Monday, October 19, 2009

Recently reviewed books -- Human Rights, the Cold War, Jim Crow, and more

Here are some recent book reviews of interest from H-Net and elsewhere around the web:

Kate Nash, The Cultural Politics of Human Rights: Comparing the US and UK )Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009) is reviewed on H-Human-Rights.

Vladislav M. Zubok, A Failed Empire: The Soviet Union in the Cold War from Stalin to Gorbachev (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009), is reviewed on H-Diplo.

Leon F. Litwack, How Free Is Free? The Long Death of Jim Crow (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009), is reviewed on H-Law.

Daniel C. Beaver, Hunting and the Politics of Violence before the English Civil War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), is reviewed on H-Law.

Michael Ezra, ed., Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2009), is reviewed on H-Florida. Hat tip H-Law.

Sharon K. Vaughan, Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2008), is reviewed on H-Ideas.