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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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Review of Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton by Seung-Joon Lee

Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton. Seung-Joon Lee. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780804772266 KumarGourmetReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Towards a New Genealogy of Public History by Denise D. Meringolo

Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Towards a New Genealogy of Public History. Denise D. Meringolo. Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. ISBN: 978558499409 HeidbrinkMuseumsReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Island Queens and Mission Wives: How Gender and Empire Remade Hawaii’s Pacific World by Jennifer Thigpen

Island Queens and Mission Wives: How Gender and Empire Remade Hawai’i’s Pacific World. Jennifer Thigpen. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781469614298 SkilesIslandReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era Through World War II by Elliot Young

Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era Through World War II. Elliot Young. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. ISBN: 978146912966 WendlandAlienReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (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 Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love by Simon Blackburn

Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love. Simon Blackburn. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press. 2014. ISBN: 9780691161426 This essay is a part of our series, Philosophy and the World SusztakMirrorReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (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 Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice by Carol C. Gould

Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice. Carol C. Gould. Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 1107607418 This essay is a part of our series, Philosophy and the World PilchmanInteractiveReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (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 Spying in America: Espionage from the Revolutionary War to the Dawn of the Cold War by Michael J. Sulick

Spying in America: Espionage from the Revolutionary War to the Dawn of the Cold War. Michael J. Sulick. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781589019263 SchmollSpyingReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 Heroism and Gender in War Films Edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff and Jakub Kazecki

Heroism and Gender in War Films. Edited by Karen A. Ritzenhoff, Jakub Kazecki. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. ISBN: 9781137364531 ByabarttaHeroismReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal 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 Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala by Laura E. Matthew

Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala. Laura E. Matthew. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780807835371 CarrilloBecomingReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (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 Lessons from an Indian Day School: Negotiating Colonization in Northern New Mexico, 1902-1907 by Adrea Lawrence

Lessons from an Indian Day School: Negotiating Colonization in Northern New Mexico, 1902-1907. Adrea Lawrence. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011. ISBN: 9780700618071 GrayLessonsReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 The Sea and Civilization: a maritime history of the world by Lincoln Paine

The Sea and Civilization: a maritime history of the world. Lincoln Paine. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. ISBN: 9781400044092 NepaSeaReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (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 Writing Mexican History by Eric Van Young

Writing Mexican History. Eric Van Young. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780804768610 NinomyaMexicoReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (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 Sovereignty and Struggle: Africa and Africans in the Era of the Cold War, 1945-1994 by Jonathan T. Reynolds

Sovereignty and Struggle:  Africa and Africans in the Era of the Cold War, 1945-1994.  Jonathan T. Reynolds.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2015.  ISBN: 9780199915125 HartSovereigntyReviewsSpring2015themiddlegroundjournal.org (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 Rule and Social Change in Korea, 1910–1945 Edited by Hong Yung Lee, Yong-Chool Ha, and Clark W. Sorensen

Colonial Rule and Social Change in Korea, 1910–1945. Hong Yung Lee, Yong-Chool Ha, and Clark W. Sorensen, eds. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780295992167 GauthierColonialReviewsSpring2016themiddlegroundjournal.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 The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War by Mark Harrison

The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War. Mark Harrison. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780199575824 EzekwemMedicalReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. 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 Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development Edited by Millery Polyne

The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development. Edited by Millery Polyné. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 978081668132 HammondHaitiReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Malcontents, Rebels, and Pronunciados: The Politics of Insurrection in Nineteenth-Century Mexico by Will Fowler

Malcontents, Rebels, & Pronunciados: The Politics of Insurrection in Nineteenth-Century Mexico. Will Fowler. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780803225428 RotheraMalcontentsReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Genocide in the Age of the Nation State, Vol. II: The Rise of the West and the Coming of Genocide by Mark Levene

Genocide in the Age of the Nation State, Vol. II: The Rise of the West and the Coming of Genocide. Mark Levene. London: I.B. Tauris, 2005. ISBN: 9781845110574 KalbGenocideReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Scream from the Shadows: The Womens Liberation Movement in Japan by Setsu Shigematsu

Scream from the Shadows: The Women’s Liberation Movement in Japan. Setsu Shigematsu. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780816667581 BriciuScreamReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review Essay: Gaining Understanding with Recent Inter-generational and Developmental Models

Review Essay: Gaining Understanding with Recent Inter-generational and Developmental Models LepoireModelsReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. 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 and Travel in the Middle Ages by Houari Touati Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane

Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages. Houari Touati. Trans. Lydia G. Cochrane. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780226808772 LoganIslamReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Action and Reaction in the World System: The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power by Thierry de Montbrial

Action and Reaction in the World System: The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power. Thierry de Montbrial. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780774824736 OlmsteadWorldSReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia Edited by Patrick Daly and Tim Winter

Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia. Patrick Daly and Tim Winter (eds). Abingdon: Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415600453 HowellHeritageReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. 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 Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico by David Tavarez

The Invisible War: Indigenous Devotions, Discipline, and Dissent in Colonial Mexico. David Tavárez. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780804773287 FrenchMexicoReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Trans-colonial Modernities in South Asia edited by Michael S. Dodson and Brian A. Hatcher

Trans-colonial Modernities in South Asia. Michael S. Dodson and Brian A. Hatcher, eds. London/New York: Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415780629 BoneaSouthAsiaReviewsFall2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 11, Fall, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Documentary Brooklyn Boheme Directed by Diane Paragas and Nelson George

Brooklyn Boheme.  Directed by Diane Paragas & Nelson George.  Cinema Guild. 2011, 84 minutes For Full Article: EricksonBrooklynReviewsSpring2015themiddlegroundjournal.org (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 10, Spring, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Do Museums Still Need Objects? by Steven Conn

Do Museums Still Need Objects? Steven Conn. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780812221558 JuanegesMuseumsReviewsSpring2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 10, Spring, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Writing Women in Central America: Gender and the Fictionalization of History by Laura Barbas-Rhoden

Writing Women in Central America: Gender and the Fictionalization of History. Laura Barbas-Rhoden. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780896802339 ErnstbergerWritingReviewsSpring2015themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2015 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 10, Spring, 2015. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Mexico in World History by William H. Beezley

Mexico in World History. William H. Beezley. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN:  9780195337907 As part of the New Oxford World History series from Oxford University Press, William Beezley’s Mexico in World History contributes to our understanding of Mexico’s past and present by examining how internal and external factors affected Mexico’s social, political, and economic development from the pre-Columbian

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Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History

The Middle Ground Journal Ongoing Forum: Book Reviews and the Teaching of World History Editors: Dr. Birgit Schneider and Dr. Hong-Ming Liang This forum has two goals. It seeks, in general, to establish a platform for discussing different approaches to teaching world history, including different class formats, different course structures and content, etc. In addition, it strives to evaluate the

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Review of Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France by Naomi Davidson Cornell University Press

Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France. Naomi Davidson. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. ISBN: 978080147831 In Only Muslim: Embodying Islam in Twentieth-Century France, Naomi Davidson has written a compelling and timely history of the official French attempt to “manage” Islam within France since World War I.  This was achieved through something Davidson names as Islam français (French Islam); an intermixing

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Review of Archaeology of Minnesota: The Prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Region by Guy E. Gibbon University of Minnesota Press

Archaeology of Minnesota: The Prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Region. Guy E. Gibbon. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780816679096 This essay is a part of our series, Graduate Students and The Middle Ground Journal. In this ambitious text, Guy Gibbon offers the first comprehensive survey of Minnesota’s 13,000 years of pre-contact history. Gibbon arrays an impressive amount of

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Review of The Family: A World History by Mary Jo Maynes and Ann Waltner Oxford University Press

The Family: A World History. Mary Jo Maynes and Ann Waltner. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780195338140 One of the latest volumes in Oxford’s New World History series is The Family: A World History, a slim volume designed for use in classrooms.  Both Maynes and Waltner are well-known historians of gender, childhood and family, and the two combine forces

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Review of The Rise of the Atlantic Economies by Ralph Davis Cornell University Press

The Rise of the Atlantic Economies. Ralph Davis. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1973. ISBN: 9780801491436 Before the rise of Atlantic history, there was The Rise of the Atlantic Economies. Forty years ago, long before historians had come together to champion the transatlantic perspective as a way to concurrently analyze the early modern periods in Europe and the Americas, Ralph Davis

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Review Essay: An Imperial Path to Modernity: Yoshino Sakuzo and a New Liberal Order in East Asia, 1905-1937 by Jung-Sun N. Han Harvard University Asian Center

An Imperial Path to Modernity: Yoshino Sakuzo and a New Liberal Order in East Asia, 1905-1937. Jung-Sun N. Han. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Center, 2012. ISBN: 9780674065710 Yoshino Sakuzo is understood  to be  one of the most influential liberal intellectuals of Taisho Japan (1912-1926). As a professor in the Faculty of Law of Tokyo University, the most prestigious Japanese university,

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Review of Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War by The Fugitive Reporters of Blog del Narco Feral House

Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War. The Fugitive Reporters of Blog del Narco. Port Townsend, WA: Feral House, 2013. ISBN: 9781936239573 This essay is a part of our series, Borders in the Classroom. For Full Article: heiskanenreviewReviews2014TheMiddleGroundJournal.org Edited by Benita Heiskanen, Andrae M. Marak, and Jeanne E. Grant (c) 2014 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 8, Spring, 2014. See Submission Guidelines page

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Review of A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution by Jeremy D. Popkin Blackwell Publishing

A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution.  Jeremy D. Popkin. West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2012. ISBN: 9781405198219 The Age of Revolutions – beginning in 1775 by dissatisfied American colonials subjects and ending in the defeat of liberal European revolutionaries in 1848 – is an era of world-change sweeping in the Modern Era.  Anchoring this time is the French Revolution with

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Review of Documentary: Breaking the Taboo, a film produced by Sam Branson Sundog Pictures

Review of Documentary: Breaking the Taboo, a film produced by Sam Branson, Sundog Pictures, 2011, and Narcotráfico para Inocentes: el Narco en México y Quien lo U.S.A. Rafael Barajas. Mexico City: Nostra Ediciones, 2011. ISBN: 9786077972037 This essay is a part of our series, Borders in the Classroom. For U.S. students, there is no narrative that explains our national complicity in the

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Review of Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands edited by Pekka Hamalainen and Benjamin H. Johnson Wadsworth Cenage Learning

Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands. Pekka Hämäläinen and Benjamin H. Johnson, eds. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2012. ISBN 0495916927 This essay is a part of our series, Borders in the Classroom. One of the most recent additions to the long-standing series from Wadsworth Cengage Learning, Major Problems in the History of North American Borderlands, brings together an

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