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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 163–176.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jennifer Kelly Abstract This book review essay places Caren Kaplan’s Aerial Aftermaths , Jennifer Terry’s Attachments to War , Inderpal Grewal’s Saving the Security State , and Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan’s edited volume Life in the Age of Drone Warfare in the same analytic frame in order...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (105): 177–184.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Niki Akhavan This book review compares Mehdi Semati's Media, Culture, and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State and Nasrin Alavi's We Are Iran: The Persian Blogs . Both works recognize the significance of media in shaping and understanding contemporary Iranian society...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 153–158.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Diane F. George Diane George reviews three recent books examining the colonial relationship between Ireland and Great Britain from the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century through the lens of historical and cultural geography, history, and ethnography. The books under review examine...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 153–158.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Hossein Khosrowjah Wael Ghonim's Revolution 2.0 and Tweets from Tahrir , edited by Nadia Idle and Alex Nunns, are two different accounts of the popular anti-Mubarak uprising in January and February 2011. This review considers each book's construction of personal and national narratives...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 149–162.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jorge Ramirez Abstract This essay reviews four books in Indigenous studies: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo’s Indian Given (2016), Elizabeth Hoover’s The River Is in Us (2017), Dana E. Powell’s Landscapes of Power (2018), and Nancy Postero’s The Indigenous State (2018). The books address...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 212–218.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Michaela Appeltová Abstract The text reviews four new books in Irish women’s history and the history of sexuality: Mary McAuliffe’s biography of the revolutionary Margaret Skinnider; Jennifer Redmond’s Moving Histories , exploring the discourses about Irish women migrants to Great Britain...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 159–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mary Conley Mary Conley reviews four recent books that explore the historical and literary relationship between Ireland, India, and the British Empire. While two of the books examine literary connections between Ireland and India, another is a historical study of the intracolonial relationships...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 149–152.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Lyell Davies Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller's book Greening the Media explores the impact of information communication technologies (ICTs) and consumer electronics (CEs) on our environment and on the lives of the workers involved in the manufacture or disposal of these technologies. In their book...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 165–173.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Don Mitchell This article reviews three books that make important contributions to our understanding of how city streets and sidewalks are structured, and thus what their social and political potential might and might not be. Each of the books shows how streets and sidewalks are produced through...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 221–229.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in immigration, postcolonialism, and transnationalism have combined to energize interest in the histories and experiences of Europe’s black minorities. The six books reviewed in this essay all address the condition of blacks in European societies, both yesterday and today. One should note...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Fernando Picó Instead of approaching the history of Puerto Rico from the habitual narrative of the failed attempts to create an independent state, this essay reviews five very different books which help give an alternative view of the island's history: Arturo Morales Carrión's Puerto Rico...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 236–243.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Laura A. Harris Claude McKay, the canonically renowned Harlem Renaissance poet, has become a central subject in current sexuality, African diaspora, and postmodern Marxist studies. This review essay highlights the different contributions of four recent book-length studies specifically on McKay...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (106): 193–197.
Published: 01 January 2010
...David Ogawa The convergence of the commodification of art and the discursive authority of the art museum seem to have left little space for politically motivated practices in both art and criticism. This review essay considers two books that offer potential alternatives. One proposes a theoretical...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ecological connections between countries, about ecosystems that cross international borders, and about the environmental impact of transnational industries, export agriculture, international trade, and immigration. The works under review here address these themes, and the current essay frames the books...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (129): 187–195.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Kim Cary Warren This review of four books published about tourism in the US South examines the ways the region has struggled to reconcile a past rooted in slavery and violence and a modern era recast as industrial, technological, and attractive for tourists. With a focus on ghost tours, beaches...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 221–225.
Published: 01 October 2018
... 2018 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2018 photography labor visual studies imperialism book review In the wake of the Great Depression of 1929, the fortunes of great national newsmagazines, like Time and Life , became increasingly tied to the medium...
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 166–171.
Published: 01 October 1982
... as in the pages of the two major American journals, the younger historians and the "pro- fessionals'' have faced a fairly bitter set of attacks by the editors of the journals as well as by physicians writing book reviews and commen- taries. Underlying the anger which is emerging are, not surprisingly...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 1994
... barbarian to noble savage to the ”nation’s founders” and then to disappeared people to serve the changing interests of the Chilean elite. Two of the book reviews in this issue address the continuing debates over women and work. Ileen DeVault expertly discusses two very important new works...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (85): 292–295.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., Journal of American History, Souls, New York Times Book Review, Journal of Social History, New Politics, Against the Current, and Film and History. His books are Jack Tar vs. John Bull (1997), and On Active Service in War and Peace: Politics and Ideology in the American...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2010
... history, as revealed by the books and book chapters reviewed here that represent work in anthropology, literary studies, and history. These books offer spe- cific case studies as well as broad syntheses of human-environment interactions in Latin America’s past. The two edited collections and Shawn...