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