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Migrant City: A New History of London

Jean P. Smith reviews this exploration of the myriad ways that migrants have contributed to the making of London, finding it a substantial achievement of broad historical relevance.

Animal City: The Domestication of America

Thomas Almeroth-Williams reviews an “insightful study” which, in 2020, is “all the more powerful in the wake of events which expose myriad failings of government, regulation, public health, policing and justice; the far-reaching effects of social inequality; and alarming global developments in human–animal relations.”