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  • Books Received

1800 c.e.–1914 c.e

daniel e. bender and jana k. lipman. Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism. New York: NYU Press, 2015. 384 pp. $30.00 (paper), $89.00 (cloth).
colin m. maclachlan. Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $35.00 (cloth).
rachel mairs. From Khartoum to Jerusalem: The Dragoman Solomon Negima and his Clients (1885–1933). New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. 280 pp. $112.00 (cloth).
kiri paramore. Japanese Confucianism: A Cultural History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 231 pp. $29.99 (paper).
merry e. wiesner-hanks. A Concise History of the World. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 395 pp. $24.99 (paper).

1914 c.e.–Present

yoav alon. The Shaykh of Shaykhs: Mithqal al-Fayiz and Tribal Leadership in Modern Jordan. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, YWAR. 224 pp. $24.95 (paper).
kjetil fallan and grace lees-maffei. Designing Worlds: National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. 302 pp. $120.00 (cloth). [End Page 310]
christopher goscha. Vietnam: A New History. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 552 pp. $35.00 (cloth).
heinrich hartmann and corinna r. unger, eds. A World of Populations: Transnational Perspectives on Demography in the Twentieth Century. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 264 pp. $95.00 (cloth).
giuseppe la barca. The US, the EC and World Trade: From the Kennedy Round to the Start of the Uruguay Round. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. 296 pp. $112.00 (cloth).
anthony j. parel. Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 220 pp. $74.00 (cloth).
louis sell. From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 408 pp. $27.95 (paper), $99.95 (cloth), $27.95 (e-book).
heinrich august winkler. The Age of Catastrophe: A History of the West 1914–1945. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 1016 pp. $50.00 (cloth).


matthew battles. Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016. 262 pp. $16.95 (paper).
tiffany d. joseph. Race on the Move: Brazilian Migrants and the Global Reconstruction of Race. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2015. 221 pp. $24.95 (paper).
nina möllers and bryan dewalt. Objects in Motion: Globalizing Technology. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2016. 171 pp. $44.99 (paper). [End Page 311]


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