In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

  • Books Received

3500 b.c.e.–500 c.e

Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan. By frank l. holt. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth).
Aspects of History and Epic in Ancient Iran: From Gaumāta to Wahnām. By rahim shayegan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2012. $24.95 (paper).
Roman Disasters. By jerry toner. Malden, Mass.: Polity Press, 2013. 224 pp. $25.00 (hardcover); $16.99 (ebook).
The Roman Guide to Slave Management: A Treatise by Nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx. By jerry toner. New York: Overlook Press, 2014. $24.95 (paper).

500 c.e.–1500 c.e

Record of Miraculous Events in Japan: The Nihon ryōiki. Translated by burton watson. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 224 pp. $74.50 (cloth); $24.50 (paper); $23.99 (ebook). [End Page 663]

1500 c.e.–1800 c.e

Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America. By jean b. russo and j. elliott russo. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. 256 pp. $50.00 (hardcover); $25.00 (paper).

1800 c.e.–Present

On the Margins of Empire: Buraku and Korean Identity in Prewar and Wartime Japan. By jeffrey paul bayliss. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2013. 454 pp. $39.95 (hardcover).
The Making of the First World War. By ian f. beckett. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2013. 280 pp. $28.50 (cloth); $20.00 (paper).
Foundations of Modernity: Human Agency and the Imperial State. By isa blumi. New York: Routledge, 2011. 272 pp. $140.00 (hardcover).
Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from the War of 1812 to the Outbreak of WWII. By michael a. bonura. New York: New York University Press, 2012. 318 pp. $55.00 (cloth).
Company Towns: Labor, Space, and Power Relations across Time and Continents. Edited by marcelo j. borges and susana b. torres. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 276 pp. $100.00 (hardcover).
Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communism and Nationalism, 1917–1948. By noah haiduc-dale. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 232 pp. $110.00 (hardcover).
Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century. By leif jerram. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 480 pp. £12.99 (paper).
A Short History of the Twentieth Century. By john lukacs. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. [End Page 664] 240 pp. $24.95 (hardcover).
Alter-Nations: Nationalisms, Terror, and the State in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland. By amy e. martin. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012. 238 pp. $56.95 (cloth).
Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in Nineteenth-Century Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Mediterranean. Edited by terence walz and kenneth m. cuno. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2010. 256 pp. $39.50 (hardcover).
The Postcolonial State in Africa: Fifty Years of Independence, 1960–2010. By crawford young. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. 488 pp. $31.95 (paper); $24.95 (ebook).


Sultans of Rome: The Turkish World Expansion. By warwick ball. Northampton, Mass.: Interlink Publishing, 2013. 184 pp. $22.95 (paper).
Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective. By william d. carrigan and christopher waldrep. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. 256 pp. $39.50 (cloth); $39.50 (ebook).
Round about the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit. By joyce e. chaplin. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2012. 560 pp. $20.00 (paper).
Muslims and Others in Sacred Space. Edited by margaret cormack. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 256 pp. $105.00 (hardcover); $36.95 (paper).
The Sahara: A Cultural History. By eamonn gearon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 288 pp. $17.95 (paper).
Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food. Edited by candice goucher. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 2013. 264 pp. $26.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). [End Page 665]
A History of Latin America. By hernán horna. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2011. 260 pp. SEK 262.00 (paper).
Latin: Story of a World Language. By jürgen leonhardt. Translated by kenneth kroneberg. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. 352 pp. $29.95 (hardcover).
Before Religion: A History...


Additional Information

Print ISSN
pp. 663-666
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.