Books Received at RR/JAAR HQ, October 15-31

Dear Reading Religion and JAAR Editorial Boards,

Thanks to all of you for your continued support in recommending qualified reviewers for our books available for review.  Please take a few minutes to look over the new titles received in October and suggest potential reviewers.



Don't forget to stop by Reading Religion's booth (#917) at the Exhibitor's Hall during the 2018 AAR Meeting in Denver later this month.  We have special thank-yous for all of our hard-working EB members.  Come by and pick yours up.

Thank you,

Lisa Haygood, Managing Editor



BOOKS RECEIVED, 10/16/2018 to 10/31/2018

Religion in North America

That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture . By David G. Hackett (University of California Press, 9/15/15).

The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education. By John Schmalzbauer and Kathleen Mahoney (Baylor University Press, 9/1/18).


African religions

An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa (Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People). By Laura S. Grillo (Duke University Press, 11/9/18).



The Monastery Rules: Buddhist Monastic Organization in Pre-Modern Tibet (South Asia Across the Disciplines) . By Berthe Jansen (University of California Press, 10/23/18).

A Compendium of the Mahayana: Asanga's Mahāyānasaṃgraha and Its Indian and Tibetan Commentaries (3 Vol Set). By Asanga; Karl Brunnhölzl (trans) (Shambhala Publications, 12/18/18).

The Mind Illuminated: A Compete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness. By John Yates, Matthew Immergut and Jeremy Graves (Simon & Shuster, 1/3/17).


Christianity (mostly), history of

Freedom and protection: Monastic exemption in France, c. 590-c. 1100. By Kriston Rennie (Manchester University Press, 10/1/18).

China and the Church: Chinoiserie in Global Context (Franklin D. Murphy Lectures). By Christopher M. S. Johns (University of California Press, 2/16/16).

Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts. By L. Stephanie Cobb (Univ of California Press, 11/29/16).

Colonial New Mexican Families: Community, Church, and State, 1692-1800. By Suzanne M. Stamatov (University of New Mexico Press, 6/1/18).

Christian Renewal Movements in Eastern Europe (Christianity and Renewal - Interdisciplinary Studies). By Aleksandra Djurić Milovanović and Radmila Radić (eds) (Palgrave Macmillian, 10/17/17).

A Flight of Parsons: The Divinity Diaspora of Trinity College Dublin. By Thomas P. Power (ed) (Pickwick Publications, 7/26/18).

A History of the Athonite Commonwealth: The Spiritual and Cultural Diaspora of Mount Athos. By Graham Speake (Cambridge University Press, 5/8/18).


Christianity, ancient

City of Demons: Violence, Ritual, and Christian Power in Late Antiquity. By Dayna S. Kalleres (University of California Press, 10/13/15).

Early Christian Care for the Poor: An Alternative Subsistence Strategy under Roman Imperial Rule (Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context) . By K. C. Richardson (Cascade Books, 8/3/18).

Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination (Transformation of the Classical Heritage). By Susan Ashbrook Harvey (University of California Press, 8/25/15).

Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity. By Chris L. de Wet (University of California Press, 7/21/15).

Scriptures, Sacred Traditions, and Strategies of Religious Subversion: Studies in Discourse With the Work of Guy G. Stroumsa (Studies and Texts in Antiquity and Christianity) . By Moshe Blidstein, Daniel Stokl Ben Ezra and Serge Ruzer (eds) (Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Company KG, 9/1/18).


Christianity, contemporary

Sensational Movies: Video, Vision, and Christianity in Ghana (The Anthropology of Christianity). By Birgit Meyer (University of California Press, 10/16/15).


Christianity, theology

The Integrity of the Body of Christ: Boundary Keeping as Shared Responsibility. By Arden Mahlberg and Craig L Nessan (Cascade Books, 5/23/16).

Acts of Interpretation: Scripture, Theology, and Culture. By S. A. Cummins and Jens Zimmermann (eds) (Eerdmans, 9/25/18).

Grounded in Heaven: Recentering Christian Hope and Life on God. By Michael Allen (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 10/2/18).

Queer Theology: Beyond Apologetics (Cascade Companions). By Linn Marie Tonstad (Cascade Books, 7/26/18).

Understanding Bonhoeffer. By Peter Frick (Baylor University Press, 8/15/18).

The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II: Continuity and Reversal in Catholic Doctrine. By Thomas G. Guarino (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 10/1/18).

Mornings with Bonhoeffer: 100 Reflections on the Christian Life. By Donald McKim (Abingdon Press, 10/2/18).

Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel. By Michael P. DeJonge (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/30/18).

The Hiddenness of God. By Michael C. Rea (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/30/18).

Reimagining Theologies of Marriage in Contexts of Domestic Violence: When Salvation is Survival (Explorations in Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology). By Rachel Starr (Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 4/17/18).

Intercultural Living: Explorations in Missiology. By Lazar T. Stanislaus and Martin Ueffing (eds) (Orbis Books, 9/20/18).


Christianity, biblical interpretation and reception

Narrative Discipleship: Portraits of Women in the Gospel of Mark. By Jeffrey W. Aernie (Pickwick Publications, 7/26/18).

Paul and the Gift. By John M. G. Barclay (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 9/11/17).

Exploring Biblical Backgrounds: A Reader in Historical and Literary Contexts. By Derek S. Dodson and Katherine E. Smith (eds) (Baylor University Press, 7/28/18).

New Testament Christianity in the Roman World (Essentials in Biblical Studies). By Harry O. Maier (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/25/18).

Bedouin Culture in the Bible. By Clinton Bailey (Yale University Press, 10/23/18).


Christianity, ethics and social justice

Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: Womanist and Black Feminist Perspectives (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice). By Keri Day (Palgrave Macmillian, 11/30/15).

Scripture, Ethics, and the Possibility of Same-Sex Relationships. By Karen R. Keen (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 10/1/18).

The Arc of Faith-Based Initiatives: Religion’s Changing Role in Welfare Service Provision. By John P. Bartkowski,Susan E. Grettenberger (Springer, 5/28/18).


East Asian Religions, excluding Buddhism-only books

The Origins of Chinese Thought: From Shamanism to Ritual Regulations and Humaneness. By Li Zehou; Robert A. Carleo III (trans) (Brill Publishers, 1/1/18).

What China and India Once Were: The Pasts That May Shape the Global Future . By Benjamin Elman and Sheldon Pollock (eds) (Columbia University Press, 9/25/18).


Indigenous Religions

Exchanging Words: Language, Ritual, and Relationality in Brazil's Xingu Indigenous Park (A School for Advanced Research Resident Scholar Book) . By Christopher Ball (University of New Mexico Press, 11/1/18).



Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 5th Ed. (The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices). By Teresa Bernheimer and Andrew Rippin (Routledge, 9/20/18).

Constituting Religion: Islam, Liberal Rights, and the Malaysian State (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society). By Tamir Moustafa (Cambridge University Press, 7/25/18).

Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban. By Nile Green (ed) (Univ of California Press, 12/12/16).

Rethinking Reform in Higher Education. By Ziauddin Sardar and Jeremy Henzell-Thomas (iiit, 8/2/17).

'The Infidel Within': Muslims in Britain since 1800. By Humayun Ansari (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/15/18).

Preaching Islamic Renewal: Religious Authority and Media in Contemporary Egypt. By Jacquelene G. Brinton (University of California Press, 10/27/15).



Judaism: The Genealogy of a Modern Notion (Key Words in Jewish Studies). By Daniel Boyarin (Rutgers University Press, 10/22/18).

Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging. By Naomi Leite (University of California Press, 2/28/17).

The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion. By Steven R. Weisman (Simon & Schuster, 8/21/18).

A Rosenberg by Any Other Name: A History of Jewish Name Changing in America. By Kirsten Fermaglich (New York University Press, 10/23/18).

Truth Springs from the Earth: The Teachings of Rabbi Menahem Mendel of Kotsk. By Morris M. Faierstein (Pickwick Publications, 4/2/18).


South Asian religions, excluding Hinduism-only or Islam-only books

Ganges: The Many Pasts of an Indian River. By Sudipta Sen (Yale University Press, 1/8/19).


Critical Theory, Methods/Theories in Religious Studies

Researching Religion: Why We Need Social Science. By Steve Bruce (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 10/30/18).


Philosophy of Religion

Introduction to Philosophy: Christianity and the Big Questions. By Steve Wilkens and Alan G. Padgett (Baylor University Press, 8/17/18).

Wiggenstein, Religion and Ethics. By Mikel Burley (ed) (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 8/23/18).

Effing the Ineffable: Existential Mumblings at the Limits of Language. By Wesley J. Wildman (State University of New York Press, 10/1/18).

Proofs of God in Early Modern Europe. By Lloyd Strickland (Baylor University Press, 8/15/18).

Love, Friendship, Beauty, and the Good: Plato, Aristotle, and the Later Tradition (Veritas). By Kevin Corrigan (Cascade Books, 8/3/18).

Scriptures and the Guidance of Language: Evaluating a Religious Authority in Communicative Action. By Steven G. Smith (Cambridge University Press, 10/18/18).

Abiding Grace: Time, Modernity, Death (Religion and Postmodernism). By Mark C. Taylor (University of Chicago Press, 9/5/18).


Comparative Religions, Anthropology of Religions

Selected Works of D. T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion. By Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki; Jeff Wilson annd Tomoe Moriya (eds) (University of California Press, 8/2/16).

Strangers, Neighbors, Friends: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Reflections on Compassion and Peace. By Kelly James Clark, Aziz Abu Sarah and Nancy Fuchs Kreimer (Cascade Books, 8/6/18).

The Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader. By Kristin Norget, Valentina Napolitano and Maya Mayblin (eds) (University of California Press, 1/24/17).

When One Religion Isn't Enough: The Lives of Spiritually Fluid People. By Duane R. Bidwell (Beacon Press, 11/13/18).


Religion, Art, & Music

The Forge of Vision: A Visual History of Modern Christianity. By David Morgan (Univ of California Press, 10/20/15).

Placemaking and the Arts: Cultivating the Christian Life (Studies in Theology & the Arts) . By Jennifer Allen Craft (InterVarsity Press, 10/30/18).

Eros Ideologies: Writings on Art, Spirituality, and the Decolonial. By Laura E. Pérez (Duke University Press, 9/28/18).


Religion & Politics

Citizens and Believers: Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Jalisco, 1900–1930. By Robert Curley (University of New Mexico Press, 11/15/18).

Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan. By David B. Edwards (University of California Press, 5/9/17).

The Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire. By Matthew Kraig Kelly (University of California Press, 10/3/17).

Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire. By Raphael D. Marcus (Georgetown University Press, 8/20/18).


Religion & Popular Culture

The Vampire: A New History. By Nick Groom (Yale University Press, 10/30/18).

Dangerous Games: What the Moral Panic over Role-Playing Games Says about Play, Religion, and Imagined Worlds. By Joseph P. Laycock (University of California Press, 2/12/15).

Spooky Archaeology: Myth and the Science of the Past. By Jeb J. Card (University of New Mexico Press, 6/15/18).

New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre. By Martin Shuster (University of Chicago Press, 11/24/17).


Religion and Race

When Colorblindness Isn't the Answer: Humanism and the Challenge of Race. By Anthony E. Pinnn (IPG Academic, 5/15/17).

Can "White" People Be Saved?: Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission (Missiological Engagements). By Love L. Sechrest, Johnny Ramírez-Johnson and Amos Yong (eds) (IVP Academic, 11/6/18).

The Religion of White Supremacy in the United States. By Eric Weed (Lexington Books, 8/28/17).

Traces of Racial Exception: Racializing Israeli Settler Colonialism (Suspensions: Contemporary Middle Eastern and Islamicate Thought) . By Ronit Lentin (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 8/9/18).


Religion & Science

Morals Not Knowledge: Recasting the Contemporary U.S. Conflict between Religion and Science. By John H. Evans (University of California Press, 2/9/18).

Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality (Foundational Questions in Science). By James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky (Yale University Press, 10/23/18).

Finding Jerusalem: Archaeology between Science and Ideology. By Katharina Galor (Univ of California Press, 3/24/17).



AAR 2018 Conference Book Panels on New Books, 2015-2018



Interview with José Cabezón, author of Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism. Interviewed by Cynthia Eller. (Wisdom Publications, 2017).


BOOKS REVIEWED, 10/16/2018 to 10/31/2018

African Religions

Spiritual Citizenship: Transnational Pathways from Black Power to Ifá in Trinidad. By N. Fadeke Castor (Duke University Press, 11/28/17). Reviewed by J. Brent Crosson.



Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film. By Francisca Cho (State University of New York Press, 3/1/17). Reviewed by Paul McBain.

Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society. By Vesna A. Wallace (ed) (Oxford University Press, 1/30/15). Reviewed by Anne-Sophie Pratte.

Buddhism Illuminated: Manuscript Art from South-East Asia. By San San May, Jana Igunma (University of Washington Press, 3/12/18). Reviewed by Rebecca Hall.

Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society. By Vesna A. Wallace (ed) (Oxford University Press, 1/30/15). Reviewed by Anne-Sophie Pratte.

No-Gate Gateway: The Original Wu-Men Kuan. By David Hinton (Shambhala, 2/27/18). Reviewed by Kenneth J. Valencich.

Changing Minds: Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins. By Guy Newland (ed.) (Shambhala Publications, Incorporated, 9/12/17). Reviewed by Patrick Lambelet.


Christianity, contemporary

Our Witness: The Unheard Stories of LGBT+ Christians. By Brandan Robertson (ed) (Cascade, 3/27/18). Reviewed by Benjamin Hollenbach.

The Stranger at the Feast: Prohibition and Mediation in an Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Community (The Anthropology of Christianity). By Tom Boylston (University of California Press, 1/12/18). Reviewed by Steven Kaplan.


Christianity, (mostly) history of

The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle That Decided the Crusades. By John D. Hosler (Yale University Press, 6/26/18). Reviewed by Lori Anne Ferrell.

Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts (Oxford Early Christian Studies). By Theodore de Bruyn (Oxford University Press, 7/27/17). Reviewed by Melody Everest.

Biblical Humanism in Bohemia and Moravia in the 16th Century (Europa Humanistica: Bohemia and Moravia). By Robert Dittmann and J. Just (Brepols Publishers, 2/28/17). Reviewed by Thomas Fudge.



Christianity, ethics and social justice

Womanist Sass and Talk Back: Social (In)Justice, Intersectionality, and Biblical Interpretation. By Mitzi J. Smith (Cascade Books, 1/25/18). Reviewed by Rachelle Green.

Whole-Earth Ethics for Holy Ground: The Development and Practice of "Sacramental" Creation Spirituality. By Stephen L. Hastings (Rowman & Littlefield, 10/19/16). Reviewed by Kevin Irwin.


Christianity, theology

Called to Attraction: An Introduction to the Theology of Beauty. By Brendan Thomas Sammon (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 10/26/17). Reviewed by W. David O. Taylor.

Righteous by Promise: A Biblical Theology of Circumcision (New Studies in Biblical Theology). By Karl Deenick (InterVarsity Press, 5/1/18). Reviewed by Scott Bayer.

Sabbath Rest as Vocation: Aging Towards Death (T&T Clark Enquiries in Theological Ethics). By Autumn Alcott Ridenour (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 6/14/18). Reviewed by J. Philip Letizia.

The Cross in Contexts: Suffering and Redemption in Palestine. By Mitri Raheb and Suzanne Watts Henderson (Orbis Books, 4/20/17). Reviewed by Michael Kochenash.

Quick and Easy Guide to United Methodist Polity. By Anne L Burkholder, Thomas W Elliott Jr (GBHEM, 2/15/18). Reviewed by Michael K. Turner.


Christianity, biblical interpretation and reception

Illuminating Justice: The Ethical Imagination of the Saint John's Bible. By Jonathan Homrighausen (Liturgical Press, 7/15/18). Reviewed by Joseph Gordon.

Apparitions of Jesus: The Resurrection as Ghost Story. By Robert Conner (Tellectual LLC, 5/23/18). Reviewed by Scott G. Bruce.


Christianity, Evangelical

Biblical Porn: Affect, Labor, and Pastor Mark Driscoll's Evangelical Empire. By Jessica Johnson (Duke University Press Books, 5/17/2018). Reviewed by Rebecca Barrett-Fox.

The Scandal of Evangelism: A Biblical Study of the Ethics of Evangelicalism. By Elmer John Thiessen (Cascade Books, 4/26/18). Reviewed by Bradley Penner.

Houses Divided: Evangelical Schisms and the Crisis of the Union in Missouri (Religion in America). By Lucas P. Volkman (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 3/1/18). Reviewed by Laura Rominger Porter.

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism: True Religion in a Modern World. By D. Bruce Hindmarsh (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1/2/18). Reviewed by Tucker Adkins.

Dan Taylor (1738-1816), Baptist Leader and Pioneering Evangelical (Monographs in Baptist History). By Richard T. Pollard (Pickwick Publications, 7/31/18).


Christianity & Women

Crispina and Her Sisters: Women and Authority in Early Christianity (Fortress Atlases). By Christine Schenk (Fortress Press, 12/1/17). Reviewed by Rebecca Denova.

An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich (Explorer's Guides). By Veronica Mary Rolf (IVP Academic, 6/12/18). Reviewed by Brian Dant.

Mothers of Faith: Motherhood in the Christian Tradition. By Wilfred M. Sumani (Orbis Books, 12/14/17). Reviewed by Carrie Frederick Frost.



Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita: A Contemporary Introduction. By Keya Maitra (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 3/22/18). Reviewed by Keith E. Cantú.

The Bhagavad Gita: A Guide to Navigating the Battle of Life. By Ravi Ravindra (Shambhala, 5/16/17). Reviewed by Keith E. Cantú.

Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance (A Cultural Critique Book). By Ajay Skaria (Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2/8/16). Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda.


Indigenous Religions

The Newark Earthworks: Enduring Monuments, Contested Meanings (Studies in Religion and Culture). By Lindsay Jones and Richard D. Shiels (eds.) (University of Virginia Press, 4/1/16). Reviewed by Alec Sixta.



Faithfully Urban: Pious Muslims in a German City. By Petra Kuppinger (Berghahn Books, Incorporated, 6/1/2015). Reviewed by Elisabeth Becker.

Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain. By Brian A. Catlos (Basic Books, 5/1/18). Reviewed by Claire Gilbert.

A History of the Ottoman Empire. By Douglas A. Howard (Cambridge University Press, 1/9/17). Reviewed by Molly Greene.



Nietzsche, Soloveitchik and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy. By Daniel Rynhold and Michael J. Harris (Cambridge University Press, 6/30/18). Reviewed by Benjamin Ricciardi.

Moses Mendelssohn's Hebrew Writings (Yale Judaica Series). By Edward Breuer (ed/trans) (Yale University Press, 5/22/18). Reviewed by Elias Sacks.

The Cambridge Companion to Judaism and Law (Cambridge Companions to Religion). By Christine Hayes (ed) (Cambridge University Press, 2/17/17). Reviewed by Ronit Irshai.

The Soul of Judaism: Jews of African Descent in America. By Bruce D. Haynes (New York University Press, 8/14/18). Reviewed by Marla Brettschneider.

Hasidism: Key Questions. By Marcn Wodzinski (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 7/2/18). Reviewed by Brian Hillman.

Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law (Library of Jewish Ideas). By Chaim N. Saiman (Princeton University Press, 9/4/18). Reviewed by Jonathan Schofer.

Saving One's Own: Jewish Rescuers during the Holocaust. By Mordecai Paldiel (Jewish Publication Society, 4/1/17). Reviewed by Benedetta Carnaghi.


Philosophy of Religion

Reasoning from Faith: Fundamental Theology in Merold Westphal's Philosophy of Religion (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion). By Justin Sands (Indiana University Press, 1/16/18). Reviewed by Rebekah Gordon.


Comparative Religions, Anthropology of Religions

Interreligious/Interfaith Studies: Defining a New Field. By Eboo Patel, Jennifer Howe Peace, Noah Silverman (eds) (Beacon Press, 8/21/18). Reviewed by Patrick Horn.

Diffused Religion: Beyond Secularization. By Roberto Cipriani (Palgrave Macmillan, 11/10/17). Reviewed by Paolo Costa.

Being Godless: Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion. By Ruy Llera Blanes and Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic (eds.) (Berghahn Books, Incorporated, 5/1/2017). Reviewed by Lori G. Beaman.


Religion, Art, Film, & Music

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts. By Timothy K. Beal (ed) (Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 12/1/15). Reviewed by Jennifer Awes Freeman.

Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses of Modernism (Studies in Theology and the Arts). By Jonathan A. Anderson and William A. Dyrness (IVP Academic, 6/27/16). Reviewed by Wolfgang Müller.

T&T Clark Companion to the Bible and Film. By Richard Walsh (ed) (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 6/28/18). Reviewed by Gaye Ortiz.

Martin Scorsese's Divine Comedy: Movies and Religion. By Catherine O'Brien (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 5/17/18). Reviewed by Kent Brintnall.

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power. By Neal Gabler (Yale University Press, 9/12/17). Reviewed by Jennifer Hall.


Religion & Politics

Liturgical Power: Between Economic and Political Theology (Commonalities [FUP]). By Nicholas Heron (Fordham University Press, 11/28/17). Reviewed by Baldassare Scolari.

Kierkegaard and Political Theology. By Roberto Sirvent and Silas Morgan (eds) (Pickwick Publications, 3/6/18). Reviewed by Chris Boesel.

Gods, Gays, and Guns: Religion and the Future of Democracy. By Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou (Chalice Press, 8/31/17). Reviewed by Abbylynn Helgevold.

The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century (ANIMA). By Kyla Schuller (Duke University Press, 12/22/17). Reviewed by Allison P. Coudert.