Category Archives: Reviews

Review of Democracy: A World History by Temma Kaplan Oxford University Press

Democracy: A World History. Temma Kaplan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780195338089 For Full Article: SmithDeReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Mitchell Smith, Ohio University Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Mex-cine: Mexican Filmmaking, Production, and Consumption in the Twenty-first Century by Frederick Luis Aldama University of Michigan Press

Mex-ciné: Mexican Filmmaking, Production, and Consumption in the Twenty-first Century. Frederick Luis Aldama. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780472051939 For Full Article: FossMeReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Sarah Foss, Indiana University Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Changing Women, Changing Nation: Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives by Yajaira Padilla SUNY Press

Changing Women, Changing Nation: Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives. Yajaira Padilla. Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781438442778 RochaChReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937 by Elizabeth J. Remick Stanford University Press

Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900–1937. Elizabeth J. Remick. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780804788366. GaoReguReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Jie Gao, Murray State University (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850 by Pedro Machado Cambridge University Press

Review of Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850 by Pedro Machado Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850. Pedro Machado. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781107070264 AerniFReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page

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Review of Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia edited by Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield Routledge

Review of Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia edited by Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia. Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield, eds. Armonk, NY and London, England: Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 9780765627643 MarakBeijReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number

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Review of The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies edited by Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho Hurst and Company

Review of The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies edited by Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies. Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho, eds. London: Hurst & Company, 2014. ISBN-10: 1849044260 AndersonIndReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org

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Review of Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto Sakhalin edited by Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton Routledge

Review of Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto Sakhalin edited by Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto/Sakhalin. Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton. (eds.) Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. ISBN: 9781138804784 IvingsReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational

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Review of Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present by Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington Oxford University Press

Review of Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present by Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present. Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780199915392 RichAfrReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen Ohio University Press

Review of European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850. Richard B. Allen. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821421079 HowardEurReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943 by Emma Jinhua Teng University of California Press

Review of Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943 by Emma Jinhua Teng Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943. Emma Jinhua Teng. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520276277 EndoEuraReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines

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Review of Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans by Alison Owings Rutgers University Press

Review of Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans by Alison Owings Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans. Alison Owings. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813549651 ColvinReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade by Gabrielle Hecht MIT Press

Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade. Gabrielle Hecht. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780262017268 MohrBReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Edited by Francesca Bray, Peter A. Coclanis, Edda L. Fields-Black, and Dagmar Schafer Cambridge University Press

Rice: Global Networks and New Histories. Bray, Francesca, Peter A. Coclanis, Edda L. Fields-Black, and Dagmar Schäfer, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781107044395 LandeckRReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of The World Hunt: An Environmental History of the Commodification of Animals, The University of California Press,by John F. Richards

The World Hunt: An Environmental History of the Commodification of Animals. John F. Richards. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780520282537 McCormackWReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War Routledge Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, and Sandra Wilson

Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War. Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, and Sandra Wilson. Oxon and NY: Routledge, 2015. ISBN: 9781138791039 ShanCReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, by Brian C. Black

Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History. Brian C. Black. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012. ISBN: 9780742556333 SmithEReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Mariona Lloret (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of A Global History of War: From Assyria to the Twenty-First Century University of California Press by Gerard Chaliand

A Global History of War: From Assyria to the Twenty-First Century. Gérard Chaliand. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780520283619 BonkAReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.  

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Review of From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era, Cornell University Press,by Thomas Field Jr

Review of From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era by Thomas Field Jr GranthamFrReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Mariona Lloret (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Migration and New Media: Transnational Families and Polymedia Routledge by Mirca Madianou and Daniel Miller

Migration and New Media: Transnational Families and Polymedia. Mirca Madianou and Daniel Miller. Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415679282 huntingtonmigreviewsspring2017themiddlegroundjournal Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Empires of Coal: Fueling Chinas Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920, Stanford University Press, by Shellen Xiao Wu

Empires of Coal: Fueling China’s Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920. Shellen Xiao Wu. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780804792844 duanempreviewsspring2017themiddlegroundjournal-org (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Call for Reviewers: The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies

Call for Reviewers: The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies From: Hong-Ming Liang, The College of St. Scholastica, HLIANG@CSS.EDU The Middle Ground Journal, (http://themiddlegroundjournal.org) an open-access scholarly journal of world history and global studies, is seeking qualified reviewers. For the list of the books, see: https://middlegroundjournal.com/book-review-department-the-middle-ground-journal/ These reviews are due on August 1, 2017. To apply, please email

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Review of The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946 by Rick Baldoz New York University Press

The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946. Rick Baldoz. New York: New York University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780841791097 reevesthreviewsspring2017themiddlegroundjournal Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Migration: A World History by Michael Fisher Oxford University Press

Migration: A World History. Michael Fisher. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780199764334 lilliemigreviewsspring2017themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History, 2016 Cohorts

Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History, 2016 Cohorts The Middle Ground Journal Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History Editors: Dr. Birgit Schneider and Dr. Hong-Ming Liang For the previous cohorts, see HERE History 3029 Transnational History: A New Perspective on the Past Semester I, 2015-16 Instructor: Dr. Birgit Schneider I now taught

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Review of Ottoman-Iranian Borderlands: Making a Boundary, 1843-1914 by Sabri Ates Cambridge University Press

Ottoman-Iranian Borderlands: Making a Boundary, 1843-1914. Sabri Ates. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781107033658 tallonottreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Violent Intermediaries: African Soldiers, Conquest, and Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa by Michelle Moyd Ohio University Press

Violent Intermediaries: African Soldiers, Conquest, and Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa. Michelle Moyd. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821420898 salvadoreafreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities edited by Daniel J. Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt University of Michigan Press

Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities. Daniel J. Cohen & Tom Scheinfeldt, Eds. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780472051984 ramoshackreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Islam, Orientalism and Intellectual History: Modernity and the Politics of Exclusion since Ibn Khaldun by Mohammad Salama I.B. Tauris

Islam, Orientalism and Intellectual History: Modernity and the Politics of Exclusion since Ibn Khaldun. Mohammad Salama. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013. ISBN: 9781780764504 alahmedislamreviews-fall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Loci Sacri: Understanding Sacred Places Edited by T.Coomans, H. De Dijn, J. De Maeyer, R. Heynickx, and B. Verschaffel Leuven and Cornell University Press

Loci Sacri: Understanding Sacred Places. T.Coomans, H. De Dijn, J. De Maeyer, R. Heynickx, and B. Verschaffel (eds.) Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9789058678423 richlocireviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of A Short History of Film Second Edition by Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster Rutgers University Press

A Short History of Film: Second Edition. Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780813560557 zintakfilreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Imagic Moments: Indigenous North American Film by Lee Schweninger

Imagic Moments: Indigenous North American Film. Lee Schweninger. London: The University of Georgia Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780820345154 deruiterimareviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Gender and the Negotiation of Daily Life in Mexico, 1750 – 1856 by Sonya Lipsett-Rivera

Gender and the Negotiation of Daily Life in Mexico, 1750 – 1856. Sonya Lipsett-Rivera. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780803238336 rotheragenreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of The Feedback Loop: Historians Talk about the Links between Research and Teaching edited by Antoinette M. Burton, et. al.

The Feedback Loop: Historians Talk about the Links between Research and Teaching. Antoinette M. Burton, et. al. eds. Washington, D.C: The American Historical Association, 2013. ISBN: 9780872292011 pavalkoloopreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Inka Human Sacrifice and Mountain Worship: Strategies for Empire Unification by Thomas Besom

Inka Human Sacrifice and Mountain Worship: Strategies for Empire Unification. Thomas Besom. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780826353078 rellstabinkareviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy by Joshua Arthurs

Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy. Joshua Arthurs. New York: Cornell University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780801449987 mooreexcareviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations by Mishuana Goeman

Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations. Mishuana Goeman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780816677900 cohenmarkreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Chieftains into Ancestors: Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China Edited By David Faure and Ho Tsui-ping

Chieftains into Ancestors: Imperial Expansion and Indigenous Society in Southwest China. David Faure and Ho Ts’ui-p’ing, editors. Vancouver and Toronto: University of British Columbia Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780774823692 brosechieftainsreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of The Cuban Revolution: Origins Course and Legacy, Third Edition by Marifeli Perez-Stable

The Cuban Revolution: Origins Course and Legacy, 3d ed. Marifeli Pérez-Stable. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780195367089 neufeldcubanreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development, 100-1500 by Kenneth R. Hall

A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development, 100-1500. Kenneth R. Hall. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011. ISBN: 9780742567610 noldehisreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13, Fall, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity by Peter Brown

The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity. Peter Brown. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780674967588 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History bealkeransomreviewsfall2016themiddlegroundjournal-org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 13,

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Review of Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War by Jodi Kim

Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War. Jodi Kim. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780816655922 BellEndReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938 by Mary Dewhurst Lewis

Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938. Mary Dewhurst Lewis. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780520279155 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History SiennaDivReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number

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Review of Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner: Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line by Theresa Runstedtler

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner: Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line. Theresa Runstedtler. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520280113 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History KadowRebReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal,

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Review of Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War by Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War. Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. New York: Hill and Wang, 2015. ISBN: 9780809094745 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History SpearsBatReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12,

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Review of Revolutions Without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World by Janet Polasky

Revolutions Without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World. Janet Polasky. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300208948 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History FreemanRevReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12,

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Review of An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press Books, 2014. ISBN: 9780807057834 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History LittleAnReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See

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Review of Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World by Benjamin Schmidt

Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World. Benjamin Schmidt. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780812246469 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History DevlinInvReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org

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Review of Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance by Terence Chong

Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance. Terence Chong. New York: Routledge, 2011. ISBN: 9780415584487 SevenichTheaReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies by Timothy Brennan

Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies. Timothy Brennan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780804790543 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History BethkeBorReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines

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