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Book Review Guidelines

We invite the submission of book reviews for publication.  Please consult the guidelines and list below to see books available for review. We also welcome your suggestions for books published within the last two years and will request any book that you are interested in reviewing from the publisher if we do not have it. Book review submissions are due by January 15 for publication in the Spring and by July 15 for publication in the Fall issue.  They should be submitted as an electronic MS Word file emailed to Erin Redihan, Book Reviews Editor, at

Prior to submission, please ensure that your manuscript adheres to the NEJH Style Guide.


Additional Book Review Guidelines

  • Each review should be 1,000 – 3,000 words

  • Include your name, position, and institution affiliation (if applicable) for your by-line.


       e.g., Jane Doe is an assistant professor of History at Bowdoin College.


  • Review Heading: Author. Title. Place: Publisher, Year. Pages. Publisher's Price (Binding).


       e.g., Michael Perlman. Emancipation and Reconstruction: 1862-1879. Arlington Heights, IL: Harlan                   Davidson, 1987. 150 pp. $24.95 (paperback).


  • You are welcome to submit up to two reviews per issue.

For PublishersWe welcome publishers to send books that they would like reviewed. Please note that we only accept physical copies of books and that we cannot guarantee that all books received will be reviewed. Review copies can be mailed to:

Erin Redihan

Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Ave.

Newport, RI 02840

Regretfully, we cannot accept self-published books for review.

Book Review Request Form

Thanks! Your request has been sent to Erin Redihan, Book Review Editor.

List of Books for Review

Bane, Scott
A Union Like Ours: The Love Story of F. O. Matthiessen and Russell Cheney
Bright Leaf
Beatty, Jacqueline
In Dependence: Women and the Patriarchal State in Revolutionary America
NYU Press
Carvalho, Joseph
Out of the Darkness: History of Corrections Reform at the Hampden County, MA Sheriff's Department, 1661-2022
Cody, Eric P.
Rescuing Ellisville Marsh: The Long Fight to Restore Lost Connections
UMass Press
Dillon, Niamh
Homeward Bound: Return Migration from Ireland and India at the End of the British Empire
NYU Press
Ebel, Jonathan H
From Dust They Came: Government Camps and the Religion of Reform in New Deal California
NYU Press
Greer, Brenna Wynn
Represented: The Black Imagemakers Who Reimagined African American Citizenship
UPenn Press
Hendershot, Heather
When the News Broke: Chicago 1968 and The Polarizing of America
UChicago Press
Hendrickson, Burleigh
Decolonizing 1968: Transnational Student Activism in Tunis, Paris, and Dakar
Cornell U Press
Hoffer, Peter Charles
Seward's Law: Country Lawyering, Relational Rights, and Slavery
Cornell U Press
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