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  • 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).

General

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).
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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-8050
Print ISSN
1045-6007
Pages
pp. 663-666
Launched on MUSE
2015-10-05
Open Access
No
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