Abstract:Review Essay “Drug Use and Responses to it in History”
David T. Courtwright. Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World.
Richard Davenport-Hines. The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics. Africa and the Middle East
Ch. Didier Gondola. The History of the Congo. The Americas
Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald R. Kennon, eds. The House & Senate in the 1790s: Petitioning, Lobbying, and Institutional Development.
Anne M. Boylan. The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797–1840.
Sherri Broder. Tramps, Unfit Mothers, and Neglected Children: Negotiating the Family in Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia.
Thomas E. Chávez. Spain and the Independence of the United States: An Intrinsic Gift.
Christopher H. Evans and William R. Herzog II. The Faith of 50 Million: Baseball, Religion, and American Culture.
Hugh E. Evans. The Hidden Campaign: FDR's Health and the 1944 Election.
Max Evans. Madam Millie: Bordellos from Silver City to Ketchikan.
Paul Foos. A Short, Offhand, Killing Affair: Soldiers and Social Conflict During the Mexican-American War.
Michael J. Gonzales. The Mexican Revolution, 1910–1940.
Barry Gough. Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812 and Its Aftermath.
Wilbert L. Jenkins. Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African-Americans During the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Clayton E. Jewett. Texas in the Confederacy: An Experiment in Nation Building.
Marjoleine Kars. Breaking Loose Together: The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina.
Sarah A. Leavitt. From Catharine Beecher to Martha Stewart: A Cultural History of Domestic Advice.
Mitchell B. Lerner. The Pueblo Incident: A Spy Ship and the Failure of American Foreign Policy.
Tim Maga. America Attacks Japan: The Invasion That Never Was.
James M. McPherson. Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam.
Rusty L. Monhollon. “This Is America?”: The Sixties in Lawrence, Kansas.
Edmund S. Morgan. Benjamin Franklin.
Iwan Morgan. Nixon.
Alexander Nemerov. The Body of Raphaelle Peale: Still Life and Selfhood, 1812–1824.
Thomas C. Parramore. First to Fly: North Carolina and the Beginnings of Aviation.
Donald J. Pisani. Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902–1935.
Sarah J. Purcell. Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America.
David Rock. State Building and Political Movement in Argentina, 1860–1916.
Hal Rothman. Neon Metropolis: How Las Vegas Started the Twenty-First Century.
Jeffrey Sklansky. The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820–1920.
Gene Smiley. Rethinking the Great Depression.
John Stauffer. The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race.
Julia E. Sweig. Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground.
Conevery Bolton Valencius. The Health of the Country: How American Settlers Understood Themselves and Their Land.
Thomas L. Whigham. Causes and Early Conflict. Volume I of The Paraguayan War. Asia and the Pacific
Kenneth Hammond, ed. The Human Tradition in Premodern China.
Donald Keene. Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852–1912.
Andrei Lankov. From Stalin to Kim Il Sung: The Formation of North Korea, 1945–1960.
Hajime Nakamura. History of Japanese Thought.
B. R. Nanda. In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections.
Maurizio Peleggi. Lords of Things: The Fashioning of the Siamese Monarchy's Modern Image. Europe
Jan Assman, Andrew Jenkins trans. The Mind of Egypt: History and Meaning in the Time of the Pharaohs.
Roman Brackman. The Secret File of Joseph Stalin: A Hidden Life.
Victor Brombert. Trains of Thought: Memories of a Stateless Youth.
Robert Bartlett, ed. Life and Miracles of St. Modwenna.
Arne Sø Christensen. Cassiodorus, Jordanes, and the History of the Goths: Studies in a Migration Myth.
Barbara Evans Clements, Rebecca Friedman, and Dan Healey. Russian Masculinities in History and Culture.
Jamie H. Cockfield. White Crow: The Life and Times of the Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich Romanov, 1859–1919.
Steve Craig. Sports and Games of the Ancients.
J. A. Everard. Brittany and the Angevins: Province and Empire, 1158–1203.
David Garrioch. The Making of Revolutionary Paris.
Lawrence Goldman. Science, Reform, and Politics in Victorian Britain: The Social Science Association, 1857–1886.
Erich S. Gruen. Diaspora: Jews amongst Greeks and Romans.
Catherine Hall. Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830–1867.
Jill Harsin. Barricades: The War of the Streets in Revolutionary Paris, 1830–1848.
Ronald Hayman. A Life of Jung.
Feiwel Kupferberg. The Rise and Fall of the German Democratic Republic.
A. E. MacRobert. Mary, Queen of Scots and the Casket Letters.
Peter Marshall. Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England.
Raymond Mentzer and Andrew Spicer, eds. Society and Culture in the Huguenot World, 1559–1685.
Fergus Millar. Hannah M. Cotton and Guy M. Rogers, eds. The Roman Republic and the Augustan Revolution.
D. Alan Orr. Treason and the State: Law, Politics, and Ideology in the English Civil War.
Constantine Pleshakov. The Tsar's Last Armada: The Epic Journey to the Battle of Tsushima.
Paul Robinson. The White Russian Army in Exile, 1920–1941.
Michael Shermer and Alex Grobman. Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It?
Jessica Warner. Craze: Gin and Debauchery in an Age of Reason.
Diana Webb. Medieval European Pilgrimage. General, Comparative, Historiographical
Donald E. Davis and Eugene P. Trani. The First Cold War: The Legacy of Woodrow Wilson in U.S.-Soviet Relations.
Eric M. Freedman. Habeas Corpus: Rethinking the Great Writ of Liberty.
Azar Gat. A History of Military Thought: From the Enlightenment to the Cold War.
Peter Karsten. Between Law and Custom: “High” and “Low” Legal Cultures in the Lands of the British Diaspora: The United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, 1600–1900.
Henryk Kierzkowski. Europe and Globalization.
Alan Krell. The Devil's Rope: A Cultural History of Barbed Wire.
John A. Lynn. Battle: A History of Combat and Culture From Ancient Greece to Modern America.
Patrick Wright. Tank: The Progress of a Monstrous War Machine.
Document Type: Book Review
Publication date: June 1, 2004