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Review of Faithful Fighters: Identity and Power in the British Indian Army by Kate Imy

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Faithful Fighters: Identity and Power in the British Indian Army. Kate Imy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781503610026 Reviewed by Victor Curiel, Idaho State UniversityEdited by Jeanne Grant and Sarah Pesola (c) 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 20, Fall 2020. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Diaspora’s Homeland: Modern China in the Age of Global Migration by Shelly Chan

Diaspora’s Homeland: Modern China in the Age of Global Migration. Shelly Chan. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. ISBN: 9780822370543 Reviewed by Lei Zhang, University of MinnesotaEdited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 20, Fall 2020. 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 Sadat to Saddam: The Decline of American Diplomacy in the Middle East by David J. Dunford Potomac Books

From Sadat to Saddam: The Decline of American Diplomacy in the Middle East. David J. Dunford.  Lincoln: Potomac Books, 2019. ISBN: 2370000713155 OlmsteadSadatReviews20192020theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Justin Quinn Olmstead, University of Central Oklahoma Edited by Jeanne E. Grant and Sarah Pesola (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the

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Review of The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda by Scott Straus Cornell University Press

The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda. Scott Straus. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2006. ISBN: 10:080144489 KoderoRwandaReviews20192020theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Cliff Ubba Kodero, Florida International University Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. 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 Food in Interwar Paris: The Taste of Empire by Lauren Janes Bloomsbury Academic

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Colonial Food in Interwar Paris: The Taste of Empire. Lauren Janes. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. ISBN: 9781472592828 WilliamsColonialReviews20192020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Nicholas Williams, University of Minnesota Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America by Yong Chen Columbia University Press

Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America. Yong Chen. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780231168922 McElroyChopReviews20192020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by James McElroy, University of Minnesota Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Maiden Voyage: The Senzaimaru and the Creation of Modern Sino-Japanese Relations by Joshua A., Fogel University of California Press

Maiden Voyage: The Senzaimaru and the Creation of Modern Sino-Japanese Relations. Joshua A., Fogel. Oakland: University of California Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780520283305 ChanMaidenReviews20192020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Ying-kit Chan, Princeton University (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of East Asia Beyond the History War: Confronting the Ghosts of Violence by Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov and Timothy Y. Tsu Routledge

East Asia Beyond the History War: Confronting the Ghosts of Violence. Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Morris Low, Leonid Petrov and Timothy Y. Tsu. Abingdon: Routledge, 2013. ISBN:  9781138851863 OvermeireEastReviews20292020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Ben Van Overmeire, St. Olaf College Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s

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Review of Fighting Over Fidel: The New York Intellectuals and the Cuban Revolution by Rafael Rojas Princeton University Press

Fighting Over Fidel: The New York Intellectuals and the Cuban Revolution. Rafael Rojas. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780691169514 For Full Article: ChavanaFightingReviews20192020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Adrian Chavana, University of Minnesota Edited by Ann Waltner (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Out of the Woods: Essays in Environmental History edited by Char Miller and Hal Rothman University of Pittsburgh Press

Out of the Woods: Essays in Environmental History. Char Miller and Hal Rothman, eds. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997. ISBN:0822956314 RuthOutReviews20192020TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Christian Ruth, University at Albany SUNY Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. 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 Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century Third Edition by Robert B. Marks Rowman and Littlefield

The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century. Third Edition. Robert B. Marks. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. ISBN: 9781442212404 StearOriginsReviews20192020theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Ezekiel Stear, Pasadena City College Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines

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Review of Japan and the Shackles of the Past by R. Taggart Murphy Oxford University Press

Japan and the Shackles of the Past. R. Taggart Murphy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780190619589 DresnerJapanReviews20192020theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Jonathan Dresner, Pittsburg State University, Kansas Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Agents of Terror: Ordinary Men and Extraordinary Violence in Stalin’s Secret Police by Alexander Vatlin Translated by Seth Bernstein University of Wisconsin Press

Agents of Terror: Ordinary Men and Extraordinary Violence in Stalin’s Secret Police. Vatlin, Alexander. Translated by Seth Bernstein. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780299310806 vanTineReviewsTerror20192020theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Shalon van Tine, Ohio University (c) 2019 and 2020 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 19, 2019-2020 school year. 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 Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution by Eduardo Sáenz Rovner translated by Russ Davidson University of North Carolina Press

The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution. Eduardo Sáenz Rovner. Translated by Russ Davidson. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. ISBN: 9781469632100 For Full Article: KadowMiCubReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Michael Kadow, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission

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Review of Korea’s Occupied Cinema, 1893–1948: The Untold History of the Film Industry by Brian Yecies and Ae-Gyung Shim Routledge

Korea’s Occupied Cinema, 1893–1948: The Untold History of the Film Industry. Brian Yecies and Ae-Gyung Shim. New York: Routledge, 2011 (Routledge Advances in Film Studies). ISBN: 9780415740487 For Full Article: ParkYSKoReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Young Sun Park, University of Southern California Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for

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Review of The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950 by Vanessa Ogle Harvard University Press

The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950. Vanessa Ogle. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. ISBN: 0674286146 For Full Article: AndersonTJTiReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Thomas J. Anderson, Merrimack College Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. 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 News of Empire: Telegraphy, Journalism, and the Politics of Reporting in Colonial India c. 1830-1900 by Amelia Bonea Oxford University Press

The News of Empire: Telegraphy, Journalism, and the Politics of Reporting in Colonial India c. 1830-1900. Amelia Bonea. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780199467129 For Full Article: BethkeASNeReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Andrew Schumacher Bethke, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page

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Review of Genocide: a World History by Norman M. Naimark Oxford University Press

Genocide: A World History. Norman M. Naimark. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780199765263 For Full Article: SchiesslCGenReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by: Christoph Schiessl, Pierre Laclede Honors College, University of Missouri – St. Louis Edited by: Ashley Dressel (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. 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 and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration by David A. Chang University of Minnesota Press

The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration. David A. Chang. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780816699421 For Full Article: KesslerLWoReviewsSpring2019TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Lawrence H. Kessler, Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page

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Review of Global Environmental History: An Introductory Reader edited by J.R. McNeill, and Alan Roe Routledge

Global Environmental History: An Introductory Reader. J.R. McNeill, and Alan Roe, eds. London/ New York: Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 978041552053  For Full Article: KalbMReviewsSpring2019theMiddleGroundJournal.org Reviewed by Martin Kalb, Bridgewater College Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2019 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 18, Spring, 2019. 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 Ottoman Scramble for Africa: Empire and Diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz by Mostafa Minawi Stanford University Press

The Ottoman Scramble for Africa: Empire and Diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz. Mostafa Minawi. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780804799270 For Full Article: ConeDaReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Daniel Cone, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit

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Review of The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History by Austin Jersild University of North Carolina Press

The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History. Austin Jersild. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781469629834 For Full Article: LaFavorLReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Lydia LaFavor, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 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 India China: Rethinking Borders and Security by L.H.M. Ling, et al., University of Michigan Press

India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, and Li Bo. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics, ed. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780472130061 For Full Article: JonesBReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Budd Jones, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c)

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Review of The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World by Wim Klooster Cornell University Press

The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Wim Klooster. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780801450457 For Full Article: HumphreyMReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Neil Humphrey, MA Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 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 Shaping the New World: African Slavery in the Americas, 1500-1888 by Eric Nellis University of Toronto Press

Shaping The New World: African Slavery in the Americas, 1500-1888. Eric Nellis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781442605558 For Full Article: BakerAReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Andrew Harrison Baker, Ph.D. Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 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 Captives: How Stolen People Changed the World by Catherine M. Cameron University of Nebraska Press

Captives: How Stolen People Changed the World. Catherine M. Cameron. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. ISBN: 0803293992 For Full Article: MegelshMReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Michael J. Megelsh, Ph.D. Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 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 Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar Johns Hopkins University Press

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America. Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar, eds. Washington, D.C. : Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978142141012 For Full Article: SkeltonVReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Victoria Skelton, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org

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Review of Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960. Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho University of North Carolina Press

Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960. Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780807835401 For Full Article: LockardChReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Craig A. Lockard, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the

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Review of A New History of Britain Since 1688: Four Nations and an Empire by Susan Kingsley Kent Oxford University Press

A New History of Britain Since 1688: Four Nations and an Empire. Susan Kingsley Kent. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780199846504 For Full Article: OlmsteadAReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Justin Quinn Olmstead, University of Central Oklahoma Edited by Birgit Schneider (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

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Review of Hikikomori: Adolescence without End by Saito Tamaki University of Minnesota Press

Hikikomori: Adolescence without End. Saito Tamaki. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780816654598 For Full Article: FandinoHiReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Daniel Fandino Edited by Mariona Lloret (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 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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