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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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Column: Partnership in the Japanese and American Imaginary: Gender and the Mediation of Difference in Hayao Miyazaki’s and Walt Disney Studio’s Animated Movies

Column: Partnership in the Japanese and American Imaginary: Gender and the Mediation of Difference in Hayao Miyazaki’s and Walt Disney Studio’s Animated Movies Abstract This paper compares two animated movies made by Hayao Miyazaki, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) and Princess Mononoke (1997) and two movies made by Disney Studios: Little Mermaid (1989) and Pocahontas (1995). The

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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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The Middle Ground Journal, 2015-2016 Summary

The Middle Ground Journal, 2015-2016 Summary Hong-Ming Liang, Ph.D. Chief Editor, The Middle Ground Journal, Associate Professor of History and Politics, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, USA. Overview. The state of the journal is sound. Since our founding in 2010, we have published over 370 items. Our 2016-2017 publication schedule is full. Our relationship with our host, The College

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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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Review of Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory, and Silence in Rwanda by Jennie E. Burnet

Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory, and Silence in Rwanda. Jennie E. Burnet. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780299286446 CurryGenReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (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 Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History Edited By Ranca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Mariene Epp

Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History. Ranca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Mariene Epp, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781442644762 (bound) ISBN: 9781442612839 (pbk.) SchmidtEdibleReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (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 History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis by Paul A. Cohen

History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis. Paul A. Cohen. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780231166362 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History SteeleHistoryReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal,

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Review of Ambivalent Encounters: Childhood, Tourism, and Social Change in Banaras, India by Jenny Huberman

Ambivalent Encounters: Childhood, Tourism, and Social Change in Banaras, India. Jenny Huberman. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813554068 BabicAmbiReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World by Gary Wilder

Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World. Gary Wilder. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780822358503 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History SedaFreedomReviews Spring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12,

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Review of Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution by Kathleen Du Val

Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution. Kathleen Du Val. New York: Random House, 2015. ISBN: 9781400068951 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History. HerbertIndepReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016.

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Review of Cosmopolitan Africa: 1700-1875 by Trevor R. Getz

Cosmopolitan Africa: 1700–1875. Trevor R. Getz. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780199764709 UtietiangCosmoReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Empires Children: Child Emigration, Welfare, and the Decline of the British World, 1869-1967 by Ellen Boucher

Empire’s Children: Child Emigration, Welfare, and the Decline of the British World, 1869-1967. Ellen Boucher. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781107041387 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History HenryEmpireReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number

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Review of Teaching Africa: A Guide for the 21st Century Classroom by Brandon D. Lundy and Solomon Negash

Teaching Africa: A Guide for the 21st-Century Classroom. Brandon D. Lundy and Solomon Negash. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780253008213 FlemingTeachingReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org 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 Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510 by Kim M. Phillips

Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510. Kim M. Phillips. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780812245486 DoaneBeforeReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (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 Colonial Africa, 1884-1994 by Dennis Laumann

Colonial Africa, 1884–1994. Dennis Laumann. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780199796397 MooreColonialReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision by Brett Sheehan

Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision. Brett Sheehan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN: 9780674967601 This essay is a part of our series, Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History BecklinIndustrialReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2016 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 12, Spring, 2016. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for

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Ongoing Forum: Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History, History 8015 – Scope and Methods of Historical Studies

Ongoing Forum: Using Book Reviews as a Teaching Tool – University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Department of History, History 8015 – Scope and Methods of Historical Studies Professor Ann Waltner (with input from students in History 8015, University of Minnesota, fall 2015) The book reviews which follow are the first installment of a series of 14 book reviews written

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