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Volume 14 • Number 1

February 2017

Editor's Message

FORUM: New Biographies in World History

Guest Editor, Andrea Felber Seligman
Introduction: Moving Beyond the "Usual Suspects"
by Laura J. Mitchell and Andrea Felber Seligman
Illustrating Empire: A Soldier's Life and Trans-imperial Encounters in the Eighteenth Century
by Laura J. Mitchell
Gendered Metaphors: Historicizing Female Professionals in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil
by Cristina Mehrtens
Big Empire, Little Stories: Biography, Microhistory, and Eurasian History
by Mark A. Soderstrom
New Biographies for Teaching African History
by Andrea Felber Seligman


Chersonesus Between Greece and Scythia
by Stanley Burstein
Digital Resources for Comparative Studies in World History
by John Maunu

Book Reviews

Vanessa Ogle, The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950
by Jeffrey Auerbach
John Cox, To Kill a People: Genocide in the Twentieth Century
by Michael S. Bryant
Sarah K. Croucher, Capitalism and Cloves: An Archaeology of Plantation Life on Nineteenth-century Zanzibar
by Phillip Cantrell
Yasmin Khan. India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War
by Faisal Chaudhry
Richard Foltz, Iran in World History
by Terry D. Goddard
Jurgen Kocka, Capitalism: A Short History
by Christopher McKenna
Carla J. Mulford, Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire
by Erica Niemi
Hideaki Suzuki, Abolitions as a Global Experience
by Evan C. Rothera
Mark Philip Bradley, The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century
by Clif Stratton
Ross E. Dunn, Laura J. Mitchell, and Kerry Ward, eds., The New World History: A Field Guide for Teachers and Researchers. Second Edition
by Christoph Strobel
Stewart Gordon, Shackles of Iron: Slavery beyond the Atlantic
by Nicholas C. McLeod
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