The Historian articles

Volume 78 (1)

Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Future of Latin America. By Robert E. May. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 296. $26.99.)
Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, vol. 78 (1): 103-104
Charles Lee: Self Before Country. By Dominick Mazzagetti. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 269. $32.95.)
Phillip Papas, vol. 78 (1): 104-106
Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia. By Kathryn Shively Meier. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 219. $39.95.)
Brian Black, vol. 78 (1): 106-107
Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and the Little Bighorn. By James Mueller. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 260. $29.95.)
Gregory J. W. Urwin, vol. 78 (1): 108-109
Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches: Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Brazil, 1500–1822. By Carole A. Myscofski. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 308. $55.00.)
Susan K. Besse, vol. 78 (1): 109-110
Warrior Nations: The United States and Indian Peoples. By Roger L. Nichols. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. 237. $19.95.)
Daniel Flaherty, vol. 78 (1): 110-111
The Yellowhammer War: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama. Edited by Kenneth Noe. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2013. Pp. 310. $49.95.)
Douglas R. Egerton, vol. 78 (1): 112-113
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur. By Mark Perry. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. xviii, 365. $29.99.)
Hal M. Friedman, vol. 78 (1): 113-114
What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France. By Mary Louise Roberts. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 340. $30.00.)
J. Robert Lilly, vol. 78 (1): 114-116
America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark. By Nikki M. Taylor. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2013. Pp. 320. $40.00.)
David Brodnax, vol. 78 (1): 116-117
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832. By Alan Taylor. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2013. Pp. 605. $35.00.)
Carter Bruns, vol. 78 (1): 117-118
In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court. By Mark Tushnet. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2013. Pp. xviii, 324. $28.95.)
Michael S. Mayer, vol. 78 (1): 118-120
How Sex Became a Civil Liberty. By Leigh Ann Wheeler. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 327. $34.95.)
Robin C. Henry, vol. 78 (1): 120-121
Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image. By Joshua Zeitz. (New York, NY: Viking, 2014. Pp. ix, 390. $29.95.)
Matthew C. Sherman, vol. 78 (1): 122-123
Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China. By Jung Chang. (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. Pp. ix, 436. $30.00.)
Danke Li, vol. 78 (1): 123-124
Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperial China. By Benjamin A. Elman. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. 389. $45.00.)
Hsiang-Wang Liu, vol. 78 (1): 124-125
Japan Since 1945: From Postwar to Post-Bubble. Edited by Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S. George. (London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury, 2013. Pp. xv, 318. $39.95.)
Mark Pendleton, vol. 78 (1): 126-127
Midnight's Descendants: A History of South Asia since Partition. By John Keay. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. xxxiv, 392. $29.99.)
Ishtiaq Ahmed, vol. 78 (1): 127-128
Spying for the People: Mao's Secret Agents, 1949–1967. By Michael Schoenhals. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 274. $29.99.)
Xiaorong Han, vol. 78 (1): 128-129
The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan. By Aqil Shah. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 416. $35.00.)
T. V. Paul, vol. 78 (1): 129-131
Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things?: Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation. By Robert Bartlett. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. Pp. xviii, 787. $39.95.)
David Defries, vol. 78 (1): 131-132
The Normans and Empire. By David Bates. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 237. $55.00.)
Nicholas Karn, vol. 78 (1): 132-133
The Soldier in Later Medieval England. By Adrian R. Bell, Anne Curry, Andy King, and David Simpkin. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 318. $125.00.)
Gilbert Bogner, vol. 78 (1): 133-134
Marching into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus. By Waitman Wade Beorn. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 336. $39.95.)
Jan Grabowski, vol. 78 (1): 135-137
European Dictatorships: A Comparative History of the Twentieth Century. By Gerhard Besier and Katarzyna Stoklosa. (Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2013. Pp. vii, 683. $118.99.)
Porter R. Blakemore, vol. 78 (1): 137-138
Henry VIII and the Court: Art, Politics and Performance. Edited by Thomas Betteridge and Suzannah Lipscomb. (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2013. Pp. xviii, 327. $119.95.)
Jonathan Woolfson, vol. 78 (1): 139-140
Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350–550 AD. By Peter Brown. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012. Pp. 759. $39.95.)
Lee L. Brice, vol. 78 (1): 140-141
Silent Conflict: A Hidden History of Early Soviet-Western Relations. By Michael Jabara Carley. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. Pp. xxix, 445. $45.00.)
Florian Gassner, vol. 78 (1): 141-142
British Tank Production and the War Economy, 1934–1945. By Benjamin Coombs. (New York, NY: Bloomsbury, 2013. Pp. x, 198. $120.00.)
Jeffery J. Roberts, vol. 78 (1): 142-143
Churchill's First War: Young Winston at War with the Afghans. By Con Coughlin. (New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2014. Pp. xxi, 298. $26.99.)
William John Shepherd, vol. 78 (1): 144-145
God and the Fascists: The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelić. By Karlheinz Deschner. (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2013. Pp. 282. $21.95.)
Martina Cucchiara, vol. 78 (1): 145-146
Wicked Ladies: Provincial Women, Crime and the Eighteenth-Century English Justice System. By Gregory J. Durston. (Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Pp. 333. $74.99.)
Tammy Whitlock, vol. 78 (1): 146-147
Believing in Russia: Religious Policy after Communism. By Geraldine Fagan. (New York, NY: Routledge, 2013. Pp. xv, 291. $155.00.)
Roy R. Robson, vol. 78 (1): 147-149
Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England. By Matthew Fisher. (Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 221. $54.95.)
Katherine Christensen, vol. 78 (1): 149-150
Richard Wagner: A Life in Music. By Martin Geck. Translated by Stewart Spencer. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. xvii, 423. $35.00.)
Adrian Daub, vol. 78 (1): 150-151
Bishops and Power in Early Modern England. By Marcus K. Harmes. (London, England: Bloomsbury, 2013. Pp. 222. $120.00.)
Jeff Chamberlain, vol. 78 (1): 152-153
Not For Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher. By Robin Harris. (New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books, 2013. Pp. 494. $35.00.)
Victor Bailey, vol. 78 (1): 153-154
Recovering Disability in Early Modern England. Edited by Allison P. Hobgood and David Houston Woods. (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 224. $52.95.)
Wendy J. Turner, vol. 78 (1): 154-156
Trotsky in Norway: Exile, 1935–1937. By Oddvar K. Høidal. (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2013. Pp. 414. $39.95.)
Paul Le Blanc, vol. 78 (1): 156-157
Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic. By Audrey Horning. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 385. $49.95.)
Gail S. Terry, vol. 78 (1): 157-159