H-France Review, Volume 19 (2019)

January Reviews

Robert Darnton, A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xv + 358 pp. Maps, figures, notes, and index. $34.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780195144512.

Review by Christine Haynes, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 1

Rémi Dalisson, Guerre d’Algérie. L’impossible commémoration. Paris, Armand Colin, 2018. 318 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, and index. €24.90 (pb). ISBN 978-2-200-61713-4.

Review by Jo McCormack, Nottingham Trent University, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 2

Marie-Claire Barnet, ed., Agnès Varda Unlimited: Image, Music, Media. Leeds: Legenda, 2016. x + 214 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendices, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-909662-31-5.

Compte-rendu by par François Giraud, University of Edinburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 3

Riccardo Brizzi, Charles De Gaulle and the Media: Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic. Translated by Jon Kear. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xvi + 309 pp. Figures, tables, notes, author index and subject index. £123.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-65641-0; £98.00 U.K. (eb). ISBN 978-3-319-65642-7.

Review by Raymond Kuhn, Queen Mary, University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 4

Codruța Morari, The Bressonians: French Cinema and the Culture of Authorship. New York, Oxford: Berghahn, 2017. viii + 195 pp. Notes, illustrations, bibliography, and index. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-978-1-78533-571-6; $29.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-178533-572-3.

Review by Raymond Watkins, The Pennsylvania State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 5

Ioana Galleron, La comédie des mœurs sous l’ancien régime: poétique et histoire. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2017. ix + 284 pp. Bibliography and index. £65.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1196-7.

Review by Guy Spielmann, Georgetown University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 6

Response by Ioana Galleron, Université de Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 7


Elisabeth Vihlen McGregor, Jazz and Postwar French Identity: Improvising the Nation.
Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016. 290 pp. $105 (hb). ISBN 978-1-4985-2876-4.

Review by Martin Guerpin, Université Paris Saclay.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 8


Bettina R. Lerner, Inventing the Popular: Printing, Politics, and Poetics.
London and New York: Routledge, 2018. xii + 190 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $140.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4094-3676-8.

Review by Rebecca Powers, University of California Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 9


Paul Cheney, Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017, 264 pp. Images, bibliography, and index. ISBN 13: 978-0-226-07935-6.

Review by Gerald Horne, University of Houston.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 10


Philippe Met and Derek Schilling, eds., Screening the Paris Suburbs: From the Silent Era to the 1990s.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xii +216 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. £75.00 (hb). ISBN: 978-1-5261-0685-6; £90.00; (eb). ISBN 978-1-5261-0779-4.

Review by Peter J. Bloom, University of California, Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 11


Sarah Wood and Catriona MacLeod, eds., Locating Guyane.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. vi + 238 pp. Maps, illustrations, notes, and index. £80.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1786941114.

Review by Christopher M. Church, University of Nevada, Reno.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 12


Melissa Berry, The Société des trois in the Nineteenth Century: The Translocal Artistic Union of Whistler, Fantin-Latour, and Legros.
New York and Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. xi + 151 pp. Plates, notes, bibliography, and index. $150.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-138-50315-1.

Compte-rendu de Bénédicte Coste, Université de Bourgogne.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 13


Herrick Chapman, France’s Long Reconstruction: In Search of the Modern Republic.
Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2018. x + 405 pp. Notes and index. $45.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780674976412.

Review by Kenneth Mouré, University of Alberta.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 14


Matthieu Devigne, L’École des années noires: une histoire du primaire en temps de guerre.
Paris, Presses Universités de France, 2018. 333 pp. Map, tables, notes, and bibliography. €23.00. ISBN: 978-2-13-079480-6.

Review by Lindsey Dodd, University of Huddersfield, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 15


Frank Cain, America’s Vietnam War and Its French Connection.
New York and London: Routledge, 2017. 243 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $125.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-1382-0846-9; $30.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-3154-5917-2.

Review by Kathryn C. Statler, University of San Diego.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 16


Elizabeth C. Macknight, Nobility and Patrimony in Modern France.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. ix + 291 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $115.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781526120519.

Review by Steven Kale, Washington State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 17


Jonathan Buchsbaum, Exception Taken: How France has Defied Hollywood’s New World Order.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. xii + 393 pp. Images, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $105.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780231170666; $35.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780231170673.

Review by David Pettersen, University of Pittsburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 18


Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Thelma Fenster, and Delbert Russell, eds. and trans., Vernacular Literary Theory from the French of Medieval England: Texts and Translations, c.1120-c.1450.
Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2016. 610 pp. $115.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781843844297; $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9781843844907.

Review by Sarah Wilma Watson, Haverford College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 19


Kory Olson, The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris, 1889-1934.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. 320 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 9781786940964.

Review by Catherine Dunlop, Montana State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 20


Robert Kilroy, Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later.
New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xiii + 168 pp. Figures, notes, references, and index. €57.19 (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-69157-2; €44.02 (eb). ISBN 978-3-319-69158-9 (pdf, epub).

Review by Melissa Venator, Harvard Art Museums.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (January 2019), No. 21

February Reviews

Colette E. Wilson, Paris and the Commune, 1871-78: The Politics of Forgetting. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. xiii + 236 pp. Figures, notes, illustrations, bibliography, and index. £19.99 U.K. (pb). ISBN 9781526106582.

Review by Casey Harison, University of Southern Indiana.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 22

Regina Lee Blaszczyk and Véronique Pouillard, eds., European Fashion: The Creation of a Global Industry. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xxi + 319 pp. Figures, tables, notes, bibliography and index. £20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-5261-2210-0.

Review by Nancy Deihl, New York University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 23

Patrick Fridenson and Pascal Griset, eds., L’industrie dans la Grande Guerre. Paris: IGPDE, 2018. 552 pp. Tables, figures, notes, and index. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-11-129428-8.

Review by Charles Sorrie, Trent University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 24

Prakash Younger, Boats on the Marne: Jean Renoir’s Critique of Modernity. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxv + 326 pp. $90.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-253-02901-0; $38.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-253-02926-3.

Review by Colin Davis, Royal Holloway, University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 25

Vesna Drapac and Gareth Pritchard, Resistance and Collaboration in Hitler’s Empire. London: Palgrave, 2017. xx + 205 pp. Maps, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $28.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-137-38534-5.

Review by Perry Biddiscombe, University of Victoria.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 26

Philippa Lewis, Intimacy and Distance: Conflicting Cultures in Nineteenth-Century France. Cambridge: Legenda, 2017. Xii + 187 pp. Bibliography and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-78188-513-0.

Review by Jessica Tanner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 27

Jean-Louis Brunaux, Vercingétorix. Paris: Gallimard, 2018. 336 pages. €22.00. (pb). ISBN 9782070178926.

Review by Christopher B. Krebs, Stanford University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 28

Anthony J. La Vopa, The Labor of the Mind: Intellect and Gender in Enlightenment Cultures. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. x + 350 pp. Notes and index. $79.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780812249286; $79.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9780812294187.

Review by Joanna Stalnaker, Columbia University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 29

Response by Anthony J. La Vopa, North Carolina State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 30

Limore Yagil, Au nom de l’art 1933-1945. Exils, solidarités, engagements. Paris: Fayard, 2015. xi + 568 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. €28.50; $37.57 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-2213680897.

Compte-rendu par Christina Kott, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 31

Réponse par Limore Yagil, Sorbonne Université (Paris IV).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (February 2019), No. 32

March Reviews

Benjamin Deruelle, De papier, de fer et de sang: Chevaliers et chevalerie à l’épreuve de la modernité (ca 1460 – ca 1620). Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2015. 671 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-85944-910-0.

Review by Brian Sandberg, Northern Illinois University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 33

Mélinda Caron, Écriture et vie de société: les correspondances littéraires de Louise d’Épinay (1755-1783). Montréal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal. 346 pp. $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-2-7606-3781-8.

Review by Susan Grayson, Occidental College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 34

Philippe Bourdin, Aux Origines du théâtre patriotique. Paris, CNRS Éditions, 2017. 502 pp. €29 (pb). ISBN 978-2-271-08950-2.

Review by Jeffrey Ravel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 35

Jocelyn Evans and Gilles Ivaldi, The 2017 French Presidential Elections: A Political Reformation? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xvi + 282pp. Figures, tables, notes, and index. £101.00 (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-68326-3; £80.50 (eb). ISBN 978-3-319-68327-0.

Review by Paul Smith, University of Nottingham.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 36

Sam A. Mustafa, Napoleon’s Paper Kingdom: The Life and Death of the Kingdom of Westphalia, 1807-1813. London and New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017. xxi+341 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-5381-0829-1; $94.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-5381-0831-4.

Review by Nicola P. Todorov, University of French Guiana.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 37

Sam A. Mustafa, Napoleon’s Paper Kingdom: The Life and Death of the Kingdom of Westphalia, 1807-1813. London and New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017. xxi+341 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-5381-0829-1; $94.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-5381-0831-4.

Response by Sam A. Mustafa, Ramapo College of New Jersey.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 38

Fabrice Bensimon, Quentin Deluermoz and Jeanne Moisand, eds., “Arise Ye Wretched of the Earth”: The First International in a Global Perspective. Leiden and Boston, Brill, 2018. xiv + 404 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendix, and index. $168.00 (U.S.) ISBN 978-90-04-33545-5 (hb.); ISBN 978-90-04-33546-2 (eb, open-access).

Review by Kevin J. Callahan, University of Saint Joseph, CT.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 39

Emily C. Burns, Transnational Frontiers: The American West in France. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. ix + 223 pp. Series: The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West, Volume 29. Figures, notes, bibliography, epilogue, and index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8061-6003-0.

Review by Sarah J. Blackstone, University of Victoria, retired.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 40

Franck Salaün and Jean-Pierre Schlandeler, eds., Enquête sur la construction des Lumières. Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d’étude du XVIIIe siècle, 2018. 254 pp., €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84559-129-5.

Review by Masano Yamashita, University of Colorado Boulder.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 41

Venus Bivar, Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. Map, figures, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4696-4118-8.

Review by Joseph Bohling, Portland State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 42

Paul A. Silverstein, Postcolonial France: Race, Islam, and the Future of the Republic. London: Pluto Press, 2018. xiii + 206 pp. Notes, references, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780745337753; $27.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780745337746; $27.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9781786802972.

Review by Melissa K. Byrnes, Southwestern University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 43

Albert Jean Michel Rocca, Œuvres. Mémoires sur la guerre des Français en Espagne (1814). La Campagne de Walcheren (1817). Le Mal du pays (1817-1818, inédit). Ed. Stéphanie Genand. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2017. 294 pp. €32. ISBN 978-2-7453-4742-8.

Review by Thomas Dodman, Columbia University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (March 2019), No. 44

April Reviews

Ronald Schechter, A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 205 pp. Figures, notes, and index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-226-49957-4.

Review by Paul Hanson, Butler University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 45

Mary Lynn Stewart, Gender, Generation, and Journalism in France, 1910-1940. Montreal, London, Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. x + 288 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $44.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0773553231.

Review by Kathryne Adair Corbin, Haverford College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 46

Chris Millington, Fighting for France: Violence in Interwar French Politics. Oxford and New York: Oxford
University Press, 2018. xxxvii + 250 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $64.95 (US) ISBN: (hb) 9780197266274.

Review by Drew Flanagan, Brandeis University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 47

Jonathan Gosnell, Franco-America in the Making: The Creole Nation Within. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. xv + 347 pp. Photographs, illustrations, index. $60.00 (US). ISBN-13: 978-0-8032-8527-9.

Review by Jacques Henry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 48

David A. Bell and Yair Mintzker, eds., Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxix + 287pp. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780190674793.

Review by Henry Heller, University of Manitoba.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 49

Laura Weigert, French Visual Culture and the Making of Medieval Theater. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Xx + 290 pp. $105.00 U.S. (cl). Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. ISBN 9781107040472.

Review by Christina Normore, Northwestern University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 50

Megan Koreman, The Escape Line: How the Ordinary Heroes of Dutch-Paris Resisted the Nazi Occupation of Western Europe. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xiv + 410 pp. Maps, appendices, glossary, timeline, archives consulted, notes, bibliography, and index. $29.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-066227-1.

Review by Shannon L. Fogg, Missouri University of Science and Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 51

Marilyn Brown, The Gamin de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture: Delacroix, Hugo, and the French Social Imaginary. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. xiii + 152 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $155.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-138-23113-9; $27.48 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-315-31596-6.

Review by Suzanne Singletary, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 52

Christy Pichichero, The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017. xi + 301 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781501709296.

Review by Julia Osman, Mississippi State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 53

Nathalie Kremer, Traverser la peinture. Diderot–Baudelaire. Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2018. xii + 240 pp. Bibliography and index. $140.00 U.S. (hb) ISBN 978-04-6793-7; $126.00 U.S. (eb) 978-90-04-36797-5.

Review by Timothy Raser, University of Georgia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 54

Mary Ann Caws, Blaise Pascal: Miracles and Reason. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. Preface by Tom Conley. 196 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. £15.95 (cl.). ISBN 978-1780237213.

Review by John D. Lyons, University of Virginia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 55

Marie-Christine Pioffet, ed., in collaboration with Chenoa Marshall and Stéphanie Girard. Anonymous. Le Nouveau Panurge avec sa navigation en l’Isle Imaginaire. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2017. 364 pp. Chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index. €13.00 (pb). ISBN: 978-2-406-6131-1.

Review by Bruce Hayes, University of Kansas.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 56

Bernard Cousin, Le Regard tourné vers le Ciel. Aix-Marseille Université : Presses universitaires de Provence, 2017. 222 pp. Figures, notes, table, bibliography. €21. ISBN 9-791032-01349.

Review by Christine Gouzi, Sorbonne-Université.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 57

Jennifer Wild, The Parisian Avant-Garde in the Age of Cinema, 1900-1923. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015. xv + 360 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $75.00 (cl). ISBN 9780520279889; $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520279896.

Review by Hannah Lewis, University of Texas at Austin.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 58

Review by Juliet Bellow, American University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 59

Helen Abbott, Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiii + 197 pp. $72.00 U.S. (hb). Figures, tables, bibliography, and index. ISBN 978-0-19-879469-1.

Review by Joseph Acquisto, University of Vermont.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 60

Review by Susan Blood, SUNY Albany.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (April 2019), No. 61

May Reviews

Aude Volpilhac, Le secret de bien lire: lecture et herméneutique de soi en France au XVIIe siècle. Paris : Honoré Champion, 2015. Notes, bibliographie, indexe. 720 pp. €100 (broché). ISBN 9782745329394.

Review by James Helgeson, Barenboim-Said Akademie.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 62

Jennifer Solheim, The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. xii + 181 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78694-082-7.

Review by Claire Launchbury, University of Leeds.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 63

Loïc Figoureux, Henri de Lubac et le Concile Vatican II (1960-1965). Bibliothèque de la Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique 102. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2017. viii + 426 pp. Sources, bibliography, and index. €94 (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-57528-5.

Review by Joseph Flipper, Bellarmine University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 64

Jacques Amblard and Emmanuel Aymès, Micromusique et ludismes régressifs depuis 2000. Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2017. 124 pages. Illustrations, cartes. 7 € (broché). ISBN: 9791032001233.

Review by Edward Campbell, University of Aberdeen.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 65

Laila Amine, Postcolonial Paris: Fictions of Intimacy in the City of Light. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. 241 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $44.95 (hb). ISBN 9780299315801.

Review by Sarah Arens, University of Edinburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 66

Lela Graybill, The Visual Culture of Violence After the French Revolution. Abingdon, U.K. and New York: Routledge, 2016. 197 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $160.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-5019-7.

Review by Howard G. Brown, Binghamton University, State University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 67

Response by Lela Graybill, University of Utah.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 68

Joan Wallach Scott, Sex and Secularism. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2018. xiii + 240 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $27.95 (cl). ISBN 9780691160641.

Review by Laura L. Frader, Northeastern University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 69

Kate Rees, The Journalist in the French Fin-de-siècle Novel: Enfants de la presse. Cambridge: Legenda, 2018. xi + 232 pp. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-781886-51-9.

Review by Juliette M. Rogers, Macalester College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 70

Manus McGrogan, Tout!: Gauchisme, contre-culture et presse alternative dans l’après-Mai 68. Translated from English by Jean-Marie Guerlin. Paris: L’Échappée, 2018. 205 pp. Bibliography, notes, and acknowledgements. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2373090383.

Review by Ron Haas, Texas State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 71

Response by Manus McGrogan, University of Sussex.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 72

Helena Duffy, World War II in Andreï Makine’s Historiographic Metafiction: “No One is Forgotten, Nothing is Forgotten.”. Leiden: Brill Rodopi, 2018. ix + 328 pp. Bibliography and index. $146.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-36231-4; $146.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-90-04-36240-6.

Review by Isabelle Dotan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 73

Sarah Kay, Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. xv + 203 pp. Plates, figures, appendix, notes, and index. $49.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9-78-022643673-9; $10-$49 (eb). ISBN 9-78-022643687-6.

Review by Cary Howie, Cornell University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 74

Celia Britton, Perspectives on Culture and Politics in the French Antilles. Selected Essays 4. Cambridge: Legenda, 2018. x + 149 pp. Bibliography and index. £75, $99, €85 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78188-561-1.

Review by Jason Herbeck, Boise State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 75

Stephanie Posthumus, French ‘Ecocritique’: Reading Contemporary French Theory and Fiction Ecologically. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2017. 264 pp. $61.00 (U.S.) (cl). ISBN 978-1-4875-0145-7.

Review by Pauline Goul, Vassar College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 76

Elizabeth C. Macknight, Aristocratic Families in Republican France, 1870-1940. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. xiv + 252 pp. Figures, notes, appendix, list of archival sources, and index. $30.95 (pb). ISBN 978 1 5261 0680 3.

Review by Carol Harrison, University of South Carolina.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 77

Arnaud Orain, La politique du merveilleux. Une autre histoire du Système de Law (1695-1795). Paris: Fayard, 2018. 397 pp. Figures, notes, and bibliography. €24.00 (cl). ISBN 978-2213705880.

Review by Darryl Dee, Wilfrid Laurier University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 78

Daniel Harkett and Katie Hornstein, eds., Horace Vernet and the Thresholds of Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2017. xviii + 283 pp. Figures, illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $95.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-15126-00414; $40.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-15126-00421.

Review by Michael Marrinan, Stanford University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 79

Martine Reid, George Sand. Translated with a foreword by Gretchen van Slyke. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018. xxi + 258 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $29.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-271-08106-9.

Review by Claire White, University of Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 80

Jean-Baptiste Santamaria, Le secret du prince. Gouverner par le secret. France, Bourgogne (XIIIe-XVe siècle). Ceyzérieu : Champ Vallon, 2018. 338 pp. Bibliography. 25 € (pb). ISBN 979-10-267-0660-1.

Review by Marc Boone, Ghent University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (May 2019), No. 81

June Reviews

Laura K. Morreale and Nicholas L. Paul, eds., The French of Outremer: Communities and Communications in the Crusading Mediterranean. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. viii + 296 pp. Notes, illustrations, and index. $15.00 U.S. (hc). ISBN 9780823278169.

Review by Nicholas Morton, Nottingham Trent University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 82

Benjamin Hoffmann, Posthumous America: Literary Reinventions of America at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Translated by Alan J. Singerman. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018. 244 pp. Notes, bibliography, illustrations, and index. $99.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-271-08007-9; $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-271-08008-6.

Review by Stamos Metzidakis, Washington University in Saint Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 83

Julie S. Kleiva, Intertextualité surréaliste dans la poésie de René Char: apparitions et réapparitions de l’image d’Artine. Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2018. 159 pp. Illustrations and index. €88.00 and $106.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-36877-4; (eb). 978-90-04-36878-1.

Review by Emma Wagstaff, University of Birmingham, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 84

Olivier Poncet, Mazarin l’Italien. Paris: Tallandier, 2018. 288 pp. Chronology, biographical glossary, bibliographic essay, indices, color plates. 21€ (pb) ISBN 979-10-210-3105-0.

Review by Jim Coons, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 85

Ida Grinspan and Bertrand Poirot-Delpech, You’ve Got to Tell Them: A French Girl’s Experience of Auschwitz and After. Translated by Charles B. Potter. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2018. xvi + 178 pp. Timeline, notes, glossary, and selected readings. $22.50 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8071-6980-3.

Review by Katherine Roseau, University of Lynchburg.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 86

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Philippe Met, ed., The Cinema of Louis Malle: Transatlantic Auteur. London and New York: Wallflower Press, 2018. x + 314 pp. Foreword, interview, varia, afterword, filmography, and index. $30.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780231188715.

Review by Armelle Blin-Rolland, Bangor University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 87

Damien Tricoire, La Vierge et le Roi. Politique princière et imaginaire catholique dans l’Europe du XVIIe siècle. Paris: Presses de l’université Paris-Sorbonne, 2017. 453 pp. Figures, bibliography, and index. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84050-969-1.

Review by Matthew Vester, West Virginia University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 88

Una McIlvenna, Scandal and Reputation at the Court of Catherine de Medici. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. x+224 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $140.25 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-2821-9; $28.98 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-3156-0767-2.

Review by Katherine Crawford, Vanderbilt University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 89

Pierre Blanc and Jean-Paul Chagnollaud, L’invention tragique du Moyen-Orient. Paris: Éditions Autrement, 2017. 155 pp. Maps, figures, notes, and bibliography. €18,90 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7467-4477-6.

Review by James Whidden, Acadia University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 90

Christophe Voilliot, Le Département de l’Yonne en 1848. Analyse d’une séquence électorale. Vulainessur-Seine, Seine-et-Marne: Éditions du Croquant, 2017. 238 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, and bibliography. ISBN 9-782365-121170; €20 (pb).

Review by Peter McPhee, University of Melbourne.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 91

Tanquy Pasquiet-Briand, La réception de la Constitution anglaise au XIXe siècle. Une étude du droit politique français. Varenne: Institut Universitaire Varenne, 2017. xv + 958pp. Notes, bibliography, index, abstract, and table of contents. 45€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-37032-144-2.

Review by Michael Drolet, Worcester College, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 92

Louise Nelstrop and Bradley B. Onishi, eds., Mysticism in the French Tradition: Eruptions from France. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. xvii + 295 pp. $135.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-3939-0.

Review by Moshe Sluhovsky, Hebrew University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 93

Shannon L. Fogg, Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi + 197 pp., £66 (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-878712-9.

Review by Gary D. Mole, Bar-Ilan University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 94

Bette W. Oliver, Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun: In Pursuit of Art (1748-1813). Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, and London: Hamilton Books, 2018. 108 pages, $65.00 U.S., ISBN 978-0-7618-7027-2.

Review by Katie Hornstein, Dartmouth College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 95

Jay Winter, War Beyond Words: Languages of Remembrance from the Great War to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xxii + 234 pp. $29.95 U.S. (hb). Figures, illustrations, bibliography, and index. $30.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-521-87323-9.

Review by Susan McCready, University of South Alabama.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 96

Karen E. Spierling, Erik A. de Boer and R. Ward Holder, eds., Emancipating Calvin. Culture and Confessional Identity in Francophone Reformed Communities. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018. xx + 306 pp. €99.00/$119.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-36051-8.

Review by Silke Muylaert, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 97

Kathryn Brown, ed., Perspectives on Degas. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. xiii + 279 pp. 58 b/w illustrations. $165 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-3997-0.

Review by Frances Fowle, University of Edinburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 98

Janick Julienne, Un Irlandais à Paris. John Patrick Leonard, au coeur des relations franco-irlandaises (1814-1889). Oxford: Peter Lang, 2016. xiv + 216 pp. Illustrations (black & white). ISBN 978-1-906165-67-3.

Review by Sylvie Kleinman, Trinity College, Dublin.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 99

Michael Seidman, Transatlantic Antifascisms: From the Spanish Civil War to the End of World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xi, 339 pp. Illustrations. £72.99. ISBN 978-1108417785.

Review by Christopher Bannister, University of Manchester.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 100

Ruth Bush. Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. xi + 224 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, appendices, and index. $120.00 (hb.) ISBN 9781781381953.

Review by Tobias Warner, University of California, Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 101

Review by Kandioura Dramé, University of Virginia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 102

Véronique Machelidon and Patrick Saveau, eds. Reimagining North African Immigration: Identities in Flux in French Literature, Television, and Film. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 272 pp. Notes, references, and index. £80.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 9780719099489.

Review by Mohammed Hirchi, Colorado State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 103

Roland Barthes, Album: Unpublished Correspondence and Texts. Translated by Jody Gladding. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xxxviii + 357 pp. Chronology, notes, and index. $35.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780231179867.

Review by Callie Gardner.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 104

Kelly Ricciardi Colvin, Gender and French Identity after the Second World War, 1944-1954: Engendering Frenchness. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. vii + 247 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $114.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN: 9781350105553; (e-PDF) 9781350031128; (e-book) 9781350031135.

Review by Karen Offen, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 105

Response by Kelly Ricciardi Colvin, Brown University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 106

Alastair Phillips and Ginette Vincendeau, eds., Paris in the Cinema: Beyond the Flâneur. London, BFI Palgrave, 2018. viii + 286pp. £24.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-84457-817-7.

Review by Julia Dobson, University of Sheffield.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 107

Julien Weber, Donner sa langue aux bêtes: Poétique et animalité de Baulelaire à Valéry. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2018. 166 pp. Bibliography, author index, topic index. €22 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-07416-8.

Review by Jennifer Pap, University of Denver.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 108

Dorian Bell, Globalizing Race: Antisemitism and Empire in French and European Culture. Evanston, Il.: Northwestern University Press, 2018. vii + 368 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $99.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8101-3689-2; $39.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-8101-3688-5; $39.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-0-8101-3690-8.

Review by Jonathan Judaken, Rhodes College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 109

Jessica Lynne Pearson, The Colonial Politics of Global Health: France and the United Nations in Postwar Africa. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2018. X + 260 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780674980488.

Review by Perrin Selcer, University of Michigan.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 110

Constance Hoffman Berman, The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women in Medieval France. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. xvi + 345 pp. Maps, tables, figures, appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. $89.95 US (hb). ISBN 978-0-8122-5010-7.

Review by Tanya Stabler Miller, Loyola University Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 111

Mi Gyung Kim, The Imagined Empire. Balloon Enlightenments in Revolutionary Europe. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. xxv + 427 pp. Plates, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $54.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780822944652.

Review by Larry Stewart, University of King’s College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 112

Response by Mi Gyung Kim, North Carolina State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 113

Marine Ganofsky, Night in French Libertine Fiction. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2018. viii + 285 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. £65.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1215-5.

Review by Craig Koslofsky, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 114

Marc Belissa and Yannick Bosc, Le Directoire: La République sans la démocratie. Paris: La fabrique éditions, 2018. 304 pp. Notes, chronology, bibliography, and index. 15€ (pb). ISBN 9782358721646.

Review by Laura Mason, Johns Hopkins University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 115

Olivier Millet and Luigi-Alberto Sanchi, eds., Paris, carrefour culturel autour de 1500. Paris: Presses de l’université Paris-Sorbonne (PUPS), 2016. 324 pp. Illustrations, maps, figures, notes, tables, and index. 25€ (pb). ISBN 979-10-231-0523-0.

Review by Robert J. Hudson, Brigham Young University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 116

Temma Balducci, Gender, Space, and the Gaze in Post-Haussmann Visual Culture: Beyond the Flâneur. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. 236 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. £100.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-4586-5; £36.99 (eb). ISBN: 978-1-315-21385-9.

Review by Allison Deutsch, University College London.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 117

Response by Temma Balducci, Arkansas State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (June 2019), No. 118

July Reviews

Robert Aldrich, Banished Potentates: Dethroning and Exiling Indigenous Monarchs Under British and French Colonial Rule, 1815-1955. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 329 pp. Figures, bibliography, index. £ 66.67 (hb). ISBN 9780719099731.

Review by Berny Sèbe, University of Birmingham.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 119

Linda Steer, Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924-1939. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. x + 180 pp. 23 b/w illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $165.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-4094-3730-7.

Review by Raymond Spiteri, Victoria University of Wellington.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 120

Patricia Touboul, Laurence Devillairs, and Alberto Frigo, eds., Fénelon et Port-Royal. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2017. 220 pp. €31.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-05824-3.

Review by Jotham Parsons, Duquesne University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 121

Laurence Guignard, Antoine Léger l’anthropophage. Une histoire de la cruauté (1824-1903). Grenoble : Jérôme Millon, 2018. 124 pp. 17€. ISBN 978-2-84137-346-8.

Review by Philippe Artières, CNRS/EHESS.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 122

Antoine Compagnon, Les Chiffonniers de Paris. Paris: Gallimard, 2017. 496 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. €32.00 (cl). ISBN 9782072735141.

Review by Sima Godfrey, University of British Columbia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 123

Mary D. Sheriff, Enchanted Islands: Picturing the Allure of Conquest in Eighteenth-Century France. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. xiii + 279 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography and index. $55.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780226483108; $10.00 to $55.00 U.S. (ebook). ISBN: 9780226483245.

Review by Katrina Grant, Australian National University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 124

Isabelle Tremblay, Les Fantômes du roman épistolaire d’Ancien Régime. L’interlocuteur absent dans la fiction monophonique. Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2018. VI + 185 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-36891-0.

Review by Françoise Gevrey, Université de Reims.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 125

Rupert Christiansen, City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris. New York: Basic Books, 2018. vii + 206 pp. Figures, notes, further reading, and index. $25.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781541673397.

Review by Sun-Young Park, George Mason University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 126

Lucien Bély, ed., Habitat et cadre de vie à l’époque moderne. Paris: Presses de l’université Paris-Sorbonne, 2016. 216 pp. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 979-10-231-0515-5.

Review by Jean-François Bédard, Syracuse University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 127

Basile Baudez and Nicholas Olsberg, A Civic Utopia: Architecture and the City in France, 1765-1837. London: Drawing Matter Studies, 2016. 28 pp. Twenty-four fold-out pages, 10 b/w and 36 color illustrations. £20.00 U.K. (pb). ISBN 978-0-9956309-0-1.

Review by Richard Wittman, University of California at Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 128

William Cloonan, Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. xiii + 299 pp. Notes, selected bibliography, and index. $120.00 U.S. (cl) ISBN 978-1-78694-132-9.

Review by J. Gerald Kennedy, Louisiana State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 129

Arlette Jouanna, Montaigne. Paris: Gallimard, 2017. 454 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. €24.50 (pb). ISBN 978-2070147069.

Review by Emma Claussen, New College, Oxford University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 130

Robin Gwynn, The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain. I, Crisis, Renewal, and the Ministers’ Dilemma. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2015. xviii + 458 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $140.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-184519-618-9.

Robin Gwynn, The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain. II, Settlement, Churches, and the Role of London. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2018. xx + 313 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, appendices, and index. $170.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-84519-619-6.

Review by Philippa Woodcock, University of the Highlands and Islands.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 131

Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho, Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street. Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum; and Brussels: Mercatorfonds, 2017; distributed by Yale University Press. 192 pp. 160 color + 25 b/w illus., notes, timeline, map, bibliography. $50 U.S. ISBN: 9780300229134.

Review by Patricia Mainardi, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 132

Cynthia N. Nazarian, Love’s Wounds: Violence and the Politics of Poetry in Early Modern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. xvi + 299 pp. Illustrations. $49.95 (hb). ISBN 1501705229.

Review by Jessie Hock, Vanderbilt University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 133

Franck Collard, Frédérique Lachaud, and Lydwine Scordia, eds., Images, pouvoirs et normes. Exégèse visuelle de la fin du Moyen Âge (XIIIe-XVe siècle). POLEN–Pouvoirs, lettres, normes, 8. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2018. 417 pp. Notes, figures, plates, tables, bibliography, and abstracts. €77.00 (hb). ISBN: 978-2-406-06735-1; €39.00 (pb). ISBN: 978-2-406-06736-8.

Review by Camille Serchuk, Southern Connecticut State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 134

Theresa Varney Kennedy, Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650-1750). London and New York: Routledge, 2018. xii + 201 pp. Figures, chapter endnotes, bibliography, and index. $109.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1472484543.

Review by Ellen Welch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 135

Susannah Crowder, Performing Women: Gender, Self, and Representation in Late Medieval Metz. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xiv + 263 pp. Map, charts, plates, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-5261-0640-7.

Review by Noah D. Guynn, University of California, Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 136

Soazick Kerneis, ed., Une histoire juridique de l’Occident (IIIe-IXe siècle). Le droit et la coutume. Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 2018. xi + 478 pp. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-13-058782-8.

Review by Gregory I. Halfond, Framingham State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 137

Howell A. Lloyd, Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Xiv + 311 pp. Notes, appendix, bibliography, and index. $100 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780198800149.

Review by Tom Hamilton, Durham University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 138

Rachel Stone and Charles West, eds., Hincmar of Rheims: Life and Work. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. xvi + 309 pp. Figures, tables, map, notes, bibliography, index. $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-7190-9140-7; $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-5261-0654-4; $34.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-7849-9189-0.

Review by John J. Contreni, Purdue University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 139

Julia S. Torrie, German Soldiers and the Occupation of France, 1940-1944. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii + 276 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $105.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781108471282.

Review by Bertram M. Gordon, Mills College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 140

Laurence Schmidlin, ed., Enraptured by Color: Printmaking in Late-Nineteenth Century France. Vevey: Musée Jenisch Vevey; Zürich: Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess, 2017. 248 pp. Foreword, color figures, notes, glossary, list of illustrations, and bibliography. $55.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9783858817983.

Review by Anne Leonard, Clark Art Institute.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 141

Jessica M. Dandona, Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Emile Gallé and the Ecole de Nancy. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. xiii + 214 pp. Figures, notes, works cited, and index. $126.00 (cl). ISBN 978-1-4724-6261-9; $49.46 (eb). ISBN 978-1-3151-7611-6.

Review by Peter Clericuzio, University of Edinburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 142

Julin Everett, Le Queer Impérial. Male homoerotic desire in francophone colonial and postcolonial literature. Leiden and Boston: Brill-Rodopi, 2018. vii + 212 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $113.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-36553-7; $113.00 U.S. (eb). 978-90-04-36554-4.

Review by Daniel Maroun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 143

Anton M. Matytsin and Dan Edelstein, eds., Let There Be Enlightenment: The Religious and Mystical Sources of Rationality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 304 pp. Illustrations, bibliographic references, and index. $54.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781421426013.

Review by Chad Denton, Independent Scholar.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 144

Pascale Barthe, French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. xi + 179pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $165.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781472420428; $49.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780367175788; $49.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9781315583228.

Review by Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Tufts University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 145

Sue Peabody, Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. xiv + 344 pp. Maps, figures, notes, and index. $34.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780190233884.

Review by Gregory Mole, University of Memphis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 146

Fabien Conord, La Terre des autres: Le métayage en France depuis 1889. Montrouge: Éditions du Bourg, 2018. 326 pp. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2490650002.

Review by Venus Bivar, Washington University in St. Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 147

Erika Vause, In the Red and in the Black: Debt, Dishonor, and the Law in France between Revolutions. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2018. Ix + 324 pp. Tables, notes. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0813941417.

Review by Thomas E. Brennan, United States Naval Academy.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (July 2019), No. 148

August Reviews

Mita Choudhury and Daniel J Watkins, eds. Belief and Politics in Enlightenment France: Essays in Honor of Dale K. Van Kley. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2019. 382 pp. 5 illustrations. $99.99 (pb). ISBN 9781786941428.

Review by Bryan Banks, Columbus State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 149

Sheilagh Ogilvie, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. xvi + 645 pp. Maps, tables, figures, plates, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95 US (cl). ISBN 978-0-691-13754-4.

Review by Steven A. Epstein, University of Kansas.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 150

Yann Robert, Dramatic Justice. Trial by Theater in the Age of the French Revolution. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. viii + 331 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index.   $79.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-5075-6.

Review by William Doyle, University of Bristol.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 151

Félix Germain and Silyane Larcher, eds., Black French Women and the Struggle for Equality, 1848-2016. Foreword by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. xx + 270 pp. Notes and index. $40.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9781496201270.

Review by Brett A. Berliner, Morgan State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 152

Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide and Bertrand Rondot, Visitors to Versailles: From Louis XIV to the French Revolution. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, University Press, 2018. xvii + 370 pp. Figures, catalogue entries, notes, works in the exhibition, bibliography, and index. $65.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-58839-622-8.

Review by Elizabeth Rodini, American Academy in Rome.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 153

Robert Zaretsky, Catherine & Diderot: The Empress, the Philosopher, and the Fate of the Enlightenment. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 272 pp. Notes, acknowledgements, and index. $27.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-674-73790-7.

Review by Mary McAlpin, University of Tennessee.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 154

Jean-Joseph Surin, Into the Dark Night and Back: The Mystical Writings of Jean-Joseph Surin, ed. Moshe Sluhovsky, trans. Patricia M. Ranum. Jesuit Studies 19. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2019. viii, 550 pp. Bibliography and index. €175.00 EUR / $210.00 USD (hardback). ISBN 9789004387652.

Review by Jan Machielsen, Cardiff University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 155

Hannah Lewis, French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. xii + 245 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, filmography, index. $35.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780190635985.

Review by Eric Smoodin, University of California, Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 156

Vivienne Larminie, ed., Huguenot Networks, 1560-1780: The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. 233 pp. £88.00/$124.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-138-63606-4.

Review by Silke Muylaert, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 157

Marcus Waithe and Claire White, eds., The Labour of Literature in Britain and France, 1830-1910: Authorial Work Ethics. London: Palgrave-Macmillan/Springer Nature (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture), 2018. xv + 268 pp. Index. € 89.99 (hb). ISBN 978-1-137-55252-5; € 74.96 (eBook). 978-1-137-55253-2.

Review by Martyn Lyons, University of New South Wales (Sydney).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 158

Thomas Crow, Restoration: The Fall of Napoleon in the Course of European Art, 1812-1820. Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2018. The A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Bollingen Series XXXV: Vol. 64. 208 pp. Notes, figures (160 color + 12 b/w). $39.95 U.S. / £30.00 (hb). ISBN 9780691181646.

Review by Andrei Pop, University of Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 159

Mack P. Holt, The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France: Religion and Popular Culture in Burgundy, 1477-1630. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvi + 352 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. (cl). ISBN 978-1-108-47188-6.

Review by James R. Farr, Purdue University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 160

Nico Wouters, Mayoral Collaboration under Nazi Occupation in Belgium, the Netherlands, and France, 1938-46. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xii + 350 pp. $119.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-32840-9; $119.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-3-319-81381-3.

Review by Keith Rathbone, Macquarie University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 161

Olivier Faure, Aux marges de la médecine. Santé et souci de soi. France XIXe siècle. Aix-en-Provence: Presses universitaires de Provence, Collection “Corps et âmes,” 2015. 366 pp. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 979-10-320-0031-1.

Review by Daniela S. Barberis, Shimer Great Books School, North Central College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 162

Robert Launay, Savages, Romans and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2018. 258 pp. $ U.S. 97.50 ISBN 9780-226-57525-4 (cl). $ U.S. 32.50 ISPB 978-0-226-57539-1 (pb). $ U.S. 10-32.50 ISBN 978-226-57542-1 (e).

Review by Daniel R. Brunstetter, University of California, Irvine.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 163

Hollis Clayson and André Dombrowski, eds. Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century? Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900. London: Routledge, 2016. 67 B/W illustrations. Bibliography and index. xviii + 306 pp. $165 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781472460141.

Review by Masha Belenky, The George Washington University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 164

R. J. Arnold, Grétry’s Operas and the French Public: From the Old Regime to the Restoration. (Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera). Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2016. xi + 232 pp. Series editor’s preface, figures, tables, bibliography, and index. $132.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-3850-8. $52.16 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-4724-3851-5.

Review by Annelies Andries, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 165

Laura Anne Kalba, Color in the Age of Impressionism: Commerce, Technology, and Art. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017, xvii + 266 pp. List of illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $84.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-271-07700-0.

Review by Jeanne Morgan Zarucchi, University of Missouri–St. Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 166

Oded Rabinovitch, The Perraults: A Family of Letters in Early Modern France. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2018. xvi + 233pp. Tables, figures, charts, notes, bibliography and index. $57.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781501729423.

Review by Malcolm Greenshields, University of Lethbridge.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 167

Faith E. Beasley, Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal: François Bernier, Marguerite de la Sablière, and Enlightening Conversations in Seventeenth-Century France. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. xiii + 349 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-4875- 0284-3.

Review by Susan Mokhberi, Rutgers University at Camden.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (August 2019), No. 168

September Reviews

Martin Kitchen, The Dominici Affair: Murder and Mystery in Provence (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2017). xix + 322 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $34.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781612349459.

Review by Aaron Freundschuh, The City University of New York, Queens College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 169

Lucie Galano et Lucie Laumonier, éds., Montpellier au Moyen-Âge. Bilan et approches nouvelles. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. 258 pp. Illustrations (color & black and white), tables. €85.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-56852-2.

Compte-rendu par Vincent Challet, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier-III.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 170

Jean-Paul Montagnier, The Polyphonic Mass in France, 1600-1780: The Evidence of the Printed Choirbooks. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xxv + 331pp. Figures, tables, musical examples, bibliography and index. £78.99 U.K. (hb). ISBN 9781107177741.

Review by Peter Leech, Cardiff University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 171

Steven G. Reinhardt, Violence and Honor in Prerevolutionary Périgord. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2018. xii + 330pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, and index. $125.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1580465830; $24.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1787441774.

Review by Jill Maciak Walshaw, University of Victoria.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 172

Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands, eds., The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c. 1682-1715. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. xviii + 224 pp. Maps, figures, notes, and index. £120,00 (hb). ISBN: 978- 1472475008.

Compte-rendu par Vincent Meyzie, Université Paris Nanterre.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 173

Yuri Cerqueira dos Anjos, Marcel Proust et la presse de la Belle Époque. Paris: Champion, 2018. 343 pp. Tables, illustrations, bibliography, and indexes. €52.15 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7453-4912-5.

Review by Christine M. Cano, Case Western Reserve University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 174

Danielle A. E. Park, Papal Protection and the Crusader: Flanders, Champagne and the Kingdom of France, 1095-1222. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell, 2018. x, 244 pp. $99.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1- 78327-222-8.

Review by Anne E. Lester, Johns Hopkins University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 175

Louise Hardwick, Joseph Zobel: Négritude and the Novel. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. ix + 275 pp. £80.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78694-073-5.

Review by Martin Munro, Florida State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 176

James E. Connolly, The Experience of Occupation in The Nord, 1914-1918. Living With the Enemy in First World War France. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press, 2018. 333pp. Map, photos, tables, notes, bibliography, index. £80.00. ISBN 978-1-5261-1780-9.

Review by Nicole Dombrowski Risser, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 177

Egbert Türk, Arnoul de Lisieux: Lettres d’un Évêque de Cour dans l’embarras. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2018. vi + 559 pp. Notes, bibliography, and Index. €70 (pb). ISBN 9782503551135.

Review by Stephen Church, University of East Anglia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 178

Josep M. Fradera, The Imperial Nation: Citizens and Subjects in the British, French, Spanish, and American Empires. Translated by Ruth MacKay. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. ix + 416 pp. Notes and index. $39.50 U.S. ISBN 9780691167459.

Review by Pernille Røge, University of Pittsburgh
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 179

Mark Curran, The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe I: Selling Enlightenment. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. 231 pp. Illustrations, maps, charts. £110.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN: 9781441178909; Simon Burrows, The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe II: Enlightenment Bestsellers. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. xvi + 254 pp. Illustrations, maps, charts. £110.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN: 9781441126016.

Review by Geoffrey Turnosvky, University of Washington.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 180

John Merriman, History on the Margins: People and Places in the Emergence of Modern France. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. lix + 173 pp. Notes and Bibliographical Notes. $30.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780803295896.

Review by Jill Harsin, Colgate University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 181

Érik Leborgne. L’humour noir des Lumières. Paris : Classiques Garnier, 2018. 360 pp. Bibliographie et index. €39.00. ISBN 978-2-406-05848-9.

Compte-rendu par Benoît Melançon, Université de Montréal.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 182

Colin Jones, Versailles. New York: Basic Books, 2018. vi+224 pp. Illustrations, appendices, further reading, notes, and index. $25.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781541673380.

Review by Chandra Mukerji, University of California, San Diego.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 183

Marcel Streng, Subsistenzpolitik im Übergang. Die kommunale Ordnung des Brot- und Fleischmarktes in Frankreich 1846-1914. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017. 385 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $88.00 U.S. (cl.). ISBN 9783525370452.

Review by Martin Bruegel, INRA-CMH (CNRS/EHESS/ENS).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 184

David O’Brien. Exiled in Modernity: Delacroix, Civilization, and Barbarism. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018. xiv + 226 pp. Illustrations (chiefly color), plan, chart, appendix, notes, bibliography, and index. $89.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 9780271078595.

Review by Heather Belnap, Brigham Young University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 185

Gerhard Poppenberg, The Antinomy of the Law: The Myth of Orestes in Antiquity and Modernity, trans. Mark Hewson. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. 109 pp. Bibliography. €28.00 (cl). ISBN 978-3-8253-6911-8; (eb). ISBN 978-3-8253-7819-6.

Review by Jonathan Strauss, Miami University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 186

Angela Daiana Langone. Molière et le théâtre arabe. Réception moliéresque et identités nationales arabes. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016. 332 pp. Bibliography, index, and appendices. $85.43 (hc). ISBN 978-3- 11-044234-2.

Review by Noël Peacock, University of Glasgow.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 187

Jennifer Tamas, Le Silence trahi.  Racine ou la déclaration tragique. Collection Travaux du Grand Siècle no. 47. Geneva: Librairie Droz S.A., 2018. 261 pp. Bibliography, indices (proper names, plays, and characters in Racine, plays other than by Racine), table of contents. €41.15 (pb). ISBN 978-2-600-05870-4; €39.21 (pdf). ISBN PDF: 978-2-600-15870.

Review by Juliette Cherbuliez, University of Minnesota.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 188

Alison Carrol, The Return of Alsace to France 1918-1939. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. v + 209 pp. Maps, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $79.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780198803911.

Review by Devlin M. Scofield, Northwest Missouri State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (September 2019), No. 189

October Reviews

Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft and Kunsthaus Zürich, eds., Praised and Ridiculed: French Painting, 1820-1880. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2017. 248 pp. Foreword, introduction, essays, exhibition catalogue, appendices, notes, bibliography, list of works exhibited. $49.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-3-7774-2946-5.

Review by Benjamin Harvey, Mississippi State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 190

Natalia Wawrzyniak, Lamentation et polémique au temps des guerres de Religion. Bibiothèque d’histoire de la Renaissance 12. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2017. 279 pp. Bibliography, index nominum, index rerum. €73.00 (hb). ISBN 978-2-406-06014-7; €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-06013-0.

Review by Andrea Frisch, University of Maryland, College Park/Leibniz Universität Hannover.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 191

Sarah Lees and Richard R. Brettell, Innovative Impressions: Prints by Cassatt, Degas, and Pissarro. Tulsa, Okla.: Philbrook Museum of Art, 2018. xiii + 130 pp. Figures, plates, catalogue, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95 (hb). ISBN 978-3-7774-2978-6.

Review by Britany Salsbury, Cleveland Museum of Art.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 192

Kriston R. Rennie, Freedom and Protection: Monastic Exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. xi + 243 pp. Map, notes, bibliography, and index. $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781526127723.

Review by Richard Allen, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 193

Pascal Jacob, The Circus: A Visual History. Preface by Marius Kwint. Translated by Augusta Dörr. London and New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018. 240 pp. Illustrations, glossary, and select bibliography. $40.00 (hb). ISBN 9781350043107.

Review by Kimberly Musial Datchuk, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 194

Catherine E. Clark, Paris and the Cliché of History: The City and Photographs, 1860-1970. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xi + 310 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $74.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780190681647; $72.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9780190681659.

Review by Laurie Dahlberg, Bard College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 195

Review by H. Hazel Hahn, Seattle University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 196

Jillian Lerner, Graphic Culture: Illustration and Artistic Enterprise in Paris, 1830-1848. Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. x + 254 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography and  index. $49.95 CAD & USD (pb). ISBN: 978-0-7735-5455-9.

Review by Elizabeth K. Mix, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 197

Benjamin Pohl and Laura L. Gathagan, eds., A Companion to the Abbey of Le Bec in the Central Middle Ages (11th-13th Centuries). Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018. xv + 408 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $197.00 U.S. (hb) ISBN 978-9004-34993-3; $197.00 U.S. (eb) ISBN 978-9004-35190-5.

Review by Toivo J. Holopainen, University of Helsinki.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 198

Jana Wijnsouw. National Identity and Nineteenth-Century Franco-Belgian Sculpture. New York:  Routledge, 2018. x + 282 pp. Series: Routledge Research in Art History. 65 b/w illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $155 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781138712515; $49.46 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9781315200132.

Review by Emily C. Burns, Auburn University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 199

Gustave de Beaumont and Alexis de Tocqueville, On the Penitentiary System in the United States and its Application to France: The Complete Text. Translated by Emily Katherine Ferkaluk. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. vii + 343 pp. Appendices, index, and table of contents. $34.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-3-030-09993-0.

Review by Michael Drolet, Worcester College, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 200

Heidi Brevik-Zender, ed., Fashion, Modernity, and Materiality in France from Rousseau to Art Deco. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2018. ix + 215 pp. Contributors and index. $90.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-4384-7235-5; $44.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-4384-7234-8.

Review by Sima Godfrey, University of British Columbia.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 201

Lindsey Dodd and David Lees, eds. Vichy France and Everyday Life: Confronting the Challenges of Wartime, 1939-1945. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. ix+253 pp. Select bibliography. $114.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-3500-1159-5.

Review by Valerie Deacon, NYU Shanghai.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 202

Michel Biard and Claire Maingon, La souffrance et la gloire: Le culte du martyre de la Révolution à Verdun. Paris: Vendémiaire, 2018. 209 pp. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-36358-311-6.

Review by Joseph Clarke, Trinity College Dublin.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 203

Helena Taylor, The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xi + 195 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-879677-0.

Review by Kathleen A. Loysen, Montclair State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 204

Marcel Dorigny and Bernard Gainot, eds., La colonisation nouvelle (fin XVIIIe-début XIXe siècles). Paris: Editions SPM, 2018. 205 pp. Map, figures, and index. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-917232-86-6.

Compte-rendu par Jean-François Brière, University at Albany-SUNY.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 205

Emmanuelle Brugerolles, ed. Georges Focus: La folie d’un peintre de Louis XIV. Exh. Cat. Palais des Beaux-Arts, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 13 October 2018–6 January 2019. Paris: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, 2018. 447 pages. French. €49.00.

Review by Robert Wellington, Australian National University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 206

Nimisha Barton and Richard S. Hopkins, eds., Practiced Citizenship: Women, Gender, and the State in Modern France. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. xv + 295 pp. 6 illustrations, notes, and index. $35.00 U.S.; $52.50 Canadian; £26.99 UK. ISBN-13: 978-1-4962-0666-4.

Review by Susan Foley, University of Melbourne.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 207

Thomas Kren with Jill Burke and Stephen J. Campbell, eds., The Renaissance Nude. Exhibition catalog (30 October, 2018 – 27 January, 2019, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; 2 March – 2 June, 2019, Royal Academy of Arts, London). Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018. $65.00 (cl.). 432 pp. ISBN 978-1606065846.

Review by Jennifer Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 208

Frédérique Lemerle, Le voyage architectural en France (XVe-XVIIe siècles): Antiquité et Modernité. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2018. 287 pp. 29 b/w ill., 8 color ill., bibliography, and index. €35.00. (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-58128-6.

Review by Jason Nguyen, Getty Research Institute.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 209

Beya Dhraïef, Eric Négrel, Jennifer Ruimi, eds., Théâtre et charlatans dans l’Europe moderne. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2018. 368 pp. Tables, illustrations, bibliography, and index. €29.50 (pb). ISBN 978-2-87854-996-6.

Review by Clare Siviter, University of Bristol, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 210

Serge Maury, Une secte janséniste convulsionnaire sous la Révolution française: Les Fareinistes (1783-1805). Paris: Éditions L’Harmattan, 2019. 482pp. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2343143248.

Review by Joseph F. Byrnes, Oklahoma State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 211

Bertram M. Gordon, War Tourism: Second World War France from Defeat and Occupation to the Creation of Heritage. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2018. x + 307 pp. Figures, notes, and index. $42.95 U.S. (hb). $20.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-5017-1587-7.

Review by Kirrily Freeman, Saint Mary’s University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 212

Stéphanie Gonçalves, Danser pendant la guerre froide: 1945-1968. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2018. 261 pp. Figures, bibliography, and index. 24€ (pb.) ISBN 978-2-7535-7486-1.

Review by Olivia Sabee, Swarthmore College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 213

Robert Gildea, Empires of the Mind: The Colonial Past and the Politics of the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. viii + 358 pp. Illustrations. $ 24.95. ISBN 978-1107159587.

Review by Alice Conklin, Ohio State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 214

Marine Ganofsky and Jean-Alexandre Perras, eds., Le Siècle de la légèreté. Émergences d’un paradigme du dix-huitième siècle français. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2019. xiv + 322 pp. Illustrations, summaries, bibliography, and index. $99.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-78694-195-4.

Review by Servanne Woodward, University of Western Ontario.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 215

Luc-André Brunet, Forging Europe: Industrial Organisation in France, 1940-1952. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xii + 296 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $109.99 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-349-95197-0; $109.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-349-95758-3; $84.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-349-95198-7.

Review by Michael B. Miller, University of Miami.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (October 2019), No. 216

November Reviews

Stewart McCain. The Language Question under Napoleon. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography and index. Xv + 307 pp. $109.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 978-3-319-54935-4.

Review by by Paul Cohen, University of Toronto.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 217

Response by Stewart McCain, St. Mary’s University, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 218

Anne Brogini, Une Noblesse en Méditerranée: Le couvent des Hospitaliers dans la première modernité. Aix-en Provence: Presses universitaires de Provence, 2017. 353 pp. Notes, illustrations, bibliographie, et annexe. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9791032000946..

Review by Brian Sandberg, Northern Illinois University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 219

Adrian Armstrong and Elsa Strietman, eds, The Multilingual Muse. Transcultural Poetics in the Burgundian Netherlands. Cambridge: Legenda, 2017. xi + 190 p. £75.00; $99.00; €85.00. ISBN: 978-1-781885-49-9.

Compte-rendu par Jonathan Dumont, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Vienne, Autriche).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 220

Sven Externbrink and Charles-Édouard Levillain, eds. Penser l’après Louis XIV. Histoire, mémoire, représentation (1715-2015). Honoré Champion: Paris, 2018. 324 pp.  Index and notes. €48.00 (pb). ISBN: 978-2-7453-4806-7.

Review by Peter R. Campbell, Bogazici University, Istanbul.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 221

Dale K. Van Kley, Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2018, xii + 370 pp. Notes and index. $38.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-30022846-5.

Review by by Girolamo Imbruglia, University of Naples “L’Orientale.”
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 222

Response by Dale Van Kley, The Ohio State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 223

Joseph Déjacque, À bas les chefs ! : Écrits libertaires (1847-1863). Présentés par Thomas Bouchet. Paris : La Fabrique Éditions, 2016. 336 pp. Notes, chronologie, sources et bibliographie. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9782358720779.

Compte-rendu par Loïc Rignol, Université de Franche-Comté.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 224

Hervé Le Bras, L’Age des Migrations. Paris: Autrement, 2017. Figures, infographs and bibliography. 151 pp. €17.90 (pb). ISBN 9782746744639.

Review by Roger Waldinger, University of California, Los Angeles.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 225

Michel Bourdeau, Mary Pickering, Warren Schmaus, eds. Love, Order, and Progress: The Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Auguste Comte. Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. xiv + 402 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (hc.). ISBN 9780822945222.

Review by Jean Terrier, University of Basel/UniDistance, Switzerland.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 226

Seth Whidden, Arthur Rimbaud. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 204 pp. Notes and bibliography. £11.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-78023-980-4.

Review by Caroline Ardrey, The University of Birmingham.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 227

Dorothea Heitsch, Writing as Medication in Early Modern France: Literary Consciousness and Medical Culture. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2017. vi+261 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. €48.00 (hc). ISBN 9783825367145.

Review by by Caroline Petit, University of Warwick.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 228

Alexander Roose. La Curiosité de Montaigne.Regardez dans vous, reconnoissez vous, tenez vous à vous.” Paris: Honoré Champion, 2015. 192 pp. Bibliography and index. $63.80 U.S. (pb.) ISBN 978-2745327413.

Review by Marc-André Wiesemann, Skidmore College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 229

David A. Bell, Napoleon: A Very Short Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. xx + 160 pp. Maps, images, notes, bibliography, and index. $8.96 U.S. (pb). ISBN: 978-0199321667.

Review by Donald M. G. Sutherland, University of Maryland.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 230

Jacques Santrot, Les doubles funérailles d’Anne de Bretagne. Le corps et le cœur (janvier-mars 1514). Geneva: Librairie Droz (Travaux d’Humanisme et Renaissance N° DLXXII), 2017. 728 pp. 79 figures and indexes. $74.40 U.S. (pb). ISBN: 978-2-600-04749-4. $59.52 U.S. (eb) ISBN: 978-2-600-14749-1. $89.28 (pb+eb) ISBN: 978-2-600-24749-8

Review by Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier, The American University of Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 231

Christopher M. Parsons, A Not-So-New World: Empire and Environment in French Colonial North America. Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 264 pp. $45.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780812250589.

Review by José Beltrán, École normale supérieure, Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 232

Susan Pickford, Le Voyage excentrique. Jeux textuels et paratextuels dans l’anti-récit de voyage, 1760-1850. Lyon : ENS Éditions / Institut d’histoire du livre, coll. « Métamorphoses du livre », 2018.  262 pp. Illustrations, tableaux, bibliographie, et index. €28.00 (broché). ISBN 979-10-362-0002-1.

Compte-rendu par Daniel Sangsue, Université de Neuchâtel.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 233

Ludivine Broch, Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust: French Railwaymen and the Second World War. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xx + 280 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $110.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-107-03956-8.

Review by Donald Reid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 234

J. B. Shank, Before Voltaire, The French Origins of “Newtonian” Mechanics, 1680-1715. University of Chicago Press, 2018. 445 pp. 9 halftones, 2 line drawings. $55.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780226509297.

Compte-rendu par Véronique Le Ru, l’Université de Reims.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 235

Please see the continued discussion that occurred on H-France.

Katherine S. Maynard, Reveries of Community: French Epic in the Age of Henri IV, 1572-1616. Series: Rethinking the Early Modern. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 2018. x + 183 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $99.95 (cl). ISBN 9780810135840; $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780810135833.

Review by Jean Braybrook, Birkbeck College, University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 236

Sandra Salin, Women and Trade Unions in France: The Tobacco and Hat Industries, 1890-1914 Brussels: Peter Lang, 2014. 400 pp. 6 b/w fig., 42 tables. €70.95 (pb). ISBN: 978-3-0353-9877-9.

Compte-rendu par Laure Machu, Université de Paris Nanterre, IDHES.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 237

Larry Wolff, The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016. xii + 490 pp. Acknowledgements, introduction, figures, notes, index. $30.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-5036-0823-8.

Review by Alessandra Palidda, Oxford Brookes University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 238

Roger Pensom, Accent, Rhythm and Meaning in French Verse. Oxford: Legenda, 2018. 169 pp. £75.00. (hb). ISBN 978-1-78188-697-7.

Review by David Evans, University of St Andrews.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 239

Jessica Goodman, Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx + 227 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. £65.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 9780198796626.

Compte-rendu par par Isabelle Ligier-Degauque, Université de Nantes.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 240

Review by Jeffrey M. Leichman, Louisiana State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 241

Amos Reichman, Jacques Schiffrin: A Publisher in Exile, from Pléiade to Pantheon. Foreword by Robert O. Paxton. Translated by Sandra Smith. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. xvii + 220 pp. Photographs, notes, bibliography, and index. $30.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-231-18958-3.

Review by William Cloonan, Florida State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 242

Ari J. Blatt and Edward Welch, eds., France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2019. ix + 221 pp. Notes. £85.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 978-1-786-94178-7.

Review by Kory Olson, Stockton University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 243

Audrey Mallet, Vichy contre Vichy. Une capitale sans mémoire. Paris: Belin, 2019. 297 pp. 24.00€. (pb). ISBN 979-2-410-00961-3.

Review by Richard J. Golsan, Texas A&M University, College Station.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 244

Anne Leonard, ed., Theme and Variations: The Multiple Sorceries of Félix Buhot. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2018. 60 pp. Full color illustrations. $15.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-935573-59-6.

Review by Whitney Kruckenberg, Northern Virginia Community College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 245

Anna Russakoff, Imagining the Miraculous: Miraculous Images of the Virgin Mary in French Illuminated Manuscripts, ca. 1250-1450. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2019. xvii + 194 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $95.00 U.S (cl). ISBN 978-0-88844-215-4.

Review by Elizabeth Woodward, Bates College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 246

Adrian P. Tudor, trans., The Knight and the Barrel [Le Chevalier au barisel]. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2019. 155 pp. Notes, glossary, bibliography, and index. £80.00 (hb). ISBN 9780719097881.

Review by Geri L. Smith, University of Central Florida.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 247

James Leo Cahill, Zoological Surrealism: The Nonhuman Cinema of Jean Painlevé. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 395 pp. Figures, notes, and index. $112.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-5179-0215-5; $28.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-5179-0216-2.

Review by Adam Lowenstein, University of Pittsburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 248

Michael Locke McLendon, The Psychology of Inequality: Rousseau’s Amour-Propre. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 213 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $69.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0812250763.

Review by Jason Neidleman, University of La Verne.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 249

Eugène Delacroix, Journey to the Maghreb and Andalusia, 1832. The Travel Notebooks and Other Writings. Translated by Michèle Hannoosh. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019. xiv + 200 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography and index. $34.95 US (pb). ISBN: 978-0-271-08334-6.

Review by Thomas Dodman, Columbia University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 250

Jean-Numa Ducange, The French Revolution and Social Democracy. The Transmission of History and its Political Uses in Germany and Austria, 1889-1934. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2019. 356pp. $185.00 (cl). ISBN 978-9004384798.

Review by Jonathan Kwan, University of Nottingham.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 251

Mary Noonan and Joëlle Pagès-Pindon, Marguerite Duras: Un théâtre de voix / A Theatre of Voices. Leiden and Boston: Brill-Rodopi, 2018. xviii + 224 pp. Index. $252.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-36096-9; $119.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-90-04-36874-3.

Review by Anne Brancky, Vassar College.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 252

Jacques Cantier, Lire sous l’Occupation: Livres, lecteurs, lectures 1939-1944. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2019. 381 pp. Notes, sources, bibliography, and index. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-271-09332-5.

Review by Michael Holland, St Hugh’s College, Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 253

Elizabeth A. Foster, African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 384pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $45.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0674987661.

Review by Charlotte Walker-Said, City University of New York—John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 254

Jean-Claude Barbier, La République jusqu’à la mort. Alfred Golliard, préfet, résistant, déporté. Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2019. 435 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. €29.00. ISBN 978-2-84867-651-7.

Compte-rendu par Laurent Douzou, Sciences Po Lyon.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 255

Hubert Bonin et Bertrand Blancheton, Crises et batailles boursières en France aux XXe et XXIe siècles. Genève : Droz, 2017. 484 p. dont index. ISBN 978-2-600-05788-2.

Compte-rendu par Jean-Luc Mastin, Université de Paris 8.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 256

Matthew S. Stanard, The Leopard, the Lion and the Cock: Colonial Memories and Monuments in Belgium. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2019. 350 pp. $79.00 (pb). ISBN 9462701792.

Compte-rendu par Sarah Demart, Université Saint-Louis, Bruxelles.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 257

December Reviews

Kimberley A. Francis, ed., Nadia Boulanger and the Stravinskys. A Selected Correspondence. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2018. 327 pages. Index. $90.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-58046-596-0.

Compte-rendu Valérie Dufour, Université libre de Bruxelles.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 258

Arnaud Despax, Totalité et poésie au XXe siècle. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2018. 482 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. 71.10€. (pb). ISBN 9782745347107.

Review by Michael G. Kelly, University of Limerick.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 259

Romane Fostier. Marguerite Duras. Paris : Gallimard, collection Folio biographies (n° 146), 2018. 304 pages + dossier photographique de 8 pages. Repères chronologiques et références bibliographiques (œuvres de Marguerite Duras et biographies). 9,40€. ISBN : 9782072694073.

Compte-rendu par Catherine Rodgers, Swansea University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 260

Stephen W. Sawyer, Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. ix + 233pp. Notes and index. $45 U.S. (cl). ISBN 13: 978-0-226-54446-5; $10 to $45 U.S. (eb) ISBN 13: 978-0-226- 54463-2.

Review by Robert Tombs, St. John’s College, Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 261

Roger Price, The Church and the State in France (1789-1870). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xiii + 341 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $119.99 U.S. (hc). ISBN 9783319632681.

Compte-rendu par Bruno Dumons, Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 262

Linda Paterson. Singing the Crusades: French and Occitan Lyric Responses to the Crusading Movements, 1137-1336. Cambridge, U.K.: D. S. Brewer, 2018. xviii + 332 pp. Maps, illustrations, appendices, and bibliography. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-84384-482-2.

Review by Dan O’Sullivan, University of Mississippi.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 263

Xavier Lafrance and Charles Post, eds., Case Studies in the Origins of Capitalism. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 355 pp. $119.99 (hb, pb). ISBN 978-3030070786.

Review by George Comninel, York University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 264

Scipion Dupleix, Liberté de la langue françoise dans sa pureté, ed. Douglas Kibbee and Marcus Keller. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2018. 634 pp. Critical introduction, notes, bibliography, and index. 67,00 € (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-07130-3.

Review by Matthew Lauzon, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 265

Rick Fantasia, French Gastronomy and the Magic of Americanism. Philadelphia and Rome: Temple University Press, 2019. xviii + 221. Tables, figures, images, notes, and index. $104.50 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1439912294; $39.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1439912300.

Review by Benjamin Poole, Texas Tech University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 266

Jonas Hock, Bekenntnis und Ambiguität: Pierre Klossowskis Frühwerk. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. 213 pp. Notes and bibliography. 39.00€. (hb). ISBN 9783825368784.

Review by Leslie Hill, University of Warwick.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 267

Rachel Moore, Performing Propaganda: Musical Life and Culture in Paris During the First World War. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2018. x + 256 pp. Illustrations, tables, bibliography, and index. £60.00. (hb). ISBN 978-1-78327-188-7; £19.99. (eb). ISBN 978-1-78744-223-8.

Review by Lola San Martín Arbide, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS).
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 268

Catherine Kautsky, Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 254 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $40.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781442269828.

Gurminder Kaur Bhogal, Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 166 pp. Notes, illustrations, bibliography, and index. $74.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780190696061.

Review by David Code, University of Glasgow.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 269

Response by Catherine Kautsky, Lawrence University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 270

Robert L. J. Shaw, The Celestine Monks of France, c. 1350-1450. Observant Reform in an Age of Schism, Council, and War. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018. 294 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, and index. $106.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-9462986787.

Review by James D. Mixson, University of Alabama.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 271

Trivellato, Francesca. The Promise and Peril of Credit. What a forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance tells us about the making of European Commercial Society. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2019. 405 pp. Maps, figures, appendixes, notes, and index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780691178592.

Compte-rendu par Arnaud Orain, Université Paris 8 Saint-Denis.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 272

Howard G. Brown, Mass Violence and the Self: From the French Wars of Religion to the Paris Commune. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. xii + 283 pp. $50.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781501730610.

Compte-rendu par Sophie Wahnich, CNRS, Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 273

Marco Grosoli, Eric Rohmer’s Film Theory (1948-1953): From “École Schérer” to “Politique des auteurs.” Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018. 302 pp. 40.95€. (pb). Notes, bibliography, and index. ISBN 9789462985803.

Review by Leah Vonderheide, Oberlin College & Conservatory.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 274

Guillaume Teasdale, Fruits of Perseverance: The French Presence in the Detroit River Region, 1701-1815. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. xiv + 220 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $110 CDN (cl). ISBN 9780773555006; $29.95 CDN. (pb). ISBN 9780773555013.

Review by Lawrence B. A. Hatter, Washington State University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 275

Sam Ferguson, Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvii + 245 pp. Tables, figures, bibliography and index. $88.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780198814535.

Review by Sylvie Lannegrand, NUI Galway, Ireland.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 276

Diana Holmes, Middlebrow Matters: Women’s Reading and the Literary Canon in France since the Belle Époque. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. 244 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-78694-156-5.

Review by Rachel Mesch, Yeshiva University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 277

Response by Diana Holmes, University of Leeds.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (November 2019), No. 278

Allan H. Pasco, Balzac, Literary Sociologist. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ix + 290 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. 25.99€. (pb). ISBN 978-3-319-39332-2; 20.22€. (eb). ISBN 978-3-319-39333-9.

Review by Michael Tilby, Selwyn College, Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 279

Orest Ranum, Les Bienfaits, la Gratitude et l’Action politique: une analyse du don et du pouvoir dans le Testament politique de Richelieu. Paris: Librairie Pages d’histoire, 2018. 135 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. €60.00 (cl). ISBN 0-9660997-4-5.

Review by Jonathan Dewald, State University of New York at Buffalo.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 280

Annelle Curulla, Gender and Religious Life in French Revolutionary Drama. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. xii + 203 pp. Bibliography and index. $99.99 (pb). ISBN 9781786941404.

Review by Yann Robert, University of Illinois, Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 281

Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel, Nicolas de Bremond d’Ars & André Grelon, L’Entreprise et l’Évangile. Une histoire des patrons chrétiens. Paris : Les Presses de Sciences Po, 2018. 352 pp. 26€ ISBN 978-2-7246-2230-0.

Review by Hubert Bonin, Sciences Po Bordeaux & Gertha-Bordeaux Université.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 282

Thomas A. Donlan, The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant French Catholicism. St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture. St Andrews: Centre for French History and Culture of the University of St Andrews, 2018. iv + 144 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. Open Access. $0.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-907548-17-8. http://cfhc.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/publications.

Review by Linda Lierheimer, Hawaii Pacific University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 283

Rita Chin, The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History. Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press, 2017. xiv + 363 pp. $35.00 (hb). ISBN 978-0-691-16426-7.

Review by Jeremy D. Popkin, University of Kentucky.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 284

Merrick, Jeffrey, ed. Sodomites, Pederasts, and Tribades in Eighteenth-Century France: A Documentary History. University Park: Penn State Press, 2019. Xvii + 251 pp. Glossary, Map, Notes. $90 U.S. (hb.). ISBN 978-0-271-08335-3.

Review by Andrew Israel Ross, Loyola University Maryland.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 285

Anca I. Lasc, Interior Decorating in Nineteenth-Century France: The Visual Culture of a New Profession.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018.  xviii + 267 pp.  Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index.  28 colored plates.  $120.00. (hb) ISBN: 978-1-5261-1340-5.

Review by Emily Davis Winthrop, Virginia Commonwealth University.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 286

Review by Heidi Brevik-Zender, University of California, Riverside.
H-France Review Vol. 19 (December 2019), No. 287