The Historian articles

Volume 77 (1)

From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity. By Kyle Harper. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. 316. $39.95.)
Lynda L. Coon, vol. 77 (1): 168-169
Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman. By James C. Humes. (Washington, DC: Regnery History, 2012. Pp. xiii, 244. $27.95.)
William John Shepherd, vol. 77 (1): 170-171
Bread Upon the Waters: The St. Petersburg Grain Trade and the Russian Economy, 1703–1811. By Robert E. Jones. (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 298. $45.00.)
Gregory L. Freeze, vol. 77 (1): 171-172
Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin. By Ben Judah. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 355. $30.00.)
Graeme Gill, vol. 77 (1): 172-173
The Transformations of Magic: Illicit Learned Magic in the Later Middle Ages and the Renaissance. By Frank Klaassen. (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 280. $69.95.)
Margaret B. Lewis, vol. 77 (1): 173-174
The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West. By Brian P. Levack. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 346. $35.00.)
Hilaire Kallendorf, vol. 77 (1): 175-176
The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution. By Semion Lyandres. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xxx, 322. $65.00.)
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, vol. 77 (1): 176-177
The Fox-Hunting Controversy, 1781–2004. By Allyson N. May. (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2013. Pp. viii, 209. $114.95.)
Roger B. Manning, vol. 77 (1): 178-179
Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment: The Roman Past and Europe's Future. By Iain McDaniel. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 276. $45.00.)
Charles R. Sullivan, vol. 77 (1): 179-180
How to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain's Most Ineligible Bachelor and His Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate. By Wendy Moore. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. vii, 343. $27.99.)
Gary Kates, vol. 77 (1): 180-181
The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes. By Steven Nadler. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 230. $27.95.)
Robert Good, vol. 77 (1): 182-183
The Worlds of Russian Village Women: Tradition, Transgression, Compromise. By Laura J. Olson and Svetlana Adonyeva. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 368. $39.95.)
Marian J. Rubchak, vol. 77 (1): 183-184
Benjamin Disraeli Letters, Volume IX: 1865–1867. Edited by Michel W. Pharand, Ellen L. Hawman, Mary S. Millar, Sandra den Otter, and M. G. Wiebe. (Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2013. Pp. lxxiii, 533. $195.00.)
Frederick M. Schweitzer, vol. 77 (1): 184-186
The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Hitler, Hess, and the Analysts. By Daniel Pick. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. 336. $35.00.)
Dewey A. Browder, vol. 77 (1): 186-187
The Secrets of Alchemy. By Lawrence Principe. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. v, 281. $25.00.)
M. E. Warlick, vol. 77 (1): 187-188
Mussolini's Death March: Eyewitness Accounts of Italian Soldiers on the Eastern Front. By Nuto Revelli. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013. Pp. xxxii, 640. $45.00.)
John Foot, vol. 77 (1): 188-189
The People's Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle. By Bernhard Rieger. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 416. $28.95.)
Kenneth S. Mernitz, vol. 77 (1): 190-191
The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France. By Guy Rowlands. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xviii, 267. $125.00.)
Jotham Parsons, vol. 77 (1): 191-192
Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World. By Brent D. Shaw. (Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press, 2013. Pp. xx, 456. $90.00.)
Jesper Carlsen, vol. 77 (1): 192-193
The Day Parliament Burned Down. By Caroline Shenton. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xxii, 333. $19.95.)
Jane Sidell, vol. 77 (1): 193-195
Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy from 1453 to the Present. By Brendan Simms. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. xxviii, 690. $35.00.)
Stephen G. Gross, vol. 77 (1): 195-196
Meals in the Early Christian World: Social Formation, Experimentation, and Conflict at the Table. Edited by Dennis E. Smith and Hal Taussig. (New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Pp. xi, 315. $100.00.)
Andrew Dalby, vol. 77 (1): 196-197
Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of Poor Relief in Renaissance Italy. By Nicholas Terpstra. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 379. $49.95.)
Jennifer Mara DeSilva, vol. 77 (1): 197-199
Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State. By Oliver Zimmer. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 395. $65.00.)
Eleanor L. Turk, vol. 77 (1): 199-200
Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century. By Christian Caryl. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. ix, 432. $28.99.)
William R. Keylor, vol. 77 (1): 200-201
Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt. By Charles R. Geisst. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. vi, 388. $39.95.)
Brian M. McCall, vol. 77 (1): 201-203
Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food. By Timothy D. Lytton. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. 240. $39.95.)
Aryeh Weinstein, vol. 77 (1): 203-204
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn't What It Used to Be. By Moises Naim. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. xiii, 306. $27.99.)
George R. Goethals, vol. 77 (1): 204-205
Claiming Exodus: A Cultural History of Afro-Atlantic Identity, 1774–1903. By Rhondda Robinson Thomas. (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 199. $34.95.)
Michael O. West, vol. 77 (1): 205-206
Phi Alpha Theta Initiates
vol. 77 (1): 207-210

Volume 76 (4)

A Hierophany Emergent: The Discursive Reconquest of the Urban Landscape of Jerusalem in Latin Pilgrimage Accounts from the Twelfth Century
Basit Hammad Qureshi, vol. 76 (4): 725-749
A Case Study of Education and Nationalism: The Multicultural Fight for “Souls and Minds” in Finland, 1891–1921
Jyrki Loima, vol. 76 (4): 750-765
Jessie Jordan: A Rejected Scot who Spied for Germany and Hastened America's Flight from Neutrality
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, vol. 76 (4): 766-783
Finding the Nation in Assassination: The Death of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and the Assertion of a Sinhalese Sri Lankan Identity
Ian Barrow, vol. 76 (4): 784-802
Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of an Empire. By Touraj Daryaee. (New York, NY: I. B. Tauris, 2013. Pp. xxvi, 225. $29.00.)
Arthur Keaveney, vol. 76 (4): 803-804
Developing the Rivers of East and West Africa: An Environmental History. By Heather J. Hoag. (London, England: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. Pp. xiv, 286. $34.95.)
James L. A. Webb, vol. 76 (4): 804-806
The Inevitable Hour: A History of Caring for Dying Patients in America. By Emily K. Abel. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 226. $32.95.)
Dominic O. Vachon, vol. 76 (4): 806-807
To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class. By Erica L. Ball. (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012. Pp. xv, 135. $22.95.)
Sharon A. Roger Hepburn, vol. 76 (4): 807-808
Men in Eden: William Drummond Stewart and Same-Sex Desire in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. By William Benemann. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. Pp. 384. $29.95.)
Barton H. Barbour, vol. 76 (4): 808-810
Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz. By Steven B. Bunker. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2012. Pp. v, 333. $50.00.)
Glen David Kuecker, vol. 76 (4): 810-811