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  • Index to Volume 20, 2009

Abramson, Marc S., Ethnic Identity in Tang China (reviewed by Paul Fischer), 153–156

Adamson, Walter L., Embattled Avant-Gardes: Modernism’s Resistance to Commodity Culture in Europe (reviewed by Minsoo Kang), 304–306

Addison, Paul, and Harriet Jones, eds., A Companion to Contemporary Britain: 1939–2000 (reviewed by David Simonelli), 484–486

Adolphson, Mikael, Edward Kamens, and Stacie Matsumoto, eds., Heian Japan: Centers and Peripheries (reviewed by Patti Kameya), 456–459

Almeida, Paul. Review of Jeffrey L. Gould and Aldo A. Lauria-Santiago, To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression, and Memory in El Salvador, 1920–1932, 612–616

Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity, by Paul Spickard (reviewed by K. Scott Wong), 282–284

America on the World Stage: A Global Approach to U.S. History, by Gary Reichard and Ted Dickson, eds. for the Organization of American Historians (reviewed by Robert Shaffer), 581–594

Andaya, Barbara Watson, The Flaming Womb: Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia (reviewed by Barbara N. Ramusack), 279–281

Armitage, David, The Declaration of Independence: A Global History (reviewed by Robert Shaffer), 581–594

The Art of the Network: Strategic Interaction and Patronage in Renaissance Florence, by Paul D. McLean (reviewed by Edward Tabri), 469–472

Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East, by Ussama Makdisi (reviewed by Erik Eliav Freas), 289–292

“Atlantic Republicanism in Nineteenth-Century Colombia: Spanish America’s Challenge to the Contours of Atlantic History,” by James E. Sanders, 131–150

Bacon, Ewa K. Review of Nayan Chanda, Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization, 273–275

Badcock, Sarah, Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russia: A Provincial History (reviewed by Joshua Sanborn), 481–484

Baker, Christine D. Review of Leor Halevi, Muhammad’s Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society, 453–455

Barkan, Elliott R., Hasia Diner, and Alan M. Kraut, eds., From Arrival to Incorporation: Migrants to the U.S. in a Global Era (reviewed by Gary M. McDonogh), 284–288 [End Page 627]

Barkey, Karen, Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective (reviewed by John J. Curry), 601–604

Behrman, Greg, The Most Noble Adventure: The Marshall Plan and How America Helped Rebuild Europe (reviewed by George Fujii), 619–622

Bender, Thomas. A Nation among Nations: America’s Place in World History (reviewed by Robert Shaffer), 581–594

Bethencourt, Francisco, and Diogo Ramada Curto, eds., Portuguese Oceanic Expansion, 1400–1800 (reviewed by Timothy J. Coates), 466–469

Bieter, John. Review of Sandra Ott, War, Judgment, and Memory in the Basque Borderlands, 1914–1945, 616–619

Blainey, Geoffrey, A Short History of the 20th Century (reviewed by Grace J. Chae), 475–478

Bodel, John, and Saul M. Olyan, eds., Household and Family Religion in Antiquity (reviewed by Geoffrey Nathan), 597–601

Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization, by Nayan Chanda (reviewed by Ewa K. Bacon), 273–275

Boyer, Christopher R. Review of Shawn William Miller, An Environmental History of Latin America, 595–597

Bridenthal, Renate. Review of Mathias Schulze, James M. Skidmore, David G. John, Grit Liebscher, and Sebastian Siebel-Achenbach, eds., German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss, 472–475

The British Empire: Themes and Perspectives, edited by Sarah Stockwell (reviewed by Katherine Foxhall), 293–296

Burke, Edmund, III, “Islam at the Center: Technological Complexes and the Roots of Modernity,” 165–186

Chae, Grace J. Review of Geoffrey Blainey, A Short History of the 20th Century, 475–478

Chanda, Nayan, Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization (reviewed by Ewa K. Bacon), 273–275

Childhood in World History, by Peter N. Stearns (reviewed by Tanya S. Maus), 276–279

China, East Asia and the Global Economy: Regional and Historical Perspectives, by Takeshi Hamashita, edited by Linda Grove and Mark Selden (reviewed by Paul A. Van Dyke), 607–609

“The Chinos in New Spain: A Corrective Lens for a Distorted Image,” by Edward R. Slack Jr., 35–67

Churchill’s Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft, by Michael Makovsky (reviewed by Sonja P. Wentling), 486–490

Clark, Hugh R., “Frontier Discourse and China’s Maritime Frontier: China’s...