At Dissent, Gaiutra Bahadur reviews Peter James Hudson's Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean and Stuart Hall's Familiar Stranger: A Life Between Two Islands.
Kathleen Belew's Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America is reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books. Also at LARB is a review of Steven J. Zipperstein's Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History
The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment by Alexander Bevilacqua is reviewed in The New Republic. Also in The New Republic is Linda Gordon's review of R. Marie Griffith's Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics
Beth Lew-Williams' The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America is reviewed at Slate. Also on the site is a review of Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman.
Ronit Stahl's Enlisting Faith: How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America is reviewed at H-Net.
In The Nation, William P. Jones reviews Steven M. Gillon's Separate and Unequal: The Kerner Commission and the Unraveling of American Liberalism . Separate and Unequal is also reviewed in The Atlantic.
In the New York Review of Books is a review of Lawrence James' Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa.
The Washington Post has a review of Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC , and the Birth of the Blacklist by Thomas Doherty.
Ben Austen's High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing is reviewed in The New York Times. Also reviewed in the paper is Benn Steil's The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War. Priya Satia's Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution is also reviewed.
Fahad Bishara discusses his A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780-1950. Also on the site, Jimmy Patino speaks about his Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego.