95.00, paper $45.00, e-book $42.50. Levin, Jonathan V. Where Have All the Horses Gone? How Advancing Technology Swept American Horses from the Road, the Farm, the Range, and the Battlefield. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2017. Pp. vii, 240. $35.00. McCallus, Joseph P. Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898–1913. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 266. $39.95. Moody, Wesley, editor. Seven Myths of the Civil War. (Myths of History: A Hackett Series.) Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. xxii, 178. Cloth $54.00, paper $19.00. Morris, Burnis R. Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations. (Race, Rhetoric, and Media Series.) Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017. Pp. xxv, 171. $65.00. Noble, Aaron, Keith Swaney, and Vicki Weiss. A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War. Albany, N.Y.: Excelsior Editions, 2017. Pp. xviii, 359. $29.95. O’Brien, David M. Justice Robert H. Jackson’s Unpublished Opinion in Brown v. Board: Conflict, Compromise, and Constitutional Interpretation. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2017. Pp. xii, 220. $34.95. Ogletree, Charles J., Jr., and Austin Sarat, editors. Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights. (The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute Series on Race and Justice.) New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. ix, 195. $28.00. Quince, Charles. Resistance to the Spanish-American and Philippine Wars: Anti-imperialism and the Role of the Press, 1895–1902. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2017. Pp. v, 204. $35.00. Robinson, Kimberly. American Justice 2017: The Supreme Court in Crisis. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 162. $24.95. Rode, Alan K. Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film. (Screen Classics.) Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. Pp. xix, 681. $50.00. Rosser, E. Michael, and Diane M. Sanders. A History of Mortgage Banking in the West: Financing America’s Dreams. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2017. Pp. xxvii, 379. Cloth $35.00, e-book $28.00. Schake, Kori. Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. 389. $29.95. Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Village Atheists: How America’s Unbelievers Made Their Way in a Godly Nation. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xix, 337. $35.00. Sharp, Henry K. America’s First Factory Town: The Industrial Revolution in Maryland’s Patapsco River Valley. Baltimore: Chesapeake Book Co., 2017. Pp. ix, 148. $25.00. Smith, Jeffrey. The Rural Cemetery Movement: Places of Paradox in Nineteenth-Century America. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2017. Pp. xiv, 165. Cloth $90.00, e-book $85.50. Sobel, Dava. The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. Pp. xii, 323. $18.00. Unger, Harlow Giles. First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call to Independence. Philadelphia, Pa.: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 306. $28.00. Ward, Joseph P., editor. European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters. (Chancellor Porter L. Fortune Symposium in Southern History Series.) Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017. Pp. vii, 253. $70.00. Wolff, Edward N. A Century of Wealth in America. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 865. $39.95. Wrobel, David M. America’s West: A History, 1890–1950. (Cambridge Essential Histories.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 283. $24.99. CARIBBEAN AND LATIN AMERICA Pérez Caldentey, Esteban, and Matías Vernengo, editors. Why Latin American Nations Fail: Development Strategies in the Twenty-First Century. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 224. $29.95. Roniger, Luis, et al. Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. ix, 292. $74.00. Schaposchnik, Ana E. The Lima Inquisition: The Plight of Crypto-Jews in Seventeenth-Century Peru. Paperback ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 291. $21.95. Siekmeier, James F. Latin American Nationalism: Identity in a Globalizing World. (New Approaches to International History.) New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xvi, 286. $29.95. EUROPE: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL Herrstrom, David S. Light as Experience and Imagination from Paleolithic to Roman Times. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2017. Pp. xx, 181. Cloth $85.00, e-book $80.50. Teteriatnikov, Natalia B. Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath. (Dumbarton Oaks Studies, no. 47.) Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2017. Pp. xviii, 355. $90.00. EUROPE: EARLY MODERN AND MODERN Baumeister, Martin, Bruno Bonomo, and Dieter Schott, editors. Cities Contested: Urban Politics, Heritage, and Social Movements in Italy and West Germany in the 1970s. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus Verlag, 2017. Pp. 382. $68.00. Bischof, Günter, and Hans Petschar. The Marshall Plan: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria. Vienna: Christian Brandstätter Verlag, 2017. Pp. 333. €49.90. Blatt, Katy. Leonardo da Vinci and The Virgin of the Rocks: One Painter, Two Virgins, Twenty-Five Years. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. Pp. xviii, 180. $29.99. Bourdieu, Pierre. Manet: A Symbolic Revolution. Translated by Peter Collier, and Margaret Rigaud-Drayton. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 586. $45.00. Chamberlain, Lesley. Arc of Utopia: The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. Pp. 220. $29.95. Davies, John, and Alexander J. Kent. The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World. Foreword by James Risen. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 234. Cloth $35.00, e-book $21.00. Evans, Richard J. The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815–1914. (The Penguin History of Europe, no. 7.) New York: Penguin Books, 2016. Pp. xxvi, 819. $22.00. Ghodsee, Kristen. Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 227. $24.95. Goschler, Constantin, editor. Compensation in Practice: The Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” and the Legacy of Forced Labour during the Third Reich. In collaboration with José Brunner, Krzysztof Ruchniewicz, and Philipp Ther. New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. Pp. xviii, 247. $120.00. Haapala, Pertti, Marja Jalava, and Simon Larsson, editors. Making Nordic Historiography: Connections, Tensions and Methodology, 1850–1970. (Making Sense of History.) New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. Pp. vi, 321. $130.00. Hesketh, Ian. Victorian Jesus: J.R. Seeley, Religion, and the Cultural Significance of Anonymity. (Studies in Book and Print Culture.) Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 272. $41.25. Heydemann, Günther, and Karel Vodička, editors. From Eastern Bloc to European Union: Comparative Processes of Transformation since 1990. (Studies in Contemporary European History, no. 22.) New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. Pp. xvi, 397. $130.00. Hunt, Lynn, and Jack R. Censer. The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xiii, 236. $29.95. Jasch, Hans-Christian, and Christoph Kreutzmüller, editors. The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference. Translated by Charlotte Kreutzmüller-Hughes and Jane Paulick. New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. Pp. xix, 332. $19.95. Lifschitz, Avi, and Michael Squire, editors. Rethinking Lessing’s Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment, and the ‘Limits’ of Painting and Poetry. (Classical Presences.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xxxiii, 411. $110.00. Pendas, Devin O., Mark Roseman, and Richard F. Wetzell, editors. Beyond the Racial State: Rethinking Nazi Germany. (Publications of the German Historical Institute.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 533. $34.99. Plotz, John. Semi-Detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience since Dickens. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. xiii, 329. $35.00. MIDDLE EAST AND NORTHERN AFRICA Alkhateeb, Firas. Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Muslim Civilisation from the Past. London: Hurst & Co., 2017. Pp. xiii, 274. $17.95. Harper, Glyn. The Battle for North Africa: El Alamein and the Turning Point for World War II. (Twentieth-Century Battles.) Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. Pp. x, 279. Cloth $29.00, e-book $28.99. Hassan, Mona. Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2016. Pp. xv, 390. $45.00. Knysh, Alexander. Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. xiv, 389. $29.95. Madden, Thomas F. Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World. 2nd ed. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. Pp. xviii, 381. $20.00. SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Northrup, David. Seven Myths of Africa in World History. (Myths of History: A Hackett Series.) Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 2017. Pp. xxiv, 162. Cloth $54.00, paper $19.00. Skinner, Rob. Modern South Africa in World History: Beyond Imperialism. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. 206. $26.95. © The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Historical Review Oxford University Press

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The following books were recently received in the AHR office. Books listed here do not include works scheduled for review. METHODS/THEORY Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change—and the Limits of Evolution. Paperback ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 294. $34.95. Jouhki, Jukka, and Henna-Riikka Pennanen, editors. Länsi: Käsite, kertomus ja maailmankuva. (Historiallisia Tutkimuksia, no. 272.) Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 2016. Pp. 248. €40.00. Mbembe, Achille. Critique of Black Reason. Translated by Laurent Dubois. (A John Hope Franklin Center Book.) Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2017. Pp. xv, 215. Cloth $89.95, paper $24.95, e-book $24.95. Okihiro, Gary Y. Third World Studies: Theorizing Liberation. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2016. Pp. 214. Cloth $84.95, paper $23.95, e-book $23.95. COMPARATIVE/WORLD/TRANSNATIONAL Atanassow, Ewa, and Alan S. Kahan, editors. Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts. (Textual Moments in the History of Political Thought.) New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xi, 227. $29.95. Baillie, Alexander Charles. Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 468. $39.95. Cunliffe, Barry. By Steppe, Desert, & Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia. Paperback ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 530. $30.00. Davidson, Jane P. Patrons of Paleontology: How Government Support Shaped a Science. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. Pp. xxi, 232. Cloth $40.00, e-book $39.99. Gheorghiu, Dragos, et al., editors. Archaeological Approaches to Shamanism: Mind-Body, Nature, and Culture. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. Pp. xi, 267. £61.99. Harvey, David. The Ways of the World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. viii, 376. $19.95. Kindred, Sheila Johnson. Jane Austen’s Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. Pp. xix, 291. $34.95. Mumford, Andrew. Counterinsurgency and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. Pp. x, 241. Cloth $104.95, paper $34.95. Pfeifer, Michael J., editor. Global Lynching and Collective Violence, vol. 2: The Americas and Europe. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. 214. Cloth $95.00, paper $28.00. Radcliffe, Kendahl, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner, editors. Anywhere but Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. Pp. viii, 270. $30.00. Reid, Chipp. To the Walls of Derne: William Eaton, The Tripoli Coup, and the End of the First Barbary War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 345. $29.95. Rohling, Eelco J. The Oceans: A Deep History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017. Pp. viii, 262. $29.95. ASIA Atkins, E. Taylor. A History of Popular Culture in Japan: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Pp. xi, 276. $29.95. Taneja, Anand Vivek. Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi. (South Asia in Motion.) Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 313. $29.95. CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES Ambar, Saladin. American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 202. $29.95. Ambrosius, Lloyd E. Woodrow Wilson and American Internationalism. (Cambridge Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 270. $29.99. Anderson, Devery S. Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement. Foreword by Julian Bond. Paperback ed. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2017. Pp. xxix, 552. $25.00. Bacon, John U. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. New York: William Morrow, 2017. Pp. ix, 418. $29.99. Baylor, Christopher. First to the Party: The Group Origins of Party Transformation. (American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. 321. $69.95. Best, Wallace D. Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem. New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. xix, 289. $35.00. Bolger, Daniel P. Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided. Philadelphia, Pa.: Da Capo Press, 2017. Pp. xii, 336. $28.00. Brooks, Shelley Alden. Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 261. $29.95. Cameron, James. The Double Game: The Demise of America’s First Missile Defense System and the Rise of Strategic Arms Limitation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. x, 234. $74.00. Carrozza, Anthony R. The Dukes of Duval County: The Parr Family and Texas Politics. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 427. $32.95. Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt, vol. 3: The War Years and After, 1939–1962. Paperback ed. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. Pp. xv, 670. $20.00. Cooper, William J. The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics. New York: Liveright Publishing, 2017. Pp. xv, 526. $35.00. Crisci, M. G. Project Zebra: Roosevelt and Stalin’s Top-Secret Mission to Train 300 Soviet Airmen in America. In collaboration with Gregory Gagarin. Carlsbad, Calif.: Orca Publishing Co. USA, 2018. Pp. xi, 334. $32.95. Dier, C. The 1868 St. Bernard Parish Massacre: Blood in the Cane Fields. Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2017. Pp. 139. $21.99. Diner, Hasia R. Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World. (Jewish Lives.) New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 237. $25.00. Ellis, Reginald K. Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. Pp. xi, 146. $74.95. Engel, Jeffrey A. When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. Pp. viii, 596. $35.00. Faue, Elizabeth. Rethinking the American Labor Movement. (American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century.) New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xi, 233. Cloth $135.00, paper $34.95, e-book $34.95. Fino, Steven A. Tiger Check: Automating the US Air Force Fighter Pilot in Air-to-Air Combat, 1950–1980. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. Pp. x, 435. $79.95. Formisano, Ron. American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. Pp. xi, 270. Cloth $95.00, paper $19.95. Fraser, Rebecca. The Mayflower: The Families, the Voyage, and the Founding of America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2017. Pp. xiii, 358. $29.99. Frost, Jennifer. 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