This collection provides a listing of book and article reviews submitted and published in journals and newspapers by members of the Puget Sound staff.

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Submissions from 2015

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Reviewed work(s): Slote, Michael. From Enlightenment to Receptivity: Rethinking Our Values, Ariela Tubert

Submissions from 2014

Review of: Scribit Mater, Mary and the Language Arts in the Literature of Medieval England by Georgiana Donovan, Denise Despres

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Review of: Saudi Arabia and Iran: Soft Power Rivalry in the Middle East by Simon Mabon, Bradford Dillman

The Amoeba In The Room: Lives Of The Microbes, Mark O. Martin

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Review of: Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages eds. P.H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis, Katherine Allen Smith

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Review of: Agency and the Foundations of Ethics: Nietzschean Constitutivism by Paul Katsafanas, Ariela Tubert

Submissions from 2013

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Review of: Die Konzilien Deutschlands und Reichsitaliens (916–1001): Concilia aevi Saxonici DCCCCXVI-MI, part 1 (916–960), Ernst-Dieter Hehl, Greta Austin

Review of: Karl Shoemaker, Sanctuary and Crime in the Middle Ages, 400–1500, Greta Austin

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A Review Of “the Oxford Handbook Of Social Relations In The Roman World”, William D. Barry

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Jews And Surrogate Jews On Broadway And The "cost" Of Assimilation (Review of: Transposing Broadway: Jews, Assimilation, and the American Musical by Stuart J. Hecht), Geoffrey Block

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Johnny Johnson: Kurt Weill Edition, Series 1, Volume 13, Geoffrey Block

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Review of: Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World by Howard Pollack, Geoffrey Block

Review of: Transposing Broadway: Jews, Assimilation, and the American Musical by Stuart J. Hecht, Geoffrey Block

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Review of: Of Little Comfort: War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, And The Remaking Of The Nation After The Great War by Erika Kuhlman, Nancy K. Bristow

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The Last Plague: Spanish Influenza And The Politics Of Public Health In Canada, Nancy K. Bristow

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Review of: Miracles Of The Virgin In Medieval England: Law And Jewishness In Marian Legends by Adrienne Williams Boyarin, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Africa and the War on Drugs by Neil Carrier and Gernot Klantschnig, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Of empires and citizens: pro-American democracy or no democracy at all? by Jamal, Amaney A., Bradford Dillman

Taking The Back Off The Watch: A Personal Memoir, James C. Evans

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The Mathematics Of The Heavens And The Earth: The Early History Of Trigonometry, James C. Evans

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Review of Qatar: A Modern History, by Allen J. Fromherz, Andrew Gardner

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Gyatso & Hakim Essentials of Tibetan Traditional Medicine, Denise M. Glover

Review of: Economists and Societies: National Context and Modern Economics, D. Wade Hands

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Review of: The Indian Periodical Press And The Production Of Nationalist Rhetoric by Sukeshi Kamra, Priti Joshi

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Voluntary Regulation Of Ngos And Nonprofits: An Accountability Club Framework, 1st Edition, Pierre Ly

Submissions from 2012

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Review of: Analyzing Schubert by Suzannah Clark, Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann by Kristina Muxfeldt, and Schubert’s Fingerprints: Studies in the Instrumental Works by Susan Wollenberg, Geoffrey Block

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Review of: Midnight Frolic: The Broadway Theater Music of Louis A. Hirsch [recording], Geoffrey Block

The Muddy Circle Of Human Destiny - Friedrich Schiller's Path From The Enlightenment To Kant, Jennifer Driscoll Colosimo

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Review of: Palestinian Ethnonationalism in Israel by Oded Haklai, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Saddam Hussein's Ba’th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime by Joseph Sassoon, Bradford Dillman

Aratus. Phaenomena, James C. Evans

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Review of: The Zodiac Of Paris: How An Improbable Controversy Over An Ancient Egyptian Artifact Provoked A Modern Debate Between Religion And Science by Jed Z. Buchwald and Diane Greco Josefowicz, James C. Evans

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Review of: The role of sisters in women’s development by Sue A. Kuba, Lisa Fortlouis Wood

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Review of: British Asian Theatre: Dramaturgy, Process, and Performance by Dominic Hingorani by Dominic Hingorani, Sara Freeman

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Economists And Societies: Discipline And Profession In The United States, Britain, & France, 1890s To 1990s, Douglas Wade Hands

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Unveiling and Consuming Art in the Multifarious Spaces of Early Modern China (Review of: Pictures for Use and Pleasure: Vernacular Painting in High Qing China by James Cahill and Sensuous Surfaces: The Decorative Object in Early Modern China by Jonathan Hay), Zaixin Hong

Letters Of A Sufi Scholar, Matthew B. Ingalls

Letters Of A Sufi Scholar: The Correspondence Of 'abd Al-ghani Al-nabulusi (1641-1731), Matthew B. Ingalls

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Review: Letters of a Sufi Scholar: The Correspondence of ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641–1731), Matthew B. Ingalls

Redeeming The Enlightenment: Christianity And The Liberal Virtues, Judith W. Kay

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Review: Redeeming the Enlightenment: Christianity and the Liberal Virtues, Judith W. Kay

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Review of: Epic and History edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub., Aislinn A. Melchior

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Review of: The Frontier Of Leisure: Southern California And The Shaping Of Modern America by Lawrence Culver, Douglas Cazaux Sackman

Rock And Roll In The Rocket City: The West, Identity, And Ideology In Soviet Dniepropetrovsk, 1960-1985, Benjamin Tromly

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The Role Of Sisters In Women's Development., Lisa Fortlouis Wood

Submissions from 2011

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Canon Law And The Letters Of Ivo Of Chartres, Greta Austin

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Review of: Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartres, Greta Austin

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Alexandria Lost: From The Advent Of Christianity To The Arab Conquest, William D. Barry

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Bojana Mojsov, Alexandria Lost: From The Advent Of Christianity To The Arab Conquest (london: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 2010), 155 Pp, William D. Barry

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Review of: Assignment Problems by Rainer Burkard, Mauro Dell'Amico, and Silvano Martello, Robert A. Beezer

The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identifies, Relations, and Collective Action (book review), Lynnette Claire

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Review of: Chaucer And Religion by Helen Phillips, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Imagining An English Reading Public, 1150-1400 by Katherine Breen, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan by Peter Scott Dale, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: The Settlers and the Struggle over the Meaning of Zionism by Gadi Taub, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Tunisia: Stability and Reform in the Modern Maghreb by Christopher Alexander, Bradford Dillman

Time In Antiquity, James C. Evans

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Review of: Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by Russell E. Murray, Susan Forscher Weiss, and Cynthia J. Cyrus, Paul Harris

Review: Briggs, Ronald. Tropes of Enlightenment in the Age of Bolívar: Simón Rodríguez and the American Essay at Revolution, Brendan Lanctot

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Review of: Difference and Identity in Francia and Medieval France eds. Meredith Cohen and Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Katherine Allen Smith

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Review of: The Lotus And The Lion: Buddhism And The British Empire by J. Jeffrey Franklin, Jonathan Stockdale

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Gauriel Von Muntabel, David F. Tinsley

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German Romance, Vol 2, Gauriel Von Muntabel, David F. Tinsley

Submissions from 2010

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Review of: Pearls Of Discrete Mathematics by Martin Erickson, Robert A. Beezer

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Review of: Our Schubert: His Enduring Legacy by David Schroeder, Geoffrey Block

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Review of: Reconstructing Patriarchy After The Great War: Women, Gender, And Postwar Reconciliation Between Nations by Erika Kuhlman, Nancy K. Bristow

Surgeon Green, Beverly H. Conner

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Review of: Three Women Of Liège: A Critical Edition Of And Commentary On The Middle English Lives Of Elizabeth Of Spalbeek, Christina Mirabilis, And Marie D'oignies by Jennifer N. Brown, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Drugs and Contemporary Warfare by Rexton Paul Kan, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Human Trafficking, Human Misery: The Global Trade in Human Beings by Alexis Aronowitz, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Transnational Organized Crime by Frank Madsen, Bradford Dillman

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Review of: Political Theatre in Post-Thatcher Britain: New Writing 1995-2005 by Amelia Howe Kritzer, Sara Freeman

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Review of: The Cambridge Introduction to Tragedy by Jennifer Wallace, Sara Freeman

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The Invisible Hand In Economics: How Economists Explain Unintended Social Consequences, Douglas Wade Hands

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Review of: The Invisible Hand in Economics: How Economists Explain Unintended Consequences, D. Wade Hands

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Review of: New Race Politics In America: Understanding Minority And Immigrant Politics edited by Jane Junn and Kerry L. Haynie, Robin Dale Jacobson

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Labor Regime Change In The Mexican Revolution (Review of: Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910-1923 by Jeffrey Bortz), John Lear

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Review of: Looking for Mexico: Modern Visual Culture and National Identity by John Mraz, John Lear

Women Religious Leaders In Japan's Christian Century, 1549-1650, Jan Leuchtenberger

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Book Review: Adroitly and Persuasively Preaching to the Microbial Choir, Mark O. Martin, E. A. Kennedy, and J. A. Bernard

The U.s. Military Intervention In Panama: Origins, Planning, And Crisis Management, June 1987 - December 1989, Jeffrey J. Matthews

The Us Military Intervention In Panama: Origins, Planning, And Crisis Management, June 1987-december 1989, Jeffrey J. Matthews

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Review: Lawrence A. Yates, The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama: Origins, Planning, and Crisis Management June 1987–December 1989, Jeffrey J. Matthews and Dawn Swink

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Review of: Transnational Actors in Central and East European Transitions by Mitchell A. Orenstein, Stephen Bloom, and Nicole Lindstrom, Patrick H. O'neil

Review: Alfred Hiatt, Terra incognita: Mapping the Antipodes before 1600, David F. Tinsley

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Review: Erika Lauren Lindgren. Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany, David F. Tinsley

Needed By Nobody: Homelessness And Humanness In Post-socialist Russia, Jennifer Utrata

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Review: American Families: A Multicultural Reader, Jennifer Utrata

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Review: Needed by Nobody: Homelessness and Humanness in Post-Socialist Russia, Jennifer Utrata

Submissions from 2009

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Review of: Vector Calculus by Michael Corral, Robert A. Beezer

Featured Review: Sage (Version 3.4), Robert A. Beezer

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Review of: The Spell of Italy: Vacation, Magic, and the Attraction of Goethe by Richard Block, Jennifer Driscoll Colosimo

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Review of: Social Justice and Development by Behrooz Morvaridi, Bradford Dillman

Decoding The Heavens: A 2000-year-old Computer And The Century-long Search To Discover Its Secrets, James C. Evans

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Review of: A Brief History Of Ancient Astrology by R. Beck, James C. Evans

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Review of: Aetna And The Moon: Explaining Nature In Ancient Greece And Rome by Liba Taub, James C. Evans

The Astrolabe., James C. Evans

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Review of: The Foundations Of Positive And Normative Economics: A Handbook edited by Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter, Douglas Wade Hands

Review of: Galdós’s ‘Torquemada’ Novels: Waste and Profit in Late Nineteenth-Century Spain by Teresa Fuentes Péris, Mark A. Harpring

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Review of: Trying Leviathan: The Nineteenth-Century New York Court Case that Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature by D. Graham Burnett, Kristin Johnson