Selected new reviews from H-Net

New(ish) publications in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
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Reviewed for H-War by Timothy May
Lococo, Paul.
Genghis Khan: History’s Greatest Empire Builder.
Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2008.  ix + 91 pp. + 4 pp. of plates  $21.95, ISBN 978-1-57488-571-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=15487

Reviewed for H-German by Beat Kümin
Studer Immenhauser, Barbara. 
Verwaltung zwischen Innovation und Tradition:  Die Stadt Bern und ihr Untertanengebiet 1250-1550
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Mittelalter-Forschungen. Ostfildern: Jan Thorbecke Verlag, 2006.
500 pp.  EUR 78.00, ISBN 978-3-7995-4270-8.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=15523

Reviewed for H-Albion by Alasdair Ross
Woolf, Alex.
From Pictland to Alba: Scotland, 789-1070.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007.  xv + 384 pp. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-7486-1234-5.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=22957

Reviewed for H-SAfrica by Christopher Lee
Iliffe, John.
Africans: The History of a Continent.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.  xiii + 365 pp.  $75.00, ISBN 978-0-521-86438-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23067

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Marion Kobelt-Groch
Brademann, Jan; Freitag, Werner.
Leben bei den Toten:  Kirchhöfe in der ländlichen Gesellschaft der Vormoderne.
Münster: Rhema Verlag, 2007.  440 S.  , ISBN 978-3-930454-79-2.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23394

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Barbara Orland
Cook, Harold J.
Matters of Exchange:  Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.  576 S.  $35.00, ISBN 978-0-300-11796-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23402

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Harald Müller
Plassmann, Alheydis.
Die Normannen:  Erobern – Herrschen – Integrieren.
Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag, 2008.  366 S.  , ISBN 978-3-17-018945-4.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23403

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Lena Oetzel
Archer, Jayne Elisabeth; Goldring, Elizabeth; Knight, Sarah.
The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.  352 S.  $99.00, ISBN 978-0-19-929157-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23425

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Bernd Schütte
Ehlers, Joachim.
Heinrich der Löwe:  Eine Biographie.
München: Siedler Verlag, 2008.  496 S.  , ISBN 978-3-88680-787-1.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23460

Reviewed for H-Soz-u-Kult by Sven Externbrink
Schilling, Heinz.
Konfessionalisierung und Staatsinteressen: Internationale Beziehungen 1559-1660.
Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2007.  684 S.  , ISBN 978-3-506-73722-9.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=23464

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